Compare Honda Element vs Nissan Xterra

Overview

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
4.0L V6 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
4.0L V6 Gas
Horsepower
166 hp @ 5800 rpm
261 hp @ 5600 rpm
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
281 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,515 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
5,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
17 MPG
City
20 MPG
15 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
20 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 Tons/yr
10.4 (Est) Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
318 miles
316.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
397.5 miles
422 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
169.9 in
N/A
Height
70.4 in
74.9 in
Max Width
71.6 in
72.8 in
Front Width
62.1 in
61.8 in
Rear Width
62.3 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
101.4 in
106.3 in
Ground Clearance
6.9 in
9.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
43.3 in
39.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
58.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.1 in
34.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
39.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.2 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.6 in
46.1 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.6 ft³
65.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³
36.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
36.3 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.9 ft
37.3 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x 7"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P215/70R16
P265/70TR16
Rear Tire
P215/70R16
P265/70TR16
Spare Tire
N/A
Full-Size

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Brilliant Silver
  • Cayenne Red
  • Glacier
  • Lava Red
  • Metallic Blue
  • Night Armor
  • Solar Flare Yellow, Build Out:05/15/2015, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Super Black

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, Fabric seat trim
  • Titanium, Fabric seat trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
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