The Element SUV was developed by Honda specifically for a young audience. According to official figures, the original concept sounded like a “mobile dormitory” and the car was intended for active young people on a budget. The concept of the first version of Element debuted at the Detroit Auto Show back in 2001, and the full production of the model began two years later – in 2003.
The car is a 5-door 4-seater SUV. An interesting feature of Honda is the “Dog Friendly” system, which implies the presence of a special shelf for a sofa with a fan and a drinker. The car will be a great option if you like to travel or just often move from place to place.
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Honda Element Oil Capacity
|Engine||Oil capacity (with filter)||Oil type (viscosity grade)|
|2.4L 4-cyl Engine K24A4||4.2 liters (4.4 quarts)||5W-20|
|2.4L 4-cyl Engine K24A8||4.2 liters (4.4 quarts)||5W-20|
How Much Oil Does a Honda Element Take?
The 2011 Honda Element with the 2.4L 4-cyl engine (engine code K24A8) takes 4.4 quarts (with filter) of 5W-20 synthetic oil. A new oil filter and a crush washer are required.
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Honda Element Transmission Fluid Capacity
|Transmission||Fluid capacity||Fluid type|
|ZFJ3 5-speed manual transmission||1.9 liters (2.1 quarts; 4 pints)||GLS42, Honda Manual Transmission Fluid, P/N 08798-9031|
|ZGM3 5-speed manual transmission||1.9 liters (2.1 quarts; 4 pints)||GLS42, Honda Manual Transmission Fluid, P/N 08798-9031|
|4-speed MZKA (4WD) automatic transmission||Total Fill 7.2 liters (7.6 quarts)||SL040|
|4-speed BZKA (FWD) automatic transmission||Total Fill 6.5 liters (6.9 quarts)||SL040|
|5-speed MZKA (4WD) automatic transmission||Total Fill 7.2 liters (7.6 quarts)||SL040|
|5-speed MNZA (FWD) automatic transmission||Total Fill 7 liters (7.4 quarts)||SL040|
The car is equipped with an excellent 2.4-liter 4-cylinder i-VTEC petrol engine. The torque of such a power unit is 218/4500 Nm / (rpm). The engine consumes 10.2 l / 100 km in the urban cycle, 9 l / 100 km on the highway and 9.6 l / 100 km in the combined cycle. The acceleration time from 0 to 100 km / h takes 9.5 seconds. The Honda Element motor is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. The SUV is equipped with an all-wheel drive.
The appearance of the model The element immediately catches the eye, due to its unusual shape, which may not be to everyone’s liking. A distinctive feature of the SUV is the hinged tailgate without side struts. Thanks to this design, the loading and unloading of baggage are quick and easy.