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Criticized for its design even since it was unveiled five years ago, the Honda Crosstour model, sold only in the United States will exit the range soon without the chance of a next generation. The sales were in line with its very unusual design.

In an official press release, Honda says that starting 2016 will discontinue production of the Honda Crosstour at the East Liberty Plant in Ohio, also home to the hot-selling Honda CR-V and Acura RDX models, and transfer production of the Accord Hybrid from the Marysville Auto Plant to the Sayama Plant in Japan.

Honda Crosstour discontinued

The Japanese officials say that ”The Crosstour, introduced in 2010, served a positive role in helping the Honda brand target crossover buyers. However, the crossover segment has evolved and we believe the all-new 2016 Honda HR-V launching later this spring will create new value for crossover shoppers and play a more significant role as a gateway model for the Honda brand to drive light truck sales growth.”

The death of the Crosstour will allow the East Liberty Plant to focus on meeting demand for the CR-V and a refreshed 2016 Acura RDX and, as announced last month, expand light truck production in early 2017 with the Acura MDX.

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