Hybrid technology has made giant leaps in the automotive industry and the Toyota Prius is a true icon in the hybrid class that will cater to drivers at every turn. Fun-to-drive, fuel-efficient and affordable, the Toyota Prius is a world-class hybrid car that will outperform its competitors on the road. Find out what makes the Toyota Prius stand apart from competitors with this detailed 2021 Toyota Prius vs 2021 Honda Insight comparison created by Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto.
The 2021 Toyota Prius is available in seven trim levels - L Eco, LE, LE AWD-e, XLE, XLE AWD-e, 2020 Edition, and Limited - with an affordable price tag that starts at $24,525. The Honda Insight cannot match that level of versatility with three trim levels - LX, EX and Touring - that start at $23,885. Toyota Prius entries provide room for five passengers with 93.1 cubic feet of passenger space to pair with 27.4 cubic feet of cargo space – a number that the Honda Insight cannot match.
2021 Toyota Prius
2021 Honda Insight
|121-Horsepower 1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder Hybrid
||151-Horsepower 1.5-Liter 4-Cylinder Hybrid
|58 MPG City/53 MPG Hwy
||55 MPG City/49 MPG Hwy
Fuel economy is the highlight of any hybrid and efficient performance is what will set the Toyota Prius apart from its competitor in this 2021 Toyota Prius vs 2021 Honda Insight comparison. Fuel-efficient Toyota Prius L Eco trim levels employ a 121-horsepower 1.8-liter Toyota Hybrid Drive powertrain that pairs with a Continuously Variable Transmission to make 58 mpg in the city and 53 mpg on the highway.
Electronic On-Demand AWD is available to upgrade performance in inclement weather and Toyota Prius LE AWD-e models will earn 51 mpg in the city and 47 mpg on the highway. Honda Insight models feature a 151-horsepower 1.5-liter hybrid powertrain that makes a lackluster 55 mpg in the city and 49 mpg on the highway. Honda Insight entries are not available with all-wheel drive.
Toyota Prius entries promise to outperform the Honda Insight and will provide an impressive list of features and technology that you will love. Next-generation Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 driver-assistance systems promise award-winning safety with a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and more. A standard 7-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen multimedia system provides easy access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon Alexa smartphone integration that will keep you connected no matter where you may be.
Contact the Magnussen’s Toyota of Palo Alto sales team today to get behind the wheel of the 2021 Toyota Prius!