With a versatility that is expected to surpass what we have already seen, the long awaited 2017 Honda Crosstour is finally back. Few months before this car are finally introduced to the public, and the industry is talking. It is said to be a more volume cargo crossover SUV that will suit car shoppers better. The upcoming 2017 Honda Crosstour will be available in two trims; EX and EX-L trims. If this is a crossover SUV that you want to be a part of, here is a glimpse of it.
2017 Honda Crosstour – Redesign Exterior and Interior
From photos we have managed to see, the new 2017 Honda Crosstour is making its grand entrance into the car market as an elegant and modern crossover SUV. Although the overall dimension remains the same and amount to 4999 mm in length, 1900 mm wide, 1560 mm high at 2797 mm wheelbase and 205 mm ground clearance. The outside presentation has been improved compared to its predecessors; a few notable changes have been done. The design of the rear part complements the whole image of the car. For example, the bumper configuration has received a strong crossover protection. When it comes to color, this car will be available in a number of color samples Blueish, White Diamond, Opal Sage, Polished Metal, New Red, Mountain Air Metallic and Kona Coffee Metallic.
The interior modernization has also been taken to a whole new level. This car comes with a whole new cabin crafted with top notch materials that offer a higher level of comfort. The inside has also seen a couple of technological upgrades; it comes with the highly advanced infotainment system, improved navigation, and audio system. Other safety features drivers are going to net from the inside include airbags, traction control and auto braking system. From images, it is easy to say, this car is going to offer ingress and egress especially when you want to access the cargo area. The higher stance in the inside also makes it much easy for the passengers to get a better view of the road.
2017 Honda Crosstour – Whole Power Unit
For now, we still don’t know what will be under the hood, but according to reliable sources, the designer could return this new ride with the outgoing model’s 2.4-liter 4-cylinder base engine with a decent output of 192 Hp and 162 lb-ft of torque, a second engine will have a capacity of 3.5-liter with 278 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. Just like the current model, both engines will be mated to the standard 5-speed automatic transmission system or the optional 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters. The EX also comes with standard with the front wheel drive, while the EX-L offers an all-wheel drive as standard. On top of that, drivers are also going to appreciate it’s all wheel drive features that add extra traction mundane conditions. When it comes to handling, this car is said to be superb nothing compared t any other machine in its class.
2017 Honda Crosstour – Release Date and Price
The new 2107 Honda Crosstour should be expected sometime in the half of 2017. The cost of the base variant is likely to be around $28,000 and is expected to increase depending on the trim level and the number of features it comes with.