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2011 Honda Element
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$12,135
13 listings nationwide

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1973 Volkswagen 1600
Fastback
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A

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...

1973 Volkswagen 1600
Fastback
No Expert Reviews

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"
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"
1973 Volkswagen 1600
Fastback
No User Reviews

Specs

2011 Honda Element
EX
1973 Volkswagen 1600
Fastback
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
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Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Power
166 hp @ 5,800 RPM
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Torque
161 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
9.7:1
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Displacement
2,400 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.43 in x 3.9 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard --
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard --
Power Windows Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats --
Front Legroom 41 in --
Back Legroom 39.1 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 25.1 cu ft --
Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 169.9 in --
Width 71.6 in --
Height 70.4 in --
Wheelbase 101.4 in --

Available Options

2011 Honda Element
EX
1973 Volkswagen 1600
Fastback

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