2014 Honda Pilot Overview
Honda's midsize Pilot crossover is available in front- or four-wheel-drive form, and all trim levels have a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that features fuel-saving cylinder-deactivation technology. The Pilot seats eight and competes with crossovers like the Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander, Mazda CX-9 and GMC Acadia.
The Pilot sits on 17-inch steel wheels; 18-inch alloy wheels available. Available roof rails and powerlift gate increase the utility of the crossover, while upgradable fog lights and body-colored side mirrors and door handles give it a sleek look. Power moon roof available.
The Pilot is fully fitted with a variety of features, starting with comfortable seating for up to 8 in three rows, split-folding, sliding and reclining second-row seat, and split-folding third-row seat. Tri-zone automatic air conditioning, 8-inch dashboard screen, cruise control, and CD stereo with MP3 jack and USB port, Bluetooth connectivity and audio streaming, Cruise control, and Tilt/telescoping steering wheel all come standard. Upgradeable options include a rear entertainment system, navigation system, leather upholstery, and heated front seats.
Under the Hood
The Pilot comes in a front-or four-wheel drive, five-speed automatic 250-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine. It features a heavy-duty radiator, power-steering-fluid cooler and Class III trailer hitch. The two-wheel-drive Pilots can tow 2,000 pounds, while the four-wheel-drive models can pull 4,500 pounds.
All-disc antilock brakes and electronic stability system with traction control provides excellent vehicle stability and control, while the interior is fitted with side-impact airbags for front seats, side curtain airbags for all three rows of seats, and active front head restraints for passenger safety. Backup camera comes standard, and the Touring Trim features front and rear parking sensors.
Overview Courtesy of Cars.com