2005 Honda Element Consumer Review: Best Vehicle We've Had

2005 Honda Element - Consumer Review

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EX 4dr SUV (2.4L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual)

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Best Vehicle We've Had
By hillbilly on


2005 Honda Element EX AWD 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


We live at the end of a dead end road and our Element spends a LOT of time off road and on bad roads. Downsides are that the seats are a bit uncomfortable on long trips, the visibility is sometimes difficult with the side pillar, the gas mileage could be better. Also, the moon roof is way too difficult to replace after removing. Wish the rack spacing on the roof was longer. The wipe down seats and interior are wonderful for a canoe paddler that also hauls his dogs around. Have had it for going on 4 years and no problems except for drivers seat problems. Our Element has never been stuck except after a 6" ice storm. Routinely cross creeks et al on the farm and it rarely kicks into 4WD.

Best Features

Wipe down seats, seat configurations, perfect camping vehicle.

Worst Features

Better gas mileage, wider space between front and rear racks, easier operating moon roof.
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