2016 Honda Pilot : Chicago Auto Show 2015
Honda Pilot : Overview
With its third generation pilot, Honda changed course, and the big SUV is modeled her little brother Honda CR-V, and abandons his gaze cubic deemed obsolete.
With the pilot, Honda wanted to muscle its offer, trying to compete with the big American SUV. But over time, the recipe has lost his appeal against the new wave of “crossing” more appropriate and more elegant. Faced with the success his brother insolent Honda CR-V, Honda Pilot then takes as a model. Which is clearly reflected in style, and is in a more coherent at all HR-V, CR-V, Pilot. The table also shows an evolution of Honda front, with daytime running lights wrap the upper grille bar that extends and integrates with the optics.
The dashboard design is very classic, and you notice the screen 8-inch touch display integrated instrumentation, or the automatic transmission selector buttons replaced with P, N, D / S tilt control for the rear. The occupants of the front seats benefit from heated and ventilated seats, the driver of a heated steering wheel. Passengers installed in second place (2 or 3 depending on the configuration) can control the intensity of the side seats with heating, air conditioning their area and have more connections: USB, 115V socket, HDMI. In total, five USB ports that provide various passenger aircraft. The third division row welcomes irregularly three passengers and the boot offers a large space under the floor behind the third row fold flat.
Light 150 kg, the pilot is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 with direct injection. Two or four-wheel drive to choose from, depending on the finish and an automatic transmission with 6 or 9. It also updates on driving aids, collectively known as the Honda Sensing: collision detection of risks and pedestrians with brake assist, lane departure warning and assistance in maintaining sla monitoring tail dan Blind Spot Assist, reversing camera with detection motion multi-angle, adaptive cruise control and a new detection device output Road (Road starting Mitigation System).