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4-door SUV

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2003 Honda Element shown
2003 Honda Element shown

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Moderate overlap front

Overall evaluation
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Structure and safety cage
G
Injury measures
Head/neck
G
Chest
G
Leg/foot, left
G
Leg/foot, right
G
Restraints and dummy kinematics
G

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Side

Overall evaluation
G
Structure and safety cage
A
Driver injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G
Rear passenger injury measures
Head/neck
G
Torso
G
Pelvis/leg
G
Head protection
G

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Roof strength

Overall evaluation
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Curb weight 3,633 lbs
Peak force 15,642 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.31
Tested vehicle
2008 Honda Element LX 4-door 2wd

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Head restraints & seats
Manual cloth seats

Overall evaluation
G
Dynamic rating
G
Seat/head restraint geometry
G

Other safety features

  • Side airbags: front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags (beginning with 2007 models)
  • Rollover sensor: designed to deploy the side curtain airbags in the event of an impending rollover (beginning with 2007 models)
  • Side airbags: front seat-mounted torso airbags (optional in 2003-06 models)
  • Electronic stability control (beginning with 2007 models)
  • Antilock brakes (standard beginning with 2006 models, optional on 2003-05 models)