The interior offers a low awareness of filler in the floor with flat surfaces, with high domestic ideal to take many types of gear. The interior offers space for four people with a cargo area that quickly adapts to large items with rear jump seats fold flat, fold and on the side or removed entirely (seating 64-plus).
load compartment measures an impressive 74.6 cu-ft. with rear seats removed. 2011-Honda Element has a water resistant, urethane-coated utility floor that quickly wipes down and cover that resists moisture.
Element models for 2011 include the rugged and simple 2011 Honda Element LX and the more refined 2011 Honda Element EX. All Honda Element 2011 feature a 2.4-liter i-VTEC ® 4-cylinder with five-speed automatic. Available Real Time 4WD ™ improves traction at all times. EPA city / highway / combined fuel economy is ratings1 20/25/22 miles per gallon for two-wheel drive models and 19/24/21 miles per gallon for Real Time 4WD models.
2011-Honda Element LX comes standard with a 4-speaker AM / FM audio system with CD player, air conditioning, cruise control, electric windows and remote setting. 2011-Honda Element EX adds a 270-watt high-performance audio, XM ®, CD-based MP3/WMA ™ 2 possibilities, an auxiliary input for MP3 players or other audio devices, steering wheel mounted audio controls, and seven speakers including a subwoofer of 6.5 inches.
All models include a number of storage areas, and holders beverage items such as mobile phones, portable music and drink. Storage facilities are: a large three-bin tray above the glove box, a modular three-compartment above the tank (EX); back storage (EX), six hooks for strapping down bikes or other equipment are high, and door pockets on all four doors. 2011 Honda Element EX has only convertible center console with a removable cooler / storage box.
2011-Honda Element is fully independent suspension uses a MacPherson strut front and rear double wishbone compact design for easy handling and comfortable ride. 101.4-inch wheelbase contributes to a compact exterior. A diameter of the circle ultra-turning of 34.9 feet provides excellent maneuverability in tight spaces. 2011 Honda Element LX and EX models have 16-inch wheels (steel on LX, alloy on EX) with P215/70R16 all-season tires. Other features standard EX and LX includes power rack and pinion steering and front and rear stabilizer bars.
The all-aluminum dual-overhead camshaft (DOHC) engine produces 166-peak power at 5800 rpm and 161 lb-ft. peak torque at 4000 rpm. 2011-Honda Element i-VTEC variable valve timing improves torque at low engine speeds while providing a high RPM power. The standard five-speed automatic transmission features Grade Logic Control to minimize "gear hunting" on hilly roads.
Available Real Time 4WD system enhances all the light of time and off-road driving characteristics of rain, snow, dirt roads and sandy conditions for sending power to the rear wheels when the front wheels experience traction loss in acceleration.
Safety features include Vehicle Stability Assist ™ (VSA ®), a pedestrian injury mitigation design in the external front, dual-stage, multi-threshold front airbags, side curtain airbags with rollover sensor, front side airbags a passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS), active front seat head restraints, antilock brake system (ABS) with electronic brake distribution (EBD) and brake assist and tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
In 2011, Honda Element is assembled in Ohio at Honda of America Mfg. Inc., East Liberty Auto Plant using domestic and globally sourced parts.