The most obvious change to the 2009 Element is a new front end that is similar to that on the new Honda Pilot. Outback the Element gets new taillights and a revised rear door.
The official details for the new Element have yet to be released. What we do know is that the Element will be powered by the same 2.4L four-cylinder and will add a cooling fridge and navigation system to the options list.
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2010 or 2009 Honda Element Exposed