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Honda Element, Fuel Efficiency (MPG), SUV
#44 of 117 Re: Honda Element: MPG - Real World Numbers [steve_]
Dec 14, 2007 (11:13 pm)
I have a 2004 EX, and drive 150 miles a day, 90% of which is freeway. Freeway speed is in the low 60's. Since I bought the Toaster, I have been checking mileage on a fairly regular basis and have been able to keep it between 27-28 mpg. The Toaster gets regular oil changes and check ups. I love my Element! As many hours as I spend in it every day, it is important that I feel safe, but still be in an open environment. When this one is past its prime, I fully intend to get another one.
Dec 15, 2007 (12:02 am)
The element will takes it's first big road trip soon. Hope to get in the high 20's,
#46 of 117 Snow Traffic Jam
Dec 16, 2007 (7:20 pm)
I had a full tank on Thursday morning.... been driving in town and in the snow for three days.. done, 72 miles in town, slow, stop/start traffic. I filled up the tank again tonight... 5.9 Gallons... the result is only 12 miles/gallon..
On the highway, I got bewteen 20-22. I have an EX AWD Auto.
Jan 02, 2008 (12:44 am)
Traveling North: Around 22 - I did have it weighted down with fruit (but not overloaded). I figure I still had 250 lbs left.
Traveling South: Received a 24 and a 25. Christmas presents are not as heavy.
I wish it got the mpg as my xB. But O well.
It had 1800 miles when I left, and 3800 when I got back. Needs its first oil change soon.
Feb 01, 2008 (1:00 pm)
Bought an '06 AWD EX Manual brand new. Have averaged just over 19mpg in the twenty months I've owned it. I live in Alaska (cold weather factor, oxygenated gas in winter) but use a block heater rather than idling warm ups. Have modified my driving habits to see if I can do better - shifting around 3000 rather than 4000rpms - but, oddly, that doesn't seem to be making a difference.
Best two tanks ever were 24.5 and almost 27mpg.
#49 of 117 Real world mpg
Feb 06, 2008 (8:02 pm)
I just bought a 2003 Element EX AWD with 35,000 miles on it. I'm driving about 90 percent highway miles, and I'm only getting 19.7mpg. I really was hoping for better. Love the vehicle though.
#50 of 117 Real World - '08 EX FWD
Feb 17, 2008 (2:43 pm)
I have filed up my tank twice since purchasing the "Blue Bomber" and both tanks I have averaged 23 MPG with 60% city and 40% highway - I'm very happy with the MPG - I traded in my '06 Unlimited Wrangler it was a sad day but my commute is 60 miles round trip so I needed a better MPG car. I must say I do enjoy the "Blue Bomber" so far...
#51 of 117 January MPG
Feb 17, 2008 (3:45 pm)
During the month of January I got HORRIBLE MPG! I have a 2007 Honda Element EX 4WD and I only got 17-18 MPG. I usually get about 24-27. This month I got around 26. Anyone know why I could have gotten that bad of milage? Anyone else with this problem? I drove exactly as I do all the time and no new situations so I can not come up with a reason. Thank you for any help.
#52 of 117 Could it be the winter gas?
Feb 18, 2008 (10:16 pm)
#53 of 117 Re: Could it be the winter gas? [tundradude]
Feb 18, 2008 (10:49 pm)
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