Safety Features

See the list of 2008 Honda Element safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

LX 2WD LX Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side-impact airbags-inc: occupant position detection system (OPDS)
  • Side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor, front & rear
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions-inc: front seat belt automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
  • Side-impact door beams

LX 2WD LX Automatic

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side-impact airbags-inc: occupant position detection system (OPDS)
  • Side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor, front & rear
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions-inc: front seat belt automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
  • Side-impact door beams

EX 2WD EX Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side-impact airbags-inc: occupant position detection system (OPDS)
  • Side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor, front & rear
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions-inc: front seat belt automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
  • Side-impact door beams

EX 2WD EX Automatic

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side-impact airbags-inc: occupant position detection system (OPDS)
  • Side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor, front & rear
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions-inc: front seat belt automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
  • Side-impact door beams

SC 2WD SC Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side-impact airbags-inc: occupant position detection system (OPDS)
  • Side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor, front & rear
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions-inc: front seat belt automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
  • Side-impact door beams

SC 2WD SC Automatic

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side-impact airbags-inc: occupant position detection system (OPDS)
  • Side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor, front & rear
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions-inc: front seat belt automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
  • Side-impact door beams

LX 4WD LX Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side-impact airbags-inc: occupant position detection system (OPDS)
  • Side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor, front & rear
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions-inc: front seat belt automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
  • Side-impact door beams

LX 4WD LX Automatic

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side-impact airbags-inc: occupant position detection system (OPDS)
  • Side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor, front & rear
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions-inc: front seat belt automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
  • Side-impact door beams

EX 4WD EX Manual

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side-impact airbags-inc: occupant position detection system (OPDS)
  • Side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor, front & rear
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions-inc: front seat belt automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
  • Side-impact door beams

EX 4WD EX Automatic

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
  • Brake assist
  • Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags (SRS)
  • Front side-impact airbags-inc: occupant position detection system (OPDS)
  • Side curtain airbags w/rollover sensor, front & rear
  • 3-point seat belts in all positions-inc: front seat belt automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
  • Side-impact door beams