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Honda Pilot

Price $41,290 – $54,190
Fuel consumption 9.3 – 13.0 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 80%(view ratings)
The Honda Pilot is sought after by midsize SUV buyers. For 2019, its design has been modernized with an updated front end, including LED low-beam headlamps. As for its practical aspects, the 2019 Honda Pilot remains one of the only SUVs in its class to be able to accommodate up to eight people thanks to three-seat benches in each of the two back rows.

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Test Drives2019 Honda Pilot: Try to Keep Up
2018 definitely was a year of SUVs. As these things become more and more dominant within the automotive landscape, carmakers are dishing out seriously competitive offerings to lure consumers into their showrooms. In the midsize segment, the new Subaru Ascent has recently been introduced, and we already drove the new …
Test Drives2016 Honda Pilot Touring: Minivan Killer
As a father of three toddler-aged boys, a minivan was somewhat of a necessity for me. The amount of space that baby seats, buckets, baby bags and all the other equipment required to support a family of this size make a minivan a must-have item. Unfortunately, there is a negative …
Test Drives2016 Honda Pilot Touring: Steady Improvements
The Honda Pilot used to stick out in the manufacturer's lineup. With its boxy look and antiquated interior, the second generation of the big seven-seat SUV had been in production since 2009. However, people never stopped loving it, as the Pilot managed to combine Honda's legendary reliability with a roomy …
First Drives2016 Honda Pilot: No Chip On Its Shoulder
After several years on the market, the Honda Pilot was starting to lose its competitive edge. Very few technical or esthetic modifications were made to the hefty SUV in six years. Its boxy shape had become outdated and it had fallen way behind on the technological front. In fact, many …
First Drives2016 Honda Pilot: A Complete Makeover
With a boxy shape and a dashboard peppered with all kinds of buttons and controls, the second-generation Honda Pilot wasn't exactly the most elegant car out there. And driving it was more like driving a pickup than a family SUV. That said, it still had some good qualities. Its fit …
Test Drives2015 Honda Pilot: It’s Hip To Be Square
Take a ride around the lot of a Honda dealership and the first vehicles you see are the Civic, Fit and Accord. This makes perfect sense since those are the brand's most recent models. Next come the CR-V and Odyssey. At the back of the lot, however, you’ll see two …
Blog2014 Best Buys: Intermediate SUVs Under $50,000
What do the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2014 Ford Explorer and 2014 Honda Pilot have in common? Yes, they’re all 2014 models, but what else? They’re our three winners in the intermediate SUV under $50,000 category! The Jeep Grand Cherokee takes top honours thanks to its cutting-edge turbodiesel engine, high-quality …
Test Drives2014 Honda Pilot: Will it Stay or Will it Go?
The Honda Pilot is still on the market. To (almost) quote Mark Twain, “The reports of its death were greatly exaggerated.” But for the past two years, there really have been rumours that this model would be replaced. And after the Acura MDX was updated last year, everyone was sure …

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NewsHonda Facing Class Action Lawsuit Due to Infotainment Issues
A class action lawsuit filed in the Central District of California on March 22 alleges that Honda knowingly sold vehicles with defective infotainment systems and refused to fix the problem. Affected models include the 2018-2019 Odyssey minivan and 2019 Pilot midsize SUV. Owners have reported frequent system freezes or crashes …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Honda Pilot
In order to help consumers make the right decision, every year, The Car Guide announces its Best Buys in all passenger-vehicle categories on the market. In the midsize SUV segment, the 2019 Best Buy title goes to the Honda Pilot . For the 2019 model year, the third-generation Pilot benefits …
New Models2019 Honda Pilot Coming Soon to Dealers With Numerous Upgrades
Entering its fourth year on the market, the third-generation Honda Pilot gets a substantial redesign and a whole lot of new features and technologies for 2019. These were necessary to keep up with fresher, more modern midsize SUVs like the Chevrolet Traverse and Volkswagen Atlas. Let’s start with the new, …
RecallsA Recall for ZF
What has nine speeds and must be recalled? Around half-a-million vehicles equipped with a ZF gearbox! Previously, only some Fiat Chrysler Automobiles models were involved; now, the recall has been expanded to cover a large array of vehicles fitted with this transmission. According to the German parts manufacturer, vehicles from …
News2016 Honda Pilot to hit Canadian dealers in late July
The redesigned—and much more "Honda-looking"—2016 Honda Pilot is set to go on sale July 31 with a sticker price starting at $35,490. The new Pilot, which replaces a rather boxy predecessor, will pack a more powerful 3.5-litre direct-injected V6 engine that makes 280 horsepower and 262 lb.-ft. of torque mated …
ChicagoThis Is The 2016 Honda Pilot
To drum up interest for its newest full-size Pilot SUV, the manufacturer just teased us with a picture of the upcoming vehicle. As far as teaser shots go, this is a pretty good one: we can expect the 2016 Honda Pilot to boast more fluid lines, and more rounded front …
RecallsHonda Canada recalling some vehicles due to braking problem
MARKHAM, Ont. - Honda Canada says it is recalling about 7,800 vehicles to repair a potential malfunction that could affect braking _ part of a global recall involving nearly 250,000 vehicles. The problem lies with an electrical component of the Vehicle Stability Assist system, which on some cars, may have …

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Motoring TV 2002 Episode 23
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Motoring TV 2002 Episode 25
Behind the scenes at Volvo Safety Centre 2003 Honda Pilot checking the state of your suspension world's largest motorbike collection added weight can handicap your vehicle's performance "Officer" Kenzie talks Highway Traffic Act.
Video Reviews
Review: 2016 Honda Pilot
It was 13 years ago that Honda launched the Pilot, a vehicle it claimed was inspired by a Pelican case and a knapsack. The Pilot has been a boxy mainstay on North American roads since then, but the design has never been much to write home about. Now in its …