The new 2018 Honda Element is an up to date design by the Japanese that will compete stiffly as one of the best automotive in the market with upgrades. This 2018 Element is designed for the purpose of urban life, due to customer’s need of a module with a perfect shape and appearance. It is larger than mini SUVs but smaller as compared to mid-size SUVs.
Despite no major changes in the design, a slight improvement is noticeable in the design. Despite a temporary end in the production of Honda Element recently, rising demand for the model has propelled its production with the new design being awaited eagerly by buyers.
2018 Honda Element – Appearance of Exterior and Interior
The 2018 Honda Element is expected to maintain the exterior design of previous models. And a very smooth appearance but sharp edges. On the front, an improved bumper with large horizontal openings to encourage fresh air flow will be used.
This will greatly help in cooling the engine. Both front and rear bumpers will be relatively lowered to protect the vehicle parts surface. Most parts of the frame will be made of aluminium to make it lighter in weight, with the front panel being covered with plastic.
Both headlights and rear lights will be made of modern LED technology, not forgetting xenon fog lights for clearer visibility. 17-inch thick improved wheels made of alloys. And with improved traction will be used on the model for increased stability and grip on the road.
The interior of Honda Element 2018 will has a complete overhaul with a slightly wider cabin furnished with new equipment. It will be more spacious to accommodate up to six passengers comfortably. The seats will be covered with leather to make them comfy with the rear seats being adjustable and of the fold-down design.
More head and leg room will be noticeably in this automotive. Modern technology improvements and appliances will be present on the dashboard. These include a power steering wheel, LCD screen display, a modern audio system, Bluetooth and USB connection features.
Safety features such as cruise control, parking sensors, Wi-Fi hotspot, a satellite radio, lane switching notifiers. Also, airbags, rearview camera and a navigation system will be made readily available for protection.
2018 Honda Element – Modifications in the Engine
The 2018 Honda Element will use a 2.4-liter four-cylinder i-VTEC design engine. It will produce an output of 150 hp and have 160 lb-ft of torque. This engine will have a fuel efficiency of 20 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway.
This engine will be tweaked a bit to enable it to realise a substantial improvement of the maximum speed, ranging from 70 -80 miles per hour.
The engine will be joined with either a five-speed automatic transmission or a five-speed manual transmission gearbox. It is expected to use the two-wheel drive system as before, with an optional four-wheel drive system.
2018 Honda Element – Expected MSRP and Availability
In conclusion, speculations have it that late 2017 or early 2018 will see the release of the new 2018 Honda Element. Since no official date has been communicated yet. Upon release, the base model will have a starting price of around $20,000. With the better trims ranging up to $30,000 in the market.