Honda Automobiles: New Four-cylinder 2012 Honda Crosstour EX and EX-L Combine Affordability, Fuel Efficiency and a Sleek Crossover Design

Posted on 21. Dec, 2011 by in Honda Canada

Two new four-cylinder, two-wheel-drive Honda Crosstour® models are set to go on sale subsequent month, broadening a vehicle’s interest by a reduce cost indicate and EPA-estimated fuel economy that increases 3 mpg1 in a city and 2 mpg1 on a highway.

Equipped with a 2.4-liter i-VTEC inline four-cylinder engine producing 192 horsepower, a newest Crosstour is accessible in dual trim levels, including a Crosstour EX and leather-upholstered Crosstour EX-L. A Honda Satellite-linked Navigation System2 is accessible on a Crosstour EX-L.

EPA-estimated fuel economy on a four-cylinder Crosstour is 21 mpg1 city and 29 mpg1 highway, a poignant boost from a 271-horsepower 2WD V6 model’s EPA estimated 18 mpg1 city and 27 mpg1 highway.

With a launch of a new four-cylinder Crosstour models, some useful facilities are now customary opposite a whole Crosstour family, that initial debuted for a 2010 indication year with V6 power. The four-cylinder Crosstour models join a stream 3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 Crosstour models already available. Standard facilities now embody an involuntary dimming rearview mirror, a rearview counterpart fill-in camera arrangement for softened back prominence (non-Navigation models), accessible auto-on/off headlights, Bluetooth®3 HandsFreeLink® and USB audio interface.

Bold Exterior and Functional Interior
Honda Crosstour approaches a crossover SUV regulation from a admirably sleek, sporty and fuel-efficient perspective, while also maximizing a interior’s load capacity, flexibility and reward feel.

The extraneous pattern emphasizes a bold, aerodynamic demeanour that also conceals an easy back load area. The four-cylinder indication includes body-color doorway handles and singular 17-inch amalgamate wheels with P225/65 R17 all-season tires. Two new colors are accessible on all 2012 Crosstour models: Twilight Blue Metallic replaces Glacier Blue Metallic, and Basque Red Pearl II replaces Tango Red Pearl.

Premium interior styling, appointments and sum extend from a newcomer cell all a approach by a load area. An under-floor storage area in a back of a car adds functionality, while reversible load building panels accommodate unwashed objects.

Efficient Four-cylinder Powertrain
The new four-cylinder Crosstour models come with a 2.4-liter, 16-valve DOHC i-VTEC® engine for energy and efficiency. The engine produces 192 horsepower during 7,000 RPM and 162 lb-ft. of torque during 4,400 RPM, while achieving an EPA-estimated city/highway/combined fuel economy of 21/29/24 mpg1. To maximize efficiency, a technologically modernized 5-speed involuntary delivery with Grade Logic Control is customary equipment.

Comprehensive Feature List
In further to auto-on/off headlights, Bluetooth3 HandsFreeLink®, USB audio interface and rearview counterpart fill-in camera arrangement with integrated guidelines, additional customary facilities on a new four-cylinder Crosstour EX embody projector-beam headlights, a moonroof, body-colored energy side mirrors with defrost, auto-up/down motorist and front newcomer side windows, and back remoteness glass. Inside are atmosphere conditioning with second-row ventilation, a 360-watt AM/FM 6-disc audio complement with 7 speakers, steering wheel-mounted cruise, audio and phone controls, an easy fold-down 60-40 separate back seatback, a dark removable application box and more.

Crosstour EX-L adds leather-trimmed seating surfaces with exhilarated front seats, a memory driver-side chair and memory-linked side mirrors with retreat rigging tilt-down capability, a leather-wrapped steering circle and gearshift knob, dual-zone involuntary meridian control, an involuntary dimming rearview mirror, a reward audio complement with Kevlar® cone speakers and front aluminum dome-type tweeter speakers, XM® Radio and more. Also accessible on a Crosstour EX-L is a Honda Satellite-linked Navigation System2 that includes a rearview camera with discipline integrated into a display.

Safety Assets
Safety record includes a Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure, a Honda-exclusive physique pattern that enhances passenger insurance and pile-up harmony in frontal collisions. Additional reserve apparatus on a Crosstour includes Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®), anti-lock brakes with electronic stop placement and stop assist, side screen 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 chair conduct restraints.

The Crosstour is fabricated in Ohio during a Honda of America Mfg., Inc., East Liberty Auto Plant regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

Warranty
The 2012 Honda Crosstour is lonesome by a 3-year/36,000-mile new-car singular warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain singular warranty, and a 5-year/unlimited-mile gnawing singular warranty.

Additional media information including minute facilities and high-resolution photography of a 2012 Honda Crosstour is accessible at www.hondanews.com. Consumer information is accessible during automobiles.honda.com.

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1Based on 2012 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison functions only. Do not review to models before 2008. Your tangible mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle.
2The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is accessible on a Crosstour EX-L indication in a United States, solely Alaska. Please see a navigation complement primer for details.
3The Bluetooth® word symbol and logos are owned by a Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such outlines by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is underneath license.

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