2011 Honda CR-V vs. 2011 Honda Element

2011 Honda CR-V
Year: 
2011
Make: 
Honda
Model: 
CR-V
Price
Min: 
$21,695
Max: 
$27,895
Destination Charge: 
$780
Fuel Efficiency
City: 
21
Hwy: 
28
Safety
All: 
4
Front: 
4
Side: 
4
Roll: 
4
Resale
Yr 2: 
72%
Yr 3: 
62%
Yr 4: 
52%
Yr 5: 
43%
Quality
Overall: 
5
Mechanical: 
5
Design: 
4
Dependability
Overall: 
5
Powertrain: 
5
Body: 
5
Features: 
4
2011 Honda Element
Year: 
2011
Make: 
Honda
Model: 
Element
Price
Min: 
$20,825
Max: 
$24,185
Destination Charge: 
$780
Fuel Efficiency
City: 
20
Hwy: 
25
Safety
Roll: 
3
Resale
Yr 2: 
66%
Yr 3: 
57%
Yr 4: 
48%
Yr 5: 
40%
Quality
Overall: 
5
Mechanical: 
5
Design: 
5
Dependability
Overall: 
4
Powertrain: 
3
Body: 
4
Features: 
4

Coming in at #9 out of 23, (on the U.S News Best Affordable Compact SUVs list) is the 2011 Honda Element. The Element gets high marks for its safety and reliability. The CR-V comes in at #2 on the same list (just behind the Toyota RAV4 and tied with the Chevrolet Equinox), and gets high ratings for all categories, with its exterior as it's lowest rated score.