In 2003, the Honda Pilot is a midsize three-row crossover that is designed for families who lead active lives. The Pilot has plenty of space inside as well as a smooth and comfortable ride. higher than average fuel efficiency and a wide array of assistance for drivers features. The third generation of the Pilot was launched in the year 2016.
For those who are looking for an all-wheel drive car with lots of space, but does not drive like tank it is the Honda Pilot is ideal. It’s not big when you’re behind and instead, it handles the turns, and park in narrow spots easily. Acceleration is adequate to get on the freeway. Passengers must also appreciate the comfy seats and lots of space inside, as well as the numerous features that make a trip more enjoyable.
Trims and Pricing
Honda provides Honda’s Pilot with LX, EX, EX-L Touring, and the Elite trim level. The standard seating capacity is eight. Seven seats are offered on the Touring and available on the Elite with the help of captain’s chairs in the second row.
The standard exterior features included on the LX include LED headlights that are automatic and LED brakelights, as well as deep tinted windows, and the 18-inch aluminum wheels. Inside the LX includes air conditioning, keyless ignition and a tilt/telescoping steering wheel. activated noise cancellation a 60/40 split-folding third row and a rearview camera. Bluetooth connectivity USB ports, an auxiliary input port, and an audio system with seven speakers. All new Pilots feature adaptive cruise control forward collision mitigation braking and road departure intervention. forward collision warning, and warnings about lane departure.
The EX adds to that list by adding fog lights and heated side mirrors. It also has a blind spot camera, as well as keyless entry. Its Traction Management system includes different modes to aid with travelling in different circumstances. The interior features include three-zone automated air conditioning, a motorized driver’s seat and a touchscreen for infotainment that measures 8 inches, HondaLink smartphone suite, as well as an upgraded audio system that includes satellite radio. Pandora Internet radio and two additional USB ports.
On the EX-L owners will enjoy leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a power liftgate and the sunroof and one-touch sliding second row seats and the front-passenger seat as well as front seat heaters, and an auto-dimming rear-view mirror. The buyers can also include navigation as well as the two USB ports on the back of the car, an rear entertainment system and an 115-volt power outlet for the EX-L.
The Touring includes all of the above features, plus roof rails, an auto engine start/stop, rear and front parking sensors, sunshades for the second row as well as driver memory settings. an audio system that has 10 speakers.
The owners who opt for the highest-end Elite have everything you get from the Touring with 20-inch wheels, a blind spot monitor that includes back cross-traffic alerts, auto windshield wipers as well as a panoramic sunroof. front seat vents and heaters as well as a heated steering column as well as a HD-quality radio.
Its Pilot LX, EX, and EX-L trims have an MSRP of $31,500, $34,500 and $38,000, respectively. The Touring starts at $42,500, while the Elite costs around $48,000. All-wheel drive is offered in all trim levels for approximately $2,000 and is as standard with the Elite.
Engine and Performance
The standard engine of Honda Pilot Honda Pilot is a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that produces 262 lb.-ft. of torque. A six-speed auto transmission is available in LX, EX and EX-L models, and the nine-speed automatic that has paddles to shift the steering wheel comes standard for Touring and Elite models. Touring models as well as Elite.
While front-wheel drive is a standard but all-wheel drive is available at every trim level. If set up correctly Pilots can pull up to 3,500 lbs in front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive models can pull up to 5500 pounds.
Drivers of the front-wheel drive LX, EX, or EX-L can expect EPA-estimated fuel economy of 19/27/22 mpg city/highway/combined, or 18/26/21 mpg with all-wheel drive. The owners of Elite and Touring will see slightly higher fuel efficiency, since the transmission comes with three additional gears to choose from. EPA figures are 20/27/23 with front wheels driven and 19/26/22 mpg with all-wheel drive.
The Pilot is available for purchase by the Pilot with traditional color schemes with black and white layouts and a variety of two-tone designs. The interior is modern , with lots of classic elements. The controls are spacious and well-organized, making it ideal for using various features when driving. Additionally, the gauges are easy to understand.
One of the major improvement is the quality that the rooms. The various materials are soft than the previous generation and are more solid. The workmanship is also better. It’s functional and comfortable for the interior of the Pilot. Storage compartments are everywhere, along with cup holders. The two rows in the first row are large, while the third row is plenty for kids and adults who are smaller. The third row’s access is easy, because of the sliding second-row seats. The cargo space is an overall capacity in 83.9 cubic feetof space, which allows owners to carry large objects easily.