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Selected Style 2WD DX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Manual DX 21 26 $14,880 $16,100
2WD Automatic DX 22 26 $15,618 $16,900
4WD Manual DX 21 24 $16,172 $17,500
4WD Automatic DX 21 24 $16,909 $18,300
2WD Manual EX 21 26 $17,232 $18,650
2WD Manual w/Side Airbags EX 21 26 $17,463 $18,900
2WD Automatic EX 22 26 $17,970 $19,450
2WD Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 22 26 $18,201 $19,700
4WD Manual EX 21 24 $18,524 $20,050
4WD Manual w/Side Airbags EX 21 24 $18,754 $20,300
4WD Automatic EX 21 24 $19,262 $20,850
4WD Automatic w/Side Airbags EX 21 24 $19,492 $21,100
4-Door LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door LS 21 26 $16,778 $18,087
4-Door AWD LS 20 25 $17,984 $19,387
4-Door XLS 21 26 $18,170 $19,587
4-Door AWD XLS 20 25 $19,377 $20,887
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,880
$16,778
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,100
$18,087
Monthly Payment Estimate
$268 / month
$301 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 43.3 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.6 96.1
Second Hip Room (in) 47.6 51.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 38.2
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 54.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 51.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 68.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.9 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 166.5 179.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - NA
Height, Overall (in) 70.4 63.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.3 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 101.4 103.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.1 24.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 38.7 NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 46.0 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 66.7 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 74.6 60.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) N/A NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) N/A NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - NA
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.9 10.9 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.26 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 51.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.9 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/70SR16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70SR16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/90D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3352 3240
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 45 90
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.4L/143
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5500 140 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 161 @ 4500 157 @ 2500
Engine Order Code NA 4G64
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.36 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Sportronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive 2-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 2.48
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.53
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.77 4.41
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.53 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Honda Element Mitsubishi Outlander
Body Style 4 Door 4-Door Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Compact Multi Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Control-Link MacPherson Struts
 
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