Honda is a Japanese automaker known for the tech improved products which made them to always take the lead among other auto brands. Honda’s Pilot is their brands that have been able to take the lead in the market for more than 12 and now the automaker has decided to release 2018 model with more innovative features and functionalities. The 2018 Honda Pilot is coming with exceptional functionality and performance that will make it better than others in the market.
2018 Honda Pilot: Redesign Details and New Features
The 2018 Honda Pilot is still expected to appear with the same boxy outlook the predecessors are known for as it is the feature that made Honda different from other SUVs in the market. However, it is obvious that new Honda pilot will be coming with more captivating sportier and more elegant look than the models before it. Also, it is likely that the automaker will reduce overall body weight of this vehicle through the introduction of lightweight material in the construction of the body shell. The lightweight materials expected to come with this vehicle are alloy, aluminum as well as carbon fiber. The front end is coming with chrome-glazed grille coupled with the large bumper and LED headlamps. There will also be daytime running light to illuminate the way even in the foggy climate. The interior is big enough to accommodate eight adult passengers.
Inside this wonderfully designed and well built SUV come lots of comfortable and pleasurable designs. There is high-quality leather upholstery seats built with improved technology. The seats are built with adjustable technology coupled with the heating system. There large touch screen display, great connectivity with Bluetooth and USB ports and others. Music lovers are not left behind as 2018 Honda Pilot is also coming with great sound system, satellite radio and others.
Engine and Safety
Based on the information gotten from Honda automaker, 2018 Honda Pilot will be coming with the same engine in the current model but there will be improved performance and fuel economy. In that regard, you should be hoping to see a 3.5-liter V6 VTEC engine vomiting 285 horsepower and 288 lb-ft of torque. The update on the engine include: start-stop system and direct injection system. The engine will be mated with 6-speed automatic transmission system and will be also optional 9-speed automatic transmission system. The fuel economy of this vehicle is 19 mpg and 25 mpg for city and highway respectively.
The safety features coming with this vehicle are: Lane departure warning, Traction control, Seatbelts, Airbags, Stability control, Cruise control, Front collision warning and lots more. In fact, users of this vehicle will be sure of overall safety and security while cruising on the way.
Release Date and Price
With the improved features and performance expecting for the 2018 Honda Pilot it is expected that the price will be slightly above the cost of the predecessors. So the price will likely start from $34,000 which is quite competitive. The release date is expected before the end of 2017.