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2022 Honda Pilot

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$26,101 - $47,994
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2022 Sport 4dr Front-Wheel Drive
most popular
Price:   -  From $38,080
2022 Sport 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $40,080
2022 EX-L 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $40,310
2022 Special Edition 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $40,910
2022 EX-L 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $42,310
2022 Special Edition 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $42,910
2022 TrailSport 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $44,810
2022 Touring 8 Passenger 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $44,870
2022 Touring 7 Passenger 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $45,170
2022 Touring 8 Passenger 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $46,870
2022 Touring 7 Passenger 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $47,170
2022 Elite 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $50,370
2022 Black Edition 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $51,870
Expert Rating
3.3 (Good)

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: Outstanding vehicle. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating.

: Very Good vehicle. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class.

: Good vehicle. Decent, but not quite the best. Often affordable, but lacking key features found in vehicles of the same class.

: Below average vehicle. Not recommended, and lacking attributes a car buyer would come to expect for the price.

: Poor vehicle. Simply does not deserve to be on the road.

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Overview

What's New

The 2022 Honda Pilot now comes standard with LED headlights, an 8-inch touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The entry-level LX and EX trims are gone, but Honda plans to introduce a new base model this fall, reportedly aimed at younger buyers. The current Pilot crossover SUV debuted in 2016 and received a significant update in 2019.

Choosing Your Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot currently comes in five trim levels: EX-L, Special Edition (SE), Touring, Elite, and Black Edition.

Pricing starts at $40,285 including destination and reaches $51,845 for the fully-loaded Pilot Black Edition.

Engine Choices

Every Pilot carries a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. A nine-speed automatic transmission does the shifting

All-wheel drive is standard on the Elite and Black Edition and costs $2,000 everywhere else in the lineup. The Pilot is capable of towing 3,500 pounds with front-wheel drive, and 5,000 pounds with AWD.

According to EPA fuel economy estimates, the Pilot gets 20 miles per gallon city, 27 mpg highway, and 23 combined with FWD, or 19/26/22 mpg (city/highway/combined) with AWD.

Passenger and Cargo Capacity

The Pilot is a midsize, three-row crossover SUV with seating for up to eight. Capacity dips to seven with second-row captain's chairs, which are optional on the Touring ($300) and standard on the Elite and Black Edition.

There's 16.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row, and 46.8 cubic feet with it folded. With the second row folded as well, the Pilot can swallow 83.9 cubic feet, a top-tier showing for this class.

Honda Pilot

Safety Features

Most driver assistance features are standard on the Pilot. Every example gets adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic high beams, and automatic emergency braking. The Touring and above also get front and rear parking sensors.

A sign of the Pilot's age, a surround-view camera isn't available.

Connectivity

The Pilot starts out with an 8-inch touchscreen, seven speakers, three USB ports, satellite and HD radio, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Stepping up to the SE brings wireless device charging.

The Touring, Elite, and Black Edition get a 10-speaker sound system, navigation, wi-fi capability, and a 10.2-inch rear entertainment system.

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Pilot EX-L — MSRP From $40,285

Although it may be the cheapest Pilot currently available, the EX-L comes loaded with popular equipment. Standard amenities include leather upholstery, 10-way power driver and four-way power passenger seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a sunroof, a power liftgate, a power-folding second row, and remote start.

The outside wears heated side mirrors with turn signal indicators, 18-inch alloy wheels, and full LED lighting, including fog lights.

Pilot Special Edition — MSRP From $40,885

The SE (Special Edition) trim gets black exterior trim and black 20-inch wheels, plus roof rails and a hands-free power liftgate.

Pilot Touring — MSRP From $44,845

Along with its infotainment upgrades, the Touring trim offers heated outboard second-row seats, ambient LED interior lighting, chrome door handles, and 20-inch alloy wheels.

Pilot Elite — MSRP From $50,345

The Elite comes standard with AWD, a panoramic sunroof, rain-sensing wipers, and power-folding and auto-dimming side mirrors. The Elite's primary appeal is interior luxury.

Passengers can look forward to perforated leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, heated second-row captain's chairs, a heated steering wheel, multi-zone audio, LED map lights, and illuminated cup holders in the first and second rows.

Pilot Black Edition — MSRP From $51,845

The Black Edition combines the Elite upgrades with an all-black design theme inside and out, punctuated by red LED interior lighting.

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CarsDirect Tip

With the stingier trims expelled from the lineup, the 2022 Honda Pilot comes very well equipped from the start. Most buyers will be fully satisfied with the EX-L, and we happen to think it's the best value of the lot.

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Expert Review

Pros
  • Robust powertrain
  • Roomy and smart interior
  • Good infotainment technology
  • Standard leather seating

Cons
  • Pricey standard model
  • Fair fuel economy
  • Average design
  • Expensive top trim

Expert Rating
3.3 (Good)

Our expert ratings are based on seven comprehensive criteria: quality, safety, comfort, performance, fuel economy, reliability history and value.

You can interpret our ratings in the following way:

: Outstanding vehicle. Only the most exceptional vehicles achieve this rating.

: Very Good vehicle. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class.

: Good vehicle. Decent, but not quite the best. Often affordable, but lacking key features found in vehicles of the same class.

: Below average vehicle. Not recommended, and lacking attributes a car buyer would come to expect for the price.

: Poor vehicle. Simply does not deserve to be on the road.

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Eight is Enough

Some midsize three-row crossover utility vehicles claim seating for eight but barely make it comfortable for seven. The Honda Pilot is a rarity in the segment, delivering room for eight with ease. Its boxy layout is a key contributor in supplying sufficient space across all three rows.

Honda is one of the few manufacturers offering leather seating across all trims. The front seats are heated and offer optional cooling. Swap out the second-row bench seat for captain's chairs and those thrones are a close second to the front chairs. You lose a seating space in the process, but unless you need room for eight, go with the chairs. The middle seats move and fold forward with a touch of a button, supplying ease of access to the third row.

Cargo space measures just 17 cubic feet behind the third row but moves up to 46 cubic feet with the third row folded. Behind the first row, there are 80 cubic feet of cargo space.

Strong V6 Engine

The Honda Pilot relies on a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque to motivate this SUV. It is a strong engine with smooth acceleration and works with a 9-speed automatic transmission to send power to the front or all four wheels. The transmission is one of the silkiest in its class and that's an admirable trait.

When properly equipped, the Pilot pulls up to 5,000 pounds, matching the Toyota Highlander. However, that is behind a few competitors, including the Nissan Pathfinder and its 6,000-pound tow rating.

The Pilot delivers a combined 23 mpg and that is 1 to 2 mpg behind some competitors. A hybrid variant would clinch it for some customers.


Honda Pilot



Feature-Laden SUV

Models such as the Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade have disrupted the segment, by delivering premium models for a modest price. Competitors such as the Honda Pilot have responded by dropping base trims, adding equipment, and otherwise making these models more competitive. Nevertheless, the standard Pilot now costs at least $40,000 with a fully loaded model pushing an eye-watering $55,000 in Black Edition guise.

Honda can rely on its stellar quality and reliability ratings to pull it off, but at least you don't have to move up the trim range to find a model you want. Indeed, the base EX-L comes with leather seating, heated front seats, ample safety gear, an 8-inch touch-screen display, and smartphone compatibility. If you want more, you will find it, but you will also pay for it. Discounting has never been strong on the Pilot and with the chip shortage impacting availability, prices will hold firm.

Strong Safety Score and Rating

Rigorous and ever-improving IIHS crash test and scoring standards mean the 2021 Pilot lost the Top Safety Pick rating it held in 2020. We do not know what score it will receive for 2022, although we are almost certain the Pilot will retain its 5-star rating from the NHTSA.

Honda's roster of standard driver-assist equipment makes this model a safe bet. Automatic high beam headlights, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, and automatic emergency braking with forward collision warning make the safety grade. Also available are front and rear parking sensors.

Final Thoughts

The Honda Pilot remains a strong entry in a highly competitive segment. Honda doesn't get overly stylish with its largest model, but that's fine with its fans. The only upgrade that makes sense for some drivers is all-wheel drive, a $2,000 extra for snowy climates.

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Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.5L V-6 / 280 HP / 262 ft.lbs.
Transmission
9-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
20 / 27 / 23 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
8
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
3.5L V-6 / 280 HP / 262 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
20 / 27 / 23 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-link
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
19.5 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$75
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
83.9 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
153 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
196.5 "
Exterior Width
78.6 "
Exterior Height
70.6 "
Front Headroom
40.1 "
Rear Headroom
40.2 "
Front Legroom
40.9 "
Rear Legroom
38.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
62.0 "
Rear Shoulder Room
62.0 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
4,030 Lbs.
Wheel Base
111 "
Turning Radius
18.9 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
20.0 " Gray Aluminum / 20.0 " Black Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone / Clearcoat Monotone With Decal / Pearlcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Heated
Bumpers
Body-colored / Body-colored With Chrome Insert
Grille Moldings
Black
Rear Spoiler
Lip
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
8
Seat Trim
Cloth
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(8-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
(8-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Center
Rear Seats
60-40 Split-bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Siriusxm Am/fm/hd/satellite, Clock, Seek-scan / Siriusxm Am/fm/hd/satellite, Seek-scan
Speakers
7
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver And Passenger
Tinted Windows
Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
3
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Smartvent Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Smartvent Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Collision Mitigation Braking System (cmbs) + Fcw Forward Collision Mitigation
Blind Spot Sensor
Blind Spot Information (bsi) System Blind Spot
Lane Departure Warning
Lane Keeping Assist System (lkas) Lane Departure
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Collision Mitigation Braking System (cmbs) Front Pedestrian Detection Prevention
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Auto High-beam
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Rear
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles

Used 2022 Honda Pilot for Sale

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EX-L
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45,829 mi

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Phone: (855) 404-2728
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$30,799

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Phone: (626) 380-9170
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