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Test drove the Insight last night, enjoyed it thoroughly. Coming from a recent owner of an '18 Accord EX, but this will be our 1st hybrid owned.
 

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Welcome to the forum! What did you like most about the drive?

For me, I appreciate the quiet cabin; the light, precise steering; and more subtly, how normal it feels to drive--just like an ICE car. I don't have to take great pains to get great fuel efficiency. I just have to follow good driving habits.
 

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Welcome to the forum! What did you like most about the drive?

For me, I appreciate the quiet cabin; the light, precise steering; and more subtly, how normal it feels to drive--just like an ICE car. I don't have to take great pains to get great fuel efficiency. I just have to follow good driving habits.

It drove much like the '18 Accord I had, very nice and smooth. I don't have the Accord anymore, I wanted to go back to a truck but this is for my wife.
 

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How are you liking design of the Accord vs Insight? I personally love the Insights rear end more than the Accord. Never got used to the weird tail light design.
 

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I didn't like the look of the Accord either. The front looks like they forgot to install a piece in the middle and the rear end lights look like an alligator opening it's mouth. The Accord and Civic use a capless fuel system which I don't like either. If you live in colder climates the gas nozzle entry point can freeze if water gets inside preventing you from fueling up. The Insight uses the old gas cap which is less convenient but more reliable.
 

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I didn't like the look of the Accord either. The front looks like they forgot to install a piece in the middle and the rear end lights look like an alligator opening it's mouth. The Accord and Civic use a capless fuel system which I don't like either. If you live in colder climates the gas nozzle entry point can freeze if water gets inside preventing you from fueling up. The Insight uses the old gas cap which is less convenient but more reliable.
I live in NJ which is the land of no self-serve fuel. I get mad at the attendant who keeps hitting my filler door like is was a Civic/Accord. I've learned to hit the filler door button well ahead of time now. Minor, I know, but it still gets to me. The Insight is still pretty rare. Someday, they'll get the hang of it.
 

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I live in NJ which is the land of no self-serve fuel. I get mad at the attendant who keeps hitting my filler door like is was a Civic/Accord. I've learned to hit the filler door button well ahead of time now. Minor, I know, but it still gets to me. The Insight is still pretty rare. Someday, they'll get the hang of it.
I'm still in the honeymoon phase where I don't want anyone touching my car. Not sure how I would feel about this if MA was full service only...


At least with the Insight, you don't visit gas stations as often. :grin:
 

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How are you liking design of the Accord vs Insight? I personally love the Insights rear end more than the Accord. Never got used to the weird tail light design.
I do like more of the Insight design over the Accord, especially the taillights. The lines overall also look better. We also like being one of the first/few Insight owners so we get a lot of looks and “what is that?” stares.
 
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