2016 Honda Crosstour price, redesign, specs – The Crosstour is a full-size crossover that first appeared in 2009. This model is basically the fastback version of the Accord model. After the sales started to decrease, the company decided that it is time for a redesign, which will mostly influence the exterior, while the engines will only have slightly improved performances. The new Honda Crosstour 2016 will come in two trim levels: The EX and EX-L. The new model is primarily focused on the U.S., Middle East, Chinese and Russian market.
2016 Honda Crosstour specs
Under the hood, the new Honda Crosstour 2016 will offer the same engine lineup as the previous model, but with some slight upgrades. The base option will be the 2.4-liter inline-4 engine, and it will be able to deliver up to 192 horsepower and 162 lb-ft of torque. It will be paired with a 5-speed automatic transmission. The second engine in the lineup will be the 3.5-liter V6 unit, and it will be capable of generating 290 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of torque. This unit will be teamed up with the 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2.4-liter engine will come with FWD system, while the 3.5-liter engine will be offered with both FWD and AWD system.
Honda Crosstour 2016 redesign
This crossover is built on the same platform as the Honda Accord. The new Honda Crosstour 2016 will show up with restyled headlights, backlights as well as with a redesigned chrome grille. The headlights will use HID and LED technology, while the backlights will come smaller and more angular than on the previous model. Bumpers will be redesigned as well, while the wheelbase is expected to come 100 inches longer than before. The wheels will be offered in bigger version, and the customers can expect 18 inches for the base model and 19 inches for the V6 model.
As far as the interior layout is concerned, the new 2016 Crosstour will borrow its inside design from the TL model or Accord, meaning that this Honda’s full-size crossover will come with the same level of comfort as the upper mentioned models. The new model will be able to take in up to 5 passengers, and provide them with quite enough headroom and legroom. Furthermore, the dashboard will be completely redesigned, while some of the safety features, the 2016 Honda Crosstour will offer include: side threshold airbags, curtain airbags, stability assist, anti lock brakes, and more. When it comes to technology features, they will include: USB and Bluetooth connectivity, dual-zone automatic climate control and that is just the tip of the iceberg.
2016 Honda Crosstour price and release date
As far as the price of the new Honda Crosstour 2016 is concerned, the base model will start with a price of $27,400, while the more equipped top trim level will be available for $37,250. Its main competitors will be Toyota Venza, Subaru Outback and BMW X4. The release date of the 2016 Honda Crosstour is expected to be by the end of this year.