Fast Facts: 2003 Honda Element

The Honda Element, "a dorm room on wheels," breaks with traditional automotive styling and packaging norms to combine the best features of a pickup truck, minivan and an SUV wrapped in an innovative and versatile package. Using Honda's latest engine and emissions technology, the Element delivers fun driving performance while meeting stringent LEV-2 emissions requirements. Its 2.4-liter, i-VTEC, 4-cylinder engine with 160 horsepower is coupled with either a 4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual transmission that delivers exceptional efficiency in this popular new light truck.

SPECIFICATIONS .
ENGINE .
Engine Type Aluminum Alloy In-Line 4
Displacement (liters / cc) 2.4 / 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 160 @ 5500
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm) 161 @ 4500
Valve Train DOHC 16-Valve i-VTEC
Fuel System Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Ignition System Electronic w/ Immobilizer
Emissions Ratings (CA / Federal) LEVII-LEV / Tier 2, Bin 5
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POWERTRAIN .
Type Front-Wheel Drive
Transmission 4-Speed Automatic, Manual 5-Speed
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CHASSIS .
Body Type Unit Body
Suspension (front / rear) MacPherson Strut / Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front / rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Steering Variable Assist, Power Rack-and-Pinion
Brakes 4-Wheel Disc w/ Anti-Lock Braking System
Wheels 16" Steel
Tires P215 / 70 R16 99(S)
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EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS .
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 166.5
Height (in.) 70.4
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front / rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Curb Weight (lbs., MT / AT) 3,352 / 3,403
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
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INTERIOR DIMENSIONS .
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 25.1 - 74.6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft., front/front and rear) 58.6 / 103.6
Seating Capacity 4
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EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES / FUEL CAPACITY .
5-Speed Manual (City / Highway) 21 / 25
4-Speed Automatic (City / Highway) 22 / 26
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
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MANUFACTURER'S SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE (MSRP) .
5-Speed Manual $16,100
4-Speed Automatic $16,900
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