2016 Honda Pilot

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One of the biggest mystery is solved, new 2016 Honda Pilot coming. At the 2015 Chicago Car Show, Honda disclosed an also bigger Pilot, however one that has actually enhanced its blocky appearances and developed a far more practical interior that will certainly work for adults and also youngsters.

The third-generation 2016 Honda Pilot brings in a more effective powertrain and also a range of options for customer to add a much more attractive SUV.

2016 Honda Pilot Engine & Specs

An upgraded 3.5-liter V6 will replace the present engine of the very same dimension. The new V6 needs to make around 300 horse power as well as 260 pound-feet of torque, a significant upgrade from the existing result of 250 hp and also 253 lb-ft of torque.

A six-speed automatic transmission will come standard, sending out power to the front wheels, while top trim levels will obtain a brand new nine-speed automatic. An entirely brand-new all-wheel-drive system must likewise include a terrain administration system, permitting the driver to select setups that enhance grip for different road disorders.

Honda promises class-leading fuel economy from the whole new Pilot. The current SUV returns 21 mpg integrated (20 mpg with four-wheel drive). That’s on par with most of the course, although the Nissan Pathfinder’s score of 23 mpg incorporated makes a challenging target.

Redesign – Exterior and Interior

Gone is the boxy styling as well as in its area is a big SUV that looks practically specifically like a CR-V pumped up on steroids. Optional LED headlamps as well as LED daytime running lights compare to basic LED taillights. The truck could look smaller compared to the outgoing model, but it’s not– the 2016 Pilot is 3.5 inches longer than the aged one, with 1.7 inches of length coming in the wheelbase for a larger interior. Twenty-inch wheels will be optional, as will a scenic moonroof.

The boosted interior space suggests that an 82-quart colder could conform to behind the third row of seats with those seats still up, something Honda claims is a class-exclusive function. Other features include the standard drop-down rear-seat home entertainment screen (now featuring a Blu-ray player) as well as a new center console that can accommodate several tablet computers or a big purse.

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The electronics acquire an upgrade too, with a new 8-inch touch-screen with a brand-new navigation system that finally looks modern and also affordable. It comes with the Display Audio capacitive touch-screen that we’ve had mixed feelings about in other Honda items. A brand-new gauge cluster includes an LCD display screen as well, and billing choices for passengers’ electronic devices many: the new Pilot can be geared up with five USB ports, 4 of which are 2.5-amp plugs able to bill iPads. There’s likewise an auxiliary jack for audio player link, an HDMI port for a video gaming console, two headset jacks, 2 12-volt power electrical outlets and a 115-volt plug.

2016 Honda Pilot Price and Release date

With the existing version priced from $29,870, and with the majority of its competitors beginning with the $30K wide range, it’s safe to think Honda will want to keep the brand-new Pilot under $31,000 before alternatives. Such a sticker will help keep it affordable against the similarity the Toyota Highlander and Chevrolet Traverse.


If you’re between those that were really hoping Honda would utilize the Pilot’s 2015 redesign to ultimately ditch the boxy styling, then it’s time to commemorate the coming of a sleeker, sportier SUV. The device will likely spread out to other Honda models by the end of 2015.

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