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2003 Honda Element EXReview
mavwreck75 writes:
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Honda Element - Capable, Reliable, Useful And Low Cost — I have had the vehicle since new. As of 3/2013 it has 225k miles and going strong. It did suffer from issues common to the Element such as cracked factory windshield, driver door component issues(handle, lock, window parts). Other than that it has put up with wear and tear better than I expected. The cost of ownership has been very reasonable. I would recommend the Honda Element to anyone that has to tote around people, pets and family cargo.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Reliability. Cargo space. Maintenance cost.

Cons: Limited to 4 passengers. Suicide doors clunky for passengers in tight parking spaces.

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2003 Honda Element EXReview
Element03 writes:
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I Saw, I Bought, I Drive Happily — I would buy another one!!!!! Life has changed so I need a car now. I plan to buy another one when l can. It is hard to describe how this vehicle is so good for ALL types of lifestyles, but that sums it up.

Pros: I can pack a lot of stuff for transport! Drumset, husband, and baby at the same time!!!

Cons: The way the doors open limit getting out from the back seat.

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2003 Honda Element EX AWDReview
Vincent writes:
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Honda Element — Performance (-) No Pickup on acceleration (+) Very good handling and braking (+) 4 wheel drive was especially good in the freak winters Build Quality (+) Good Quality Appearance (-) Looks interior and exterior are purely utilitarian Cost of Ownership (+) Maintenence is easy no problems with the car (-) gas cost for a 4WD is more costly (+) takes regular gas Fun Factor This car has actually been fun to drive, extremely utilitarian, and helped out a lot during moving and helping people move.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: It is an Element

Cons: The acceleration is really bad - there is no power for the size of car it is. 4cyl DOHC is good for a civic but not for this SUV.

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2003 Honda Element EXReview
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Fun Car, Well Designed — Functional, unique design, comfortable, can haul alot of crap. The performance is slightly sluggish. The wind noise is less to be desired. The cost of ownership is very low. The gas milage is OK. Overall I like the car for sure.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Functional

Cons: Speed

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2003 Honda Element EXReview
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My Element — My car runs awesome, it is cute and it is super roomy. The back seats can be folded up and latched onto the side or they can be completely removed, that is Awesome! And...It has a tailgate in the back! Negatives: This year model does not have an armrest on the passenger side, it only has 4 seats (which is usually more than enough), the floors are rubber and must be scrubbed to be cleaned and I now have high mileage!!! Ready for a new one! Other than that, we love it and it is super fun to drive. I would definitely recommend this vehicle to anyone.

Pros: Great Quality, Super Roomy

Cons: Needs armrest on passenger side, Rubber floors

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2003 Honda Element EX AWDReview
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Its Just A Great Suv Overall! — i love my honda elemant cause i love SUV's and its really nice! its super fun to drive and great in the snow! it gets 23 miles to the gallon, which isnt too bad and it has a super cool appearance! it met the kelly blue book value and its so worth what we paid for it.

Pros: hondas depreciate slower than any other make

Cons: no negatives!

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2003 Honda Element EX AWDReview
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Can You Tell I Love It? — 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 little lights told me exactly what the trouble was. It's fast too and I actually got a speeding ticket within the first month I got it. It's also so roomy and perfect for camping or long trips. We always have a cooler packed with all our goodies for road trips and the adjusting seats mean you can load anything and everything. The pictures and advertisements about this vehicle don't like and don't do it justice. It's like a cute lil pick-up with more room and a cover. It's also large enogh to be an SUV but compact enough to fit in any parking space. Everyone is always surprised at how roomy it is.

Pros: Roomy, Great Gas Mileage, Unique Look

Cons: I'm yet to find one thing wrong

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2003 Honda Element EX AWDReview
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The Toaster — Although a bit pricy off the lot, these vehicles were built for cruising the road! It handles like a dream! It seems velcro'ed to the road in the corners. The amount of leg room in this thing rivals the outdoors. With the built-in subwoofer and AUX input, you can cruise with your iPod from one coast to the other. On the autobahn, it handles very good! I was impressed with its reliability! At higher speeds you will notice some wind noise because of the clamshell doors, but its not that bad. The only thing that I would change is push button 4WD selector. The whole water proof interior is an especially nice addition. This car is just plain fun to drive! It has an awsome turning radius and I have had a number of comments on it by the local germans. They seem to just love the design!

Pros: Comfortable on or off road and leg room

Cons: Fuel capasity and wind noise.

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2003 Honda Element EX AWDReview
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It's All Element-ary — The Honda Element is sooooo fun to drive. I absolutely LOVE t !! The huge windshield makes you feel like you aren't even inside a car. VERY spacious..I can fit my bikes in with no problems..So easy and fun to drive..So easy to wash out..Just take the hose and spray away...The performance is top notch..NEVER had a problem..I will ALWAYS buy a Honda.

Pros: Fun, Reliable, Great on gas

Cons: none

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2003 Honda Element DX AWDReview
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Love It — Just an all around car. good mileage, convenient

Pros: can  use for anything and go anywhere

Cons: only seats 4

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Reviews From Other Years

2011 Honda Element Reviews

Review By Steven

Utilitarian features: rubber flooring, fold up or removable rear seats, rear area can hold almost anything! Plus I love the boxy design and suicide doors! Wish Honda would start making it again! Read More

Review By Guru9D97MX

Exceptional , no comparison ,there’s no other car that has that too Read More

2010 Honda Element Reviews

Review By Guru9CX5KW

Except for being under-powered, Element is great car. Most for sale have 150,000 miles or more on them. This one is priced more like a Porsche than a Honda. Read More

Review By ggogan

I like the washable floor -camping option - 4w drive Read More

2009 Honda Element Reviews

Love This Car And Will Never Get Rid Of It! By chrlewis75

Very versitle and can do everything that I need with it. Lots of room on the inside and easy to clean because there are no carpets. Perfect for those who have pets. Rear seats can be removed and yo... Read More

Element By Zach

i love that it was standard. the quality was awesome. the performance was speechless and the car was over all great. the cost of the owner ship was $200. this car was fun to drive this car is AWE... Read More

2008 Honda Element Reviews

Review By Justin

Facts were right overall. The details of body damage was great. Read More

Review By Guru9BW3T9

There is body damage on all four sides of the car. When I mentioned that to the salesperson, she said she couldn’t see it. The car is way overpriced for needing significant bodywork . Read More

2007 Honda Element Reviews

Review By lynne0825

What it is missing is me Driving it home and where ever I want to go. Read More

Review By brian

great over all car, but sometimes it is over rated or people that own them are asking unreasonable values on them.. Read More

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