MARKHAM, ON (October 25, 2013) – Going on sale today with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price1 (MSRP) starting at $37,490, the 2014 Honda Crosstour offers a unique combination of crossover practicality, sedan-like drivability and premium features. The Crosstour’s impressive standard and available features include keyless Smart Entry with Push Button start, driver visibility enhancing technologies such as LaneWatch™ blind-spot display, and a powerful, fuel-efficient Earth Dreams™ V-6 engine. With the exceptional versatility of its four-way configurable, 1,453 L of cargo area3, hidden removable utility box, and comfortable seating for five, the feature-packed 2014 Honda Crosstour is the smartest option in the premium mid-size crossover segment.
The purposeful and ruggedly styled Crosstour comes in a powerful 278 horsepower4 V-6 with Variable Cylinder Management™. All Crosstour models come equipped with a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink™, USB/iPod® connection, fog lights, one-touch turn signals, expanded view driver’s mirror HondaLink™ featuring Aha™ compatibility, Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Forward Collision Warning (FCW) as standard equipment
The Earth Dreams Technology™ 3.5-litre, 24-valve SOHC i-VTEC® V-6 engine is standard on Crosstour The engine utilizes Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) to maximize efficiency, allowing the engine to run on three or six cylinders, depending on engine load and speed. Producing 278 horsepower and 252 lb-ft. of torque, the V-6 engine allows for quick acceleration, passing and grade climbing. The Crosstour V-6’s 6-speed automatic transmission includes steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
The Crosstour’s unique style blends crossover purpose and ruggedness with a sleek and sporty premium look. The distinctive bodywork conceals an accommodating rear cargo area with a large tailgate opening and low lift-in height. It features chrome door handles, 18-inch alloy wheels with P225/60R-18 all-season tires Additional exterior features include auto-on/off projector-beam headlights, a one-touch power moonroof with tilt, body-colored folding power side mirrors with defrost, auto-up/down driver’s and front passenger’s windows, and rear privacy glass..
The Crosstour’s inspired handling is thanks to its rigid body structure using more than 50-percent high-strength steel, and its four-wheel independent suspension—with a double-wishbone front and independent multi-link rear, front and rear stabilizer bars, and a front strut tower bar for added rigidity. All Crosstour models include power-assisted ventilated front and solid rear disc brakes.
Premium interior styling, appointments and details extend throughout the Crosstour’s versatile passenger compartment. Inside the Crosstour is standard dual zone automatic climate with an air-filtration system, a 360-watt AM/FM 6-disc CD audio system with seven speakers including subwoofer, Bluetooth™ HandsFreeLink®, a USB audio interface, steering wheel-mounted cruise, audio and phone controls, an auto day/night dimming rearview mirror, an easy fold-down 60-40 split rear seatback, a hidden removable utility box, reversible floor panels and more.
It also comes standard with leather-trimmed seating surfaces with heated front seats, memory driver’s seat and memory side mirrors with reverse tilting capability, , leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob, Kevlar® cone audio speakers, front aluminum dome-type tweeter speakers, HondaLink™ with Aha™ compatibility, XM® Radio, compass and outside temperature indicator
The Honda Satellite-linked Navigation System with FM Traffic is standard on Crosstour 4WD EX-L V-6 Navi.
Safety and Driver Assistive Technology
Crosstour 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 restraints.
Standard on all trims are Honda’s Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW) systems. FCW can alert the driver when a potential collision with another vehicle ahead is detected, and LDW can alert the driver when lane drift is detected without a turn signal in use.
Technologies and design features that enhance the driver’s outward visibility and situational awareness, offered as standard equipment on all 2014 Crosstour models, include sculpted rear headrests, a standard multi angle rearview camera, and a Expanded View Driver's Mirror. It also feature’s the Honda-exclusive LaneWatch™ blind spot camera.
For More Information
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1 MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
2 Based on 2014 NRCan mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
3 1,453 L total cargo volume with 60-40 split rear seats down, 728 L with rear seats up.
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