The Crossroad/Discovery was offered in Japan as a 3-door with a seating capacity of 5 people,and a 5-door with a seating capacity of 7 people. The only engine offered was Rover's 3.9 L OHV V8 with a 4 speed automatic transmission.
The transmission is a permanent four wheel drive system, with a locking centre differential at the transfer box. In common with much of the rest of the Land Rover range, the handbrake acts on the transmission at the back of the transfer box.
The Rover companies had cross-holding relationship with Honda U.K. since early 80's. The relationship ended after Rover was taken over by BMW in 1994.
The Crossroad was discontinued and replaced with the Honda CR-V for the Japanese market.
The Honda Crossroad name was reused as a new crossover SUV, released for the Japanese market in February 2007 for the 2008 model year. The Crossroad features three rows of seats capable of accommodating up to 7 passengers. It replaces the Honda HR-V for the Japanese market.