After a gap of four years, Japanese company Honda, is all set to bring back one of its most coveted models for the upcoming year. Going by the name of 2017 Honda Element, this vehicle is a car enthusiast’s dream come true as it offers top of the line features that is largely unfound anywhere else. This unconventional vehicle, even though not widely popular because of it’s what we might call “nerdy design”, enjoys a niche’ fan base. For the next release, Honda has implemented changes to its exterior, interior features, and is set to provide a better powertrain than ever before.
2017 Honda Element Engine and Performance
The 2017 Honda Element boasts of a superior engine than its predecessor with a 2.4 litre V-TEC 4-cylinder unit with lots of implemented changes over its previous iteration. This engine will be able to produce around 150 hp and 165 lb-ft of maximum torque. Even though this setting might not look like a huge boost on paper, it is certainly a great deal considering that this is a family vehicle. Fuel economy rates have been recorded to be 20 mpg and 25 for city and highway drives respectively. Information regarding transmission system and drive will most likely be revealed later since release is still quite far away.
2017 Honda Element Exterior and Interior Modifications
Speaking of the exterior, this car will have a refreshed look that has been implemented to make it more suitable for modern-day preferences. As time progresses, it is only natural that people would want something different; Honda is giving people just that. Changes of 2017 Honda Element SUV includes modified bumpers, new LED headlights, Xenon fog lights and a slightly tapered front grille design that adds to this model’s elegance. You will be surprised to know that a 17 inch alloy wheel is being used this time around. Better wheels almost equal to improved performance and better grip.
This unorthodox SUV will offer a revamped interior decor theme that is reminiscent of concept models and sporty accents. The cabin has got slightly bigger thus allowing every passenger to sit comfortable with their arms and legs stretched out. Its black and yellow theme works flawlessly to create an ambience of excitement, accompanied by equal level of comfort. There will be a new LCD screen displaying necessary information, Power steering, and a magnificent audio system to keep the blues at bay.
Making the 2017 Honda Element ideal for safety are features like airbags, Cruise control, parking sensors, Navigation, etc. In addition, there will also be USB and Bluetooth functionality to incorporate smart phone features. Satellite radio will allow you to tune in to some of the world’s best radio stations wirelessly.
2017 Honda Element Price and Release Date
Even though no concrete details have been made available as of now, experts in this field are expecting the 2017 Honda Element to cost somewhere around $30,000 for its base version; no doubt that higher trim levels will cost more. You will be able see this car in showrooms by the end of 2016.