in Brooklyn Center, MN
The 2020 Honda Pilot is a large three-row SUV that seats up to eight passengers. This versatile and powerful vehicle offers a spacious interior and practical storage configurations great for families. Here are more of the key elements of the 2020 Honda Pilot SUV.
The 2020 Pilot has a practical but stylish exterior, with an aerodynamic profile, stable stance, and subtle body contours. It has a bold front grille featuring the Honda insignia, unique sculpted headlights, and attractive chrome details throughout the Pilot’s body. The Pilot comes in six athletic trim levels: LX, EX, EX-L, Touring, Elite, and Black Edition. The base LX trim comes with subtle LED daytime running lights, LED taillights, and 18-inch alloy wheels, with optional crossbars and bodyside molding. Some upper trims offer a hands-free power tailgate, heated side mirrors with LED turn signal indicators, LED foglights, a one-touch moonroof, 20-inch wheels, and roof rails.
The 2020 Honda Pilot comes with one engine option, a powerful 3.5-liter direct injection V that generates 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque, providing more than enough kick to move its large, sturdy body and all of the cargo you can fit inside. Most trims pair the V6 engine with a six-speed automatic transmission, with the exception of the Pilot Touring, which comes with a nine-speed automatic. The Touring has optional paddle shifters on the all-wheel-drive powertrain for drivers looking for more control of their experience behind the wheel.
The 2020 Pilot has a sporty, agile performance considering its large size and wide stance on the road. It has responsive steering and great visibility, making it easy to maneuver at low speeds. It has excellent fuel efficiency for the large SUV segment, especially considering the Pilot can tow up to 5,000 pounds when outfitted with all-wheel-drive. The two-wheel-drive powertrain is slightly more efficient, ranging from 19 to 20 mpg in the city and 26 to 27 mpg on the highway. All-wheel-drive is not far behind, with a fuel economy rating of 18 to 19 mpg on the highway and 26 mpg in the city.
The Pilot has the spaciousness you would expect from a large SUV, with standard seating for up to eight passengers in the roomy cabin area. It is outfitted with a range of practical standard features, including a user-friendly infotainment system with a 5-inch touchscreen that is compatible with Apply CarPlay, Android Audio, and hands-free Bluetooth. You’ll find extra storage throughout the vehicle in the roomy center console, hidden storage well, and 15 total cupholders. Higher trims include tri-zone automatic climate control, blue or red ambient lighting, heated seats, and an 8-inch display.
The Honda Pilot comes with a strong suite of standard safety features to keep drivers alert on the road and aware of their surroundings. Safety technology on the base trim includes collision mitigation braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, and a multi-angle rearview camera among other features. A blind spot information system, cross-traffic monitoring, and parking sensors in the front and rear are also available.