Facts about Honda Crosstour Car. The Honda Crosstour (initially branded the Accord Crosstour) is a life-sized crossover sport utility vehicle produced by Honda, the leading Japanese automobile manufacturer. Initially the Honda Crosstour was known as Accord Crosstour, and the vehicle was available for sale in the market from November 2009 as a 2010 model year vehicle.
The Honda Crosstour Car slots lower the Pilot in dimension in the SUV lineup of Honda, and it is longer, but it comes with two rows of seats when compared to the three rows of seats of the Pilot and it is designed with a cabin of capacity that is less by 50cubic feet when compared to the Pilot.
The Honda Crosstour Car is a rear door/wagon difference of the Accord and it shares the similar platform. The Honda Crosstour is equipped with the V6, 3.5-liter engine and an option of either all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive. This Honda Crosstour is a contestant to the wagon, the Toyota Venza, which is derived from the Camry, the perennial rival of the Honda Accord. And similar to the Venza, which was destined to restore the Camry wagon, the Honda Crosstour does the similar to the Accord wagon.
Honda eliminated the "Accord" prefix from the name Honda Accord for the year 2012, and named the vehicle as only Crosstour, and provided the vehicle with a redesigned front grille. The front-wheel-drive models of the Accord were equipped with an Inline-4 engine it was launched during the late 2011 and the sales was commenced during early 2012.
Currently, the Honda Crosstour Car is being sold in the United States, Mexico, Canada, China, Russia, Southeast, and in the Middle East. The Honda Crosstour has been constructed and sold in China by GAC-Honda since October 2010.
Honda redesigned the Honda Crosstour Car for the 2013 model year vehicle. A concept automobile of the Crosstour was introduced at the International Auto Show in New York on the 22nd of April 2012. The sale of the redesigned 2013 model Crosstour was commenced from the 20th of November 2012, with a $500 decrease in cost, together with improved standard content.
The interior of the Honda Crosstour was also redesigned, and it was equipped with a fuel efficient and more powerful V6 engine from Earth Dreams. The engine was mated to a six-paced automatic transmission and the fuel economy for V6 models is enhanced to an EPA-expected 20 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway, with the combined mileage of 23 mpg, for the front-wheel-drive models, whereas the all-wheel drive models offer a mileage of 19 mpg in the city, and 28 mpg on the highway, with the combined mileage of 22 mpg. Inside the Honda Crosstour, a 2-way lumbar with 10-way power driver's seat and auto-dimming back view mirror was offered as a standard feature on all the models of the redesigned Honda Crosstour.
Honda declared on the 8th of April 2015 that it is discontinuing the manufacture of the Honda Crosstour at the last part of the 2015 model year because of slow sales. One more factor for the decision of Honda is to free up room on the manufacturing line for the Honda Acura RDX and the Honda CR-V, also during 2017 to start manufacture on the Honda Acura MDX.
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