285-hp V-6 Engine
The Pilot is equipped with a V-6 engine capable of towing up to 2268 kg.* *Maximum towing capacity for AWD models is 2268 kg. Maximum towing capacity for 2WD models is 1587 kg. Towing requires accessory towing equipment. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
Reinforced Body Structure
The Pilot was engineered to create the best possible driving experience. Improvements made to the reinforced body structure composition and the way it distributes load weight result in a fun-to-drive SUV with a smooth ride and surprisingly nimble handling.
10-Speed Automatic Transmission
The new 10-speed automatic transmission minimizes noise and vibration, and has better torque output and acceleration than the previous Pilot. It also features Shift-By-Wire and paddle shifters, so you can be fully in control of gear changes.
EXTERIOR & INTERIOR
Strength in Every Detail
The Pilot features a powerful, rugged exterior and a spacious, fully loaded cabin with innovative solutions like an available stowable 2nd-row center seat.
Redesigned Front End
The robust new front end of the Pilot houses a hexagon-mesh grille and narrow-eyed LED headlights, creating a dominant impression.
Dynamic Body Lines
Bold angles, straight edges, and a brawny form give the all-new Pilot a tough aesthetic worthy of our most rugged SUV ever.
20-Inch Alloy Wheels
Large alloy wheels give the Pilot a striking look from the ground up.* 20-inch alloy wheels standard on Touring and Elite
Dynamic new LED taillights perfectly complement the back of the Pilot with their signature shape.
Stowable 2nd-Row Seat
The new stowable 2nd-row center seat means you’ll always be prepared for picking up an unexpected guest. Just retrieve it from its hidden storage compartment, install it, and enjoy seating for eight whenever you need it.* Stowable 2nd-row, fold-flat center seat standard on Touring and Elite.
Appointed with an available leather-trimmed seats, the interior is a comfortable retreat whether you’re on a road trip or crossing tough terrain.
One-Touch 2nd-Row Seating
One-touch 2nd-row seats give you easy access to the third row with the push of a button, making it simple for passengers to get in and out.
Bose Premium Sound System
Enjoy a superior listening experience with the Bose premium sound system. Complete with a subwoofer, this 12-speaker audio system offers immersive sound from classical to pop.* Bose premium sound system standard on Touring and Elite.
The available Head-Up Display lets you stay focused on the road ahead by displaying vital information such as speed, directions, and incoming calls, all in your line of sight.
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
Pilot comes with available heated seats for an extra level of warmth. For hot days, available ventilated front seats help keep you cool.
Let the light shine in, enjoy a cool breeze, or simply take in an expansive view of the scenery, all with one simple tap that opens the available panoramic moonroof.
Tri-Zone Climate Control
When you like it cool but your passengers are shivering, you can make everyone happy by setting different temperatures for the driver, front passenger, and 2nd-row passengers.
Speak to your rear passengers with CabinTalk, which lets your voice come through the rear speakers. It’s a simple convenience that can make a big difference on family drives.
Hands-Free Access Power Tailgate
Whether you’re loading or unloading, a short kick under the bumper is all that’s needed for hands-free access to the rear cargo space.* To lock up when you’re done, simply press the Walk Away Close button in the cargo area and walk away. The tailgate will close, and every door—as well as the tailgate—will lock.*Honda reminds you to properly secure cargo items and follow all applicable load limits and loading guidelines.
The Pilot has a spacious cargo area with plenty of room for luggage, tents, and packs, so you can gear up for your next adventure without worrying about overpacking.* *Honda reminds you to properly secure cargo items and follow all applicable load limits and loading guidelines.
Trays located in the center console and dashboard can hold phones, keys, your wallet, and more. Store bigger items like a purse or tablet in the large center console compartment, which doubles as a comfortable armrest when closed. And eight of the 14 beverage holders in the Pilot can accommodate large reusable water bottles, so you and your crew can stay hydrated.
A deep compartment below the cargo floor panel lets you stow valuable cargo such as laptops and bags, or the available stowable 2nd-row center seat. The reversable lid lets you adjust the compartment height; position it at the floor level to hide the compartment entirely, or at the lower level, which splits the compartment into a shallow upper tray with hidden storage below.* Stowable 2nd-row, fold-flat center seat standard on Touring and Elite.
The Pilot is stocked with modern technology like standard wireless in-car smartphone integration, configurable displays, and peace-of-mind features that make life on the road more comfortable, connected, and all-around enjoyable.
Wireless In-Car Smartphone Integration
Connect your smartphone to use your favorite map, audio and messaging apps through the 9-inch color touchscreen. And with wireless integration standard, you can also connect without the cable.
Wireless Phone Charger
The new wireless phone charger* in the front console offers charging speeds up to three times faster than its predecessor and provides a hassle-free charging zone that’s easy to access and use. Just place your compatible smartphone on the wireless tray, and an LED indicator will light up to show it’s charging.*Wireless phone charger is compatible with Qi wireless charging standards. Check with your device’s manufacturer for wireless capability.
Multi-View Camera System
An available all-new multi-view camera system uses cameras mounted at the front, sides, and rear of the Pilot to provide you with views around the entire vehicle.
Cross Traffic Monitor
A cross traffic monitor*, which uses sensors on the rear of the vehicle to help alert you to approaching vehicles detected when you’re in Reverse. *The systems are not a substitute for your own visual assessment before changing lanes or backing up, and may not detect all objects, or provide complete information about conditions, behind or to the side of the vehicle. System accuracy will vary based on weather, size of object, and speed. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
Low-Speed Braking Control
Low-Speed Braking Control* can help bring your vehicle to a stop when traveling at low speeds by automatically applying brake pressure when the system determines that either a frontal or rear collision is unavoidable.*Low-Speed Braking Control may not detect all objects in front of or behind the vehicle. Accuracy will vary based on weather, speed, and other factors. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
Front and rear parking sensors can alert you when you’re getting too close to a detected object, making it easier to squeeze into tight parking spaces.
ACE Body Structure
The Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure is a Honda-exclusive body design that enhances occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal collisions. The ACE design utilizes a network of connected structural elements to distribute crash energy more evenly throughout the front of the vehicle.