According to Wikipedia, the Honda Element is a compact crossover SUV manufactured by Honda and released for the first time in the US in 2003. Powering the Element is Honda's 2.4 Liter K-Engine, an i-VTEC four-cylinder engine that also sees duty in the Accord and CR-V. For the Element's purposes, it produces 156 hp (116 kW) at 5500 rpm and 160 ft·lbf (217 N·m) of torque at 4500 rpm. In mid June 2007 Honda started selling the 2008 Element. The only change from the 2007 Element was the addition of the color Royal Blue Pearl for the SC trim.
Yet we can surely still find more good testimonials about the Honda Element. From the official Honda site, it is stated that "Just one glance tells you the Element was built for those who live their own unique way." Along with Real Time 4WD™, i-VTEC® Engine, and Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System; Honda Element offers flexible freedom for its 64 Seating Options, 77 Cubic Feet of Cargo Room, Configurable Seating and also offers extreme functionality through its Wide-Opening Cargo Doors, Clamshell Tailgate, and Removable Skylight (4WD models).
A selling site performs Honda Element as a vehicle which is designed to maximize space, whether for people and/or cargo in a fairly small package, with driving characteristics similar to a small sedan. It aims to appeal to a young and active people. J.D. Power and Associates customer satisfaction and quality research studies even name the Honda Element as the most reliable Compact Multi-Activity Vehicle.
Overview and more news about 2008 Honda Element could be viewed on The Car Connection.com.