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Old 03-10-2018, 11:38 PM
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So this entire discussion about a Legacy section happened because someone revived an older thread and there were discussions about how wrong that was and how wrong the ZDX was.
I like the ZDX and I checked it out. I wasn't a fan of Acura's blade grill, but for some reason it made the front angles on the ZDX even sharper. I felt it was also light years ahead of of the comparable Honda Crosstour which I also checked out.
My problem with the ZDX was I was too tall for it. My head hit the ceiling.
Still to this day, when I see one I stare. If it's black, I stare more.
Several years later and I agree with those who see it fits in quite nicely with even more modern SUVs/CUVs.
By the way has anyone checked out the sales figures for the ZDX? Low.....very low. Shockingly low.
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Old 03-10-2018, 11:55 PM
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Only good thing about it were the wheels. Especially when transplanted on to Pilots etc, they were good looking. It was the Edsel of American Honda.
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Old 03-11-2018, 07:00 PM
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so why isn't this thread showing up correctly in its nestled segment?
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Old 03-12-2018, 09:35 PM
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Only good thing about it were the wheels. Especially when transplanted on to Pilots etc, they were good looking. It was the Edsel of American Honda.
Well at least you didn't label the Element as the Edsel of American Honda. I had one and I loved it!
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Old 03-12-2018, 11:49 PM
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Well at least you didn't label the Element as the Edsel of American Honda. I had one and I loved it!
I had an Element. It did not have a well-engineered chassis. It had a strange, lateral, rocking motion as you went down the road. Honda said there was nothing wrong but later lowered the Element and softened the springs. Owning it was like owning a VW. It was always in the shop for something. That experience turned me off from Honda.
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Old 03-13-2018, 12:03 AM
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I had an Element. It did not have a well-engineered chassis. It had a strange, lateral, rocking motion as you went down the road. Honda said there was nothing wrong but later lowered the Element and softened the springs. Owning it was like owning a VW. It was always in the shop for something. That experience turned me off from Honda.
I guess I was lucky. I had few issues with my Element.
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Old 03-13-2018, 12:21 AM
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I guess I was lucky. I had few issues with my Element.
Mine was an 04. Total junk pile. It belched a clutch at 5K miles. The window regulator on the passenger door broke 4 times in two years. And so on... We dumped it for a Ford Flex which was infinitely superior for quality and engineering.
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Old 03-13-2018, 02:41 AM
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Mine was an 04. Total junk pile. It belched a clutch at 5K miles. The window regulator on the passenger door broke 4 times in two years. And so on... We dumped it for a Ford Flex which was infinitely superior for quality and engineering.
Mine was a 2009. I bought it new in 2010 and kept it for 7 years.
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Old 03-13-2018, 03:47 AM
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Mine was a 2009. I bought it new in 2010 and kept it for 7 years.
I had heard that after they fixed a few issues the Element was "Hondalike", but by then the sales had gone cold. I loved its load-carrying capacity.
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Old 06-07-2018, 12:36 AM
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There was and is alot to like about the Element's design.
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