2019 Honda Pilot Model Review

18/26  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
6.1  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
8
Seats
109  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2019 Honda Pilot?

It's clear that the 2019 Honda Pilot is one of the most promising and family-friendly SUVs to hit the market this year. Having been fully redesigned in 2016 for the third generation of Pilots, not a whole lot has needed to be changed this year. However, the brand new 2019 Honda Pilot features a few important changes, the biggest being the addition of a 9-speed automatic transmission. This transmission offers a smoother shifting capability than its predecessor. Honda has also made the Honda Sensing suite (with helpful advanced safety features like adaptive cruise control) completely standard on all trim levels. There are also new technological features, including an upgraded infotainment touchscreen system. A few styling changes have also been made for the model year in order to make the vehicle look more contemporary.


2019 Honda Pilot

High-Tech Features

The 2019 Honda Pilot has five different trim levels to choose from. The base LX trim comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, a 5-inch touchscreen, automatic LED headlights, and a 7-speaker sound system with USB and auxiliary inputs. The EX is the next trim adds LED fog lights, an 8-inch infotainment touchscreen, smartphone app integration, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and satellite radio. The EX-L trim gives you a chic leather-wrapped steering wheel, power sunroof, and power liftgate. The EX-L also has a sub-trim, which adds an upgraded 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment screen to the rear seat entertainment system, app streaming capability, and a Blu-ray player. The Touring trim features all of that plus upgraded 20-inch wheels, a premium 10-speaker sound system, WiFi hot-spot, and parking sensors for both the front and rear of the vehicle. Finally, the line-topping Elite trim features captain's chairs as standard, a heated steering wheel, and a panoramic sunroof.

Is The 2019 Honda Pilot Built To Perform?

2019 Honda PilotAll trim levels come with a standard 3.5-L V6 engine, which is capable of generating 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with either a 6-speed automatic transmission (which is standard on the LX) or the new 9-speed automatic transmission. With 280 hp powering the Pilot, this SUV can get from 0 to 60 mph in just 6.9 seconds, which puts it ahead of other vehicles in its class.

2019 Honda Pilot Safety

2019 Honda PilotSafety is one of the main focal points in the Honda lineup of vehicles. The 2019 Honda Pilot is no exception to this rule. Safety features on the Pilot include a long list of standard advanced safety features (such as frontal collision warning with automatic braking and automatic high-beam assist). The blind spot monitoring system is helpful for knowing when another vehicle is hovering in your vehicle's blind spot. Rated five stars by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA)**, the 2019 Honda Pilot is very safe for you and your family. . Overall, the 2019 Honda Pilot offers a good amount of safety features and construction, reassuring that families are kept safe while on the road.


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** NHTSA Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportations New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).