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Hybrid Sales Remain Sluggish”. The aerodynamic efficiency is improved by two percent. American Honda December Sales Up ownees Vibration Control System The results are a much more consistent crankshaft rotational velocity and smoother idle quality.
There are revisions to the recoil rate of the springs, change of the rear camber angles and alterations to the rear suspension brace and adjusting mounts.
Front and rear suspension components from the Fit are used including MacPherson struts at the front and an H-shaped torsion beam at the rear to keep the load floor low. To purchase printed manuals, you can order online or contact:. The exterior latch release is actually a switch that operates a hatch opener relay. Towing Information To accommodate flat-bed towing equipment, the Insight is provided with a front towing hook, and front and rear tie down hook holes.
Special Maintenance Considerations Space blocks must be used with any plate style lift to avoid damage to the rocker panels or rear strakes. Retrieved from ” https: The Insight was launched in Korea in October as the lowest priced hybrid car offered by import automakers. The pinion shaft engages the pinion gear via a torsion bar, which twists slightly when there is a high amount of steering resistance.
Its fuel economy is rated 4. Page 79 1 Driven-Shaft-Placed Acceleration Clutch The Honda Multimatic differs from previously existing step-less transmissions is that the acceleration clutch is placed on the driven shaft. These files contain detailed information about your vehicle, and can be downloaded, searched, and printed.
Insighht heavy acceleration, the NiMH batteries drive the electric motor, providing additional power; during deceleration, the motor acts as a generator and recharges the batteries using a process called regenerative braking. The Owner’s Guide provides a quick how-to on basic functions and features.
Somewhat less-efficient driving makes the meter glow blue-green.
Honda Insight Owner’s Manual
The Insight’s IMA includes a high-efficiency, lightweight, low-friction 1. Archived from the original on January 17, Separate ignition coils for each cylinder are located directly above the spark plugs. This allows the orientation of the ground electrode in relation to the intake valve to be optimized for maximum economy and power, and optimum combustion efficiency. During Idle Stop the blower continues to run albeit at a low speed. Power is carried between the components in the “IPU” compartment behind the seats and the IMA electric motor under the hood by three orange cables than run below the floor, under the left seat.
The Insight was the first mass-produced hybrid automobile sold in the Hnoda States, achieving 70 miles per US gallon 3. Contact your local Honda dealer for assistance. Coverage and terms of your vehicle’s warranties, including general provisions, new vehicle limited warranty, emissions, tires and accessories warranties, replacement parts and more. The reason we chose a five-door hatchback was that we wanted the car to be popular in Europe.
Don’t have an account? The ECO Guide display includes a real-time graphic that provides a target zone for acceleration and deceleration in order to achieve maximum fuel economy. In the second year of production two trim levels were available: The torque sensor is identical in construction to the unit on the S Forward gear ratios nonda infinitely variable between 3.
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Autoblog praised it for its fuel economy, tight mnaual, and good steering feedback, and stated “the Insight is a shockingly fun car to drive in a spirited manner in spite of the comparatively modest thrust available.
The motor acts as a generator during braking, steady cruising, gentle deceleration and coasting in order to recharge the IMA battery. For more information on the cabin interior, see: The information below is by no means complete repair procedures; it is simply provided to give you ownerz of the key procedures that should be followed if you ever have someone carry out repairs on your Insight’s body.
The seat belt pretensioner system also provides a load limiting function, where the seatbelts are released slightly when needed to limit the amount of force exerted on a passengers by the seatbelts during a collision.
Total global cumulative sales for the first generation Insight were 17, units.
Breaking the Insivht Barrier”. In an interview in early Februarya Honda executive disclosed that Honda produced aroundhybrids a year in Japan. When the car is not moving, for example at a stop light, the engine shuts off. The exhaust ports are located inside the cylinder head and are surrounded by a water jacket. On Insight EX models, paddle shifters mounted behind the steering wheel allow the driver manhal engage a manual shift mode and select from seven simulated gear ratios for full control over acceleration and engine braking.
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