The Honda Pilot was first introduced in 2003 and has been a leader in innovation for the crossover SUV category. The Pilot has always offered 3 rows of seating, with seating for 7 to 8 passengers. The Pilot continues to be designed with convenience and comfort in mind. The interior cargo room has been increasing over the years, making the Pilot a convenient mode of transporting both people and all their accouterments. Honda has continued to improve upon it's features and options to make the Pilot a vehicle that will meet the needs of any family.
The Honda Pilot is a mid sized SUV with seating capacity for up to 8, depending on the options package. It has a standard V6 engine with a 6 speed automatic transmission. A 9 speed transmission is also available. It is both roomy and efficient, achieving an estimated 19 mpg city and 27 mpg highway in the 2016 version. Honda includes a rear-view camera, blue tooth and a USB port as standard this year as well. Honda has also developed innovative safety features like blind spot monitoring, lane watch and adaptive cruise control to help keep you alert to other drivers around you. While a fully capable SUV, the pilot continues to handle much like a car and there are many considerations for personal comfort. Features like shift by wire technology make the interior more appealing by eliminating the shifter stick and allowing you to change gears with the push of a button. There are also plenty of pockets and cubby holes for storage, as well as ample cup holders for passengers. There is an available rear entertainment system to occupy passengers of all ages. Convenience features like a power tailgate make the Pilot less of a hassle when loading after a day of shopping.