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

2011 Honda CR-V EX-L

9.9

starting from

$28,905
"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 EX-L

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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
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L

9.8

starting from

$35,150

Reasons to buy the Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L

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Average power
271 HP @ 6,200 RPM
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Sporty performance
15.0 lb/hp
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Fast 0-60 time
7.4 seconds
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Passenger power seats
Standard
Performance 9.4 vs 10.0
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L Winner: Accord Crosstour EX-L
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  • The Accord Crosstour EX-L's power-to-weight ratio is more than 20% better, providing a sportier ride, 15.0 lb/hp vs 19.7 lb/hp
  • More than 50% more powerful, 271 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM
Practicality 10.0 vs 9.5
2011 Honda CR-V EX-L Winner: CR-V EX-L
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  • Room for more than 40% more stuff, 72.9 ft3 vs 51.3 ft3
  • The CR-V EX-L has 2 more cupholders, 8 vs 6
Cost 10.0 vs 9.6
2011 Honda CR-V EX-L Winner: CR-V EX-L
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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 $6,245 cheaper (around 20% less), $28,905 vs $35,150
Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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Entertainment System 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • The Accord Crosstour EX-L has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
  • Both have speed-sensitive volume
  • Neither offers satellite radio
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both have power seats
Road Tests - vs -
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Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
Overall 9.9 vs 9.8

Performance

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CR-V EX-L
2011 Honda CR-V EX-L
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L Honda
Accord Crosstour EX-L
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Horsepower 180 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 271 HP @ 6,200 RPM The Accord Crosstour EX-L is of average power, but the CR-V EX-L 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 19.7 lb/hp vs 15.0 lb/hp The Accord Crosstour EX-L is a sporty car, but the CR-V EX-L is sluggish
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 37.8 ft vs 40.2 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Practicality

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CR-V EX-L
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Few seats
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Cargo space 72.9 ft3 vs 51.3 ft3 The CR-V EX-L has OK cargo room, while the Accord Crosstour EX-L has very little
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front seats 52.9 ft3 vs 55.8 ft3 The Accord Crosstour EX-L has average-sized front seats, while the CR-V EX-L is very cramped
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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 8 vs 6 The CR-V EX-L has a good number of cupholders, but the Accord Crosstour EX-L is just OK
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Cost

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CR-V EX-L
2011 Honda CR-V EX-L
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Accord Crosstour EX-L
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MSRP $28,905 vs $35,150 The CR-V EX-L has a great price and the Accord Crosstour EX-L is pretty reasonable
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In-city gas mileage 21 mpg vs 18 mpg The CR-V EX-L has great city mileage and the Accord Crosstour EX-L 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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CR-V EX-L
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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

Entertainment System

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CR-V EX-L
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Number of speakers 7 vs 7 Average number of speakers
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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 Yes The Accord Crosstour EX-L 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

Luxury Features

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CR-V EX-L
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moon roof Standard vs Standard Both come standard with sun roofs
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Road Tests

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

Crash Test Ratings

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CR-V EX-L
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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 4 stars vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test 3 stars vs Unknown

Other Vehicles to Consider

2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L 2011 Toyota Venza Accord Crosstour EX-L vs Venza
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2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX 2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited Accord Crosstour EX vs Outback 2.5i Limited
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX-L 2012 BMW X6 M Accord Crosstour EX-L vs X6 M
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX 2011 Porsche Panamera 4S Accord Crosstour EX vs Panamera 4S
2011 Honda CR-V EX-L 2011 Honda Accord EX-L CR-V EX-L vs Accord EX-L
2011 Honda CR-V EX 2011 Nissan Murano SL CR-V EX vs Murano SL
2011 Honda CR-V 2011 Toyota RAV4 CR-V vs RAV4
2011 Honda CR-V EX-L 2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i CR-V EX-L vs X3 xDrive28i
2011 Honda CR-V EX-L 2011 Toyota Venza CR-V EX-L vs Venza

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