The 2015 Honda CRV is set to make its debut soon and this news has been received with a lot of enthusiasm owing to the fact that it’s coming from and automobile manufacturer known for superb quality. Same company will launch the its potential competitor the 2015 Honda Crosstour which is also slotted for release very soon and therefore the two are going to battle it out for clientele.
One of the biggest advantages of the CRV is the reliability and compatibility that it offers to its clientele. It’s set to undergo a series of considerable changes to the current model. What makes either vehicle stand out from the other is the basis of this article. The comparison of the 2015 Honda Crosstour vs 2015 Honda CRV will give us the determining factor.
The 2015 Honda CRV has a big spatial orientation and can carry 5 adults luxuriously without a hustle. This model has borrowed heavily from its predecessors. However inside the cabin are latest systems that will make the drivers drive safely and with much ease. In addition it will have a CD player, USB/iPod Audio interface, decent six speakers and Bluetooth connectivity.
2015 Honda Crosstour Vs 2015 Honda CRV
The 2015 Honda Crosstour has had the front bumper and the front grille redesigned in addition the grille will be chromed like its current model. Its alloys wheels are expected to range from 17 to 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 display technologies. Other features include Bluetooth connectivity and a HandsfreeLink option.
When it comes to CRV this vehicle is expected to be powered by the engine dubbed “Earth Dreams” which is expected to be completed on time for its release. This 2.4 liter 4 cylinder engine is expected to generate 185HP and 163 lb. ft. torque and will be coupled with a 5-speed automatic transmission.
The 2015 Honda Crosstour is available with two main types of engines. First there is the 2.4liter 4-cylinder 16valve DOHC i-VTEC petrol engine; this is connected to a five-speed automatic transmission and a 2WD. It generates 192HP and 162lb. ft. torque. The second, optional engine is the more powerful 3.5liter V6 24valve SOHC i-VTEC petrol engine which is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission which can be controlled with paddle shifters and sends power to front wheels. It generates 278HP and 252lb. ft. torque and looking at this category we need to give advantage to Crosstour.
Comparison Of 2015 Honda CRV And 2015 Honda Crosstour
The 2015 Honda Crosstour will be going for $27,380 for the EX model while the EX-L V6 4WD model will be sold at $37,250. It is set for release later this year, official presentation will most likely be in September and shortly after that we expect it to be offered in dealerships. The 2015 Honda CRV is expected to debut at either end of this year or early next year with a price tag $24.500 for a base version. Both models will be priced at much higher level if more optional equipment is added.