2018 Honda Pilot Redesign, Changes, Release Date

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2018 Honda Pilot- Pilot from Honda has been one of the tops in the class with those three-row crossovers. Keep on maintaining its good looks, and Pilot is still the favorite option for those who were looking for an improved off-road crossover. Now, a new generation of 2018 Honda Pilot is ready to rock the street again. But, is there any change? Check out!

2018 Honda Pilot side

2018 Honda Pilot Redesign

There will be no significant design upgrades on 2018 Honda Pilot. The car still follows the current model front end design that has been recognized for its good looking exterior. From the front part, there are still the same bumper and grille. But, there are new fog lamps housings like LED headlights with a different insert on the lower grille.

2018 Honda Pilot redesign

Overall, the design is getting smaller yet more than likely still look similar to the current Pilot. For example, the rear doors are getting smaller due to its shorter wheelbase. Moreover, rather than following the previous three-row models, 2018 Honda Pilot will be only two rows but with broader interior space than CR-V and better-offered features. While moving inside, there are also no differences in the interior.

2018 Honda Pilot Changes

So, is there any change in 2018 Honda Pilot? Well, you still can expect all the best Pilot can offer like other previous models. Pilot is still scheduled to provide 280 hp, 3.5 L V-6 with turbocharged 4-cylinder, and 262 lb-ft of torque. However, there is an issued small boost power to make 280 horsepower even near 300 hp for around 270 lb-ft of torque. High expectation for the new end versions is to use the ten-speed gearbox so that it will get more efficient and better performance the previous models.

2018 Honda Pilot changes

Accurate models like LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring will retain its standard front-wheel drive, while the Elite model will be traction-enhancing AWD (all-wheel drive). Besides, LX, EX, EX-L still keep the 6-speed automatic transmission, while Touring and Elite are likely using a more excellent 9-speed automatic transmission. The previous tow rating at 5,000 pounds remains unchanged. The transmission features have the benefits for fuel economy improve which the engine shuts off when stopped then automatically restarts again when you release the brake pedal.

2018 Honda Pilot Interior

Inside the cabin including the cabin and dashboard’s layout, you will find the same things like others Pilot. Still, you can expect some new features are coming up in 2018 Honda Pilot. For example, standard collision warning, more sophisticated start/stop system, larger information screen, and brake assist.

2018 Honda Pilot front

2018 Honda Pilot Release Date

Although not by much, more expected that the price will likely to increase than the previous models. The price is range from the base price on $ 31,000 to cap rate on $48,000 that has been included the destination fee. For specific models such as the front-wheel drive model, like the EX range around $33,500, while the EX-L is $37,000, Touring is $42,500, and Elite is $48,000 with the additional price around $1,800 for AWD. So, are you ready to welcome the newborn 2018 Honda Pilot expected in autumn-to-late 2017?

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