Honda Element

BASE PRICE RANGE: $22,500-$28,500*

WHAT'S NEW: Element received a major upgrade in 2009 and a Dog Friendly equipment group for the EX grade in 2010. For 2011, there are no major changes. First introduced in 2003, the Element is now one of the longest-running models in Honda's lineup and is due for replacement.

COOL FACT: Dog Friendly Element includes an extendable ramp, a spill-resistant water bowl, and second-row seat covers with a dog-pattern design.

SUM UP: More flexible than other boxes.
RATING: ***1/2

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2011 Honda Element
Base Engine 2.4L/166-hp DOHC I-4
Optional Engine None
Drivetrain Front engine, FWD/AWD, 5A
0-60 MPH 8.5-10.2 sec*
Tow/Payload 1500/900 lb
EPA city/hwy fuel econ 19-20/24-25 mpg
Basic warranty 3 yrs/36,000 miles
Safety ABS: S; Stab: S; Trac: S; Airbags: 6