In the second half of this year we are about to see one of Honda’s crossovers redesigned and with many new and interesting features – 2016 Honda Crosstour.
Interior and exterior design and features
How this famous model was a crossover version of the Honda Accord, it has been fist called Accord Crosstour. Later, it has become a model of its own. 2016 Honda Crosstour will share the same platform as Honda Accord. According to some sources its wheelbase will be 100 inches long. If we compare it to the previous model, its wheels will come bigger this time. We are talking about 18 inch wheels for the base model and 19 inches for the V6. When talking about exterior, new Crosstour will get redesigned headlights and taillights which will be powered with the latest HID and LED technology. Shape of the new taillights will be smaller and more angular than before. Also, the front grille will suffer some changes too. This Honda’s model is very spacious and comfortable. It can accomodate up to 5 passengers. Cabin of the new model will have some similarities with the Accord. There will be many new and updated features that the 2016 Honda Crosstour is about to offer us. We are taliking about some safety features like side airbags, treshold airbags, stability control, antilock brakes and many more. Also there will be and features like dual-zone automatic climate control, Bluetooth, USB interface, etc.
2016 Honda Crosstour powertrain
Under the hood of the new 2016 Honda Crosstour we will find the same engines as in its predecessor but with some changes. As the base engine we will see a 2.4-liter inline 4 power unit which is capable to produce 192 horses and 162 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be matted to a 5-speed automatic gearbox. There will be also and a 3.5-liter V6 engine which can produce 290 horses and 252 lb-ft of torque, and this engine will come paired to a 6-speed automatic gearbox. FWD system will come with the base engine while the 3.5-liter power unit will be available with both AWD and FWD system.
Release date and price
Like we have already said, we could see the new 2016 Honda Crosstour revealed in the second half of 2015. Its price will be in range from $27,400 to $37,250.