Honda

Honda Pilot

Price $41,290 – $55,190
Fuel consumption 9.3 – 13.0 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 80%(view ratings)
With a seating capacity of seven or eight passengers, the Pilot is one of the most spacious midsize SUVs in its category. Its 280-horsepower V6 engine provides it with a maximum towing capacity of 2,268 kg, and the standard feature list includes the Honda Sensing safety suite, heated front seats and a remote engine starter. The Touring variant benefits from more comfort and convenience items, while the Black Edition boasts a more sinister look.

Tests and Features

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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 Its boxy shape had become outdated and it had fallen way behind on the technological front.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 …

News

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NewsConfirmed: Honda’s Light Trucks to Offer Rugged TrailSport Models
After filing an application to trademark the name “Trailsport” in the U.S. last year, Honda is now confirming that off-road-oriented models will join the lineup starting this fall. The company said TrailSport marks “the next chapter in its rugged light truck direction,” hinting at more adventurous variants of the Pilot …
RecallsOver 20 Makes Affected by Continental-made Tires That May Explode
Continental Tire has issued a recall covering approximately 100,000 Continental, General and Barum tires in North America due to a manufacturing defect that could cause a blowout. Nearly two dozen vehicle brands are affected including Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Fiat, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Lexus, Lincoln, …
NewsHonda, Acura Dealers Want More SUVs; Will They Get Them?
Customers seem to want more and more SUVs, and you know what? Dealers, too. While most manufacturers have introduced new models in recent years, that’s not good enough for some. According to Automotive News , Honda ’s National Dealer Advisory Board in the U.S. is starting to put pressure on …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Kia Telluride
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. For 2021, we’ve split midsize SUVs into two categories: those with two rows of seats and others with three rows. This article covers the latter. 1st Place – Kia Telluride …
NewsChevrolet, BMW Have the Best Car Seats, Study Finds
Chevrolet and BMW top J.D. Power’s 2020 Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study released a few days ago. Surprised? The former leads all mainstream car brands with four award-winning vehicles. The Sonic, Impala and Equinox are segment winners, while the Silverado is among the three best pickups/vans. On the luxury side, …
NewsHonda to Recall Over 53,000 Vehicles in Canada
Honda Canada is recalling 53,770 vehicles across the country due to faulty software that can stop the display of the speedometer, engine oil lights, gear positions and rear cameras. The list of affected models includes the 2018 to 2020 Honda Odyssey , 2019 to 2020 Honda Passport and 2019 to …
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 …

Videos

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Episodes
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 23
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Episodes
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 …