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2013 Honda Crosstour EX

2013 Honda Crosstour Review

(0 Stars)  A little weird, a lot versatile.

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

New For 2013
The Crosstour is unchanged for 2013, but a refreshed model is on the way.
Overview
Honda’s Crosstour crossover might be a bit unloved—most crossover fans prefer the CR-V, and full-on wagon fans with enough scratch go for the Acura TSX sport wagon—but help is on the way in the form of the Crosstour Concept that signals a refreshed model coming soon. In the meantime, the Crosstour (formerly the Accord Crosstour) shares both of its namesake’s engines: a 2.4-liter in-line four-cylinder making 192 hp (front-wheel drive) and a 3.5-liter V-6 (FWD or all-wheel drive). As such, the Crosstour is like a high-riding Accord, with solid handling, reasonably good grunt, and decent fuel economy. Gas mileage is decent in in-line four-cylinder models and still fairly good in V-6 models, thanks to Variable Cylinder Management. The Crosstour’s unique styling—a sort of cross between a station wagon and an SUV—does create some ergonomic problems. Rear-seat headroom is sparse, and the cabin of the Crosstour is no more roomy than that of the Accord sedan, although there is a fairly significant amount of extra cargo capacity. The Crosstour strikes a good balance between design and versatility and represents a convenient option for car buyers torn between the mass of an SUV and the economy of a sedan.

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2013 Crosstour EX Hatchback Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 3.5L i-VTEC V 6 OHC and variable valve timing
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 20 MPG city, 30 MPG highway, 23 MPG combined and 426 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
18.5gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 278 hp @ 6,200 rpm; 252 ft lb of torque @ 4,900 rpm

'13 Honda EX Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Compass
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Scope
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear View Camera
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc Changer
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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