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  1. Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    hi, i’m a newbie with a rock solid dependable 2010 insight, but you already know how dependable they are. am i nuts to consider towing a camper trailer, 13’, about 12-1300lbs? even with storing things in the car as i tow? i plan to drive around across country for 3 months. i’ve read the...
  2. Honda Insight Forum 2nd-Gen Discussion
    I am looking for a high mileage, reliable car for occasional towing of a 660 lb (300kg) sailboat trailer. Honda does not recommend the insight for any towing. How impractical/unwise would it be for using an insight for towing this relatively lightweight trailer?
  3. Troubleshooting and Problems
    I have an empty 12V battery on my 2010 Mk2 Insight. The car won't start, and I have tried to recharge it without luck. Now I need to tow my Insight 1,5 miles to get to a garage. But: The transmission is now completely locked in "P". Is there anything I can do to be able to shift into Neutral...
  4. MPG Issues
    :confused: Does anyone have a trailer on their Insight? I'm thinking of attaching a trailer hitch and hauling a teardrop camper for vacations. How does this affect the MPG? Do I need to modify anything on the car for light/medium hauling? Is there a hauling package for the Insight? How to I...
  5. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    What are the towing hitch options? It seems like it was answered in this previous post, but the post won't load: http://www.insightcentral.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1708 The threads that referenced this link were these and they brought up the other concerns about towing weight and battery...
  6. Honda Insight Forum 1st-Gen Discussion
    We just bought a 2002 insight and are wicked pleased with the mpg. Haven't quite mastered all the techniques, but just driving the way we would any other manual transmission on our first trip of 145 miles in very hilly country (Vermont) we averaged 55.2. Can't beat that in any other car...
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