Honda

Honda Pilot

Price $46,120 – $57,620
Fuel consumption 9.3 – 12.4 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 77%(view ratings)
Despite entering its seventh year, the current generation of the Honda Pilot continues to win over many consumers looking for a three-row midsize SUV. The 3.5-litre V6 engine under the hood has proven reliable over the years, helping the Pilot retain good value as a used vehicle. A complete redesign is expected to take place for the 2023 model year, offering refreshed styling and a more modern cabin.

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 Its boxy shape had become outdated and it had fallen way behind on the technological front.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

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NewsThird of Midsize SUVs Fail IIHS’ New Side Crash Test
Following compact SUVs last fall, midsize SUVs were recently submitted to the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s new side crash test, which aims to address higher-speed collisions that continue to cause fatalities on North American roads. While the former failed miserably, how did their bigger counterparts perform? A lot …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2022: Kia Telluride
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. When it comes to midsize SUVs, we need to separate two-row models from three-row models. Among the second group, which one gets our Best Buy award for 2022? Answer: the …
News2022 Honda Pilot Adds Two New Models, Feels More Adventurous
Honda ’s three-row midsize SUV is getting some changes for the 2022 model year, which will be the last before the next generation arrives. The current Pilot was launched for 2016. First, the LX and EX entry-level models have been replaced by the new Pilot Sport, which starts at $46,210.
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 …

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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 …