The new 2017 Honda Pilot is definitely a reliable vehicle with a lot of good stuff to offer. This three-row crossover SUV features quiet cabin, interior is spacious and the ride is very smooth. It will also have a lot of space, a big number of standard and optional features and fuel economy that is better than its competitors. Speaking of rivals, I must mention the Dodge Durango,Toyota Highlander, Hyundai Santa Fe and Nissan Pathfinder. However, this family car has its loyal followers and its third generation will certainly meet their expectations.
2017 Honda Pilot Redesign
For me, the new 2017 Honda Pilot looks very interesting. The new version sports soft corners and rounded fenders and it is a big step forward in terms of attractiveness. It comes with five trim levels, potential shoppers are able to choose between LX, EX, EX-L models, and the most expensive are Touring and the Elite models. Its taillight design looks very appealing. As for the exterior features, I can mention 18-inch alloy wheels, LED running lights, a rearview camera and automatic headlights.
The interior design of the new 2017 Honda Pilot is conceived to secure top comfort for eight passengers. Inside the cabin, we can find a soft-touch surfaces on the dash and doors, comfortable seats and a full set of tech features. As for the standard equipment, the new 2017 model will have a 5-inch central display screen, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, air-conditioning and a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. As for the more expensive trim levels, such as EX, EX-L, Touring and the Elite, they come with more available features. First, there are Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Other features include the 8-inch touchscreen interface, Pandora internet radio control, leather upholstery, heated front seats and satellite radio. I must mention HondaLink smartphone-enabled features, a road departure intervention system, intervention systems, front and rear parking sensors, a heated steering wheel and much more.
2017 Honda Pilot Engine
Beneath the bonnet, the new 2017 Honda Pilot will be powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine with the total strength of 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque, and the engine is matched with a 6-speed automatic transmission. On the other hand, in Touring and Elite models, the engine is paired with a 9-speed automatic gearbox. It sprints from 0-60 miles per hour in 6.9 seconds. And, I cannot forget that we can choose between front- or all-wheel drive models.
2017 Honda Pilot Release Date and Price
The new 2017 Honda Pilot has been available to interested customers from November of this year (2016). The price of the new 2017 model is between $31,245 – $47,670.