The new 2016 Honda Pilot continues to innovate SUVs

The all-new 2016 Honda Pilot SUV, with seating up to eight passengers, joins the Honda CR-V and all-new HR-V as the flagship in an expanded lineup of innovative, benchmark-setting Honda SUVs. It is the third generation of Honda’s popular three-row SUV to be designed, developed and manufactured in America. The new Pilot was designed and developed in Los Angeles and Ohio, and is manufactured exclusively in Lincoln, Alabama.

Increasing efficiency along the way

The 2016 Pilot receives a new engine from Honda’s EarthDreams® Technology powertrain series – a direct-injected 3.5-liter V-6 engine – along with the available two new advanced transmissions and a class-defining all-new AWD system. Together, these features make this the most powerful, refined and capable Pilot Honda has ever offered. These technologies, combined with a nearly 300-pound reduction in vehicle weight (on upper trims), improved aerodynamics and reduced running resistance, make this the most fuel-efficient offering in the midsize SUV segment.

The new Pilot focuses on safety

The new Pilot also moves to the top of the class in safety performance with the most comprehensive suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies ever offered on a Honda vehicle. Furthermore, the 2016 Pilot adopts the next generation of Honda’s body structure along with a new underbody frame design and new ultra-high strength steel door rings. Taken together, these engineering features and technologies deliver major gains to the Pilot’s collision avoidance and collision protection capabilities, as it targets the highest available U.S. government safety ratings.

You can read more about the new 2016 Honda Pilot on Honda’s website. Keep your eyes peeled and we’ll share more details about the new Pilot as they become available.

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