Honda’s 2010 Element Is A Solid Contender In The Affordable Compact SUV Segment

Honda’s 2010 Element is distinct looking compact SUV that’s noticeable on the roadways due to its square shape. This auto is very complementary for those who lead active lifestyles due to the fact that it offers so much room to store gear and it’s also very easy to clean. Unloading cargo is effortless thanks to the wide doors. This vehicle competes in the affordable compact SUV niche with cars such as the Kia Soul, Mazda 5 and Scion Xb. This vehicle is propelled by a capable 2.4 Liter four cylinder which outputs 166 hp and uses a sixteen valve DOHC i-Vtec. Going to 60 mpg from zero takes around ten seconds. Gas mileage stands at 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the freeway for the front-wheel-drive model. The vehicle is a bit on the heavy side, weighing in at around 3,500 and towing capacity for this vehicle is up to 1500 lbs. The ride is on the firm side and handling is excellent. Something different that the Element offers that no other car does is its unique Dog Friendly Package. This includes a kennel placed in the back, a soft bed for your pooch to sleep on, a bowl that is spill-proof, a stowable ramp, dog patterned kia soul car cover, and a fan to keep your pet nice and cool. Now it’s easier than ever to take your dog along when you go for a run, go hiking or to the beach. There are three different trim selections to choose from; the basic LX, EX and SC. The EX trims includes satellite radio, sixteen inch alloy wheels, audio controls on the steering wheel and vanity mirrors. An optional navigation system and a USB interface can be added at an additional price.

Interior wise, seats are comfortable with sufficient space to seat four people. The trunk space is massive with seventy five cubic feet available (with the rear seats removed) in order to store all your belongings. This intelligent and innovative design allows users to fold or even remove the back seats as required. The cabin is spacious and constructed for functionality and practicality. The Element boasts numerous safety features such as an advanced air bag system and side-impact door beams. Vehicle Stability Assist helps to maintain control of the car during critical moments. The Anti Lock Brake System allows for better control when the brakes are applied hard. The IIHS awarded the Element as the top safety pick for the year of 2010. Honda geared this vehicle towards individuals with active lifestyles because it’s easy to clean and offers a huge trunk space. However, you don’t have to be super active to enjoy this car; if you just want a car with tons of room that’s easy to clean, the 2010 Honda Element might just be perfect for you. Pricing starts at around $20,525 for the base model.

The Future Of The World (Humor)

It is written in his own handwriting and it foretells events in the not-so-distant future. And it doesn’t smell good. Migel writes of the following events: The year is 2035. The entire border between the U.S. and Mexico has been paved with asphalt so people don’t slip as they run cross. All illegal aliens in the U.S. have been granted amnesty and a subscription to Telemundo. The official language of the U.S. is Spanish. Mexico’s population is 35. Obamacare requires insurance companies to cover children up until the age of 64, as long as they live with their parents and their mother still does their laundry. A “pre-existing condition” is now defined as a condition that existed before you existed. What this means is that all out-of-pocket expenses paid by your parents and grandparents for their own medical problems, you now get reimbursed for. And this all works out well. Every family has three cars, six servants, a horse stable, and insurance company executives live in homeless shelters. Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong-un embark on a joint venture.

They’ll be manufacturing detachable mops that can be used as a Kim Jong-un wig that doesn’t fly off when playing basketball. The International Court of Justice moves from the Hague to the Bronx. In their first session they condemn New York City cops for occupying Brooklyn. ISIS runs the U.N.’s Human Rights Council and declares that killing a terrorist is a crime against humanity. The U.S. military has been reduced to a small fraction of what it used to be back in 2014. It loses many men in combat in a war with Denmark. The U.S. is outgunned and outnumbered. Denmark’s army consists of 500 well-armed soldiers, it’s navy has three rowboats with mounted shotguns and it’s air force consists of five cropdusters that can drop 78 cherry bombs a minute. The U.S. doesn’t stand a chance. Israel finally agrees to give up all the land demanded by Hamas. Hamas builds more tunnels with the help of Iran’s biggest contractor, “Jihad Construction, Roofing and Waterproofing,” and completes the project under budget by taking advantage of the construction company’s

Hamas is invited to the U.S. to help New York City complete its never-ending subway projects. Hamas responds, “Can not do. Not have enough cement for tunnel from New York to Israel.” In light of its land gain, Hamas now demands that Israel roll back its borders to the pre-Egyptian-bondage lines. Israel responds that it’s willing to comply as soon as it figures out how to split the Red Sea again. Evolutionists are dealt a big blow when a book that disproves the theory of evolution, “Fossils Make A Monkey Out Of Evolution,” reaches one billion in sales on Amazon. In response, evolutionists claim they can prove that if you incubate a bunch of worms in a solution of amino acids and carbon compounds they will eventually evolve into the Long Island Railroad. And they bolster their claim by recounting an experiment that showed that a worm’s cell magnified eight billion times has a remarkable resemblance to a train window. Top Ten Travel Gadgets Millions of Americans are truly vacation deprived. Here’s our list of the “Top 10 Travel Gadgets” that are useful must-haves for a successful Bluegreen vacation. With the BeachBuoy, also by our friends at Proporta, your iPhone, keys, cash and/or digital camera will be safe from the outdoor elements. Sticking with electronic advancements, we have on our list a Digital Compass from Coleman on our list. Try the QuietComfort Acoustic Headphones from Bose.

How-To Advertise on Different Types of Vehicles

There are many different car sign products available for purchase, and you should choose one that will be a good fit for your vehicle. Depending on the type of vehicle you drive, there are certain products that will work better for you. Here’s an overview of the most-popular types of vehicles on the road, and also what car sign products are suggested for each one. Pickups and Work Trucks-Pickup trucks like the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado, and Dodge Ram are quite popular for work vehicles because of their ruggedness and functionality. Trucks usually have large, wide doors, which are perfect for magnetic signs that display DOT numbers (a common need for work trucks). Customers also like to put magnets on the truck’s tailgate which are highly-visible to motorists following behind. Full-Size Vans-Cargo vans are very common with small businesses because they provide the utility of a pickup truck but the cargo can be covered like an SUV or minivan. If your business owns a Dodge Sprinter, Ford E-Series, Chevrolet Express, etc., consider printing large car decals to apply on the sides of the van. These are eye-catching and offer lots of room to advertise your business and its products/services.

Passenger Cars-Sedans and coupes are cheaper to own and get better gas mileage than larger vehicles. If you don’t need a lot of storage space, you can use a vehicle like the Ford Fusion or Toyota Camry for your business. As long as your vehicle’s door doesn’t have trim, use car magnets to identify the business. This is great if the vehicle is your employee’s personal car as they can remove the magnet when not at work. Minivans/SUVs-The most-common product you’ll see on an SUV like the Ford Escape or minivan like the Dodge Grand Caravan is a full-size car window decal. Since the rear windows of these vehicles are more-upright than cars, these see-through window graphics work very well (if they’re ordered in the right size). Crossovers-Crossover utility vehicles like the Kia Soul and Nissan Cube have become very popular in the last few years. Since these vehicles usually have funky, unique shapes, this can be accentuated with full-size car graphics. These are highly-visible and generate buzz about the business. Wagons-Station wagons and hatchbacks offer the economy of a car with the utility of an SUV. For a vehicle like the Mazda 3 5-Door or Toyota Matrix, you’ll want to order either a car magnet or a car window decal.

The 2011 Kia Soul Continues to Embrace Its “Toaster” Image

Affectionately called a “toaster on wheels,” the Kia Soul has developed a loyal following. The 2011 model will no doubt continue the trend. The 2011 Kia Soul is an ingeniously designed compact that looks small on the outside but is actually spacious inside. The front of the vehicle has a chrome grille and on the rear end it has large vertical tail lamps with a hatch like that of a minivan. The beltline goes upward as it progresses to the rear forming a wedge-like appearance. The tall windshield and the box-like shape of the 2011 Soul makes it look tall and wide. I typically travel to South America once a year to enjoy climbing the 20,000’+ peaks of the Andes. I usually take at least one mountain climbing trip a year here in the western United States. I have climbed a number of high summits and feel that my success is due to living and training in high altitude. Alpine, AZ is located on the eastern edge of the Mogollon Rim within a couple of miles of New Mexico. The Alpine valley itself is situated at an elevation of over 8000′, the surrounding mountains are 9000-11000′. I routinely hike, climb, back-country ski and mountain bike in these mountains around 300 days a year. I firmly believe that training at high altitude has provided me with the ability to climb the highest peaks in the western hemisphere.

The mechanical features of the 2011 Kia Soul include front-wheel drive with independent form suspension in addition to a beam axle rear. The base model is equipped with a 1.6-liter four cylinder engine with 122-horsepower and a five-speed manual transmission. Other models of the soul are Soul+, Soul! and the Soul Sport. These three models have a 2.0 liter engine with 140-horsepower and a choice between a 5-speed manual transmission and a 4-speed automatic transmission. All models except the base model have anti-lock brakes with rear discs and anti-skid system. The basic features of the Kia Soul are power locks, power windows, wiper for the rear window, tilt steering wheel and a 60/40 foldable rear seat. Safety features include side airbags for the front seats and curtain side airbags for head protection. The Kia Soul also comes with a free three-month subscription to Sirius satellite radio. It is also fitted with input jacks for auxiliary and USB connection. The head unit and steering wheel also have controls for easy navigation of a connected iPod. The Soul! and Soul Sport have an upgraded audio system with subwoofer, center speaker and 315 watts external amplifier. Standard features for the Soul+ and higher models are cruise control, power mirrors, air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, keyless entry and leather-covered shift knob and steering wheel. Optional features for the Soul+ are fog lamps and power moon roof. The base model has 15-inch steel wheels, the Soul+ has 16-inch alloy wheels and the Soul! and Soul Sport have 18-inch alloy wheels. The expected fuel economy of the Kia Soul with 1.6-liter engine is somewhere around 26 miles per gallon for city driving and 31 mpg for open roads. The 2.0-liter engine has a fuel economy of 24 mpg for city driving and 30 mpg for open roads.

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