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2010 Element SC Specifications
Engineering
  SC
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 166 @ 5800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 161 @ 4000
Redline (rpm) 6500
Bore and Stroke (mm) 87 x 99
Compression Ratio 9.7: 1
Valve Train 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection Standard
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System Standard
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2[1] 
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer Standard
+/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups[2]  Standard
Transmission
  SC
5-Speed Automatic Transmission: Standard
Gear Ratios: 1st: 2.786, 2nd: 1.614, 3rd: 1.082, 4th: .773, 5th: .566, Reverse: 2.000, Final Drive: 4.500  
Body/Suspension/Chassis
  SC
Unit-Body Construction Standard
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension Standard
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension Standard
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 30.0 (solid) / 25.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering Standard
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.98
Steering Ratio 15.3
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 36.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 18" Alloy
All-Season Tires P225 / 55 R18 97H
Exterior Measurements
  SC
Wheelbase (in) 101.4
Length (in) 170.4
Height (in) 69.5
Width (in) 71.6
Track (in, front/rear) 62.1 / 62.5
Ground Clearance (in, unladen) 6.2
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 21.1 / 21.6
Curb Weight (lbs, 2WD) 3597
Towing Capacity (lbs) 1500[3] 
Interior Measurements
  SC
Headroom (in, front/rear) 43.3 / 38.0
Legroom (in, front/rear) 41.0 / 39.1
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 57.1 / 52.2
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 55.0 / 47.6
Cargo Volume (cu ft, behind 2nd-row) 25.1
Cargo Volume (cu ft,maximum) 74.6
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 103.6
Seating Capacity 4
EPA Mileage Estimates[4] / Fuel
  SC
5-Speed Automatic (2WD; City/Highway/Combined) 20 / 25 / 22
Crankcase (qt) 5.6
Coolant System (qt, AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
Safety
  SC
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions Standard
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder Standard
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS) Standard
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Standard
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor Standard
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard
Brake Distribution (EBD) Standard
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control[5]  Standard
Brake Assist Standard
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) Standard
Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)[6]  Standard
Side-Impact Door Beams Standard
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) Standard
Lower Anchors (2nd-Row All), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)  
Exterior Features
  SC
Side Cargo Doors Standard
Variable Windshield Wipers Standard
Rear Window Wiper/Washer Standard
Roof-Mounted Antenna Standard
Remote Entry System Standard
Power Side Mirrors Standard
Body-Colored Bumpers Standard
Body-Colored Side Sills and Roof Moldings Standard
Green-Tinted Glass Standard
Rear Privacy Glass Standard
Clamshell Tailgate Standard
Alloy Wheels Standard
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights Standard
Chrome Exhaust Finisher Standard
Comfort & Convenience
  SC
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System Standard
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window Standard
Rear Ventilation Windows Standard
Power Door and Tailgate Locks Standard
Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls Cruise/Audio
Adjustable Steering Column Standard
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors Standard
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions Standard
Overhead Storage Compartment Standard
Map Lights Standard
Dome Light Standard
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor Cargo Area Only
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear Standard
12-Volt Power Outlet Front / Center Console / Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders Standard
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets Standard
Rear Window Defroster Standard
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts Standard
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4) Standard
Cargo Area Storage Bins Standard
Cargo Area Hooks (2) Standard
Cargo Area Light Standard
Floor Mats and Carpeted Floor (1st- and 2nd-row) Standard
Center Console Standard
Seating
  SC
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment Standard
Adjustable Head Restraints Standard
Driver and Passenger-Side Armrests Center Console
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats Standard
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating Standard
Audio Systems
  SC
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer Standard
/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability[7]  Standard
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack Standard
XM® Radio[8]  Standard
CD Text Display Capability Standard
Instrumentation
  SC
Backlit Gauges Copper
Tachometer Standard
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2) Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator[6]  Standard
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator[5]  Standard
Maintenance Minder System Standard
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator Standard
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators Standard
Low-Fuel Indicator Standard
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator Standard
Exterior Temperature Indicator Standard
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator Standard
Fuel Cap Indicator Standard
 
[1]  LEV-2 rated by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).
[2]  Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. May vary with driving conditions. See your owner's manual for more details.
[3]  Towing requires the addition of the Honda accessory trailer hitch and hitch ball. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[4]  Based on 2010 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
[5]  VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.
[6]  For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[7]  Windows Media® is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
[8]  XM services require a subscription after 90-day trial period. Subscriptions governed by SiriusXM Customer Agreement; see www.siriusxm.com. If you decide to continue your XM service at the end of your complimentary trial, the plan you choose will automatically be renewed and you will be billed at then-current rates until you call XM at 1-800-967-2346 to cancel. Fees and programming subject to change. Available only to those at least 18 years of age in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. ©2011 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and its subsidiaries.