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Pros: 4- wheel drive
Cons: cost & honest salesmen.This Element being the second Element that my has owned tells you that it is a great car as my wife says. Lots of room, engine needs help with a few more HP. Tows good, Moon roof is questionble. My wife would rather it was not there. A great winter car. likes the seats that raise to the sides. Front seat not as durable as she likes and short on comfort for the cross country ride. Buy your towing hitch from UHaul half the cost of Honda. Some Honda dealers will try to get more money from with cheap things add to your car. Etching the window, a alarm system, shine on you car, scot guard for the interior and many more useless items that they charge an outrageous price for. I have not met an honest salesman or finance manger. But back to the Element, my wife says that if she gets another car it will be another Element. The car can also be fitted with a whee lchair lift.
Pros: Drives like a dream!
Cons: Opening rear side doors in garage.I have owned many cars, a few trucks, a Suburban and a 4Runner. My Element is the best all around performer. Economical, plenty of room for shopping, camping, road trips and my wife is an artist so there have been times when she has filled it up with numerous canvasses of all sizes which would not have been possible with many other larger vehicles. Great economy and it's cool too.
Great Do Anything Vehicle
Pros: four wheel drive
Cons: the high cost of accessoriesThe Element has been the best car I have owned. a no nonsense vehilce. Could use a few more engine. But can't say to much about the engine, We pulled a 5X8 trailer loaded full all over the US and no problems. Never been to the dealer for repairs, This is our second Element and the first had 93,000 miles when we traded with zero problems.