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Honda Element
2011 Honda Element
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$20,825
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Saturn Vue Hybrid
2009 Saturn Vue Hybrid
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$28,160
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Overview

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.4-liter Inline-4 Hybrid
Horsepower
166 hp @ 5800 rpm
172 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
167 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Transmission
N/A
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.9 ft
40 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x TBD
17" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x TBD
17" x 7.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson strut
Independent Strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
3-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/70R16
P225/60R17
Rear Tire
P215/70R16
P225/60R17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
28 MPG
City
20 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 Tons/yr
N/A
EPA rating
5
8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
18 gallons
Cruising Range City
318 miles
450 miles
Cruising Range Highway
397.5 miles
576 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
169.9 in
180.1 in
Height
70.4 in
66.2 in
Max Width
71.6 in
72.8 in
Front Width
62.1 in
61.4 in
Rear Width
62.3 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
101.4 in
106.6 in
Ground Clearance
6.9 in
6.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
43.3 in
40.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
56 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
52.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.1 in
36.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
39.3 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.2 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.6 in
52.9 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,515 lbs
3,788 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.6 ft³
56.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³
29.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, Fabric seat trim
  • Titanium, Fabric seat trim
  • Gray, Cloth seat upholstery
  • Gray, Leather-appointed seat upholstery
  • Tan, Cloth seat upholstery
  • Tan, Leather-appointed seat upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Telematics
Not Available
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
N/A

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
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
N/A
5 Years / 100,000 Miles