The Crosstour is Honda's attempt at a crossover vehicle, mixing the practical cabin space of an SUV with the drivability of a sedan. With its all-wheel-drive system, the Crosstour competes with the Subaru Outback.
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Although Honda's SUVs, built on car platforms, qualify as crossovers, the Accord Crosstour looks the part. Honda bases the Crosstour on the Accord platform, giving it a hatchback, raising the ride height, and adding optional all-wheel-drive.