2011 Honda Element Manchester
The Element is a great car for a specific segment of car owners. If you want a car that can haul an incredible amount of cargo, that has AWD for safe winter travel, and is large in terms of driver and passenger seating/comfort then you will love this car. And for the money you won't find a car that does these things better. The Element is targeted for a specific interested group and that group is extremely happy with the Honda Element.
2011 Honda Engine Style
Every 2011 Honda Element is equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 166 horsepower and 161 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is the default configuration, while AWD is available on the LX and EX models.
With a pudgy curb weight of 3,500 or so pounds, the Element isn't exactly fleet; we timed an automatic EX at 10 seconds for the 0-60-mph dash.
2011 Honda Element Trims and Style
The 2011 Honda Element is a compact crossover SUV available in two trim levels: LX and EX. The Element LX and EX are available in both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive configurations. The base LX comes with 16-inch steel wheels, a urethane utility floor, moisture-resistant seats, folding and removable rear seats, a height-adjustable driver seat, air-conditioning, full power accessories, a tilt steering wheel, cruise control, keyless entry and a four-speaker CD audio system.
The midlevel EX adds 16-inch alloy wheels, a three-compartment overhead console, a center console with a removable cooler/storage box, a cargo area 12-volt power outlet, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls and a seven-speaker audio system with MP3 capability, an auxiliary input jack and satellite radio.
A voice activated navigation system is available on EX model with a rearview camera and a USB audio interface. The EX models offer the availability of the dealer-installed Dog Friendly package that includes a fully enclosed kennel and a variety of related accessories.
2011 Honda Element Safety
The Element comes standard with antilock disc brakes with brake assist, stability control, active front head restraints, front-seat side impact airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. In government crash tests, the Element earned a perfect five stars for frontal and side impact protection. It also received a highest possible Good rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for both frontal-offset and side impact collisions.
2011 Interior Style Honda Element
The interior of the 2011 Honda Element is all about function. For the busy family or animal lover, the utilitarian floor and water-resistant upholstery provides both rugged durability and easy clean-up. No more need to worry about dirt, sand, spills, or messy pets. Simply spray it down, wipe it up, and the inside will be good as new. The fully-configurable seating and the innovative cargo-area design allows the new Honda owner to flip, fold, or remove rear seats for up to 64 different interior options. The driver will never need to blindly search the back seat area for any item again once they choose the 2011 Honda element. With a convenient center console, overhead storage, and a functional instrument panel, everything has its designated place for easy retrieval. The center console even comes with a removable cooler for those long trips.
2011 Honda Element Overview
The 2011 Honda Element provides an affordable option for drivers who require a substantial amount of space and flexible seating options at an affordable price. Adding the optional 4WD feature adds even more value to this Honda. If the Honda Shopper is looking for usefulness and function in their vehicle, the new Element would make a great choice. For more info on the 2011 Honda Element in Manchester visit HondaCars.com.