As the name clearly suggest the Crosstour model is more of an improved model between a sports utility vehicle and coupe. To be precise the car is of a special kind. This vehicle resembles Honda Accord model in some aspects. But it is unfortunate such a unique vehicle has not performed as well as Accord model. Initially Honda released the vehicle in 2009 though it wasn’t able to attract sufficient customers. Despite offering great features the vehicle hasn’t been able to dominate fully. Honda has decided on giving this model a second chance and now they’re presently working on 2017 Honda Crosstour model. An all over modernization and performance refinement in terms of look is expected.
2017 Honda Crosstour Redesign – Exterior and Interior Review
Even though the Honda company has been highly discrete on the finer details of the vehicle, the spy shots put on the market earlier reveal so much. Honda has worked it right. They’ve added a completely new look, sustaining the durability and quality. To add to this the five door 2017 Honda Crosstour model look has a rugged feel associated closely with its design. In terms of any unmentionable updates the car has got a much broader bumper as well as chrome finished grills. Other than this it has adapted well to smaller 18inch wheels. This vehicle’s exterior design improvements are few though effective.
The 2017 Honda Crosstour’s inside modernizations are not very far behind currently. The new cabin now has been crafted using top-notch materials as it offers a better level of comfort. The company also has been very keen on the technological improvements and therefore this variant has been equipped with a highly enhanced infotainment system. Lastly, this Crosstour 2017 also will come with better navigation and audio systems. Other features include different safety features like traction control, auto braking system, air bags and etc.
2017 Honda Crosstour – Engine Specs
The information on 2017 Honda Crosstour model is clear. This vehicle will be released to the auto market in two petrol driven engine variants. They also will be available in two four-wheel drive as well as all wheel drive versions. The initial engine in the current year’s lineup is to be an i-VTEC 4-cylinder inline 2.4 liter engine. This will be availed in its base variant. The engine will possess a good power output of about 143 kW and 219 Nm torque. It gets even better with the following variant. It will give an inline 6-cylinder i-VTEC engine capacity of 3.5 liters. This variant’s engine power output may range up to 250 kW. The base engine normally is estimated to be linked with a 5-speed gear system while the former actually will be coupled together with a 6-speed one. The 2017 Honda Crosstour also has implemented an extra feature meant for cylinder locking. Other than that enhanced fuel efficiency is always expected.
2017 Honda Crosstour – Release Date, Price and Competitors
Upon its release 2017 Honda Crosstour model will be in very stiff competition with cars like Acura TSX, Subaru Outback and Toyota Venza. Therefore this sports utility vehicle is available for a less expensive price, compared to its features. The cost of its base variant is most likely to be about $ 28 000. It will rise with the quantity of features. As we’ve stated earlier, no formal information is available now. However if we actually go by logic the 2017 Crosstour then should be available to customers in the markets later in the year.