As far as three-row crossovers are concerned, currently there are no crossovers in the market which are more roomy, comfortable and fuel efficient than the Honda Pilot.
The 2014 Honda Pilot is available at $30,500 which includes an $830 destination charge, pushing the price up by $150 over the 2013 model.
Whereas, the top-of-the-line 2014 Honda Pilot Touring with a navigation system and rear-entertainment system will be priced at $42,250, including destination charge.
The 2014 Pilot is powered by a 250-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine and is available in two- and four-wheel-drive configurations being coupled with an outdated five-speed automatic transmission.
The 2014 Pilot is segment’s-best V6 fuel efficient car, which gives an average mileage of 18/25 mpg for the FWD model and 17/24 mpg when equipped with AWD.
The towing capacity of the car is pegged at 4,500 pounds for the four-wheel-drive version. Though the Honda pilot is not as eye-catching as other crossovers, but the boxlike shape of the car makes for a supremely practical interior with loads of real estate.
The company has launched the Pilot in four different trim levels, including the LX, EX, EX-L and Touring.
Some of the new standard features available at all trim levels include are a rear view camera, Bluetooth connectivity, automatic climate control, a USB input and a high-resolution information screen.
The Pilot is capable of protecting its occupants with three-row side curtain airbags with a rollover sensor, driver’s and front passenger’s side airbags, active front seat head restraints and anti-lock brakes with electronic brake distribution and brake assist.