Compare 2008 Honda Element vs 2008 Mazda MAZDA5

2008 Honda Element
2008 Mazda MAZDA5
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2WD 5-Door Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 5-Door Manual LX 18 23 $17,677 $18,980
2WD 5-Door Automatic LX 20 25 $18,418 $19,780
4WD 5-Door Manual LX 18 23 $18,975 $20,380
2WD 5-Door Manual EX 18 23 $19,541 $20,990
4WD 5-Door Automatic LX 19 24 $19,717 $21,180
2WD 5-Door Automatic EX 20 25 $20,283 $21,790
4WD 5-Door Manual EX 18 23 $20,839 $22,390
2WD 5-Door Manual SC 18 23 $21,196 $22,775
4WD 5-Door Automatic EX 19 24 $21,581 $23,190
2WD 5-Door Automatic SC 20 25 $21,938 $23,575
4-Door Wagon Manual Sport
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,677
$16,849
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,980
$17,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$316 / month
$300 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Honda Element is a great choice for drivers who need lots of storage room and a spill-proof interior. Provided you don't expect too much of a zoom-zoom feel, the 2008 Mazda Mazda5 is one of the few good choices for buyers looking for minivan spaciousness in a vehicle that's especially fuel-efficient and maneuverable.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
23 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
47.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 -
Passenger Capacity
4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
43.3 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
169.3 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
70.4 -
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 -
Wheelbase (in)
101.4 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
46.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
66.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
74.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.1 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
38.7 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 0.9 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 0.4 -
Brake Type
Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.9 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.26 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 -
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3433 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 -
Front Wheel Material
Steel -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.6 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 5800 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 -
Fuel System
MPFI -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
161 @ 4000 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
2.4L/144 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 -
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 -
Trans Order Code
NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.77 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.53 -
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 -
Trans Type
5 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda Element -
Body Style
4 Door -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compact -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Control-Link -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.83 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut -

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