2nd Generation (2010—2014) Insight Problems

This generations ranks 30th out of 63 Honda generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (81%), interior (5%), and the body (4%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Excessive Oil Consumption 99 complaints at an average of 62,060 miles in the 2012 Honda Insight.
  2. Headrests Are Uncomfortable 2 complaints at an average of 155 miles in the 2011 Honda Insight.
  3. Melted Exaust Valves 2 complaints at an average of 65,000 miles in the 2013 Honda Insight.

What Insight Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2014 0 2 36 0.0
2013 33 3 49 10.17
2012 85 6 60 11.76
2011 10 7 54 4.82
2010 15 7 54 3.97

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