Many manufacturers have stormed the market with automobiles that are almost of the same quality and therefore choosing the best becomes quite a daunting task. In the spirit of competition and making money, Honda and Toyota companies are set to release two great vehicles that that are set to grace your road very soon. Toyota will be keen to release the 2015 Toyota Venza whereas Honda will be releasing the 2015 Honda Crosstour.
Therefore a side by side comparison of the 2015 Honda Crosstour and 2015 Toyota Venza will be useful in helping you make the ultimate decision. We will provide all the most important details about these two vehicles so you can decide which one better suit your needs.
2015 Honda Crosstour Vs 2015 Toyota Venza
The 2015 Toyota Venza has been redesigned. The measurements, especially its width, have been modified. It has been made narrower to enhance aerodynamics. In addition it has new color schemes. It will also be available in Cypress Pearl color. The grille is expected to be bolder to provide an aggressive appearance to it. To enhance its attraction new chrome styling and fog lights will be installed. Large 19 inch alloy wheels will be in tandem with its appearance. Interior will focus on quality and comfort and for this reason leather will be used. The seats will be in two rows with the front seats being heated for your comfort. Technology features will also be enhanced; navigation system, rear view camera, anti-theft system and enhanced infotainment system.
The 2015 Honda Crosstour has had the front bumper and the front grille redesigned and in addition the grille will be chromed like its current model. Its alloy 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.
The 2015 Toyota Venza comes with two engines in its lineup. You can select either a 2.7 liter 4-cylinder or a 3.5 liter V6 engine. The latter creates 268 HP while the smaller one pumps out 181 hp. In addition the vehicle has been enhanced for better fuel economy that has been achieved with optimization of ECU and better aerodynamics.
Comparison Of 2015 Toyota Venza And 2015 Honda Crosstour
The 2015 Honda Crosstour also brings two units to the market. First there is the 2.4 liter 4-cylinder 16valve DOHC i-VTEC petrol engine; this is connected to a five-speed automatic transmission and a 2WD. It generates 192 hp and 162lb. ft. torque. The second engine is the optional and more powerful 3.5 liter V6 24valve SOHC i-VTEC petrol engine which is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and 2WD and Paddle Shifters. It generates 278HP and 252lb. ft. torque.
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 $37,240. It’s set for release late this year. The 2015 Toyota Venza is expected to be out early next year for a cost of about $27,950 if you take base version while the top of the line Limited V6 AWD model will cost about $39,570.