Honda Element

2004 Honda Element

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  • (4.8) 29 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,859$9,695
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 22-23
  • Engine: 160-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Seats: 4
2004 Honda Element

Our Take on the 2004 Honda Element

What We Don't Like

  • Controversial upright profile
  • Promoted as youth vehicle
  • Bouncy ride on rough surfaces

Notable Features

  • Youth-oriented design
  • Pillarless side-door layout
  • Unusually tall profile
  • Space to haul youthful gear
  • Front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive

2004 Honda Element Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.8

Average based on 29 reviews

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The Do Everything Vehicle (updated)

by Tri Guy from Des Moines, IA on June 17, 2012

Well, my 2004 Honda Element EX (manual, and all-wheel drive) now had 143000 miles on it and counting. I have to say, I have owned or co-owned 20 vehicles in 25 years and the Element has quickly made i... Read Full Review

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2004 Honda Element Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda Element DX

Head Restraints and Seats
P
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
P

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda Element DX

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
P
Overall Rear
P
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
A

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
M
Driver Head and Neck
A
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
P
Overall Side
P
Rear Passenger Head Protection
M
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
A
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
A
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

Recalls

There are currently 7 recalls for this car.


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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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