2003 Honda Element DX specs & colors

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Color options


Vanilla / Blue

Gray / Blue



EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility

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

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 45

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 161 @ 4500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.4L/144

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 21 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 26 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 413.40 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - City 333.90 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A

Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.53
Trans Type 5

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

Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.1 x 0.4 in
Brake ABS System Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.1 x 0.9 in

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

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

Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size P215/70SR16
Rear Tire Size P215/70SR16

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1500 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 150 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs

Base Curb Weight 3352 lbs

Trunk Volume N/A ft³
Front Shoulder Room 57.1 in
Passenger Capacity 4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 N/A ft³
Second Hip Room 47.6 in
Min Ground Clearance 6.9 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline 38.7 in
Second Leg Room 39.1 in
Front Leg Room 41.0 in
Track Width, Rear 62.3 in
Rear Door Opening Height N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 N/A in
Second Head Room 39.4 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 25.1 ft³
Liftover Height N/A in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 46.0 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 74.6 ft³
Wheelbase 101.4 in
Passenger Volume 103.6 ft³
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 N/A in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings N/A in
Rear Door Opening Width N/A in
Second Shoulder Room 52.2 in
Height, Overall 70.4 in
Track Width, Front 62.1 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 71.5 in
Front Hip Room 55.0 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 66.7 in
Front Head Room 43.3 in
Length, Overall 166.5 in

Control-link MacPherson strut front suspension w/stabilizer bar Standard
Color-keyed instrument panel gauges-inc: tachometer, digital odometer, (2) digital trip meters, coolant temp Standard
Pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes Standard
Lower Anchors & Tethers for Children (LATCH) Standard
Compact double wishbone rear suspension w/stabilizer bar Standard
Roof-mounted antenna Standard
Instrument panel-mounted shifter Standard
Rear 3-point seat belts Standard
Adjustable steering column Standard
Indicator lights-inc: door/tailgate open, low fuel, low oil pressure, maintenance interval Standard
Composite body panels Standard
Low-profile floor console tray Standard
Door pocket storage bins Standard
Variable-assist pwr rack-and-pinion steering Standard
Swing-wide side cargo doors Standard
City 21/hwy 26 (2.4L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
Pwr door/tailgate locks Standard
LEV certified (2.4L engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
FXC waterproof front seating surfaces Standard
16" x 6.5" steel wheels Standard
Urethane coated utility floor Standard
Pwr windows w/auto-up/down driver window Standard
Electronic ignition w/immobilizer Standard
Rear seat heater ducts Standard
Rear privacy glass Standard
Cargo area-inc: light, storage bins, (4) tie-downs, (2) hooks Standard
15.9 gallon fuel tank Standard
(3) front/(2) rear cup holders Standard
Instrument panel center storage compartment Standard
Removable 50/50 split rear seats w/flip-up feature Standard
Side-impact door beams Standard
Front 3-point seat belts w/adjustable anchors, automatic tensioning system Standard
Multi-reflector halogen headlights Standard
Lockable glove compartment Standard
Intermittent rear window wiper w/washer Standard
2-speed/intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Clamshell tailgate Standard
P215/70SR16 all-season tires Standard
Reclining front bucket seats w/driver seat manual height adjustment Standard
5-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Front 12-volt accessory outlet Standard
Removable headrests & flat folding seats at all seating positions Standard
Double DIN stereo pre-wiring Standard
Dual stage front airbags (SRS) Standard
Sliding sunvisor extensions Standard
2.4L DOHC MPFI i-VTEC 16-valve I4 engine Standard
Front wheel drive Standard

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