2019 Honda Pilot is a mid-size SUV model of this Japanese car maker. On offer is currently the third generation of this great model. The current model began with the production in May of 2015, as the 2016 model year. It was first presented at the Chicago Auto Show in February 2015. Already in June, the same year began selling this exceptional model.
The third generation of the model offers a sleeker shape and slightly smaller proportions compared to its predecessor. Advanced systems, innovative technologies and modern design have made the new Pilot one of the leader in the class. With all its benefits, the 2019 Honda Pilot is hooked up as a perfect family hauler.
Exterior and Interior
The third generation model came with a more attractive and dynamic line. This is a significant change in the already recognizable boxy shape. These design changes and the vehicle line itself have made the new Pilot take on the appearance of a smaller crossover SUV model from the Honda lineup. The new model comes with a number of sleek styling cues such as LED accents in the headlights as well as a similarly designed rear light cluster.
The new Pilot SUV uses the finest materials for interior design. At first glance, the quality and sophistication of the interior of the vehicle is perceived. With quality, the vehicle offers exceptional comfort inside the cabin. Also, there is a large amount of useful space, or luggage space. Accordingly, this is one of the best models in the class. The new model has got the more advanced navigation Garmin system, five USB ports as well as the optional HD rear-entertainment system.
2019 Honda Pilot Specs
Under the hood, the 2019 model, there will be no changes to the current version. The offer remains the proven 3.5-liter V6 unit. This engine will produce 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. The engine is coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission. With this standard gearbox, there is also a new nine-speed ZF 9HP automatic transmission.
The base model offers FWD, while the AWD is available in all versions as an option. 2019 Honda Pilot Elite offers AWD as standard. EPA-estimated fuel economy is improved with FWD 6-speed models registering 19/27/22 mpg, and AWD models registering 18/26/21 mpg (city / highway/combined). The 9-speed models see fuel economy of 20/27/23 mpg in FWD configuration and 19/26/22 mpg in AWD.
Pricing and Release
Expect the 2019 Honda Pilot to go on sale in the 3rd quarter of 2018, with essentially unchanged pricing figures compared to the current model. The starting price is $ 30,900, for the LX FWD version. The highest price will have to be paid by those who want the Elite version of the model. The price of this model is around $ 47,500.