J.D. Power

2008 Honda Element

#1 in Small SUV
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2008 Honda Element Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

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Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Small SUV of 2008

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#1 Honda Element

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2008 Honda Element after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Flexibility of seat configurations
  • The vehicle's audio system

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2008 Honda Element during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior
  • Smoothness of vehicle's ride
  • The vehicle's heating and air conditioning

Performance Specs

MPG City

18 - 20


23 - 25




5 speed, Automatic w/OD, 5 speed, Manual w/OD


Gas I4


4-Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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