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Honda Element Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Honda Element

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Honda Element is between $374 and $457 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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Honda Element
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$415
Annual Repair Cost
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On 4 wheel drive models, a groaning noise from the rear differential heard while going through turns can be caused by differential fluid break down. Servicing the rear differential will generally...
The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.
There are complaints of the vehicle moving faster than expected when cold and in gear with our foot off the throttle. A software update from Honda which should correct this concern.
'04 one owner, Full synthetic high mileage oil changes regularly, new air-conditioner, just had h...
my car is making a clunking sound when driving. was told its the rack & pinion? what is this an...
I only own one key. The steering wheel is not locked and it is in park.
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Acura MDX and Honda CR-V vehicles...
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 Acura MDX, 2005-2011 A...
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2001-2007 Accord, 2001-2005 Civi...
Overall Score (30 Reviews)
August 31, 2015
2003 Honda Element
Best little car I've ever had. 160K miles, and three real repairs: airco compressor failed (Honda replaced it), heater/airco fan failed a couple of years ago, and the clutch master cylinder went o...
July 05, 2015
2005 Honda Element
I have had nothing but problems with mine. I had to put in a new transmission at 110k miles, new transfer case, new clutch, water pump, alternator, wiper motor, rear differential issues and had to ...
June 22, 2015
2004 Honda Element
Gets good mpg I believe purchased a good vehicle. I have had my 2003 Honda Element since new never once ever got $$$ things fixed in it all oil changes and checkups I'm good to go. It's a very reli...