2003 Honda Element Overview


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4.85 stars

Based on 26 reviews

Car Of My Life by Ryan
 — I've had many cars and been happy with most, but this car is the car of my life. For background: I purchased a 2003 EX AWD Element in 2014, so it was over a decade old, it had some wear and tear and ... Read More
A- Freakin'- Mazing Car! by Suzy
 — Really an amazing car! My parent's bought me a used one and I absolutely love my car! He looks small on the outside, but that masks the MASSIVE interior! the front and rear seats fold down into two be... Read More
Can You Tell I Love It? by Angellique
 — I love this car and it was so hard to find. I rated it ugly because it's not meant to be a pretty car but that's what I love about it. It's reliable and the one time there was something wrong the lit... Read More

2003 Honda Element Overview

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Based on 25 reviews

2003 Honda Element

Introduced in 2003, the Honda Element is a cross between compact/economy car and SUV. Although it has many of the conveniences of other SUVs, this one only seats four people. As with any new vehicle, customer reviews are mixed. User opinions of the Element range from comfortable and roomy, to not as much space as may appear. While many drivers like the look of this car, there are others who find the boxy look rather hideous, although as one driver said," it grows on you."

Those who drive the car say it handles extremely well, although there are many complaints about the windshield and its propensity for cracking for no apparent reason. In fact, one person said she loved the car, but couldn't afford the windshield deductible.

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