I will buy another element this year. The thing that I like most is the headroom and the ease of regress and egress. I have a fused neck so I cannot bend it and with the Element I don't have to bend my neck to get in or out. The car is a little noisy from the lack of carpet but you get used to it. Many nooks and crannies that coins get wedged in but not that much of a problem. All around a great car. Replaced a passenger window motor, a battery and was serviced regularly. Still have it 50k miles.
Head room and the maneuverability. Lots of storage room especially when the rear seats are removed. Did it once and they snapped right back in.
Move the Ipod jack closer to the driver and give it a slot to slip into. Make the cup holder in the middle removable in order to clean. Material for cloth seats seemed cheap and easily worn.