What’s Honda’s Answer to the Wagon? The 2015 Honda Crosstour

January 26th, 2015 by


With seating for five, the 2015 Honda Crosstour is a wagon version of the Accord sedan. The Crosstour is offered with a 2.4-liter, 4-cylinder engine or with a 3.5-liter, V-6 engine. A four-wheel drive option is available on the EX-L V-6 trim level. Edmunds highlights the Crosstour’s roomy seating, car-like driving dynamics, and quiet cabin. Users on Car and Driver rate the Crosstour 4 stars out of 5. U.S. News likes the Crosstour’s spacious rear seat and controlled handling. Here’s a look at the performance, safety, and features of the 2015 Honda Crosstour.

Performance of the 2015 Honda Crosstour


The Crosstour utilizes variable cylinder management. With this system, “the V-6 engine’s cylinders activate and deactivate based on power demands. This lets the engine run in 3-cylinder mode longer, which maximizes fuel-efficiency, while still providing seamless transitions to all 6 cylinders when more muscle is needed,” according to Honda.

The 2015 Honda Crosstour gets 22 city/ 31 highway/ 25 combined mpg* in the 5-speed automatic, two-wheel drive models. Six-speed automatic, V-6 two-wheel drive models achieve 20/30/23 mpg* and the four-wheel drive model gets 19/28/22 mpg*.

Safety Features on the Crosstour

A rearview camera is standard on all 2015 Honda Crosstours. Other standard safety features include:

  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Daytime Running Lights

The EX-L models feature a forward collision warning and a lane departure warning. The forward collision warning alerts you to a potential collision based on the presence of vehicles in front of you. The lane departure warning uses lane markings as a guide to reference where on the road your vehicle should be. The car will alert you if you begin to drift into another lane and it isn’t indicated.

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Exterior Features


The expanded-view driver’s mirror gives the driver a greater glimpse at what is next to them.

Exterior features on the 2015 Honda Crosstour add to the crossover’s eye-catching styling. Available only on the V-6 models is smart entry. With smart entry you can leave your keys in your pocket or purse. The Crosstour with unlock the doors when you touch the car’s handle. This is paired with push button start. The V-6 model also features 18-inch alloy wheels.

Standard Features on all Trim Levels

  • One-Touch Power Moonroof with Tilt Feature
  • Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights with Auto-On/Off
  • Fog Lights
  • Heated, Body-Color Power Side Mirrors with Expanded-View Driver’s Mirror
  • Chrome Door Handles and Exhaust Finishers

To complement the exterior, the interior is outfitted in plenty of standard features.

Interior Features

The 2015 Honda Crosstour offers a dual-zone automatic climate control system and an 8-inch, high-resolution screen in the EX-L and above models. A leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob are standard on the EX-L models as are leather and heated seats.


The center console has a USB audio interface and the cargo area features a hidden, removable storage box.

Standard Features on all Trim Levels

  • Bluetooth
  • Auto-Up/Down Driver’s and Front Passenger’s Windows With the push of a button, your windows will automatically roll up or down.
  • Illuminated Power Window Switches
  • Cruise Control
  • Illuminated, Steering-Wheel-Mounted Controls Enable cruise control, answer phone calls, and manage music all from your fingertips.
  • Center Console with Sliding Armrest, Storage Compartment, and USB Audio Interface The center console has a USB port so you can hook up a compatible music player or USB flash drive to the car’s audio system. There’s also enough room to store these devices and more.
  • Lockable Glove Compartment with Light
  • Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Blue Ambient Console Lighting
  • Three, 12-Volt Power Outlets
  • Hidden, Removable Utility Box Under the rear cargo area there is a removable utility box. This box is water-resistant so it’s great for storing wet items. The box easily lifts out of the cargo area with handles on either side.
  • Four, Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors Easily store cargo and keep it in place with tie-down anchors.
  • 60/40 Split Rear Seatback with Center Armrest The rear seats easily fold down with easy-to-use levers. Just pull the lever that is located in the cargo area and the seat folds down to make loading cargo a breeze.

With the rear seats up the 2015 Honda Crosstour has 25.7 cubic feet of cargo space. With the seats down there is 51.3 cubic feet of space. Since the rear seats are 60/40, you can still load cargo and have one person seated in the back. The hidden utility box means you can store even more cargo out-of-sight.

Call Fisher Honda in Boulder, Colo., at 303-245-6417 if you are interested in test driving Honda’s wagon. View our 2015 Honda Crosstour inventory.

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.