2009 Honda Element Specifications and Features
ENGINEERING LX EX SC
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354 2354 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 166 @ 5800 166 @ 5800 166 @ 5800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4000 161 @ 4000 161 @ 4000
Redline (rpm) 6500 6500 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99 87 x 99 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1 9.7: 1 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Real Time™ 4-Wheel Drive Available Available 2WD
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2 LEV-2 LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. May vary with driving conditions. See your owner's manual for more details.

TRANSMISSIONS LX EX SC
5-Speed Manual Transmission
4WD
Gear Ratios: 1st: 3.533, 2nd: 2.042, 3rd: 1.355, 4th: 1.028,
5th: 0.825, Reverse: 3.583, Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission 2WD/Available 4WD Available
Gear Ratios: 1st: 2.786, 2nd: 1.614, 3rd: 1.082, 4th: .773,
5th: .566, Reverse: 2.000, Final Drive: 4.500

BODY/SUSPENSION/CHASSIS LX EX SC
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0 30.0 / 21.0 30.0 / 25.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26 3.26 2.98
Steering Ratio 16.2 16.2 15.3
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9 34.9 36.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front
Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.)
11.1 / 11.1 11.1 / 11.1 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" with Full Covers 16" Alloy 18" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S P215 / 70 R16 99S P225 / 55 R18 97H

EXTERIOR MEASUREMENTS LX EX SC
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4 101.4 101.4
Length (in.) 169.9 169.9 170.4
Height (in.) 70.4 70.4 69.5
Width (in.) 71.6 71.6 71.6
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3 62.1 / 62.3 62.1 / 62.5
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.9 6.9 6.2
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 25.6/26.3 25.6/26.3 21.1/21.6
Curb Weight (lbs., 2WD AT) 3515 3540 / 3547 (with Navigation) 3597 / 3603 (with Navigation)
Curb Weight (lbs., 4WD AT) 3624 3641 / 3648 (with Navigation)
Curb Weight (lbs., MT)
3570(4WD) 3523
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500 1500 1500

INTERIOR MEASUREMENTS LX EX SC
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 38.0 43.3 / 38.0 43.3 / 38.0
Legroom (in., front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1 41.0 / 39.1 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in., front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2 57.1 / 52.2 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in., front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6 55.0 / 47.6 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., behind 2nd-row) 25.1 25.1 25.1
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.,maximum) 74.6 74.6 74.6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 103.6 103.6 103.6
Seating Capacity 4 4 4

EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES*/CAPACITIES LX EX SC
5-Speed Manual (2WD; City/Highway/Combined)

18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (2WD; City/Highway/Combined) 20 / 25 / 22 20 / 25 / 22 20 / 25 / 22
5-Speed Manual (4WD; City/Highway/Combined)
18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (4WD; City/Highway/Combined) 19 / 24 / 21 19 / 24 / 21
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6 5.6 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5 7.6 / 7.5 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9 15.9 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded
*Based on 2009 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.

SAFETY LX EX SC
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder
Dual-Stage, Dual-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Daytime Runing Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)

EXTERIOR FEATURES LX EX SC
Side Cargo Doors
Variable Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Body-Colored Bumpers

Body-Colored Side Sills and Roof Moldings

Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Chrome Exhaust Finisher

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE LX EX SC
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™
with Voice Recognition and Rearview Camera

Available (5AT only) Available (5AT only)
Power Front Windows with
Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls Cruise Cruise/Audio/Navi (available) Cruise/Audio/Navi (available)
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Lower Instrument Panel Storage Compartment

Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Ambient Console Lighting
with Navigation (Blue) with Navigation (Red)
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor Cargo Area only
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front Front / Rear Front / Center Console/ Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets
Driver-Side Seatback Bungees, Front and Rear

Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Floor Mats and Carpeted Floor (1st- and 2nd-row)

Center Console
Removable Cooler

SEATING LX EX SC
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Water Resistant FXC™ (Fabric for Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric Front Front and Rear
Adjustable Head Restraints
Driver and Passenger-Side Armrests
Center Console
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating

AUDIO SYSTEMS LX EX SC
120-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers and Clock

270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
USB Audio Interface
with Navigation with Navigation
XM® Radio
CD Text Display Capability

INSTRUMENTATION LX EX SC
Backlit Gauges Blue Blue Copper
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Exterior Temperature Gauge
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator
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