Third-Generation Honda Pilot Unveiled

third-generation Honda Pilot

Honda has long been a leader in the SUV and crossover market and with the third-generation Honda Pilot that leadership will continue. The all-new 2016 Pilot was designed, developed, and produced right here in the United States.

Over the past 12 years, Americans have purchased more than 1.4 million Pilots and 63% of Pilot owner’s trade in their old Pilot for a new one.

For 2016, Honda engineers reworked every aspect of the Pilot from the ground up, making it more family-friendly and giving it more premium features and technology, including a new upper Elite trim.

The 2016 Pilot receives a new Honda Earth Dreams Technology direct-injected 3.5-liter V6 engine. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission on the LX, EX, and EX-L trims. For the Touring and Elite models, they get a nine-speed automatic transmission.

The Pilot’s safety also gets a technological upgrade with a suite of Honda Sensing features, such as LaneWatch and a Blind Spot Indicator. The Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure is made from hot-stamped ultra-high strength steel and aims to make the 2016 Pilot, the safest Pilot ever.

If the 2016 Honda Pilot is at the top of your new car shopping list, be sure to give us a call at Basney Honda and we’ll let you know when they start rolling in.

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