Honda
Element
2008
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2008 Honda Element Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2008 Honda Element specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Honda Element warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$18,980
Invoice *
$17,677
Engine
2.4L I-4 166 HP 161 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 5-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
23.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.4L I-4 166 HP 161 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 5-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
105 amp
Axle Ratio
4.77 / 4.50
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
15.9 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Electronic Stability
VSA(R)
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent double wishbone
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " steel
Front Tires
P215/70SR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
removable 50-50 split-bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Seat Trim
FXC(TM) premium cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber
Auxiliary Visors
dual
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Floor Console
partial
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted single
Speakers
4
Antenna
integrated roof
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (front doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
mechanical
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
manual vented
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
manual vented
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
deep
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Windshield Type
flip-up
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
74.6 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
169.3 "
Exterior Width
71.5 "
Exterior Height
70.4 "
Wheelbase
101 "
Front Tread
62 "
Rear Tread
62 "
Turning Radius
17.5 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,450 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,433 lbs. / 3,499 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,300 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,205 lbs.
Payload
675 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,500 lbs.
Front Legroom
41.0 "
Rear Legroom
39.1 "
Front Headroom
43.3 "
Rear Headroom
38.0 "
Front Hiproom
55.0 "
Rear Hiproom
47.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
52.2 "
Passenger Volume
104 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
25.1 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
70.1 cu.ft.
Bumpers
black
Grille Moldings
metal-look
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited
Accessories Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2008 Honda Element safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

LX 4x4
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
EX 4x4
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
LX Front-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
EX Front-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
SC Front-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT

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