2007 Honda Element

Torrance, Calif. August 24, 2006

For the 2007 model year, Honda's versatile and fun-to-drive Element undergoes a significant transformation with updated exterior and interior styling along with enhanced levels of safety equipment and more horsepower. An all-new variation of the Element, the Element SC, debuts with a uniquely aggressive styling inside and out along with a sport-tuned suspension and exclusive features.

All 2007 Elements will provide a core suite of standard safety equipment that goes beyond government requirements and includes side curtain airbags, driver's and front passenger's side airbags with OPDS, ABS, and Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA) for all light trucks. The addition of these features fulfills the goals of Honda's "Safety for Everyone" initiative introduced in 2003.

Element (All Models)

  • Standard VSA (new) and Brake Assist
  • Standard side curtain airbags
  • Integrated Front Seat Belts
  • 2.4-liter i-VTEC™ 4-cylinder engine with 10 more horsepower (166-horsepower @ 5500 rpm and 160 lb-ft. torque @ 4000 rpm)
  • 5-speed automatic transmission available (previously 4AT)
  • Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
  • Black cargo floor
  • New styling for instrument panel, steering wheel and radio
  • Standard keyless entry (LX)
  • Standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Element (LX and EX)

  • New headlight and grille styling
  • EX trim level now has standard painted fender cladding surfaces and door handles (LX retains black cladding)

Element SC

Adds or replaces the above with:

  • Sport suspension tuning with lowered ride height (-20mm)
  • Exclusive 18-inch alloy wheels
  • Unique interior features include carpeted floor in seating areas, center console with beverage holders and auxiliary audio input jack and copper-hue meter illumination
  • Unique exterior features include an aerol grille, projector beam headlights and monochromatic color scheme with painted bumpers and trim
  • New exterior color: Root Beer Metallic (SC-only)