2020 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Settling down doesn’t mean having to settle.

Journeyers, meet the Pilot – the Honda paragon of utility and efficiency. Equipped with the Earth Dreams™ engine and available idle-stop, the Pilot is as smart as it is stylish. Its roomy interior seats up to eight passengers,1 and third-row access is a breeze using the available one-touch second-row seats. Plus, its cargo capacity makes any packing list just about limitless. Honda Sensing™ safety technologies come standard, so you’ll take confidence with you on every trip. With a sophisticated interior inside the modern, sleek exterior, you won’t just catch attention – you’ll ride comfortably at the centre of it. The Pilot is confident, bold and ready for anything. Are you?

Key features:

  • Honda Sensing™ Technologies,
  • Apple CarPlay™/Android Auto,
  • Intelligent Variable Torque Management (i-VTM4™) AWD system,
  • Available seating for up to 8
  • Available Satellite-Linked Navigation System
  • Available Advanced Rear Entertainment System with Blu-ray™ player

Suddenly, every trip is all-inclusive.

The interior of the Pilot surrounds you and your passengers in sophistication thanks to the available interior ambient lighting and soft-touch dash and door materials. And with the available perforated leather-trimmed seating surfaces and the available leather-wrapped steering wheel, every ride is steeped in refinement. While the available panoramic moonroof brightens the cabin, the heated front seats and available heated second-row outboard seats make it even cozier to ride in. When comfort meets style, the Pilot makes every ride worth savouring.

Key Features

  • Remote engine starter
  • Driver’s seat with available 10-way power adjustment including power lumbar support
  • Proximity key entry system and pushbutton start
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Available panoramic moonroof,
  • Available memory-linked side mirrors and driver’s seat position

Performance that fits your life.

The Honda Pilot has room for up to eight passengers (seven on the seven-passenger Touring and Black Edition models with second-row captain’s chairs) and includes effortless third-row access using the available one-touch second row seats. When you need to load gear, groceries or goodies, the Pilot is up to the task with easy fold-down 60 /40 split-folding rear seats in both the second and third row. Plus, the rear cargo boasts ample space, easily fitting a 77 . 6-litre (82-quart) cooler. From what’s inside to what’s under the hood, with the Earth Dreams™ technology engine, the 2019 Pilot is designed to enhance fuel efficiency ratings without sacrificing performance. And to help every litre go further, the Variable Cylinder Management ® (VCM ®) system is designed to automatically switch between 6 and 3 cylinders, depending on the driving conditions. When you’re ready to ride, the Pilot has enough stop and go to handle the ups, downs and turns that virtually any trip can offer.

Key Versatility Features

  • 8 passenger seating ( 7 passenger seating on 7-passenger Touring and Black Edition models)
  • 60 /40 split-folding second-row and third-row seats
  • Reversible cargo lid with hidden cargo mode
  • Centre console with smartphone sliding tray
  • Available one-touch second-row seats

Key Performance Features:

  • 3 . 5-litre, 24-valve, Direct Injection, SOHC, i-VTEC ® V 6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management ® (VCM ®)
  • 280 horsepower 1 and 262 lb.-ft of torque,
  • 1 ,588 kg or available 2 ,268 kg towing capacity,
  • 6-speed or available 9-speed automatic transmission
  • Intelligent Variable Torque Management (i-VTM 4™) AWD system
  • Intelligent Traction Management system
  • Available steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, Available idle-stop technology

Honda Pilot Trim Levels

Honda Pilot LX

  • 280 horsepower,1 3.5-litre, 24-valve, Direct Injection, SOHC, i-VTEC® V6 engine
  • 1,588 kg or available 2,268 kg towing capacity4
  • 18" aluminum-alloy wheels
  • 264-watt AM/FM audio system with MP3/Windows Media® Audio playback capability and 7 speakers including subwoofer
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control
  • Apple CarPlay™2,3 /Android Auto™2,3
  • Auto high beam
  • CabinControl™ app2,3
  • Display Audio System2 with HondaLink™2,3,5
  • Front wiper de-icer
  • HandsFreeLink™-bilingual Bluetooth® wireless mobile phone interface2,3 with steering-wheel mounted controls
  • Heated front seats
  • Intelligent Traction Management System
  • Intelligent Variable Torque Management (i-VTM4™) AWD system
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED headlights with auto-on/off (Low beam)
  • Multi-angle rearview camera2 with dynamic guidelines
  • Proximity key entry system with pushbutton start
  • Remote engine starter
  • Seating capacity: 8
  • Sliding and reclining 60/40 split-folding second-row seat
  • Variable Cylinder Management® (VCM®)

Honda Pilot EX

ADDS TO OR REPLACES LX FEATURES:

  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Driver’s seat with 10-way power adjustment including power lumbar support
  • HomeLink® remote system6
  • Honda LaneWatch™ blind spot display2
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • LED Fog lights
  • Mirror-integrated LED turn signal indicators
  • One-touch power moonroof with tilt feature
  • Roof rails

Honda Pilot EX-L NAVI

ADDS TO OR REPLACES EX FEATURES:

  • Body-coloured front and rear parking sensors
  • Heated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Heated second-row seats (outboard positions only)
  • Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™2,7 and bilingual Voice Recognition
  • Leather-trimmed seating surfaces
  • Memory-linked side mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down
  • One-touch second row seats
  • Passenger’s seat with 4-way power adjustment
  • Power tailgate
  • SiriusXM™8

Honda Pilot TOURING 8P

ADDS TO OR REPLACES EX-L NAVI FEATURES:

  • 20" aluminum-alloy wheels
  • 9-speed automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control
  • 115-volt power outlet
  • 600-watt AM/FM/CD Premium audio system with MP3/Windows Media® Audio playback capability and 11 speakers including subwoofer and 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Advanced Rear Entertainment System with 10.2-inch, high-resolution WSVGA (1024x600) screen, Blu-ray™ player and embedded streaming media apps
  • Ambient Lighting (Blue)
  • AT&T Wi-Fi hotspot3,9
  • Auto-dimming power folding side mirrors
  • Blind Spot Information2 (BSI) system with Rear Cross Traffic Monitor2 system
  • CabinTalk™2 in-car PA
  • Hands-free power tailgate
  • HDMI® (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) input jack3
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • HondaLink™2,3,5 Subscription Services
  • “How much Farther?®” app7
  • Idle-stop
  • LED headlights with auto-on/off (High and low beam)
  • Perforated leather-trimmed seating surfaces
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Wireless charging

Honda Pilot TOURING 7P

ADDS TO OR REPLACES TOURING 8P FEATURES:

  • Heated second-row captain’s chairs
  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Sliding and reclining second-row captain’s chairs
  • Seating capacity: 7

Honda Pilot BLACK EDITION

ADDS TO OR REPLACES TOURING 7P FEATURES:

  • 20" aluminum-alloy wheels, black
  • Ambient Lighting (Red)
  • Black Edition grille emblem
  • Body-coloured door handles
  • Bumper skid garnish, gloss black
  • Front grille bar, gloss black
  • Roof rails, black

Wireless Smartphone Charging

Available for the first time in Pilot is wireless smartphone charging, using the Qi and PMA charging standards, Large enough for even plus-size smartphones.

Competitive Advantages

Competitive Advantage

Honda Pilot vs Mazda CX-9 GS

  • The Honda Pilot has a 3.5L engine while the Mazda CX-9's engine is only 2.5L
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  • The Honda Pilot features remote engine start
  • The Honda Pilot has cloth door trim insert
  • The Honda Pilot has 1 more speaker
  • The Honda Pilot has a panic alarm
  • The Honda Pilot has a 3.5L engine while the Mazda CX-9's engine is only 2.5L
  • The 280 hp engine of the Honda Pilot has 53 more horsepower than that of the Mazda CX-9
  • The 524 L interior cargo volume of the Honda Pilot is 117 L greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 3087 L interior maximum cargo volume of the Honda Pilot is 1070 L greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 4330 L passenger volume of the Honda Pilot is 505 L greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 976 mm rear legroom of the Honda Pilot is 25 mm greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 810 mm third row legroom of the Honda Pilot is 56 mm greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 1020 mm rear headroom of the Honda Pilot is 42 mm greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 989 mm third row headroom of the Honda Pilot is 90 mm greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 1501 mm front hiproom of the Honda Pilot is 61 mm greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 1132 mm third row hiproom of the Honda Pilot is 113 mm greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 1576 mm front shoulder room of the Honda Pilot is 105 mm greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 1576 mm rear shoulder room of the Honda Pilot is 100 mm greater than the Mazda CX-9
  • The 1463 mm third row shoulder room of the Honda Pilot is 114 mm greater than the Mazda CX-9

Honda Pilot vs Toyota Highlander LE

  • The H-rated front tires of the Honda Pilot provides greater stability at higher speeds than the T-rating of the Toyota Highlander
  • The H-rated rear tires of the Honda Pilot provides greater stability at higher speeds than the T-rating of the Toyota Highlander
  • The Honda Pilot has front dual zone air conditioning
  • The Honda Pilot features remote engine start
  • The Honda Pilot has driver and passenger heated seats
  • The Honda Pilot has a rear seat armrest
  • The Honda Pilot has radio data system
  • The Honda Pilot has 1 more speaker
  • The 1684 mm rear track of the Honda Pilot is 54 mm greater than the Toyota Highlander
  • The 524 L interior cargo volume of the Honda Pilot is 133 L greater than the Toyota Highlander
  • The 3087 L interior maximum cargo volume of the Honda Pilot is 717 L greater than the Toyota Highlander
  • The 4330 L passenger volume of the Honda Pilot is 224 L greater than the Toyota Highlander
  • The 810 mm third row legroom of the Honda Pilot is 107.2 mm greater than the Toyota Highlander
  • The 989 mm third row headroom of the Honda Pilot is 76.1 mm greater than the Toyota Highlander
  • The 1501 mm front hiproom of the Honda Pilot is 48 mm greater than the Toyota Highlander
  • The 1576 mm front shoulder room of the Honda Pilot is 69.4 mm greater than the Toyota Highlander
  • The 1576 mm rear shoulder room of the Honda Pilot is 62.7 mm greater than the Toyota Highlander
  • The 1463 mm third row shoulder room of the Honda Pilot is 65.2 mm greater than the Toyota Highlander

Honda Pilot vs Ford Explorer XLT

  • The base MSRP on the Honda Pilot is $1,809 less than the Ford Explorer
  • has a 3.5L engine while the Ford Explorer's engine is only 2.3L
  • The cruise control on the Honda Pilot features Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) automatic distance pacing
  • The Honda Pilot has 2 1st row LCD monitors
  • The Honda Pilot has Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) + FCW forward collision
  • The Honda Pilot has emergency brake assist
  • The Honda Pilot has a 3.5L engine while the Ford Explorer's engine is only 2.3L
  • The 1588 kg towing capacity on the Honda Pilot is 681 kg more than the Ford Explorer
  • The 3087 L interior maximum cargo volume of the Honda Pilot is 773 L greater than the Ford Explorer
  • The 4330 L passenger volume of the Honda Pilot is 34 L greater than the Ford Explorer
  • The 989 mm third row headroom of the Honda Pilot is 29 mm greater than the Ford Explorer
  • The 1501 mm front hiproom of the Honda Pilot is 46 mm greater than the Ford Explorer
  • The 1132 mm third row hiproom of the Honda Pilot is 98 mm greater than the Ford Explorer
  • The 1576 mm rear shoulder room of the Honda Pilot is 27 mm greater than the Ford Explorer
  • The 1463 mm third row shoulder room of the Honda Pilot is 173 mm greater than the Ford Explorer

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