The 2016 Honda Pilot is a large, eight-person crossover SUV in LX, EX, EX-L trim levels SE and Touring. The Honda Pilot LX comes standard with 17-inches steel wheels, rear tinted windows, a trailer hitch, key-less entry, cruise control, automatic three-zone control of the temperature, a rearview camera, power driver’s seat, a tilt and telescopic steering wheel, the second and third row, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, 8-inches screen and a seven-speaker audio system with CD player, an audio auxiliary jack and an iPod / USB audio interface.
2016 Honda Pilot Features
The 2016 Honda Pilot EX come with eighteen-inches alloy wheels, automatic headlamps, a power driver seat and eight-way instrumentation. The all-wheel drive EX heated mirrors. The SE has special 18-inch wheels, a sunroof, rear-seat entertainment system and satellite radio. The 2016 Honda Pilot EX-L gets different wheels and rear-seat entertainment system is optional, but it is also the sunroof and satellite radio with a power lift-gate, a passenger power seat with four lanes, heated front seats, leather upholstery, a leather steering wheel and an automatic dimming rear view mirror.
Navigation system is optional only on the Honda Pilot EX-L and brings with her voice controls, a subwoofer, 15 GB digital music storage and customize-able vehicle settings. Note that you can get either the rear seat entertainment system or navigation, but not both on the EX-L. The range-topping Touring adds roof rack, front and rear parking sensors, second row sunshades, an improved tire pressure monitoring system and a 10-speaker system. Unlike the 2016 Honda Pilot EX-L Rear Seat Entertainment and navigation can together, but will not be considered separately.
2016 Honda Pilot Interior
The biggest blow to the inside of the 2016 Honda Pilotis the occurrence generally on the cabin lining market – it is a few steps from the Honda Accord beautifully decorated. Otherwise Pilot 2016 has a useful interior design with thoughtful details and clear instrumentation. Control of the standard automatic temperature reduces the number of buttons and knobs on the center console, as 8-inch information screen for all versions. However, some of the controls have a rustic feel and appearance.
Unlike some other three-row crossovers, third line, the pilot looks really acceptable room for adults. Unfortunately, the seat cushions are for the second and third rows are too low, forcing the passengers longer legs than in the squat, the position of the knees-up. The Chevrolet Traverse and Ford Flex are much more comfortable in this regard. But if you really need a capacity of eight people, the pilot, with the Chevy Traverse and Toyota Highlander is one of your few options in the crossover SUV class.
Is stowed with the seats of the second and third row of seats, the driver can hold up to 87 cubic feet of cargo. This number is technically less than some of its competitors, but the place driver works to his advantage, making them easier to accept bulky items. The glass tailgate opens separately, so that more goods happen like surfboards. For small parts, there is an abundance of pockets and storage compartments in the cabin thoughtfully. We especially appreciate the folding net and soil bin, raised behind the third row to create the two levels of storage space – a space usually negligible use in a vehicle with three rows.
2016 Honda Pilot Engine
Every 2016 Honda Pilot has a V6 good for 250 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque 3.5-liter. An automatic transmission and drive the front wheel speeds are five standard, and all-wheel drive is optional. performance testing saw a Pilot Touring wheel acceleration from zero to 60 mph in just 8.9 seconds, while a front-wheel-drive model did in 8.3. Both figures represent more slowly than the average acceleration. To haul a train driver before 2000 pounds, while the all-wheel drive models for 4500 pounds rated when fitted properly.
The fuel consumption of the EPA estimated is about average for this segment. With front-wheel drive, 21 mpg combined pilots rates (18 city / 25 highway), while for four-wheel drive results in a slight drop to 20 mpg combined (17/24).
2016 Honda Pilot Safety
In crash tests, the 2016 Honda Pilot get 4 out of 5 stars for overall crash protection, with 4-stars for overall crash safety first and 5 for total protection against side impact. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the highest rating in the frontal offset collision test moderate overlap and “good” for side impact safety, roof strength and whiplash protection. The 2016 Honda Pilot was given the worst rating of “poor” in the IIHS frontal impact small overlap shift.