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Honda Element
2011 Honda Element
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$20,825
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Kia Sportage
2023 Kia Sportage
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TBC
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Subaru Forester
2022 Subaru Forester
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$25,195
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Overview

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.6L Turbo Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-speed dual-clutch automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
1.6L Turbo Plug-in Hybrid
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
166 hp @ 5800 rpm
261 hp
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
N/A
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,515 lbs
N/A
3,454 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
N/A
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
N/A
29 MPG
City
20 MPG
N/A
26 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
N/A
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 Tons/yr
N/A
6.1 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
N/A
16.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
318 miles
N/A
431.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
397.5 miles
N/A
547.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
169.9 in
N/A
182.7 in
Height
70.4 in
N/A
67.5 in
Max Width
71.6 in
N/A
71.5 in
Front Width
62.1 in
N/A
61.6 in
Rear Width
62.3 in
N/A
61.8 in
Wheelbase
101.4 in
N/A
105.1 in
Ground Clearance
6.9 in
N/A
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
N/A
43.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
43.3 in
N/A
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
N/A
58.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
N/A
54.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.1 in
N/A
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
N/A
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.2 in
N/A
57.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.6 in
N/A
53.5 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.6 ft³
N/A
74.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³
N/A
28.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
N/A
28.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
N/A
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.9 ft
N/A
35.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
N/A
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x TBD
N/A
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x TBD
N/A
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson strut
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
N/A
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P215/70R16
N/A
P225/60HR17
Rear Tire
P215/70R16
N/A
P225/60HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Cascade Green Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, Fabric seat trim
  • Titanium, Fabric seat trim
N/A
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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