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Here's how the 2008 Honda Element and the 2008 Jeep Patriot measure up.
2WD 5dr Man LX
$18,980
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr Sport
$16,485
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

158.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
170.3" length, 69.5" height 173.6" length, 64.4" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Beige

Gray

Pastel Pebble Beige

Dark Slate Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

CVT Transmission

M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles -

Wheels

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

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 120 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 525 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 5800 172 @ 6000 -
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.4L/144 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
161 @ 4000 165 @ 4400 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
365.70 mi 380.80 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
23 MPG 28 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG 23 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
286.20 mi 312.80 mi -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x 0.4 in 10.3 x 0.4 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x 0.9 in 11.5 x 1.0 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal 13.6 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 16.4 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.26 2.88 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.9 ft 35.6 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P205/70R16 -
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P205/70R16 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A Compact -

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
- N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs 100 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs 1000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs 100 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs 1000 lbs -

Weight Information

Curb Weight
- N/A -
Curb Weight - Rear
- N/A -
Maximum Payload Capacity
- N/A -
Total Option Weight
- 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
- N/A -
Base Curb Weight
3433 lbs 3055 lbs -

Dimensions

Liftover Height
N/A 30.5 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A 38.0 in -
Front Head Room
43.3 in 41.0 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
38.7 in N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.6 ft³ 54.2 ft³ -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Second Hip Room
47.6 in 51.0 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
66.7 in N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.5 in 69.1 in -
Track Width, Front
62.1 in 59.8 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³ 23.0 ft³ -
Length, Overall
169.3 in 173.6 in -
Front Hip Room
55.0 in 52.3 in -
Height, Overall
70.4 in 64.4 in -
Front Leg Room
41.0 in 40.6 in -
Track Width, Rear
62.3 in 59.8 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A 45.1 in -
Second Head Room
38.0 in 39.3 in -
Second Shoulder Room
52.2 in 54.0 in -
Min Ground Clearance
6.9 in 8.0 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
- N/A -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A 27.4 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
46.0 in N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in 54.6 in -
Passenger Volume
103.6 ft³ 101.7 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
4 5 -
Second Leg Room
39.1 in 39.6 in -
Wheelbase
101.4 in 103.7 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A - -

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