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Honda makes it official, announcing arrival of all-new Accord Crosstour this fall
 Date: July 07, 2009 11:41
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


I guess even Honda noticed that things are a little slow on the news front and decided to spice things up, just a little bit, by sending the following press release across the wire.

All-new Honda Accord Crosstour to Arrive in Fall 2009

New crossover vehicle based on Accord will debut as a 2010 model

TORRANCE, Calif., July 7, 2009 - An all-new crossover vehicle based on the award-winning Honda Accord will go on-sale in the fall of 2009 as the "Accord Crosstour," American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today. This new addition to the Honda lineup will be sold as a 2010 model. Additional information will be announced later in the year.



This is the ultimate of teasers, as there is barely anything revealed except the name (which we already knew). The only thing "new" about this is that it will apparently be badged as the "Accord Crosstour". I don't know whether or not that's similar to "Accord Coupe", where the sales of the CrossTourwill all be counted under the Accord banner (and simultaneously obfuscating the details of how well or how poorly the CrossTour itself is selling), but if they are, then this should help catapult the Accord nameplate to the top of the sales charts again. If not, the "Accord" portion of the badge is probably just to gain some instant showroom credibility and save salesmen a bunch of hassle in explaining to potential shoppers that it's really based on an Accord.



Last edited by JeffX on July 07, 2009 11:57

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atomiclightbulb 37
  55 days, 18 hours to remodel it into a wagon
Binkman 82
  I'm a little confused...what is it?
DCPattie 9
  How much would you pay?
R-Z 10
  About the "Accord" Prefix..
NealX 6
  I need to sell my BMW E90 for this
openwheelracing 6
  I don't see the controversy in this at all! :-)
ostrich 4
  Hmmm...
Harvey Jr 1
  how much space?
JR 2
  "Accord Crosstour"
TSX69 30
  Honda needs to focus more on fixing their issues and less time releasing new product lines
niko 7
  You can see the tires and alloys . . . .
nowakj66 10
  Is BMW copying it already????
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