The 2010 Honda Element, revamped. It’s still geared up for those who navigate on their own terms, now with more fun, freedom and flexibility, from the inside out. Always ready for action, the functional Element is the ultimate adventurer’s escort. Surround yourself with the Element’s 270-watt, 7-speaker audio system featuring a Dynamic Linear Phase sub-woofer (EX). Visit our premier Portland Honda dealer and schedule a test drive today!
The 2010 Honda Element is a compact crossover SUV available in three trim levels at one of the leading car dealers in Maine: LX, EX and SC. The Element LX and EX are available in both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive configurations, while the sport-tuned SC is front-wheel-drive only.
The street-smart SC trim features a lowered sport suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels, a custom grille, a monochromatic paint scheme with body-color bumpers and roof sections, passenger-area carpeting, an exclusive center console design, piano-black interior trim pieces, unique fabrics and copper-colored gauges.
The mid-level EX adds 16-inch alloy wheels, a three-compartment overhead console, a center console with a removable cooler/storage box, a cargo-area 12-volt power outlet, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls and a seven-speaker audio system with MP3 capability, an auxiliary input jack and satellite radio.
The base LX comes with 16-inch steel wheels, a urethane utility floor, moisture-resistant seats, folding/removable rear seats, a height-adjustable driver seat, air-conditioning, full power accessories, a tilt steering wheel, cruise control, keyless entry and a four-speaker CD audio system.
Available on EX and SC models is a voice-activated navigation system with a rear view camera and a USB audio interface.
Every 2010 Honda Element is equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 166 horsepower and 161 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed manual transmission is standard, with a five-speed automatic optional. Front-wheel drive is the default configuration, while all-wheel drive is available on the LX and EX models.
EPA-estimated fuel economy is somewhat lackluster by current four-cylinder compact crossover standards, ranging from 20 mpg city/25 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined for automatic-equipped two-wheel-drive models down to 18 mpg city/23 mpg highway and 20 mpg combined for manual-shift all-wheel-drive models.
The Element has earned a perfect five stars in government crash-testing for frontal and side-impact protection. It also received a highest possible “Good” rating from the IIHS for both frontal-offset and side-impact collisions.
The Element comes standard with anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, stability control, active front head restraints, front seat side-impact airbags and full-length side curtain airbags.
The 2010 Honda Element seats four with rear passengers given ample room and excellent visibility thanks to the theater-style seating.
Cargo capacity is also exceptional: With the rear seats removed, the Element can accommodate an impressive 75 cubic feet of gear.