The third generation of the Honda Pilot 2018 definitely deserves the attention of the buyers which need a combination of the comfort, versatility, efficiency and capability. However, this eight-passenger mid-size crossover SUV also comes with Honda’s reliability on its account as well as with advanced safety features. Add to that car-like driving quality and predictable handling and you won’t easily find a similar vehicle that can beat that. However, for the 2018 Honda Pilot might get upgrades that would make it even better.
The Honda Pilot 2018 was all-new for the 2016 model year. This redesign made this vehicle better in all aspects. For the 2017 model year, it added Apple Car Play and Android Auto support. For the 2018 model it should bring even more standard equipment and upgraded safety features.
The Pilot is one of the largest vehicles in Honda’s lineup. It even shares much of its running gear with the Ridgeline truck. However, the last redesign made this vehicle less-boxy and better-looking. Sheetmetal features softer transitions and nicely sculpted shapes. Pronounced lines on the side panels, nice creases on the hood and well done rear end give it more organic design. The front fascia is also attractive and it includes the nice grille and nicely finished bumper.
Inside, the Honda Pilot 2018 pilot will blend the cues from the new CRV and Accord sedan. It will be well-trimmed with high-quality materials and soft-touch surfaces. It will also provide practically arranged space and high-level of comfort.
There will also be simple and up to date control interface. Even base models should include an 8-inch touchscreen, smartphone compatibility, strong sound system, etc. The three-zone climate control, keyless entry and ignition, power and heated front seats, leather upholstery, advanced safety features will be available the step from the base model.
Powering the Honda Pilot 2018 will be direct-injected 3.5-liter V-6 engine. With the capability for 280 hp and torque of 262 lb-ft, it will be good to provide energetic acceleration. This engine should come with either six-speed automatic or nine-speed automatic transmission. It is, however, possible that nine-gear shifter will be available only.