Nowadays, it has become quite a commonplace trend among carmakers to re-launch discontinued and popular models of yesteryears. Like some of its rival brands, Japanese carmaker Honda is walking on the same route! The compact crossover 2020 Honda Element is likely to be launched.Made on the Honda CR-V platform, the original Element was unveiled in 2003 and it was on market since 2011. In the years after its launch in the Canadian and US market, the Honda Element gained traction with the target buyers and sold in huge numbers. At that time, SUV market was not so coked with options and young buyers found the Element worth trying out.This car also faced the heat from stablemate Honda CR-V which proved to be a runaway success. Declining sales figures made Honda declare the withdrawal of Element in 2011.
2020 Honda Element Exterior Redesign and Updates
The company has not said much on the prospect of relaunching the Element but the industry insiders think the chance is significant. The upcoming model will get a new grille, Led lamps and some chrome accents on the body. The wide-opening cargo doors and wipe-down floors will be available in this year model.
2020 Honda Element Trims and Interior Changes
The newest 2020 Honda Element will be available with few trims included LX and EX and several new colors will be available. The interior of this model will be better looking than the predecessor. Honda will offer noise insulation in cabin and plenty of small item bins and compartments will also be on offer.The amenities will include 2 zone climate control, sunroof, heated seats, heated steering wheel and premium sound system. Some packages may also be offered by touchscreen screen display will be on board to control infotainment setup.The 2020 Honda Element will come with enough modern safety tech. Expected safety features will include airbags, traction control, rearview cameras, lane keep assist. Some advanced safety features like automatic emergency braking and adaptive cruise-control may be offered as options.
2020 Honda Element Engine Details
At this moment there is no information about the engine. A V-6 engine with AWD may be on the cards.The previous model has under the hood a 2.4-liter inline 4 that makes 166 horsepower and 161 lb.-ft. This model is been available with front-wheel drive as standard and four-wheel system as optional.EPA city/highway fuel economy of this type of engine is 20/25 for the model with automatic transmission FWD system and 19/24 automatic and 4WD system.
2020 Honda Element Price and Release Date
The price of upcoming 2020 Honda Element is unknown. A release date in early 2020 is likely.
Summing it up
The 2020 Honda Element will definitely woo buyers with that price. The company is yet to come clear on release date. Some of the models that are in the same price range are Honda CR-V and Subaru Forester.