The Element is designed to easily take cargo in through its wide opening side doors and high roof. Read full review
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With the SC trim, the Element gets lowered in an effort to appeal to the urban market. Read full review
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The 2.4-liter 4 cylinder engine in the Element provides a surprising amount of power, but its fuel economy and emissions are average. Read full review
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We find the rear half doors inconvenient, as the front doors have to be opened for the rear doors to open. Read full review
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The boxy styling of the Element isn't for everyone. Read full review
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The seats in the Element fold in various configurations, offering many options for cargo room. Read full review
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The car's interior appointments have a rugged styling, keeping with the Element's mission, but we are disappointed at the lack of cabin gadgets. Read full review
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The Element's handling is surprisingly good. We enjoyed driving it around on mountain roads. Read full review
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We like that the stereo is standard double DIN size, meaning you can easily replace it with a navigation unit. Read full review
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The shifter for the five speed manual sticks out at an odd angle, but we had no problems using it. Read full review
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XM satellite radio is standard on the SC trim model, although you will have to pay the subscription costs. Read full review
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With satellite radio, you can hit the Display button to see information about the currently playing track. Read full review
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The single disc slot in the stereo can read both MP3 and WMA CDs. Read full review
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The display also shows ID3 tagging information from MP3 tracks. Read full review
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An auxiliary input is mounted in the console, but we would prefer an integrated iPod option. Read full review
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