2011 Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
vs. 2011 Toyota
Venza

2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX

9.8

starting from

$30,800

Reasons to buy the Honda Accord Crosstour EX

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Sporty performance
14.2 lb/hp
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Moon roof
Standard
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Average power
271 HP @ 6,200 RPM
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Has a subwoofer
2011 Toyota Venza

9.6

Runner-up

Toyota Venza

starting from

$27,885

Reasons to buy the Toyota Venza

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Entertainment system
Optional
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Navigation system
Optional
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More airbags
6
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Average city fuel efficiency
21 mpg
Entertainment System 8.9 vs 10.0
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 10.0 vs 9.2
2011 Toyota Venza Winner: Venza
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  • Almost the same
  • The Venza has 4 more cupholders, 10 vs 6
  • Room for around 40% more stuff, 70.1 ft3 vs 51.3 ft3
Performance 9.4 vs 10.0
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 30% better, providing a sportier ride, 14.2 lb/hp vs 20.7 lb/hp
  • Around 50% more powerful, 271 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 182 HP @ 5,800 RPM
Luxury Features 9.6 vs 10.0
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Winner: Accord Crosstour EX
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  • Almost the same
Safety Features 10.0 vs 9.7
2011 Toyota Venza Winner: Venza
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  • The Venza has 1 more airbag (including Knee), 6 vs 5
Cost 10.0 vs 9.9
Too close to call
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  • Shorter-lasting basic warranty
  • Shorter basic warranty
Road Tests - vs -
Missing information
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Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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Overall 9.6 vs 9.8

Entertainment System

Toyota
Venza
2011 Toyota Venza
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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Number of speakers 6 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 Optional vs Not Available Like your tunes? In the Venza , you can upgrade to 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 No vs Yes The Accord Crosstour EX has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Optional vs Not Available It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the Venza ; but it's not available at all on the Accord Crosstour EX

Practicality

Toyota
Venza
2011 Toyota Venza
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Average number of seats
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Highway driving range 478 miles vs 500 miles Average highway range
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Cargo space 70.1 ft3 vs 51.3 ft3 Both have OK cargo room
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front seats 55.3 ft3 vs 55.8 ft3 Both average size front seats
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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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roof rails Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers roof rails
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navigation system Optional vs Not Available The Venza offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Accord Crosstour EX
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Cupholders 10 vs 6 Both have a good number of cupholders but the Venza is particularly good
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Performance

Toyota
Venza
2011 Toyota Venza
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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Horsepower 182 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 271 HP @ 6,200 RPM The Accord Crosstour EX is of average power, but the Venza is underpowered
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Number of gears 6 vs 5 Average number of gears
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both offer an automatic transmission, standard for 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 20.7 lb/hp vs 14.2 lb/hp The Accord Crosstour EX is a sporty car, but the Venza is sluggish
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Drivetrain type front-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 39.1 ft vs 40.2 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Luxury Features

Toyota
Venza
2011 Toyota Venza
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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moon roof Not Available vs Standard Enjoy additional natural light with the Accord Crosstour EX's standard sun roof
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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 Optional vs Not Available Have your choice of leather or cloth seats on the Venza

Safety Features

Toyota
Venza
2011 Toyota Venza
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
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 6 vs 5 The Venza has a good number of airbags, but the Accord Crosstour EX is just OK (missing Knee)
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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

Cost

Toyota
Venza
2011 Toyota Venza
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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MSRP $27,885 vs $30,800 Both are priced reasonably
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In-city gas mileage 21 mpg vs 18 mpg Both get OK mileage in the city
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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

Road Tests

Toyota
Venza
2011 Toyota Venza
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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0-60 mph Unknown vs 7.4 seconds
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Braking distance at 60mph Unknown vs 139 ft
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1/4 mile Unknown vs 15.9 s s @ 91.0 mph mph
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs 0.79 g
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Top speed 112 mph vs Unknown

Crash Test Ratings

Toyota
Venza
2011 Toyota Venza
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX Honda
Accord Crosstour EX
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs 4 stars OK protection, 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 5 stars vs Unknown

Other Vehicles to Consider

2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX 2011 Honda CR-V Accord Crosstour EX vs CR-V
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX 2011 Acura ZDX Accord Crosstour EX vs ZDX
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX 2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited Accord Crosstour EX vs Outback 2.5i Limited
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX 2012 BMW X6 M Accord Crosstour EX vs X6 M
2011 Honda Accord Crosstour EX 2011 Nissan Murano LE Accord Crosstour EX vs Murano LE
2011 Toyota Venza 2011 Honda CR-V Venza vs CR-V
2011 Toyota Venza 2011 Toyota Camry XLE Venza vs Camry XLE
2011 Toyota Venza 2011 Toyota Highlander SE Venza vs Highlander SE
2011 Toyota Venza 2011 Lexus RX 350 Venza vs RX 350
2011 Toyota Venza 2011 Toyota Sienna Venza vs Sienna

Comments Which car would you recommend, and why?

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Avatar for HomeAgain HomeAgain (1:09 PM, December 14, 2014)
Great information! I have been looking at vehicles and have narrowed it to these 2. I like the CrossTour better, but Toyota has better incentives, which makes the pricing better. Any information on the AWD for these vehicles?
 
ssg d 2012ct (2:04 AM, July 15, 2014)
my crosstour has xm radio, has roof racks, top speed is 120mph, has entertainment with usb input