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The Crosstour's exterior design emphasizes a bold, aerodynamic look that also
conceals an accommodating rear cargo area with a large, lift-over tailgate.
Premium interior styling, appointments and details extend from the passenger
compartment all the way through the cargo area. An under-floor storage area in
the rear of the vehicle adds functionality, while reversible cargo floor panels
accommodate dirty objects.
The Crosstour is available in two trim levels,
the Crosstour EX and EX-L, with Real Time 4WD also available on the EX-L model.
For 2012, new features on the Crosstour EX include auto on/off headlights, a
rearview camera, Bluetooth1 HandsFreeLink and USB audio interface. Two new
colors are also available on all Crosstour models: Twilight Blue Metallic
replaces Glacier Blue Metallic, and Basque Red Pearl replaces Tango Red Pearl.
The Crosstour comes standard with a 3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 engine with
Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) for power and efficiency. The engine produces
271 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 254 lb-ft of torque at 5,000 rpm, while
achieving an EPA-rated city/highway/combined fuel economy of 18/27/21 mpg on 2WD
models. Meanwhile the Crosstour EX-L with Real Time 4WD delivers an EPA-rated
city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 18/26/21 mpg.
efficiency, the engine's VCM cylinder deactivation system is programmed to run
on 3, 4 or 6 cylinders, based on current power requirements, and a
technologically advanced 5-speed automatic transmission is standard equipment.
For true utility-vehicle capability, the Crosstour provides 6.2 inches of
maximum ground clearance in addition to the available Real Time 4WD system.
Besides its new-for-2012 auto on/off headlights, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink and
USB audio interface, standard features on the Crosstour EX include
projector-beam headlights, fog lights, 17-inch aluminum wheels with 225/65 R17
all-season tires, a moonroof, body-colored power side mirrors with defrost,
chrome door handles, auto up/down driver and front passenger side windows and
rear privacy glass. Inside are dual-zone automatic air conditioning with
second-row ventilation, a 360-watt AM/FM 6-disc audio system with seven
speakers, steering wheel-integrated audio controls, a compass and outside
temperature indicator, cruise control, an easy fold-down 60-40 split rear
seatback, a hidden removable utility box and more.
Crosstour EX-L adds
18-inch aluminum wheels with 225/60 R18 all-season tires, leather-trimmed
seating surfaces with heated front seats, a memory driver-side seat and memory
side mirrors with reverse tilting capability, a leather-wrapped steering wheel
and gearshift knob, Kevlar cone audio speakers, front aluminum dome-type tweeter
speakers, an auto day/night dimming rearview mirror, a HomeLink transmitter and
a cargo privacy cover.
The Honda Satellite-linked Navigation System3 and
the Real Time 4WD mentioned above are available together or separately on the
Crosstour EX-L. The Navigation system includes a rearview camera with guidance
lines integrated into the display.
Safety technology includes the
Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure, a Honda-exclusive body
design that enhances occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal
collisions. Additional safety equipment on the Crosstour includes Vehicle
Stability Assist (VSA), anti-lock brakes with electronic brake distribution and
brake assist, side curtain airbags with a rollover sensor, driver's and front
passenger's side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System
(OPDS), dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags, and active front seat head
The Crosstour is assembled in Ohio at the Honda of America
Mfg., Inc., East Liberty Auto Plant using domestic and globally sourced parts.