Cost: £19,535 (Inc £5,000 Government incentive)
CO2 emissions: 96g/km
Fuel efficiency: 68.9 mpg
Road Tax-exempt: Yes
The Insight combines a 1.3 petrol engine and a 14bhp electric motor with clever aerodynamics, low-resistance tyres and stop start technology to produce a very fuel-efficient car.
Honda's are renowned for their reliability and the stop start technology is perfect for city driving. The 2012 model has brought the CO2 emission down under 100 g/kg qualifying the car for zero road tax.
With its stylish looks and better prices than the Toyota Prius it is a strong contender in the green family car market.