Compare 2004 Honda Element vs 2004 Toyota RAV4

2004 Honda Element
2004 Toyota RAV4
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2WD DX Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Element 2WD DX Automatic 22 26 $15,618 $16,900
Element 2WD DX Manual 21 26 $14,880 $16,100
Element 2WD EX Automatic 22 26 $18,201 $19,700
Element 2WD EX Automatic w/Side Airbags 22 26 $18,431 $19,950
Element 2WD EX Manual 21 26 $17,463 $18,900
Element 2WD EX Manual w/Side Airbags 21 26 $17,693 $19,150
Element 2WD LX Automatic 22 26 $16,540 $17,900
Element 2WD LX Manual 21 26 $15,803 $17,100
Element 4WD DX Automatic 21 24 $16,909 $18,300
Element 4WD DX Manual 21 24 $16,172 $17,500
Element 4WD EX Automatic 21 24 $19,492 $21,100
Element 4WD EX Automatic w/Side Airbags 21 24 $19,723 $21,350
Element 4WD EX Manual 21 24 $18,754 $20,300
Element 4WD EX Manual w/Side Airbags 21 24 $18,985 $20,550
Element 4WD LX Automatic 21 24 $17,832 $19,300
Element 4WD LX Manual 21 24 $17,094 $18,500
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4-Door Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 4-Door Automatic 24 29 $18,059 $19,500
RAV4 4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 27 $19,061 $20,900
RAV4 4-Door Manual 24 30 $17,086 $18,450
RAV4 4-Door Manual 4WD 22 27 $18,104 $19,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,618
$18,059
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,900
$19,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$282 / month
$325 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.4 38.3
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.2 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
43.3 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.6 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
47.6 46.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.9 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
166.5 166.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
70.4 65.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
101.4 98.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 59.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
25.1 29.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
38.7 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
46.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
66.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
74.6 68.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 0.4 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 x 0.9 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 14.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.9 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.26 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70SR16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3389 2965
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.6 8.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
45 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 325
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
161 @ 4500 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5500 161 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 2.01
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.18
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.68 3.64
Clutch Size (in)
NA 9.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08 1.30
Trans Type
4 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.00 2.98
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Honda Element Toyota RAV4
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear
Compact Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front
Control-Link MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32

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