2018 Honda Pilot Release Date, Specs, Changes

The previous version of Pilot was quite successful and this is the reason the company decided to upgrade and re-launch the vehicle as 2018 Honda Pilot.

2018 Honda Pilot front

2018 Honda Pilot – Immaculate Design:

It is quite interesting to note that the 2018 Honda Pilot is a combination of a minivan and a SUV vehicle. An upgradation from the existing model, this vehicle will include some changes for the better. When compared to the boxy and tough looks of 2017 Honda Pilot, the new vehicle has more rounded shapes along the corners, taking away the boxy look.

The new rounded appearance is more in sync with the contemporary design trends and has similarities with the CR-V model. Other prominent features in the vehicle are also taken from previous Pilot models. The headlights in the car are LED accented. The 3-spoke wheels in the car give it an extremely bold yet stylish look. The center crease line going down by the side of the SUV imparts great style factor. The model has refreshed appearance for the design and newly shaped sheet metal and looks exactly like how a SUV should be.

Along with the exteriors of 2018 Pilot, the interiors have been decked up well in state-of-the-art manner. You will be amazed by the technological wonders that are implemented in the interiors of the car. The materials that are used in the making of the seats in the SUV are of high quality and quite durable. The shiny-piano black trim in the model makes the interiors look stylish. The push button start is still there keeping the front passengers and the drivers comfortable and saves good amounts of space at the same time. There are 3 rows of seating arrangements in the vehicle, which can accommodate 8 passengers. There is little space for added storage too.

2018 Honda Pilot interior

Specs:

Though particular security and safety features are not mentioned regarding 2018 Honda Pilot, it is understandable that the SUV will come with high-quality security features. You may expect security features like traction control, air bags, stability control, blind spot monitors and rear vision camera.

The center stack contains an 8-inch capacitive touch screen along with an integrated navigation system. Latest technology is implemented in the devices with Bluetooth, USB and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Display Audio System needs special mention in this regard.

2018 Honda Pilot – Engine:

The powertrain used in the Honda Pilot will be a 3.5-liter V6 engine. The engine has the capacity of producing 280-300 hp of energy and about 270-280 lbs-feet of torque. Instead of being coupled to 6-speed automatic transmission, the engine will be coupled to 9-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Honda Pilot rear

2018 Honda Pilot – Price, Trims and Release Date:

There are certain trims in which the 2018 Honda Pilot comes. Mentioned below are estimated rates of the trims:

  • Base rate for LX version – around $30,145 for 2-wheel drive and $31,945 for all wheel drive
  • For EX version – around $34,380 for 2-wheel drive and $33,580 for all wheel drive
  • For EXL version – around $37,855 for 2-wheel drive and $37,055 for all wheel drive

It is expected that the 2018 Honda Pilot will be available by 1st half of 2018.

The Honda Pilot 2018 is going to be a great SUV following the 2017 Honda Pilot. With high end technological features in the exteriors and interiors, this car will be worth the investments made.

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