Discover a Top SUV in the 2016 Honda Pilot
The 2016 Honda Pilot has been showered with honors during the 2016 model year. Taking a closer look at this top SUV, it’s no wonder the critics love it. The Pilot offers exceptional convenience, versatility, and amenities to thrill any driver and thoroughly impress onlookers.
The Pilot also provides incredible cargo space, with a third row to accommodate extra passengers or to make way for maximum cargo room.
Let’s take an in-depth look at this exceptional SUV.
The 2016 Pilot features five trim levels, with pricing as follows:
Honda Pilot LX, MSRP $30,145***** (for the 2WD model)
Honda Pilot EX, MSRP $32,580***** (for the 2WD model)
Honda Pilot EX-L, MSRP $36,055***** (for the 2WD model)
Honda Pilot Touring, MSRP $41,170***** (for the 2WD model)
Honda Pilot Elite, MSRP $46,570*****
The Honda Pilot is an ideal family vehicle, providing seating for up to eight passengers and an impressive 153.1 cubic feet of passenger volume.
The Pilot also offers 109.2 cubic feet of cargo space, which is easily accessible with the Pilot’s available One-Touch 2nd-Row Seat, which moves forward at the press of a button to provide access to the Pilot’s equally convenient 60/40-split, flat-folding third-row bench seat.
Powered by a direct-injected V6 engine that generates 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque, the Honda Pilot is able to tow up to an impressive 5,000 pounds.
Fuel economy for the Pilot models is as follows.
- Pilot LX, EX, and EX-L 2WD models: 19 city mpg, 27 highway mpg, 22 combined mpg******
- Pilot LX, EX, and EX-L AWD models: 18 city mpg, 26 highway mpg, 21 combined mpg******
- Pilot Touring 2WD models: 20 city mpg, 27 highway mpg, 23 combined mpg******
- Pilot Touring AWD and Pilot Elite models: 19 city mpg, 26 highway mpg, 22 combined mpg******
Safety features are also plentiful onboard the Pilot, with standards including:
- Multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Tire Fill Assist and location and pressure indicators
- Brake assist
- ACE body structure
- Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
- Advanced airbag system
- LATCH (lower anchors and tethers for children)
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***The 2016 Accord Sedan with Honda Sensing™, the 2016 Accord Coupe with Honda Sensing™, the 2016 Pilot with Honda Sensing™, and the 2016 CR-V Touring have been awarded the coveted 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in recognition of their superior crash safety performance.
**** Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
*****MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $900.00 destination charge, and options. Dealers set their own prices.
******Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.