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2008 Honda Element 2008 Honda Element

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Engineering (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 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
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Real Time 4-Wheel Drive™ Available
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100,000 Miles-or-More Tune-Up Interval*
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Please see your owner's manual for more details
Transmissions (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.786
  • 2nd: 1.614
  • 3rd: 1.082
  • 4th: 0.773
  • 5th: 0.566
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.500
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 70.4
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles 25.8° / 27.8°
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3433 / 3499
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
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*/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 20 / 25 / 22
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 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.
Safety (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Black
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Lower Instrument Panel Storage Compartment
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (Fabric for Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric Front
Adjustable Head Restraints
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
Audio Systems (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers and Clock
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual 2WD LX)back to top
Backlit Gauges Blue
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 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
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Real Time 4-Wheel Drive™ Available
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100,000 Miles-or-More Tune-Up Interval*
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Please see your owner's manual for more details
Transmissions (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.786
  • 2nd: 1.614
  • 3rd: 1.082
  • 4th: 0.773
  • 5th: 0.566
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.500
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 70.4
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles 25.8° / 27.8°
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3433 / 3499
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
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*/Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 20 / 25 / 22
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 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.
Safety (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Black
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Lower Instrument Panel Storage Compartment
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (Fabric for Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric Front
Adjustable Head Restraints
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
Audio Systems (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers and Clock
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic 2WD LX)back to top
Backlit Gauges Blue
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 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
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Real Time 4-Wheel Drive™ Available
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100,000 Miles-or-More Tune-Up Interval*
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Please see your owner's manual for more details
Transmissions (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.786
  • 2nd: 1.614
  • 3rd: 1.082
  • 4th: 0.773
  • 5th: 0.566
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.500
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 70.4
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles 25.8° / 27.8°
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3567 / 3645
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 56 / 44
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 39.4
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) 26.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 77.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4
Seating Capacity 4
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 19 / 24 / 21
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 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.
Safety (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
Removable Skylight with Tilt Feature
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Black
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Lower Instrument Panel Storage Compartment
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (Fabric for Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric Front
Adjustable Head Restraints
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
Audio Systems (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers and Clock
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual 4WD LX)back to top
Backlit Gauges Blue
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 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
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Real Time 4-Wheel Drive™ Available
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100,000 Miles-or-More Tune-Up Interval*
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Please see your owner's manual for more details
Transmissions (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.786
  • 2nd: 1.614
  • 3rd: 1.082
  • 4th: 0.773
  • 5th: 0.566
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.500
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 170.3
Height (in.) 70.4
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles 25.8° / 27.8°
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3456 / 3523
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
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*/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 20 / 25 / 22
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 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.
Safety (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Body Colored
Body-Colored Door Handles
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Chrome Exhaust Finisher
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front / Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets
Driver-Side Seatback Bungees, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (Fabric for Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric Front and Rear
Adjustable Head Restraints
Driver and Passenger-Side Armrests
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
Audio Systems (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
XM® Satellite Radio
CD Text Display Capability
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual 2WD EX)back to top
Backlit Gauges Blue
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 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
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Real Time 4-Wheel Drive™ Available
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100,000 Miles-or-More Tune-Up Interval*
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Please see your owner's manual for more details
Transmissions (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.786
  • 2nd: 1.614
  • 3rd: 1.082
  • 4th: 0.773
  • 5th: 0.566
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.500
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 169.3
Height (in.) 70.4
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles 25.8° / 27.8°
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3567 / 3645
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 56 / 44
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 39.4
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) 26.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 77.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4
Seating Capacity 4
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 19 / 24 / 21
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 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.
Safety (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
Removable Skylight with Tilt Feature
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Black
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Lower Instrument Panel Storage Compartment
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (Fabric for Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric Front
Adjustable Head Restraints
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
Audio Systems (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers and Clock
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic 4WD LX)back to top
Backlit Gauges Blue
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 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
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Real Time 4-Wheel Drive™ Available
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100,000 Miles-or-More Tune-Up Interval*
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Please see your owner's manual for more details
Transmissions (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.786
  • 2nd: 1.614
  • 3rd: 1.082
  • 4th: 0.773
  • 5th: 0.566
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.500
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 170.3
Height (in.) 70.4
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles 25.8° / 27.8°
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3456 / 3523
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
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*/Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 20 / 25 / 22
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 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.
Safety (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Body Colored
Body-Colored Door Handles
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Chrome Exhaust Finisher
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front / Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets
Driver-Side Seatback Bungees, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (Fabric for Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric Front and Rear
Adjustable Head Restraints
Driver and Passenger-Side Armrests
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
Audio Systems (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
XM® Satellite Radio
CD Text Display Capability
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic 2WD EX)back to top
Backlit Gauges Blue
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 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
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Real Time 4-Wheel Drive™ Available
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100,000 Miles-or-More Tune-Up Interval*
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Please see your owner's manual for more details
Transmissions (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.786
  • 2nd: 1.614
  • 3rd: 1.082
  • 4th: 0.773
  • 5th: 0.566
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.500
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 170.3
Height (in.) 70.4
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles 25.8° / 27.8°
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3580 / 3661
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 56 / 44
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 39.4
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) 26.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 77.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4
Seating Capacity 4
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 19 / 24 / 21
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 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.
Safety (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Removable Skylight with Tilt Feature
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Body Colored
Body-Colored Door Handles
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Chrome Exhaust Finisher
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front / Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets
Driver-Side Seatback Bungees, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (Fabric for Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric Front and Rear
Adjustable Head Restraints
Driver and Passenger-Side Armrests
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
Audio Systems (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
XM® Satellite Radio
CD Text Display Capability
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual 4WD EX)back to top
Backlit Gauges Blue
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 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
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100,000 Miles-or-More Tune-Up Interval*
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Please see your owner's manual for more details
Transmissions (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.786
  • 2nd: 1.614
  • 3rd: 1.082
  • 4th: 0.773
  • 5th: 0.566
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.500
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 25.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
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 (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 170.8
Height (in.) 69.5
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.5
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.2
Approach/Departure Angles 19.5° / 21.2°
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3529 / 3596
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
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*/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 20 / 25 / 22
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 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.
Safety (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Body Colored
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Bumpers
Body-Colored Side Sills and Roof Moldings
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights
Chrome Exhaust Finisher
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor Cargo Area only
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front / Center Console/ Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Floor Mats and Carpeted Floor (1st- and 2nd-row)
Center Console
Seating (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Head Restraints
Driver and Passenger-Side Armrests Center Console
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
Audio Systems (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
XM® Satellite Radio
CD Text Display Capability
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual 2WD SC)back to top
Backlit Gauges Copper
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 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
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Real Time 4-Wheel Drive™ Available
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100,000 Miles-or-More Tune-Up Interval*
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Please see your owner's manual for more details
Transmissions (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.786
  • 2nd: 1.614
  • 3rd: 1.082
  • 4th: 0.773
  • 5th: 0.566
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.500
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 21.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.26
Steering Ratio 16.2
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 34.9
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.) 11.1 / 11.1
Wheels 16" Alloy
All-Season Tires P215 / 70 R16 99S
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 170.3
Height (in.) 70.4
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.3
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.9
Approach/Departure Angles 25.8° / 27.8°
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3580 / 3661
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 56 / 44
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Headroom (in., front/rear) 43.3 / 39.4
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) 26.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft., maximum) 77.1
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 105.4
Seating Capacity 4
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 19 / 24 / 21
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 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.
Safety (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Removable Skylight with Tilt Feature
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Body Colored
Body-Colored Door Handles
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights
Chrome Exhaust Finisher
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front / Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets
Driver-Side Seatback Bungees, Front and Rear
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Seating (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Waterproof FXC™ (Fabric for Extreme Conditions) Seat Fabric Front and Rear
Adjustable Head Restraints
Driver and Passenger-Side Armrests
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
Audio Systems (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
XM® Satellite Radio
CD Text Display Capability
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic 4WD EX)back to top
Backlit Gauges Blue
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator
Engineering (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 2354
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net, Rev 8/04) 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
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
CARB Emissions Rating LEV-2
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100,000 Miles-or-More Tune-Up Interval*
*Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Please see your owner's manual for more details
Transmissions (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.533
  • 2nd: 2.042
  • 3rd: 1.355
  • 4th: 1.028
  • 5th: 0.825
  • Reverse: 3.583
  • Final Drive: 4.765
5-Speed Automatic Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 2.786
  • 2nd: 1.614
  • 3rd: 1.082
  • 4th: 0.773
  • 5th: 0.566
  • Reverse: 2.000
  • Final Drive: 4.500
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
Control-Link MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Compact Double Wishbone Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm., front/rear) 30.0 / 25.0
Variable Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering
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 (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 101.4
Length (in.) 170.8
Height (in.) 69.5
Width (in.) 71.5
Track (in., front/rear) 62.1 / 62.5
Ground Clearance (in., unladen) 6.2
Approach/Departure Angles 19.5° / 21.2°
Curb Weight (lbs., MT/AT) 3529 / 3596
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 57 / 43
Towing Capacity (lbs.) 1500
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
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*/Capacities (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 18 / 23 / 20
5-Speed Automatic (City/Highway/Combined) 20 / 25 / 22
Crankcase (qt.) 5.6
Coolant System (qt., MT/AT) 7.6 / 7.5
Fuel (gal.) 15.9
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2008 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.
Safety (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual-Stage Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags with Rollover Sensor
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
Side Cargo Doors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Remote Entry System
Power Side Mirrors
Composite Body Panels Body Colored
Body-Colored Door Handles
Body-Colored Bumpers
Body-Colored Side Sills and Roof Moldings
Green-Tinted Glass
Rear Privacy Glass
Clamshell Tailgate
Alloy Wheels
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights
Chrome Exhaust Finisher
Comfort & Convenience (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System
Power Front Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Rear Ventilation Windows
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cruise Control
Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
Adjustable Steering Column
Instrument Panel-Mounted Shifter
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Sliding Sun Visor Extensions
Overhead Storage Compartment
Map Lights
Dome Light
Urethane-Coated Utility Floor Cargo Area only
Beverage Holders, Front and Rear
12-Volt Power Outlet Front / Center Console/ Rear
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Rear with Bottle Holders
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets
Rear Window Defroster
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4)
Cargo Area Storage Bins
Cargo Area Hooks (2)
Cargo Area Light
Floor Mats and Carpeted Floor (1st- and 2nd-row)
Center Console
Seating (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Head Restraints
Driver and Passenger-Side Armrests Center Console
Removable, Flip-Up Rear Seats
Fold-Flat-Capable Seating
Audio Systems (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
270-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
XM® Satellite Radio
CD Text Display Capability
Instrumentation (5 Speed Automatic 2WD SC)back to top
Backlit Gauges Copper
Tachometer
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Indicator
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®)-On Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Door-/Tailgate-Open Indicator
Fuel and Coolant Temperature Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil-Pressure Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Fuel Cap Indicator