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What is 'normal' rpm's for honda element

I just bought a new element (manual) and find that at hwy speeds (ie 5th gear) the rpms are at 3000. I find this higher than previous vehicles and am wondering if this is normal

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This is normal, every car is different, my Corvette is 2200 RPM at 60 MPH, why? very high overdrive gearing to take advantage of the huge V8 engine.

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