Honda, the renowned Japanese auto manufacturer has made its 2017 Honda Pilot SUV a powerful candidate in the three-row crossover category by providing the model with a flexible and roomy back seats. Also there is some s state-of-the-art safety features, fuel competent powertrains, a contented travel, and a refined, optional all-wheel drive system. These features make the new vehicle happen to be one among the most-preferred family-affable crossovers in the market.
Although the new Pilot comes with unique designs and engineering, its new styling resembles that of the 2016 model Honda CR-V. Its three-row seat configuration would definitely make it an ideal option for big families. It will be released with five different trim levels that include EX, LX, EX-L, Elite, and Touring. However, the Elite model comes with the seating capacity for seven passengers and the remaining models can accommodate eight people comfortably.
2017 Honda Pilot Redesign
The entire body of the all-new Pilot 2017 will be constructed by making use of lightweight materials, such as aluminum, with the intention of bringing down its overall weight for better performance and fuel economy. The front fascia of the new Pilot comes outfitted with and attractive and gigantic grille, LED headlights with LED daytime running lights and fog lights to get an aggressive, but luxurious front look.
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The new model Pilot offers better handling and steering due to an upgraded suspension system carried out underneath its hood. It offers as the smooth ride and is suitable to be classified as a luxury sedan. It comes with a remarkable traction and stability due to the regulated and refined all-wheel drive configuration.
This time, the new 2017 Honda Pilot comes with eight striking body colors that include:
Black Forest Pearl.
Crystal Black Pearl.
Dark Cherry Pearl.
Modern Steel Metallic.
Lunar Silver Metallic.
White Diamond Pearl.
Steel Sapphire Metallic.
Obsidian Blue Pearl.
The new model vehicle will be bigger in size when compared to that of its predecessor. It comes with the external measurements of 194.5″ (L) x 78.6″ (W) x 69.8″ (H), with the wheelbase length and the curb weight of 111 inches and 4054 pounds (approx 1843 kg).
2017 Honda Pilot Interior
All models of the next-generation Pilot comes with a roomy cabin to offer a comfortable sitting space for eight people, but the 2017 Honda Pilot Elite model has been restricted to offer a sitting space for only seven passengers. The cabin comes equipped with comfortable and helpful seats, a range of climate and audio controls, mounted on the central exhibit. Passengers can have an amusing and convenient ride as the new model vehicle comes equipped with a standard touch-screen with a size of eight inches.
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The remaining parts of the cabin are crammed with expensive and soft touch audio surfaces that howl as sound-numbing materials, as well. Some of the other notable interior features include heated and ventilated seats, a panoramic sunroof, a heated tilt and telescopic steering wheel, lane-departure alleviation and alert system, and forward crash alert.
The new model Pilot comes with the passenger space of 153 cubic feet and a cargo capacity of 18.5 cubic feet.
New Honda Pilot 2017 Interior
Power and torque will be delivered to the all-new 2017 Honda Pilot through a V6 Direct Injection i-VTEC powertrain with the capacity 3.5 liters. Through this power unit, the vehicle would get the peak power and twist of 300 horsepower and 267 pounds per foot respectively. The engine will be mated to both a six-velocity mechanical transmission and with a nine-velocity automatic transmission system. With this power plant, the 2017 Pilot attains the speed of 60 mph from the static mode in 8.9 seconds and acquires the top speed of 112 mph. The engine offers the new Pilot a maximum towing capacity of 5000 pounds (approx 2273 kg).
All models will be offered with the front-wheel drive system as standard, and the all-wheel-drive system as an option. With the six-rate automatic gearbox, the new Pilot offers the city, highway and combined mileage of 19, 27and 22 mpg respectively, whereas with the nine rate automatic gearbox it offers the city, highway and combined mileage of 20, 27and 23 mpg respectively.
Price and release date
The new Honda Pilot 2017 release date is likely to be late 2016. As for the prices, it shouldn’t be much different from the last model. That price range should start from $35,000 and may vary between up to $40,000.
2017 Honda Pilot Photos