I've been a long time loyal Honda owner since I was 16. (Now 34 and 6 new Hondas later...) Initially I was a bit skeptical about buying this car. After months and months of research, asking questions, test drives I bit the bullet and bought one on 1/8/07. I've had it for almost 4 months and 3800 miles later, I must say this SUV exceeded my initial expectations! I've driven in several bad snow/ice storms and this SUV just keeps goin' while the other cars and trucks are stranded on the side. (The real-time all wheel drive works wonders!) To make a long story short, if you're considering an Element, go out there and drive it, you'll definitely be impressed!!!
Well thought out interior. Seats are super comfortable, lots and lots of room.
Needs more power!! A motor this size is great if you're a single driver. If you need to move more than 2 people and climb up a hill (going snowboarding) this little motor just struggles. I wish Honda would throw the RSX or TSX motor in there. Other than that, it's a perfect SUV!