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2001 Honda Insight Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Safety

2001 Honda Insight

Front Crash Driver Side
Front Crash Passenger Side
Side Crash Driver Side

Recall Notices

2001 Honda Insight (2/24/2004)

Campaign Number: 04V086000
Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE LOW-BEAM TERMINAL ON THE HEAD LIGHT WIRE HARNESS CAN OVERHEAT AND COULD CAUSE THE LOW BEAMS TO FAIL WITHOUT WARNING.
Defect: AN UNEXPECTED LOSS OF LOW BEAMS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE HEAD LIGHT SWITCH AND COUPLER FOR SIGNS OF HEAT DAMAGE. IF HEAT DAMAGE IS PRESENT, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE SWITCH AND COUPLER. IF NO HEAT DAMAGE IS PRESENT, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE HEAD LIGHT SWITCH AND ONE MATING PIN IN THE COUPLER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009.

2001 Honda Insight (7/24/2002)

Campaign Number: 02V196000
Component Name: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
Description: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, SOME OF THE PASSENGER AIR BAG MODULES WERE NOT PROPERLY WELDED AND MAY NOT DEPLOY IN A COLLISION.
Defect: THE SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY PROTECTED IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PASSENGER AIR BAG MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 2, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT HONDA AT 1-800-999-1009 OR ACURA AT 1-800-382-2238.