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2005 Pontiac Aztek
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$3,847
2 listings nationwide

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2011 Honda Element
EX
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$11,094
10 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Pontiac Aztek
AWD

That look. People just couldn't get past that look. And though Pontiac offered discounts galore, the crossover hatch/wagon Aztek never received a proper marketing campaign that highlig...

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...

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

2005 Pontiac Aztek
AWD
185
2005 Pontiac Aztek AWDReview:

Functional — functional, i have had to do basic maintenance and that it is. it moves the kids around, does not g...

Primary Use: Family transportation

20
2005 Pontiac Aztek AWDReview:

Awesome Car — Wish they still made them so I could get another one to replace it!

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"

Specs

2005 Pontiac Aztek
AWD
2011 Honda Element
EX
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
185 hp @ 5,200 RPM
166 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
210 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
161 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.7:1
Displacement
3,400 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.6 in x 3.3 in
3.43 in x 3.9 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer Optional Optional
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 40.5 in 41 in
Back Legroom 38 in 39.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 45.4 cu ft 25.1 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 182.1 in 169.9 in
Width 73.7 in 71.6 in
Height 66.7 in 70.4 in
Wheelbase 108.3 in 101.4 in

Available Options

2005 Pontiac Aztek
AWD
2011 Honda Element
EX

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