Honda has announced that the production of the 2019 Honda Insight kicked off today in Indiana. To support the production of the 2019 Insight, Honda invested $32.5 million at its Honda Manufacturing of Indiana plant that will be the sole production site for the Insight in North America.
Honda has yet to announce the pricing for the 2019 Insight, but it will arrive this summer. The 2019 Honda Insight, is a hybrid sedan that’s positioned between the Civic and Accord in Honda’s U.S. lineup. The 2019 Insight is powered by the third generation of Honda’s two-motor hybrid system that generates a combined 151 horsepower and 197 lb-ft. of torque. The Insight’s hybrid system is estimated to have a 55 mpg rating in the city.
The 2019 Insight will come standard with the Honda Sensing safety suite, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, 16-inch alloy wheels, a 7-inch TFT digital driver’s meter, push-button start, and a 6-speaker audio system.
“The new Honda Insight exemplifies our growing investment in the production of electrified vehicles in America and our associates in Indiana are proud to play a key role in this initiative,” said Isao Matsuzaki, president of Honda Manufacturing of Indiana. “As the lead plant for Insight production globally, we are committed to delivering the quality and reliability that our customers expect.”