The 2019 Honda Element is a compact crossover SUV that is based on a CR-V platform. Element model is perfect for families, the interior is modern and aesthetic and the latest addition is a new infotainment system. On top of that, Element gains latest phone connectivity features Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
A wide choice of trim levels is available, however, the gap in price is small which is good. The exterior is slightly better and it looks pleasing. For 2019, the upcoming Element is available with an all-wheel-drive setup. Generally, this car offers a smooth ride and there is a huge possibility of a hybrid drivetrain.
2019 Honda Element Exterior comes with a unique design
The upcoming 2019 Honda Element offers an incredibly beautiful and unique design, especially after a slight redesign that happened. The bumpers are looking very sharp while the hood looks stunning. The body suffered a lot of aluminum and steel work and aerodynamics are great.
Xenon lights and 17-inch wheel are standard, but LED headlights and 18-inch alloy wheels are optional. Just like all of new Honda’s models, the 2019 Element will include a rearview camera as standard. The rear is squared and the overall Element’s exterior looks like that. It will be available with eight colors scheme that is also present in previous model Alabaster Silver Metallic, Galaxy Gray Metallic, Atomic Blue Metallic, Kiwi Metallic, Root Beer Metallic, Nighthawk Black Pearl, Tangerine Metallic and Tangerine Metallic.
2019 Honda Element Interior gets a new infotainment system
The interior is roomy and it can accommodate up to five passengers. The dashboard now comes with an LCD touchscreen and new infotainment system is installed. An Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are available on higher trim levels as an option, while HD satellite radio, GPS satellite and navigation system are all standard. The seats are comfortable and supportive and rear seats are folding flat for an additional cargo space.
The center console adds a new crystal display which will provide driver information. Overall, the cabin is spacious, both headroom and legroom are ample and Honda did a great job of creating the interior that is pleasant and practical. Interior will come with color options Black/Copper, Black/Titanium, Gray/Black and Titanium/Black.
2019 Honda Element Engine details and rumors
The new model 2019 Honda Element comes with an improved performance and fuel economy. Furthermore, the new engine under the hood is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder unit that can produce up to 150 HP and 160 lb-ft of torque. According to some speculations, Element’s top speed is 110 mph, but these figures are yet to be confirmed. The 2019 Element offers 5 or 6-speed automatic transmission and fuel economy is at 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
A fuel economy numbers will change depending on a chosen trim level, however, the overall efficiency is improved, the ride is smooth and brakes are more than good. Moreover, Honda could introduce a new hybrid system for this crossover. The same four-cylinder engine is coupled with an electric motor and this combination should gain a few more horsepower and few extra miles per gallon.
2019 Honda Element Price and release date
Honda will launch its latest compact crossover SUV at the beginning of 2019. The price for the base model is around $21,000 while the top trim level will cost $30,000. The 2019 Honda Element should also arrive in the U.S. markets later next year. However, the hybrid model will debut in 2020.