About the Honda Crosstour

Take a Honda Accord platform, place objects design long body with tailgate and mix in a sport grille, large wheels and body curves and you have the makings of a really unusual vehicle. This representation Honda Crosstour, a front wheel drive five-passenger or car-like SUV, which debuted in the 2010 model year, the Honda Accord Crosstour Hatchback described. For 2013, the body of the Crosstour has been updated and includes other changes, such as security features updates and changes in standard equipment.


The history of the Crosstour is a summary, after hitting the market in 2010. This model is one of several sellers that defy easy categorization including the Chrysler Pacifica in retirement, the R-Class Mercedes-Benz and Toyota Venza. Each model is more like truck SUV, sometimes known as a great car. Crosstour complete the Honda Odyssey and Pilot that large ferries brand. This model is built in East Liberty, Ohio, Honda manufacturing plant.


Two engines are available with the Honda Crosstour. Norma is a four-cylinder 2.4-liter makes 192 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 162 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm. This 16-valve engine has a compression ratio of 10.0 to 1, and is mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission.

The second engine in the Crosstour line-up is a 3.5-liter V-6 that makes 278 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 252 pound-feet of torque at 4,900 rpm. This 24-valve engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and has a ratio of 10.5: 1 compression ratio.


Exterior styling Honda Crosstour described as “robust premium” with muscular lines that push a tailgate. Chrome trim, projectors, touch a tilt sunroof and alloy wheels 17 inches are standard. Select the top of the online edition of V-6 and its Crosstour is equipped with alloy wheels 18 inches. All-season tires are standard on all Crosstour line.


Honda Crosstour sits on a 110.1-inch wheelbase and is 196.6 inches long by 74.7 inches wide by 61.5 inches high. This vehicle weighs 3,703 to nearly 4,000 pounds and has a ground clearance of 6.2 inches.

passenger volume measures 101.4 cubic feet. Cargo volume reached 25.7 cubic feet and can be expanded to 51.3 cubic feet. The standard model has a towing capacity of 1,000 pounds, while the V-6 can tow up to 1500 pounds.


Sold in editions Crosstour EX and EX-L. The automatic climate control, rearview camera, power windows and locks, leather-wrapped steering wheel, tilt and telescopic column, cruise control three sockets 12 volt reading lights are standard. This model is also equipped with a 360-watt system with 7 speakers, radio data system, an MP3 player with auxiliary audio input, USB audio interface and control speed sensitive volume. A navigation system is available; leather seating cloth seats replace the EX-L V-6 version.

Safety equipment includes front, side and front side airbags and side curtain airbags. In addition, traction control, stability control, ABS, electronic brake distribution, daytime running lights and brake assist are standard. Available are remote entry with push button start, forward collision warning and lane change warning.

Matthew C. Keegan is a freelance automotive writer. Matt is also a contributing writer for Andy’s Auto Sport and affiliated sites, a provider of quality parts auto parts parts, including MSD Ignition and Sparco seats.

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