The Family Car went to the Sacramento River delta to test the newest design from Honda: the 2010 Accord Crosstour, a hatchback sedan with plenty of style and versatility to please most parents.
The EX-L version features many family-friendly features that are included in the package, including easy flip-down second row seats, a stylish power moonroof and navigation sysem with voice recognition and back-up camera.
The ability to seamlessly run in "ECO" mode (3 cylinders) or using the full V-6 power allows the Crosstour to achieve an EPA estimated 18 city / 27 highway miles per gallon.
The MSRP for the Crosstour EX-L is $34,770 while the model we tested was listed at $35,480.
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2010 Honda Accord Crosstour
Honda is looking to provide buyers with a fresh, new way to pursue their
passions with a versatile and sporty vehicle in the Crosstour. Oddly
enough, it resembles a squatted BMW X6 with the rear of a Porsche Panamera.
Offering a unique design and edgy interior packaging the CUX, is based on
the architecture of the best-selling Honda Accord.
The Big, The Not Bad, & the Ugly: 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour Full Test Video
2010 Honda Accord Crosstour Full Test and Video
Yet, there's something odd about the 2010 Accord Crosstour that can't be
entirely written off to its exterior styling and the ensuing fuss on
Facebook. The Crosstour is supposed to offer an ideal compromise of sedan
and SUV attributes, but the utility doesn't quite add up.
2010 Honda Accord Crosstour 1.MP4
2010 Honda Accord Crosstour EXL 4WD with Navigation. Owner added Original
Honda Accessories, chrome pilars, window visors, splash guards, side body
molding, ambient lighting.
2014 Honda CROSSTOUR REVIEW AND TEST DRIVE | Herb Chambers Honda
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The Honda Crosstour was introduced for 2011 as an offshoot of the Accord,
but then became a model of its own. It's been left behind by the Accord,
which began a new generation for the 2013 model year, while the Crosstour
continues to ride on the old Accord's platform, which dates back to 2008.
However, the 2013 Crosstour received extensive updates to the styling and
interior that mimicked the new Accord. Nothing has changed for the 2014
model year. Quote VIA: http://www.newcartestdrive.com
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2011 Honda Accord Crosstour Walk Around Video Review
http://SmailHondaVillage.com Frank Moyer of Smail Honda Village in
Greensburg PA gives you a walk around tour of the all new 2011 Honda Accord
As many say, 'This is an Accord on Steroids!"
Follow along as Frank gives you a complete review from the outside in.
Come on in to Smail Honda Village and take a test drive today!
Route 30 East
Greensburg PA 15601
2015 Audi A3 Sedan: High-tech luxury at an affordable price
For 2015, Audi is introducing a premium compact sedan that is fully
appointed with luxury items, top-notch technology and a style that will
turn heads wherever it rides.
The new Audi A3 offers the latest in progressive technology without
compromising on luxury, design or performance. With a base price of just
under $30,000, the new Audi sedan will attempt to lure those who aspire to
luxury level status without having to shell out executive-level payments.
With an exterior design that boldy defines the athletic ability of the
sedan, the A3 features a high-tech in-vehicle environment, including
read-aloud Facebook and Twitter alerts, access to thousands of internet
broadcasts stations, RSS news feeds and much more.
The A3's new navigation system uses a fist-ever 4G LTE platform provided by
AT&T to connect the driver to Google Earth for online traffic information.
There's even a nifty service that will guide you to a location based on a
picture that you download into the vehicle's navigation system.
The wraparound dash, three-dimensional instrument panel and available LED
interior lighting package provides passengers with a feeling of luxury and
sophistication normally found in sedans with much higher starting prices.
2014 Jeep Cherokee thrills in the hills
One quick glance at the all-new Jeep Cherokee sport utility vehicle will
tell you that even though its name may be identical to the car carrying the
same name in the 1990s; this is NOT your parent's Jeep Cherokee.
With steely, cat-like running lights, a gap-tooth grille and two-tone
engine cover, the 2014 Jeep Cherokee has returned from the grave and is
ready to pounce on whatever challenge comes its way. Whether it is off-road
trails, rock-studded stream beds or steep embankments, the Cherokee is
ready, willing and totally capable of handling all encounters with the ease
and grace that one would expect from a true four-wheel-drive. It's a Jeep,
But let's face it, for most of us, the closest that we will ever get to
going off-road is a trip down a dusty lane to the farmer's field for some
hand-picked produce. Or maybe it will be a post-snowstorm trek to the local
market before the city plows have cleared the suburban streets of slush and
snow. In fact, it's on dry roadways and freeways where the new Cherokee
sets itself far apart from its predecessor. While the old version handled
well in the rough, it failed on the flat streets because it rode like a
truck, with all the rattles, bangs and bounces that go with that workhorse
Today's Jeep Cherokee rides more like a fine-tuned sedan than an SUV,
sporting world-class on-road dynamics and a top-rated fuel economy of up to
31 mpg. You read that correctly, a Jeep that is so technically advanced
that it rivals much smaller sedans in fuel efficiency. The Cherokee is the
first-ever SUV to feature a nine-speed automatic transmission mated to a
choice of two engines. The 2.4-liter Tigershark I-4 engine (standard) that
delivers an EPA rating of 22 city/31 highway and 25 mpg combine in 4X2
models, a 45 percent improvement over the previous model.
For a more powerful ride, a 3.2-liter Pentastar V-6 engine is available,
producing 271 horsepower and had a tow
capacity of 4,500 pounds. In two-wheel drive models, fuel economy for the
V-6 is 19 city/28 highway/22 combined.
Special thanks to our expert off-road drivers: Christina Selter and BJ
Kileen of HerHighway.com.
2010 Acura ZDX Stunning and Surprising thefamilycar.com
If you are the type of person who likes to blend into the crowd, skip this
There's nothing about the 2010 Acura ZDX that blends into anything. You can
pull into a packed parking lot and be assured that eyes will turn your way.
There's nothing subtle about the ZDX.
With a front grill design that can best be described as masculine, the
Acura ZDX is a hatchback sedan that dares to be different. From its
wide-mouthed grin to its sharply angled rear windows and stout
hindquarters, the ZDX commands attention wherever you go.
In our test week, we were cornered by a carload of teenagers who pulled up
at a stoplight to ask about it; a 50-something Subaru owner came up to
discuss the ZDX's dog-carrying capabilities, and many others would take the
time to go out of their way to ask about the car.
The ZDX is Acura's version of the Honda Accord Crosstour, only with a much
more striking design. Inside, the ZDX we tested was packed with plenty of
features, including heated/cooling seats, double sunroofs for front and
back seat riders, a power tailgate and rear back-up camera with three views
(straight ahead, slightly elevated and bird's eye).
Featuring a 300-horsepower, 3.7-liter V6
engine, the ZDX really moves when you want it to. But fuel mileage will
take its toll, as the ZDX averages 16 mpg in the city and 23 on the
highway. We averaged right around 20 mpg during our test period.
The base price for the 2010 ZDX Advance is $56,045 and this model carries a
sticker price of $56,855.
If you want to stand out in a crowd, the "Z" will set you free.
A Conicelli Quick Tip: 2011 Honda Crosstour Gas Tank - Michael Hammond Jr.
Conicelli Internet Marketing Manager, Michael Hammond Jr., shows a quick
demonstration on how to successfully lock and unlock your gas tank. This
should be watched by everyone that has a Honda Crosstour.
Please contact Michael Hammond Jr. at 610-828-1400 ext. 1128 if you have
any questions or want to set up an appointment.
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