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2003 Honda Element DX

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Showing the 2003 Honda Element DX Front-wheel Drive
$3,262-$5,754 Current Listing Price
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Seats 4
Door Count 4
Engine 160-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Transmission 5-speed manual w/OD
Drivetrain FWD
Combined MPG 22
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 36 mo/36,000 mi


Exterior (6)
Eternal Blue Pearl
Galapagos Green Metallic
Nighthawk Black Pearl
Satin Silver Metallic
Shoreline Mist Metallic
Sunset Orange Pearl
Interior (2)


Tailgate/rear door lock S
Front ventilated disc brakes S
Tailgate/rear door lock included with power door locks S
2 rear head restraints S
Side-impact bars S
Compact spare tire S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Security system O
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Spare tire mounted inside under cargo S
Panic alarm O
Power door locks S
Immobilizer S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
Manual adjustable front head restraints S
Remote keyless entry O
Dual front impact airbags S
Engine 160-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Transmission 5-speed manual w/OD
Transmission 4-speed automatic w/OD
Ignition type spark
Aluminum cylinder block S
Sequential MPI S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Horsepower 160-hp @ 5,500 rpm
Variable valve control i-VTEC
Fuel tank capacity 15.9 gal.
Aluminum cylinder head S
Fuel economy city 21 mpg
Torque 161 lbs.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm
# of valves 16
Engine liters 2.4
Cylinder configuration I-4
Engine orientation transverse
Fuel economy highway 25 mpg
Engine 2.4L I-4 DOHC 160hp
Low emission vehicle S
Block heater O
Transmission electronic control O
5 speed manual transmission S
105-amp. alternator S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Fuel tank capacity 15.9gal.
Single stainless steel exhaust S
Chrome tailpipe O
Front-wheel drive S
4 speed automatic transmission O
Battery amp hours (45Ah)
Overdrive S
Low emission vehicle II S
Transmission lock-up torque converter O
Axle ratio 4.77
Transmission electronic control O
Overdrive O
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.03
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 3.53
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 3.58
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.36
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.04
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .83
Transmission gear ratio (4th) .74
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 2.68
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 2.00
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.08
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 1.54
Alloy wheels O
Rack and pinion steering S
Rear coil springs S
16" wheels S
Rear anti-roll bar S
Hub wheel covers S
P215/70SR16.0 BSW AS tires S
Front wheel size 16"
Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Rear wheel size 16"
Steel spare wheel S
Front anti-roll bar S
Front tires 215/70R16
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Speed-sensing steering S
Rear tires 215/70R16
Speed-sensing hydraulic power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Power steering S
Front coil springs S
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Wheel locks O
Independent rear double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Roof rack load 66lbs.
Roof rack (load 66 lbs.) O
Chrome tip exhaust O
Gray front and rear bumpers S
Side steps O
Front and rear mud flaps O
Spoiler O
Trailering with harness O
Class I trailering with hitch O
Black door handles S
Grille silver
Roof rack O
Reverse opening rear passenger doors S
4 doors S
Rear wing spoiler O
Composite/galvanized steel body material S
Rear cargo liftgate/tailgate
Liftgate/tailgate rear cargo door S
Bodyside moldings O
Trailer hitch O
Silver grille S
Manual remote folding side-view door mirrors S
Passenger manual folding mirror S
Bin instrument-panel storage S
Driver manual folding mirror S
Ashtray O
Power windows with driver 1-touch down S
Manual air conditioning O
Manual vented rearmost windows S
Air conditioning O
1-touch down S
Rear door bins S
Auxiliary driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Front and rear cupholders S
Remote keyless entry O
Driver and passenger door bins S
1-touch up S
Partial floor console with box S
Driver's footrest S
Valet function S
12V DC power outlet 1
Power windows S
2 12V DC power outlets O
Locking glove box S
Rear cupholders S
Keyfob (front doors) remote keyless entry O
1 12V DC power outlet S
Front cupholders S
Mechanical cargo access remote release S
Steering wheel with manual tilting S
Illuminated entry O
Tilt steering wheel S
Premium cloth upholstery S
Full cloth headliner S
Rubber front and rear floor mats O
Max seating capacity 4
Cargo net O
Rear seat fold-up cushion S
Cloth rear seat upholstery S
Front seats bucket
Height adjustable driver seat S
Manual driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Carpet front and rear floor mats O
6-way driver seat adjustment S
Floor mats O
Front center armrest with storage O
Manual reclining driver and passenger seats S
Vinyl/rubber cargo space S
4-way passenger seat adjustment S
Vinyl/rubber floor covering S
Plastic trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Roll-up cargo cover O
Cargo light S
Manual height-adjustable driver seat S
Metal-look instrument panel insert O
Reclining rear seat S
Cargo tray/organizer O
Rear manual reclining 50-50 split-bench seat S
Cargo space floor vinyl/rubber
Cargo cover O
Cargo tie-downs S
FXC(TM) premium cloth front seat upholstery S
Driver seat mounted armrest O
Leather steering wheel O
Removeable rear seat S
Split fold rear bench seat S
Front bucket seats S
Max. seating capacity of 4 S
Urethane shift knob S
AM/FM stereo with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player O
Primary monitor touchscreen S
Remote 8-disc CD changer O
With 6-disc in-dash CD player O
With auto-reverse cassette O
Cassette O
Audio theft deterrent O
6-disc CD changer O
CD-MP3 decoder O
CD player O
AM/FM radio O
Underseat 8-disc remote CD O
Integrated roof antenna S
Remote CD compatible O
2 speakers O
Low-fuel warning S
Battery warning S
Aero-composite halogen headlamps S
Deep tinted windows S
Oil-pressure warning S
Front fog lights O
Trunk-ajar warning S
Dome light with fade S
Deep-tinted windows S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Rear window wiper S
Lights-on warning S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Trip odometer S
Analog display S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Door-ajar warning S
Flip-up rear windshield S
In-radio display clock O
Fixed interval rear window wiper S
Water temp. gauge S
Wheelbase 101.4"
Front legroom 41.0"
Front headroom 43.3"
Maximum interior cargo volume 74.6 cu.ft.
Rear hiproom 47.6"
Front hiproom 55.0"
Engine horsepower 160-hp @ 5,500 rpm
Interior cargo volume 25.1 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 103.6 cu.ft.
Engine bore x stroke 3.4" x 3.9"
Compression ratio 9.70 to 1
Engine type I-4
Interior cargo length 66.7"
Valves 16
Approach angle 26 degrees
Front shoulder room 57.1"
Front tread 62.1"
Ground clearance (max) 175mm (6.9")
Fuel economy highway 25 mpg
Rear headroom 38.0"
Engine torque 161 lbs.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm
Exterior body width 71.5"
Towing capacity 1,500 lbs.
Interior cargo height 46.0"
Turning radius 17.5'
Rear shoulder room 52.2"
Rear legroom 39.1"
Curb weight 3,330 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 15.9 gal.
Valvetrain DOHC
Departure angle 28 degrees
Engine displacement 144
Fuel economy city 21 mpg
Ground clearance (max.) 6.9"
Interior cargo width (max.) 38.7"
Exterior length 166.5"
Exterior height 74.0"
Interior cargo volume seats folded 70.1 cu.ft.
Rear tread 62.3"
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 60/ unlimited
Basic warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Accessories warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000

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