2011 Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
vs. 2011 Honda
CR-V

2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX

9.8

starting from

$30,800

Reasons to buy the Honda Accord Crosstour EX

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Average power
271 HP @ 6,200 RPM
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Sporty performance
14.2 lb/hp
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Fast 0-60 time
7.4 seconds
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Moon roof
Standard
2011 Honda CR-V

9.1

Runner-up

Honda CR-V

starting from

$23,405
"We're certainly smitten with the CR-V's ability to comfortably take on both people and cargo."
edmunds.com | talking about the CR-V's interior quality
"Well-rounded and a great choice for families."
edmunds.com | talking about the CR-V's overall satisfaction

Reasons to buy the Honda CR-V

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Average cargo space
72.9 ft3
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Below average ground clearance for rough terrain
6.7"
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Good braking distance from 60mph
123 ft
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Good city fuel efficiency
21 mpg
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 7.0
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Winner: Accord Crosstour EX
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  • Enjoy additional natural light with the Accord Crosstour EX's standard sun roof
  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the Accord Crosstour EX's power seats; not available on the CR-V
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 8.2
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Winner: Accord Crosstour EX
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  • The Accord Crosstour EX's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • The Accord Crosstour EX has 1 more speaker, providing a better entertainment experience, 7 vs 6
Practicality 9.4 vs 10.0
2011 Honda CR-V Winner: CR-V
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  • Room for more than 40% more stuff, 72.9 ft3 vs 51.3 ft3
  • The CR-V has 2 more cupholders, 8 vs 6
Performance 10.0 vs 9.4
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Winner: Accord Crosstour EX
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  • The Accord Crosstour EX's power-to-weight ratio is more than 20% better, providing a sportier ride, 14.2 lb/hp vs 18.8 lb/hp
  • More than 50% more powerful, 271 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM
Cost 9.6 vs 10.0
2011 Honda CR-V Winner: CR-V
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  • Gets around 20% more miles per gallon in the city, 21 mpg vs 18 mpg
  • The best price we've seen is $7,395 cheaper (more than 20% less), $23,405 vs $30,800
Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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Road Tests - vs -
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Crash Test Ratings - vs 10.0
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  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
Overall 9.8 vs 9.1

Luxury Features

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Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Honda CR-V Honda
CR-V
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moon roof Standard vs Not Available Enjoy additional natural light with the Accord Crosstour EX's standard sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the Accord Crosstour EX's power seats; not available on the CR-V
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a leather interior

Entertainment System

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Accord Crosstour EX
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CR-V
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Number of speakers 7 vs 6 The Accord Crosstour EX has an OK number of speakers, while the CR-V has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs Yes Both have speed-sensitive volume
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer Yes vs No The Accord Crosstour EX has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers an entertainment system

Practicality

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Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Few seats
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Cargo space 51.3 ft3 vs 72.9 ft3 The CR-V has OK cargo room, while the Accord Crosstour EX has very little
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front seats 55.8 ft3 vs 55.6 ft3 Both average size front seats
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Base payload capacity 850 lb vs 850 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a navigation system
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Cupholders 6 vs 8 The CR-V has a good number of cupholders, but the Accord Crosstour EX is just OK
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Performance

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Accord Crosstour EX
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Horsepower 271 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM The Accord Crosstour EX is of average power, but the CR-V is underpowered
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Number of gears 5 vs 5 Average number of gears
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both only offer an automatic transmission, unlike most in this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 14.2 lb/hp vs 18.8 lb/hp The Accord Crosstour EX is a sporty car, while the CR-V is just average
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Drivetrain type two-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive Neither has a good drivetrain for off-road or bad weather driving
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 40.2 ft vs 37.8 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Cost

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Accord Crosstour EX
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MSRP $30,800 vs $23,405 Inexpensive
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In-city gas mileage 18 mpg vs 21 mpg The CR-V has great city mileage and the Accord Crosstour EX is pretty reasonable
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Safety Features

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Accord Crosstour EX
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 5 vs 5 OK number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system None vs None

Road Tests

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Accord Crosstour EX
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2011 Honda CR-V Honda
CR-V
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0-60 mph 7.4 seconds vs 9.2 seconds The Accord Crosstour EX can accelerate to 60mph quickly, but the CR-V is pretty bad
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Braking distance at 60mph 139 ft vs 123 ft The CR-V has above average braking ability for this class of vehicle, but the Accord Crosstour EX is just OK
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1/4 mile 15.9 s @ 91 mph vs 16.9 s @ 82 mph The Accord Crosstour EX's 1/4 mile time is zippy, but the CR-V 's is just OK
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Lateral acceleration 0.79 g vs 0.77 g Both have unremarkable cornering abilities
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

Crash Test Ratings

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Accord Crosstour EX
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX
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CR-V
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs 4 stars Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs 4 stars
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs 3 stars

Other Vehicles to Consider

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2011 Honda CR-V 2011 Honda Fit Sport CR-V vs Fit Sport
2011 Honda CR-V 2011 Acura MDX CR-V vs MDX
2011 Honda CR-V 2011 Acura RDX CR-V vs RDX

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