The Honda Pilot is one of the most popular midsize crossover on the market of SUV. The company uses a powerful V6 engine in this model and for this it will have a good fuel economy as well as decent performance which will satisfy anyone. Seven adults can sit comfortably in its spacious cabin. So, the 2016 Honda Pilot can be a good choice as a family vehicle.
Why Honda Pilot:
Honda Pilot is appropriate for those people who want a practical SUV. From the beginning of its journey it gains popularity due to its powerful performance. Though the 2nd generation did not get a huge response it expected. Honda always makes their vehicles as spacious as possible.
It is seen that all earlier versions are based on the MDX platform of Acura and it is expected that 2016 Honda Pilot will have the same.
The dimensions of this Honda Pilot will be bigger than current versions, though chassis are same. It will be beneficial as its interior will have more space. Apart from this, its interior undergoes a lot of change. Advanced technology and premium upholstery will be used in this model. Its dashboard will have high quality touchscreen with infotainment packages.
The exterior of the 2016 Honda Pilot will be unique. As it will be larger than others so the curves and lines are different here. Also, new grille, headlights, bigger front bumper are used in this version. There will be improvements in aerodynamics and air intakes too.
The Powertrain of new 2016 Honda Pilot will have the same specs like its previous versions, i.e. it will have only a single engine and it will be also same as recent models. A V6 engine of 3.5 liter will be used which can deliver an output of 310 horsepower and 256 pound-feet torque. This will be enough to power the SUV and serve good performances. The engine will be mated with a 6 speed automatic transmission system. All Wheel Drive system will be standard and there will be an option to choose Front Wheel Drive too. With the use of CVT auto gearbox the power consumption of the 2016 Honda Pilot is reduced. Aluminium and carbon fiber are used to build this model so that the weight can be reduced significantly which will help to have a better fuel economy.
2016 Honda Pilot Trim Levels:
There will be four trim levels of new 2016 Honda Pilot as its earlier versions had four levels too. They are:
- Touring model
The present version of Pilot has many features and functions and many more advanced technologies will be added in 2016 version like sight camera, USB, adaptive cruise control, climate controlling system. There will be three rows of seats with enough legroom to enjoy a beautiful journey with new 2016 Honda Pilot.
The price and release date of the 2016 Honda Pilot is not announced yet. By comparing with current versions it is expected that the price range may start from $31,000 and may vary up to $43,000.