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2010 Honda Accord 2WD EX-L Crosstour Review

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A three-quarter front view of a black 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour

In short: A sporty, sedan-based crossover vehicle.

This beefed-up version of the Honda Accord offers sedan-like looks and handling with the versatility and cargo space of a wagon. Opting for a sloping roofline and lift-up rear hatch in place of a trunk, the Crosstour has nearly three-and-a-half times more storage space than the Accord sedan, making it perfect for road trips or hauling large loads of groceries. While the Crosstour's styling is somewhat polarizing — not everyone enjoys the look of a sedan on steroids — this capable crossover is nonetheless an attractive option for families who desire the utility of an SUV without the bulk.

Warranty/Service: 3-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper limited warranty; 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty; 5-year/unlimited-mile corrosion warranty; 3-year/36,000-mile accessory warranty


QUICK SHEET
Base Price: $34,770 / As Tested: $35,480

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front engine, front-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door crossover

Engine:
3.5-liter V6 engine
Horsepower: 271 hp @ 6,200 rpm
Torque: 254 lb-ft @ 5,000 rpm
Transmission: 5-speed automatic

Curb weight:
3,852 lbs
Wheelbase: 110.1 in
Length/Width/Height: 196.8/74.7/65.7 in
Turning circle: 40.2 ft

Brakes:
power-assisted ventilated front disc brakes; solid rear disc brakes; ABS with brake assist and electronic brake distribution
Suspension: double wishbone front; independent multi-link rear; stabilizer bar

Traction: vehicle stability assist with traction control

0-60 mph: 7.5 seconds
Top Speed: 121 mph (governor limited)

EPA City:
18 mpg
EPA Highway: 27 mpg

Safety:
dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags; front side airbags with passenger-side occupant detection system; side curtain airbags with rollover sensor

Likes: performance; cabin/cargo space

 

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