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Honda Element
2011 Honda Element
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$20,825
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Mercury Mariner
2011 Mercury Mariner
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$23,565
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Volkswagen Tiguan
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
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$26,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Overview

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
166 hp @ 5800 rpm
171 hp @ 6000 rpm
184 hp @ 4400 rpm
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
171 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
N/A
N/A
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,515 lbs
3,335 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
23 MPG
N/A
City
20 MPG
21 MPG
N/A
Highway
25 MPG
28 MPG
N/A

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
17.5 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
318 miles
367.5 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
397.5 miles
490 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
169.9 in
175.1 in
N/A
Height
70.4 in
67.9 in
N/A
Max Width
71.6 in
71.1 in
N/A
Front Width
62.1 in
60.7 in
N/A
Rear Width
62.3 in
60.2 in
N/A
Wheelbase
101.4 in
103.1 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
6.9 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
41.6 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
43.3 in
40.4 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
56.6 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
53.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.1 in
35.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
39.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.2 in
55.9 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.6 in
49.1 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.6 ft³
66.3 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³
29.3 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Electric assisted steering
N/A
Turning Diameter
34.9 ft
36.7 ft
N/A

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x 7.0"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x 7.0"
N/A

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P215/70R16
P235/70R16
N/A
Rear Tire
P215/70R16
P235/70R16
N/A
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, Fabric seat trim
  • Titanium, Fabric seat trim
  • Black, Premium cloth low back bucket seats
  • Black, Premium leather low back bucket seats
  • Stone, Premium cloth low back bucket seats
  • Stone, Premium leather low back bucket seats
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Optional
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A
Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Cab Corrosion-Perforation
N/A
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Emissions
N/A
5 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
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