2015 Honda Accord vs. 2015 Honda Crosstour
The 2015 Honda Accord Sedan and 2015 Honda Crosstour are both great picks for drivers in the Raynham and Easton area. Both offer a wide range of standard features, accessories, and similarly powerful engines. It can be difficult to pick between them, but this handy guide will help you figure out which great Honda vehicle is right for you and your family’s needs.
Both vehicles at a Glance
- Capable of 36 mpg highway in CVT four-cylinder models
- Over 20 feet of cubic space per person
- Starts at $22,105**
- 51.3 cubic feet of available storage space
- Great luxury features at a more basic level of trim
- Soft ride and excellent noise-cancellation system
How Much Space Do You Need?
The 2015 Honda Accord starts with 103 cubic feet of passenger space, seating five people: that’s over 20 feet of passenger space per person. There’s 15.8 cubic feet of cargo space.
The 2015 Honda Crosstour has 101 cubic feet of passenger capacity, seating five people. The cargo volume is 25.7 cubic feet with the rear seat up, 51.3 cubic feet with the rear seat down. For cargo capacity, the Honda Crosstour is certainly the winner.
How Do You Drive?
The Honda Accord comes with front-wheel drive only. The basic engine is a 2.4L four-cylinder engine, which puts out 185 hp and 181 lb-feet of torque. The standard transmission is a six-speed manual, but can be substituted for a one-speed CVT. The best fuel efficiency possible with this powertrain and the CVT transmission at 27 mpg city and 36 mpg highway.* You can also get a 3.5L V6 engine with 278 hp and 252 lb-feet of torque.
The 2015 Honda Crosstour’s base engine is also a 2.4L four-cylinder producing 192 hp and 162 lb-feet of torque and is rated by the EPA at 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway.**** This engine comes with a five-speed automatic transmission. The optional 3.5L V6 also produces 278 hp and 252 lb-feet of torque, and it comes with a six-speed automatic with sporty paddle-shifters.
If performance is most important for you, either model is going to offer two engine options to enjoy. Drivers who are more concerned about gas savings may want to stick with the 2015 Honda Accord.
Vehicle Price and Features
The 2015 Accord starts at $22,105** at the LX level. This level comes with electronic features like an 8-inch infotainment display, Bluetooth connectivity, a rearview camera, and a four-speaker sound system with Pandora Internet. Higher-end models offer more features like a six-inch touchscreen display, navigation, leather seats, and heated front seats.
The 2015 Honda Crosstour EX starts at $27,530 at the EX level with a sunroof, rearview camera, and a seven-speaker sound system with Bluetooth connectivity.*** Higher end models have features like a navigation system and leather upholstery. Drivers of either model will find many features to enjoy.
Which Car is Right for You?
The Honda Accord has plenty of passenger space, but not very much cargo space. The fuel efficiency is excellent as well, and the price is reasonably low. This is a good choice if your budget is tight, or if you don’t go on large shopping trips or cargo-heavy vacations. With no fold-down of the passenger seats, this is an excellent family hauler if you’re using it primarily just to drive your family around.
The Honda Crosstour is a slightly more expensive vehicle, but it does have plenty of cargo room.. For those with a larger budget, or with more cargo to haul, this is an excellent car. Because of the fold-down for passenger space, this car is also a better choice if you may not necessarily have a full load of passengers with each cargo-heavy trip you take.
Test Drive Your Favorite Honda at Silko Honda
Still not sure which car is right for you? Contact our Silko Honda sales staff at (508) 880-5500 to take a test drive or swing by the dealership. We are located at 1580 New State Highway in Raynham, MA.
* 24 city/34 highway/27 combined mpg rating for 4-cylinder Sedan 6MT models. 27 city/36 highway/31 combined mpg rating for Sedan CVT models. 26 city/35 highway/29 combined mpg rating for Sport Sedan CVT models. 21 city/34 highway/26 combined mpg rating for V-6 Sedan models. Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
** MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $820.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
*** MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $880.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
**** 22 city/31 highway/25 combined mpg rating for 2WD 4-cylinder models. 20 city/30 highway/23 combined mpg rating for 2WD V-6 models. 19 city/28 highway/22 combined mpg rating for 4WD V-6 models. Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.