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The Longstanding Champ Has a New Rival: Compare the Toyota Prius to California's All-New 2019 Honda Insight

Honda and Toyota have always been major rivals--but this is one of those rivalries that you won't want to bring up at the dinner table. Because the Prius (Toyota's A-1 hybrid car that's been dominating the market since the 90s) might be soon unseated by Honda's newest contender. The all-new 2019 Honda Insight is comin' out swinging in El Cerrito, armed to the teeth with smart new features and an intelligent hybrid powertrain that can hold its own against some of the most popular hybrids in California.

Whether you're Team Honda or Team Toyota, you're probably going to find yourself tempted by the new 2019 Honda Insight--but, for fairness' sake, take a look at these two great options side by side to compare them for yourself.

2019 Honda Insight vs 2018 Toyota Prius

  • While beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, it's hard to deny that the 2019 Honda Insight looks better inside and out than the aging style of the Toyota Prius
  • The Toyota Prius is only good for about 121 horsepower combined
  • The impressive new 2019 Honda Insight is good for more than 150 horsepower combined
  • While you probably won't be drag-racing anywhere, you can still appreciate that the 2019 Honda Insight has a better 0 - 60 time than the slower Prius

  • While real-life MPG will vary based on environment and driving habits, EPA estimates put the Prius and the 2019 Honda Insight in a similar expected fuel economy range
  • The 2019 Honda Insight offers standard Honda Sensing suite
  • The 2018 Toyota Prius offers standard Toyota Safety Sense suite
  • The Prius starts at $24,475
  • The 2019 Honda Insight starts at $22,830
  • Max pricing for the Prius easily goes over $30,000--while a fully loaded Honda Insight Touring starts at around $28,000

* Any prices shown are Honda suggested retail prices only. MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $995.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set their own prices. Honda vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.