The Chemistry Is Gone
Honda Element falls victim to flagging sales.
The function-leading-form Element, marketed to those with an active lifestyle, will be no more after the 2011 model year, according to Automotive News. Another vehicle based on the CR-V platform, as is the Element, will likely fill the empty slot in the manufacturer's lineup.
A small pickup?
I'd buy one in a heartbeat!
My "86" Mazda B2000 longbed is getting rusty!
You may be interested in the Ford Transit Connect. I test drove one and liked everything about it, except the lack of a five speed. That was the only thing that prevented me from buying one.
I totally agree with you. See my post below. I bought a used Ford Ranger with a manual transmission instead of the Element. There is definitely a market for a small truck, especially if it is tought as nails, functional, and reliable. Honda could knock that out of the ballpark.
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