Used Car Find of the Day: First-gen Honda Insight


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For July 13, 2020, our used car find is this 72k mile 2003 Honda Insight, which is listed on craigslist by a private seller in the Atlanta area for $8250. Here’s what makes this car special. The first generation Honda Insight (ZE1) debuted in 1999 as the first hybrid car in North America, beating the…



Love these cars, especially the digital dash and unlike 80’s cars the dash isn’t accompanied by a recorded voice reminding you that your door is ajar.

The CVT on these cars is a flaky unit though. This and the 1st gen civic hybrids as well. Around 100k is when they seem to go. I’m not sure if any preventative maintenance could save them, I didn’t look into that as the 3 pedal cars are easy enough to find and would be my preference.

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