2010 Honda Element - Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2010 Honda Element


City 19 - 20 MPG Hwy 24 - 25 MPG

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Overall Rating:
4.8 (out of 5)
Value 4.6
Exterior 4.2
Interior 4.5
Comfort 4
Performance 4
Reliability 4.9
Most reliable car I have owned

by eli's element from Hendersonville | May 04, 2020

This car met all my needs, very reliable, a rare find with only 81k, drives beautifully, looks good, new tires and battery and synthetic oil change 27mpg

The Boxy Classic - Move People & Stuff Anywhere

by EddyRyan from Pittsburgh, PA | February 11, 2020

The Good: * Easy to drive, maneuver, park * High truck-like seating - you cruise on top of the world * Multiple configurations: Back seats in, up, or removed * Handles dirt, gravel, snow, sand with ease * Easy to clean the inside - use a leaf blower to instantly evacuate debris from the rubber floors * Reliable - no problems with regular maintenance - 72000 miles and we just replaced the brakes and tires this year THE FLAWS: * Not much power - handles hills OK, but no fast acceleration on to a freeway * For people with limited mobility it can be hard to get in and out * Suicide doors - have to open front door to open back door * Pretty basic interior - look elsewhere for sophistication

It's a toaster I love to drive.

by Paul from MN | December 20, 2019

Owned one in the past and loved it. Not the most powerful engine for the vehicle weight, but it's peppy and reasonable on fuel. It's a down right ugly vehicle but it ticks all the boxes for my outdoor lifestyle...looks be damned. This toaster will serve me well for many years to come.

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2010 Honda Element Overview

The boxy, yet sporty, 2010 Honda Element four-passenger compact crossover is built to handle the elements and the answer to your cargo-carrying needs.

The 2010 Honda Element is available in LX, EX and SC trim levels in both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive configurations, with the exception of the sport-tuned SC, which is offered in front-wheel drive only. Real Time 4WD enhances all-weather traction and all trims are powered by the same 166-horsepower, 2.4-liter inline-4 mated to a five-speed manual or available five-speed automatic transmission. EPA estimated fuel economy ratings range between 18-20 mpg in the city and 23-25 mpg on the highway.

Rivaling fellow compact crossovers, the Jeep Compass, Ford Escape and Nissan Rogue, the 2010 Honda Element’s spacious and versatile interior provides an outstanding 103.6 cubic feet of passenger volume and an impressive 74.6 cubic feet of cargo volume. An all-new dog-friendly pet accommodation system located in the cargo area is designed to provide secure and comfortable transport for Fido and give you some peace of mind knowing he is safe and comfortable while you enjoy the 2010 Honda Element’s smooth ride. The system includes a soft-sided car kennel, a cushioned pet bed, rear ventilation fan and a spill-resistant water bowl.

Refreshed inside and out in 2009, the 2010 Honda Element offers wide-opening side doors that make it easy to load cargo and, with 64 different seating configurations, flip-up rear seats that fold flat, up and to the side, or can be removed altogether. The LX comes standard with a four-speaker AM/FM audio system with a CD player and the EX and SC boast a 270-watt high-output, seven-speaker audio system with a CD player and MP3 capability and steering wheel-mounted audio controls. XM Radio is standard on the EX and SC. Honda’s Satellite-Linked Navigation System is an available feature on the EX and includes a rear backup camera. The 2010 Honda Element rests on 16- or 18-inch wheels and standard exterior offerings include power mirrors, chrome exhaust tips and available fog lamps.

A suite of safety technologies include vehicle stability assist, dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags, side-curtain airbags with a rollover sensor, front side airbags with a passenger-side occupant position detection system, active front seat head restraints, an anti-lock braking system with electronic brake-force distribution and brake assist, and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Offering an unbelievable 64 different seating configurations and impressive interior passenger and cargo volume, the 2010 Honda Element is the definition of the word “versatility.”