I purchased a crosstour after driving a venza. The honda offers adequate room and versatility with good looks. I have not had long enough for the car to be broken in and see real world mileage, but the ride is excellent and honda eliminated their characteristic road noise issues. I also drive an A5 quattro coupe and this car suspension is less stiff as one would expect, but very compliant and predictable.
sound system, quite drive and good handling characteristics, hidden storage under cargo floor
better leather steering wheel wrap, rain sensing wipers, backup camera with movable lines, keyless access/start, 6spd auto for improved hwy mileage