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Here's how the 2010 Honda Element and the 2010 Scion tC measure up.
2WD 5dr Auto LX
$20,525
Starting MSRP
2dr HB Man (Natl)
$17,100
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 2-door -
Seats
4 5 -
Engine

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

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

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Combined MPG
22 23 -
Size
169.9" length, 69.5" height 174.0" length, 55.7" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Beige

Gray

Dark gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

5-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Subcompact -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in 17 x 7.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Compact in -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A Steel -
Front Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in 17 x 7.0 in -

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 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
161 @ 4000 162 @ 4000 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 5800 161 @ 6000 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 20 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
397.50 mi 391.50 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG 23 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
318.00 mi 290.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x – TBD – in 10.59 x -TBD- in -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 x – TBD – in 10.83 x -TBD- in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal 14.5 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.26 3.15 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 17.7 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.9 ft 36.1 ft -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P215/45ZR17 -
Rear Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P215/45ZR17 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A T125/70D17 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3515 lbs 2932 lbs -

Dimensions

Trunk Volume
N/A 12.8 ft³ -
Track Width, Rear
62.3 in 59.3 in -
Passenger Capacity
4 5 -
Front Hip Room
55.0 in 53.2 in -
Wheelbase
101.4 in 106.3 in -
Second Head Room
38.0 in 36.6 in -
Track Width, Front
62.1 in 59.3 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
103.6 ft³ 84.7 ft³ -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.6 in 69.1 in -
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in 54.3 in -
Second Shoulder Room
52.2 in 50.0 in -
Height, Overall
70.4 in 55.7 in -
Front Leg Room
41.0 in 41.6 in -
Length, Overall
169.9 in 174.0 in -
Min Ground Clearance
6.9 in 5.2 in -
Second Hip Room
47.6 in 47.3 in -
Second Leg Room
39.1 in 33.6 in -
Front Head Room
43.3 in 37.6 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
38.7 in - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
66.7 in - -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.6 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.1 ft³ - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A - -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
46.0 in - -

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