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Here's how the 2008 Honda Element and the 2008 Honda CR-V measure up.
2WD 5dr Man LX
$18,980
Starting MSRP
2WD 5dr LX
$20,700
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
4 5 -
Engine

166.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

166.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
170.3" length, 69.5" height 177.9" length, 66.1" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Beige

Gray

Vanilla / Blue

Gray

Ivory

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 17 x -TBD- in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 17 x -TBD- in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A N/A -

Engine

Displacement
2.4L/144 2.4L/144 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
161 @ 4000 161 @ 4200 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 5800 166 @ 5800 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG 20 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
23 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
365.70 mi 413.10 mi -
Cruising Range - City
286.20 mi 306.00 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Control-Link MacPherson Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compact Multi-link -

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x 0.9 in 11.7 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x 0.4 in 12.0 x -TBD- in -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal 15.3 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.26 2.96 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 15.74 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.9 ft 37.8 ft -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact -
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P225/65R17 -
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P225/65R17 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs 1500 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs 150 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3433 lbs 3389 lbs -

Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
66.7 in N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
52.2 in 56.0 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
4 5 -
Min Ground Clearance
6.9 in 7.3 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³ 35.7 ft³ -
Length, Overall
169.3 in 177.9 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.5 in 71.6 in -
Front Leg Room
41.0 in 41.3 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.6 ft³ 72.9 ft³ -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
46.0 in N/A -
Track Width, Rear
62.3 in 61.6 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
38.0 in 38.6 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
43.3 in 40.9 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Front
62.1 in 61.6 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in 56.9 in -
Wheelbase
101.4 in 103.1 in -
Second Hip Room
47.6 in 54.6 in -
Height, Overall
70.4 in 66.1 in -
Passenger Volume
103.6 ft³ 103.8 ft³ -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
38.7 in N/A -
Second Leg Room
39.1 in 38.5 in -
Front Hip Room
55.0 in 55.9 in -

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