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2011 Honda Element
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,450
10 listings nationwide

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2014 Nissan Cube
1.8 S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,173
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2011 Honda Element
EX
Michael Perkins Preview:

The party is officially over for the Honda Element. The quirky crossover showed up in 2003 and apart from a slight refresh in 2009, remained unchanged throughout its model life. Rumors...

2014 Nissan Cube
1.8 S
Rob Feeman Preview:

The distinctively different Nissan Cube turned heads when it first appeared in 2009, and it continues to appeal to auto buyers seeking something a little different. Although it's not t...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2011 Honda Element
EX
20
writes:
Like the hauling space
35
writes:
lots of room. great power.
Looks/Style Ranked 2011 Toyota RAV4 Base worse.
"better design"
Family Car Ranked 2011 Toyota RAV4 Base worse.
"more spacious"
10
writes:
Last year made, bought one with least amount of miles I could find. Identical to my previous 2007 model.
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 Honda Element EX AWD worse.
"Same"
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Honda Element EX AWD worse.
"1 year newer for exact same car"
2014 Nissan Cube
1.8 S
No User Reviews

Specs

2011 Honda Element
EX
2014 Nissan Cube
1.8 S
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
25 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
30 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
166 hp @ 5,800 RPM
122 hp @ 5,200 RPM
122 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
127 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
127 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
9.9:1
9.9:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.43 in x 3.9 in
3.3 in x 3.2 in
3.3 in x 3.2 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41 in 42.4 in
Back Legroom 39.1 in 35.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 25.1 cu ft 11.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 860 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 169.9 in 156.7 in
Width 71.6 in 66.7 in
Height 70.4 in 65 in
Wheelbase 101.4 in 99.6 in

Available Options

2011 Honda Element
EX
2014 Nissan Cube
1.8 S

Exterior Colors

  • Bali Blue Pearl Metallic
  • Brilliant
  • Caspian Sea Pearl Metallic
  • Cayenne Red Pearl Metallic
  • Gun Metallic
  • Pearl White
  • Sapphire Black Pearl
  • Sapphire Slate Pearl

Option Packages

  • [N92] Interior Illumination Package
  • [R92] Aerodynamic Kit

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