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Honda butching up Crosstour for 2013 because 'people weren't exactly sure what it was'

by Chris Paukert (RSS feed) on Sep 20th, 2012 at 2:30PM

When the Honda Accord Crosstour launched back in 2009 as a 2010 model, we didn't quite know what to make of it. We weren't exactly taken with its styling and we didn't get its value equation, either. It drove well enough, but fell behind the segment's fierce competition in terms of space, amenities, visibility and pricing. The market seemed to agree, and the model never got near Honda's (traditionally conservative) sales projections of 40,000 units per year. Since that time, Honda has tried to build momentum with the model by deleting its Accord appellation (it's now just "Crosstour") and... Read More

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