2010 Honda Insight EX nabs our Editors' Choice award

While the 2010 Honda Insight EX with navigation may not be as hyper-miler friendly as the Prius, it represents a much better value and is more fun to drive.

2010 Honda Insight @ the pump
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It's difficult to describe the 2010 Honda Insightwithout mentioning the current heavyweight champion of the green car world, the Toyota Prius. Both vehicles are dedicated hybrid models and are similarly styled, so it's easy to see why many assume the Insight is Honda's "Prius-killer."

Unfortunately for Honda, the Prius' more sophisticated drive train beats the Insight, offering more power and a higher EPA-estimated fuel economy. However, all is not lost, as the Insight brings a secret weapon to the green car wars: value.

With a much lower estimated price tag, the Insight may not slay the Prius, but it'll definitely appeal to hybrid buyers who want to keep a little more money for gas in their pockets.

Read the full 2010 Honda Insight EX review.

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