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Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach and Paul Brian review the 2016 Honda Pilot. Watch their His Turn – Her Turn video car review!

2016 Honda Pilot – His Turn Her Turn Car Review


Strong, sleek, versatile

Family function with premium appeal, stylish design and comfort

Completely redesign both inside and out. More capable than predecessor. It’s modern and refined with best in class MPG.

3rd row seating – 8 & 7 passenger seating

One touch second row seat – illuminated one touch

2 separate pieces of glass Panoramic glass roof with sun shades

Blue Ray DVD player with HDMI input

18″ or 20″

Standard LED tail lights

8″ audio display

Center console

5 hi charge USB ports – 4 @ 2.5 amps so you can charge up to 4 iPads

New GARMIN navigation – 3d maps, speed limits, real time traffic reroute

New Sirius XM features:

Auto play function

Sports flash

Music mix and more

Honda Sensing – safety with radar and cameras

Adaptive cruise

Lane keeping assist

Collision mitigation

Multi view rear camera

Cross traffic alert – Elite

Blind spot information – Elite

Smart keyless entry, push button start, remote engine start, remote linked climate

Trunk space

Cargo flexibility- with a reversible cargo lid, 2-position for hidden storage or storage

Center console

Large enough for an iPad

When closed its a shelf for easy access

Increased engine output and efficiency

New front and rear suspension

3.5L V6 direct injected VCM (variable cylinder management)

280 hp / 262 lb/ft of torque

6AT or 9AT (for upper grades)

Idle stop


Intelligent traction management- mode: normal, mud, snow and sand

Low rolling resistant tires

19/27 mpg 6AT

20/27 mpg 9AT

Better sound insulation, acoustic glass

Cap less refueling

Tire fill assist

Maintenance minder

Electronic owners manual


More rigid and reinforced panels

Auto high beam lighting for better visibility at night

NHTSA – 5 star overall

IIHS – top safety pick+

Black wheel accessories option

Competes with:

Ford Explorer

Toyota Highlander

Chevrolet Traverse

GMC Acadia

Jeep Cherokee

Nissan Pathfinder

The all-new 2016 Pilot sets a new standard for premium family SUVs with a new powertrain and advanced technology in a sleek, muscular package. Increased cargo capacity and interior room are complemented by available deluxe touches like a premium interior and LED projector headlights.

The 2016 Honda Pilot features an available new Earth Dreams Technology 3.5-liter, direct-injection i-VTE V-6 engine that is both powerful and efficient. The Pilot also boasts our most comprehensive set of advanced safety features ever including the available Honda Sensing™ suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies.

All of these features, plus many others, will be found on the Pilot Elite, a brand-new high trim level for the vehicle. LED head and tail lights, 20″ wheels, heated and cooled front seats, heated 2nd row captains chairs, rain sensing wipers, HD radio and first panoramic glass roof.

Built in Lincoln, Alabama

And every new Pilot will be available in eight vibrant colors, including four new options—Modern Steel Metallic, Black Forest Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic and Steel Sapphire Metallic—that look as good as their names suggest.

Watch our other His-Turn / Her-Turn reviews:

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2015 Jeep Renegade
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