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Honda Element
2011 Honda Element
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$20,825
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Suzuki Grand Vitara
2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara
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$19,949
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Overview

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 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 Gas
Horsepower
166 hp @ 5800 rpm
166 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
162 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
Multi-link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/70R16
P225/70R16
Rear Tire
P215/70R16
P225/70R16
Spare Tire
N/A
P225/70R16

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
22 MPG
City
20 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 Tons/yr
8.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
17.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
318 miles
330.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
397.5 miles
452.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
169.9 in
175.8 in
Height
70.4 in
66.3 in
Max Width
71.6 in
71.3 in
Front Width
62.1 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
62.3 in
61.4 in
Wheelbase
101.4 in
103.9 in
Ground Clearance
6.9 in
7.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
43.3 in
40 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.1 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
55.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.1 in
37.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.2 in
54.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
47.6 in
44 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,515 lbs
3,468 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.6 ft³
70.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³
28.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray, Fabric seat trim
  • Titanium, Fabric seat trim
  • Beige, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
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
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles