Many new vehicle models have had to undergo a series of changes, extreme and some insignificant, to be what they are today. The 2015 Honda Crosstour does not undergo any significant changes from the previous models. All that has been done is a minor upgrade in the features list of the reigning model. This is also the case with the 2015 Honda Accord which will be the carryover of the current model.
But what exactly are the overall changes expected to be seen from these two vehicles? Well the 2015 Honda Crosstour vs 2015 Honda Accord review below will provide you with those answers bringing better look at the differences and similarities of these two models.
2015 Honda Crosstour Vs 2015 Honda Accord
The 2015 Honda Crosstour has had the front bumper and the front grille slightly changed in addition the grille will again be with chromed accents like its current model. Its alloy wheels are expected to range from 17-18 inches depending on the model in question. The interior and the exterior of this vehicle have been enhanced with better quality materials. In addition it has lane departure warning systems, a Honda Link, and new display technologies. Other features include Bluetooth connectivity and a HandsfreeLink option making it more modern than before.
The 2015 Honda Accord is bigger in size compared to earlier models. Its interior has been technologically upgraded improving systems performances and overall looks. In addition it has a rear view camera which is multi-angled, a Honda link smartphone and a Pandora multi-functional system. Benefits of the larger body and exterior are also noticeable in interior with slightly more space to offer to passengers.
From the next year model of Crosstour we will be getting two engine options available under the hood. First there is the 2.4liter 4-cylinder 16valve DOHC i-VTEC petrol engine, this is connected to a five-speed automatic transmission and sends power to the front wheels. It generates 192 HP and 162 lb-ft of torque which is a decent amount of power. The second engine available is the more powerful 3.5 liter V6 24 valve i-VTEC petrol engine which is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and 2WD and Paddle Shifters that can be used to control transmission. It generates 278 HP and 252 lb-ft of torque both numbers and drive feel allow you to push the second engine much further than it is the case with smaller unit.
Comparison Of 2015 Honda Accord And 2015 Honda Crosstour
The 2015 model of Accord has a 2.4 liter 16 valve inline 4 cylinder direct injection engine which has been a part of the Earth Dreams engine lineup. This engine generates 185 HP and 181 lb-ft of torque. It’s connected to a six-speed manual transmission. The 3.5 liter 24 valve v6 engine which generates 278 HP and 252 lb-ft torque can be found on the US markets improving the performances at a slightly lower fuel efficiency cost.
The 2015 Honda Accord is projected to cost about $ 22,000 for a base option and the base coupe model will be offered with price tag of about $ 23,725. The Hybrid version is expected to be a bit expensive with a projected cost of $ 30,000 for a base version. It’s expected to be released late this year, most likely during September. The 2015 Honda Crosstour will be going for $ 27,380 for the EX trim while the EX-L V6 4WD model will be sold at $ 37,240. Similar to the Accord it is set for release later this year.