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Vehicle 2004 Honda Insight 5-spd MT w/ AC 2005 MINI Cooper Base
105,000-Mile Extended Service Interval For Tune-Up Yes No
120-Amp Alternator No Yes
15,000 Mile Extended Service Interval Tune-Up; Extended Service Interval Spark Plugs No Yes
1.6-Liter, I4, 16-Valve, OHC Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 115@6000, Torque Of 111@4500, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
17.3-mm Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
2 Cupholders Total Located In Center Console Yes No
3 Front and 1 Rear Cupholder, 4 Cupholders Total No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
55-Amp Hour Battery No Yes
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
7-Hole Alloy Wheels, 15-In. X 5.5-In. No Yes
Aerodynamic Rear Fender Side Skirts Yes No
Alloy Wheels, 14-In. X 5.5-In. Yes No
AM/FM Radio With Speed Sensitive Volume and 6 Speakers Total; CD Player No Yes
AM/FM Stereo With 4 Speakers Total; CD Player Yes No
Audio and Security Prewiring No Yes
Audio Prewiring Yes No
Automatic Climate Control Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off No Yes
Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Battery Gauge Yes No
Cargo Area Power Outlet No Yes
Cargo Area Tiedown Hooks Yes No
Cargo Cover No Yes
Cargo Net Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area No Yes
Check Control Vehicle Monitor System Warning Lights With Pictogram Display No Yes
Chrome Grille and Single Exhaust No Yes
Cigarette Lighter and Ashtray No Yes
Cloth Seats Yes No
Cloth Trim Located On Doors Yes No
Coinholder Yes No
Compact Spare Tire Yes Yes
Corner Brake Control No Yes
Courtesy Lights Include Xenon Dome Light, Footwell Lighting and Door Handles No Yes
Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors, Turns On Interior Lights, Turns On Flashers and Includes Battery Safety Terminal No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Lights No Yes
Delayed Power Retention Operates Windows No Yes
Digital Clock Yes Yes
Drive-By-Wire Control For Throttle No Yes
Driver Airbag Yes No
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Driver Vanity Mirror Yes No
Driver Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Dual Body Color Power Adjustable Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Body Color Power Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Sunvisors Yes No
Easy-Entry Seat No Yes
Electric Hybrid 1.0-Liter VTEC(TM)-E, I3, 12-Valve, SOHC, MPFI Engine, Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 67@5700 and Torque Of 66@4800; When Integrated Motor Assist Ultra-Thin Electric Motor Is In Use Horsepower Is 73@5700 and Torque Is 79@1500 Yes No
Electric Power Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Electronic Brake Force Distribution No Yes
Emergency Fuel Shut-Off Device No Yes
Emergency Reduced Engine Power Yes No
Free Scheduled Maintenance For 36 Months or 36,000 Miles No Yes
Front 277-mm X 23-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear 259-mm X 10.2-mm Solid Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Air Dam Yes Yes
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front and Rear Advanced Head Protection System (AHPS II) Side Head Curtain Airbags Located In Roof No Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Body-Colored 5-MPH Impact-Absorbing Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes Yes
Front Automatic Locking Retractors Yes No
Front Dual 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front Dual and Side Sunvisors No Yes
Front Dual Bucket Seats Adjust 6 Ways Total With Manually Adjustable Seat Height, Manual Memory and Manually Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Front Dual Map Lights Yes No
Front Dual Map/Reading Lights No Yes
Front Dual Reclining High Back Bucket Seats With Integral Headrests Yes No
Front Dual Seatback Storage Net Pockets No Yes
Front Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Front Passenger Seatback Pocket Yes No
Front Power 231-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear 180-mm Drum Brakes Yes No
Front Power Outlet Yes No
Front Power Outlet Integrated With Cigarette Lighter No Yes
Front Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down No Yes
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters Yes Yes
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Getrag(R) 5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
Glovebox No Yes
Green Tinted Glass Yes No
Halogen Headlights Yes No
Halogen Headlights With Auto-Leveling No Yes
Idle Stop Feature Temporarily Shuts Down Gasoline Engine When Not In Use Yes No
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Sport Ride Type No Yes
Independent MacPherson Strut-Type Front Suspension Yes No
Independent Multi-Link Z-Axle Rear Suspension With Sport Ride Type No Yes
Indicator Lights Include Seatbelt Reminder, Charging System, Low Oil Pressure, Supplemental Restraint System, Auto Idle Stop, Parking Brake and Brake System, Malfunction, Turn Signals, Hazard, High Beam, Anti-Lock Brake System, Door/Hatch Open, Low Fuel, Immobilizer System and Electric Power Steering Yes No
Integrated Motor Assist System Couples Gasoline Engine and Electric Motor For Efficiency Yes No
Interior Air Filter Yes No
Interior Load Area Light No Yes
Interior Pollen Air Filter No Yes
Intermittent, Automatic Rear Window Wiper/Washer No Yes
Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes Yes
L A T C H No Yes
Leatherette Seats No Yes
Leather Located On Doors No Yes
Leather Located On Shift Knob No Yes
Load Area Light Yes No
Lockable Glovebox Yes No
Locking Fuel Filler Door No Yes
Maintenance Interval Indicator Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning No Yes
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes No
Multi-Color Paint (If Selected) No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Illuminated Entry, Fuel Door and Hatch No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Keyless Entry and Panic Alarm Yes No
Nickel Metal Hydride Battery Pack Provides Power For Integrated Motor Assist System(TM) With 120-D-Sized Cells With Total Output Of 144-Volts and 6.5-Amp/Hour Capacity Yes No
Open Lower Console Storage Located On Floor No Yes
Panic Alarm Sounds Horn and Flashes Lights Yes No
Passenger Airbag Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement and Passenger Weight No Yes
Perimeter Lighting No Yes
Power Door Locks Yes No
Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote and Internal Switch No Yes
Power Electro-Hydraulic Engine Speed Sensing Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering No Yes
Power Tailgate Lock/Unlock Via Button On Tailgate Handle No Yes
Power Window Lockout Yes No
Power Windows With Driver Side One-Touch Down Yes No
Radio Antenna Yes Yes
Radio Anti-Theft No Yes
Radio Data System No Yes
Rear Heating Ducts No Yes
Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Rear Window Wiper/Washer Yes No
Remote Fuel Door Release Yes No
Remote Tailgate Release Located On Multi-Function Remote No Yes
SBRP165/65R14 78S Low Rolling Resistance All-Season Tires Yes No
SBRP175/65R15 84 H-Rated All-Season Tires No Yes
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags No Yes
Second Row Dual Bucket-Style Seats With 50/50 Split Folding Seatbacks and Manually Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Selective Locking/Unlocking Via Remote Keyless Entry No Yes
Selective Unlocking Via Keyless Entry Yes No
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Rear Suspension With Twin Trailing Arms, Coil Springs and Gas Shocks Yes No
Separate 12-Volt Battery and Starter Motor Will Start The Gasoline Engine If The System Charge Is Low or The Air Temperature Is Very Cold Yes No
Service Interval Indicator For Brake Wear No Yes
Side Air Intakes No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Silver High-Gloss Interior Trim Located On Doors, Instrument Panel and Pillars No Yes
Sport Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Tachometer Yes Yes
Temperature Controlled Storage Cools Glovebox No Yes
Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Tinted Glass No Yes
Tire Inflation Monitor No Yes
Trip Computer With Average Lifetime Fuel Economy, Odometer Display and 2 Trip Odometers Yes No
Underbody Tire Carrier No Yes
Valet Lockout No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Lockout No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer Yes Yes
Vehicle Speed-Sensitive Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes






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