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2017 Honda Pilot Complete In-depth Review & Buying Guide

Honda Pilot was introduced in 2002 as a replacement for the popular crossover "Honda Passport". Pilot is known for its spacious three-row seating, five-door body style and front-engine, all-wheel-drive system. Currently, The Japanese manufacturer is wending the third generation of mid-size crossover "Pilot" in US.The latest 2017 Honda Pilot SUV is boosted with a 3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 engine with decent power and torque counts for a mini-van type family vehicle. The car attracts buyers with its best-in-class cargo capacity and fuel economy along with a reasonable price tag.

Starting at a price of $30,595, the 2017 "Pilot" is introduced in five trim levels, including the base trim. The latest 2017 model of the crossover follows the same design language and body style of its predecessor. The major competitors of the 2017 Honda "Pilot" include Dodge Durango SXT, GMC Acadia Denali, and Hyundai Santa Fe. Let's find out, how does the "Pilot" compete with competitors in different segments?

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Pros

High passenger capacity

Huge Cargo Capacity

Fuel economy

Decent build quality for the segment

Cons

Braking is a bit dull

Unimpressive Infotainment in base LX trim

9-speed automatic transmission in upper trims is a bit slow

What's New?

2 colors added to the lineup

No significant Change


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$30595

bodystyle

4dr SUV

passenger capacity

8

top speed

130 mph

drivetrain

FWD

engine type

displacement

212 cu. in.

horsepower

280 hp @ 6000 rpm

torque

262 lb.-ft. @ 4700 rpm

transmission

6-speed automatic

chassis

suspension front

independent front strut suspension

suspension rear

independent rear multi-link suspension

brake rotors (f/r)

13 in. ventilated front disc/12.6 in. solid disc brakes

dimensions

wheelbase

111 in.

length

194.5 in.

width

78.6 in.

height

69.8 in.

curb weight

4054 lbs.

ground clearance

7.3 in.

capacity

passenger volume

152.9 cu ft.

cargo volume

16.5 cu ft.

towing capacity

3500 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

6.5 sec.

standing ¼-mile

15.1 sec.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

19/22/27 mpg

highway range

526.5 mi.

warranty

basic warranty

3 years/36000 miles

drivetrain warranty

5 years/60000 miles

corrosion warranty

5 years/unlimited

roadside assistance

No



Styles

 2017 Honda Pilot in Black Forest Pearl color  2017 Honda Pilot in Crystal Black Pearl color  2017 Honda Pilot in Dark Cherry Pearl color  2017 Honda Pilot in Lunar Silver Metallic color  2017 Honda Pilot in Modern Steel Metallic color  2017 Honda Pilot in Obsidian Blue Pearl color  2017 Honda Pilot in Steel Sapphire Metallic color  2017 Honda Pilot in White Diamond Pearl color
Black Forest Pearl

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Ratings

Features

8.1

Engine

6.8

Fuel Economy

6.9

Interior

7.6

Exterior

8.0

Safety

7.6

7.7

OVERALL RATING

Trims and Configurations

MSRP


 2017 Honda Pilot LX

LX

power
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
22 combined

$30,595 - $32,395


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
LX 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $32,395 MSRP (18 mpg/21 mpg/26 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5gasregular unleaded
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6-speed automatic all wheel drive N/A
LX 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $30,595 MSRP (19 mpg/22 mpg/27 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5gasregular unleaded
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6-speed automatic front wheel drive N/A

 2017 Honda Pilot EX

EX

power
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
22 combined

$33,030 - $35,830


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
EX 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $33,030 MSRP (19 mpg/22 mpg/27 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5gasregular unleaded
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6-speed automatic front wheel drive N/A
EX 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $34,830 MSRP (18 mpg/21 mpg/26 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5gasregular unleaded
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6-speed automatic all wheel drive N/A
EX w/Honda Sensing 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $34,030 MSRP (19 mpg/22 mpg/27 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5V6regular unleaded
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6-speed automatic front wheel drive N/A
EX w/Honda Sensing 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $35,830 MSRP (18 mpg/21 mpg/26 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5V6regular unleaded
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6-speed automatic all wheel drive N/A

 2017 Honda Pilot EX-L

EX-L

power
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
22 combined

$36,455 - $39,855


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
EX-L w/Rear Entertainment System 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $39,855 MSRP (18 mpg/21 mpg/26 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5V6regular unleaded
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6-speed automatic all wheel drive N/A
EX-L w/Rear Entertainment System 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $38,055 MSRP (19 mpg/22 mpg/27 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5V6regular unleaded
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6-speed automatic front wheel drive N/A
EX-L w/Navigation 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $39,255 MSRP (18 mpg/21 mpg/26 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5V6regular unleaded
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6-speed automatic all wheel drive N/A
EX-L w/Navigation 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $37,455 MSRP (19 mpg/22 mpg/27 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5V6regular unleaded
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6-speed automatic front wheel drive N/A
EX-L w/Honda Sensing 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $39,255 MSRP (18 mpg/21 mpg/26 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5V6regular unleaded
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6-speed automatic all wheel drive N/A
EX-L w/Honda Sensing 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $37,455 MSRP (19 mpg/22 mpg/27 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5V6regular unleaded
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6-speed automatic front wheel drive N/A
EX-L 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $38,255 MSRP (18 mpg/21 mpg/26 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5gasregular unleaded
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6-speed automatic all wheel drive N/A
EX-L 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A) Starting at $36,455 MSRP (19 mpg/22 mpg/27 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5gasregular unleaded
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6-speed automatic front wheel drive N/A

 2017 Honda Pilot Touring

Touring

power
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
23 combined

$41,670 - $43,470


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Touring w/Navigation and Rear Entertainment System 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $43,470 MSRP (19 mpg/22 mpg/26 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5gasregular unleaded
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9-speed shiftable automatic all wheel drive N/A
Touring w/Navigation and Rear Entertainment System 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $41,670 MSRP (20 mpg/23 mpg/27 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5gasregular unleaded
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9-speed shiftable automatic front wheel drive N/A

 2017 Honda Pilot Elite

Elite

power
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
fuel
Regular unleaded
mpg
22 mpg

$47,070


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
Elite w/Navigation and Rear Entertainment System 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 9A) Starting at $47,070 MSRP (19 mpg/22 mpg/26 mpg) 280 hp @ 6000 rpm3.5gasregular unleaded
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9-speed shiftable automatic all wheel drive N/A

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Expert Review


CARHP Editorial September 24, 2018

7.7

Overall Rating


"Pilot" is well-known for its spacious and versatile interiors, 8-passenger seating, and decent towing and off-road capabilities. The latest 2017 Honda Pilot SUV is boosted with a 3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 engine with decent power and torque counts for a mini-van type family vehicle. The car attracts buyers with its best-in-class cargo capacity and fuel economy along with a reasonable price tag.


8.1/10
Features

 

6.8/10
Engine

 

6.9/10
Fuel Economy

 

7.6/10
Interior

 

8.0/10
Exterior

 

7.6/10
Safety

 
 
 

2017 Honda Pilot Features

8.1/10

The 2017 "Pilot" costs $30,595, $33,030, $36,455, and $41,670 for different trim levels named as 'LX', 'EX', EX-L, and Touring respectively. The all new models of "Pilot" features front wheel drive system though an all-wheel-drive option in all trims at an additional cost of $1800.The main highlights of the base (LX) trim includes 3.5L V6 engine, 18-inch alloy wheels, cruise control, One-touch turn indicators, rear privacy glass, and a Multi-angle rearview camera.

Trim LX EX EX-L Elite Touring
MSRP (FWD) $30,595 $33,030 $36,455 NA $41,670
MSRP (AWD) 32,395 $35,830  $39,855 $47,070 $43,470
Key Features 6-speed automatic transmission Intelligent Traction Management One-touch power moonroof with tilt feature Intelligent Variable Torque Management (i-VTM4) AWD system 9-speed automatic transmission with Shift-By-Wire (SBW) and paddle shifters
  Variable Cylinder Management  Remote engine start Power tailgate Blind spot information system with cross traffic monitor 20-inch alloy wheels
  Hill start assist  LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) Leather-wrapped steering wheel Rain-sensing windshield wipers Roof rails
  Intelligent Variable Torque Management  Smart Entry Automatic-dimming rearview mirror Panoramic roof Body-colored parking sensors
  18-inch alloy wheels Fog lights One-touch 2nd-row seats LED headlights with auto-on/off and auto high-beam Driver's seat with two-position memory
  Multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines Honda LaneWatchTM16 Front passengers seat with 4-way power adjustment Heated steering wheel Memory-linked side mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down
  Tire Pressure Monitoring System with Tire Fill Assist and location and pressure indicator Tri-zone automatic climate control system with humidity control and air filtration Leather-trimmed interior Perforated heated and ventilated front seats Blu-ray Rear Entertainment System (RES) with 115-volt power outlet,
  One-touch turn indicators Drivers seat with 10-way power adjustment, including power lumbar support  Heated front seats    HDMI Interface and integrated 2nd-row speakers, including
  Rear privacy glass        

The EX trim features additional features including Automatic headlight, LED daytime running lights, Honda lane watch, Blind spot monitoring system, updated 8-inch infotainment display, Tri-zone climate control, and 10-way power adjustable driver's seat. The EX-L trim offers one-touch power moonroof, Leather-wrapped steering wheel, Power tailgate, leather trimmed interiors, and Heated front passenger's seat with 4-way adjustment.

2017 Honda Pilot Engine

6.8/10

"With ample power and respectable handling, the Pilot is among the athletes in the three-row SUV segment. It's a winner on mountain roads, easily gets up to speed, and can manage light towing and slippery surfaces with the optional all-wheel drive." - Edmunds

Engine and Transmission

Honda Pilot LX is boosted with a 3.5L V6 engine which produces decent power and torque counts in the segment. The power count for the 3.5L engine measures at 280hp which is acceptable for the CSUV, though the competitors are offering a bit more power counts of 293, 310, and 290 hp for Dodge Durango SXT, GMC Acadia Denali, and Hyundai Santa Fe Limited respectively. In 2017 Honda Pilot, trim levels up to EX-L feature 6 speed automatic transmission while the upper trim levels feature 9-speed automatic transmission with Shift-By-Wire (SBW) and paddle shifters.

Models

Honda Pilot LX

Dodge Durango SXT

GMC Acadia Denali

Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

MSRP

$30,595

$29,995

$46,920

$30,800

Engine

3.5-liter V-6 engine

3.6-liter V-6 engine

3.6-liter V-6 engine

3.3-liter V-6 engine

Transmission

6-Speed Automatic Transmission

8- Speed Automatic Transmission

6-Speed Automatic Transmission

6-Speed Automatic Transmission

Horsepower

280 hp

293 hp

310 hp

290 hp

Torque

262 lb.-ft.

260 lb.-ft.

271 lb.-ft.

252 lb-ft.

The torque count for the 2017 Honda Pilot LX measures at 262 lb.-ft which is higher than the competitors like Dodge Durango SXT and Hyundai Santa Fe Limited. GMC Acadia Denali comes out as a winner in the segment as it features better power and torque counts in the segment. Though Honda Pilot's engine performance seems average on paper, the real-life performance is much better.

Acceleration

Honda Pilot LX shows impressive results in the acceleration segment. The crossover takes just 6.1 seconds in attaining a speed of 60 mph from still which is above average for a mid-range CSUV. On the other hand, competitors like Dodge Durango SXT, GMC Acadia Denali, and Hyundai Santa Fe Limited take 7.6, 6.3, and 6.7 seconds in the 0-60 acceleration test.

Models

Honda Pilot LX

Dodge Durango SXT

GMC Acadia Denali

Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

0-60 MPH

6.1 sec

7.6 Sec

6.3 sec

6.7 sec

Quarter mile

15.1 sec

15.8 sec

15.0 sec

15.2 sec

Engine

3.5L

3.6 L

3.6L

3.3L

Emission

(Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year)

8.0

8.4

8.4

NA

The quarter mile results are again in favor of the Honda Pilot LX; the CSUV takes only 15.1 seconds in measuring a quarter-mile distance. The rivals like Dodge Durango SXT, GMC Acadia Denali, and Hyundai Santa Fe Limited show competitive results of 15.8, 15.0, and 15.2 seconds respectively. The CO2 emission is high for the crossover as it produces 8.0 tons of CO2 per 15K miles. At last, 2017 Honda Pilot LX offer best-in-class acceleration results in the segment.

Ride and Handling

Honda Pilot offers above-average riding experience in the large SUV segment. The car features best-in-class, agile acceleration for an 8-seater crossover, as it takes just 6.1 seconds in the 0-60 acceleration test. Interior seats are comfortable and spacious enough which offer decent level of comfort though the seats quality and interiors are more pleasing in the upper trims with heated, adjustable seats. The steering offers decent grip and precision.

In spite of high curb weight, the car feels lighter than most of the competitors in the segment. The 2017 Pilot features decent off-road experience as well along with smooth acceleration and Handling experience. The crossover excels in ride quality, convenience and usability than some other competitors in the segment. At last, the 2017 Honda Pilot impressed us with its overall riding and handling experience.

Braking

2017 Honda Pilot LX is equipped with Automatic Braking System (ABS) with brake assist and four-wheel disc braking system. The medium-sized braking pads in the Honda Pilot LX measure 12.6 and 13.0-inches for front and rear braking pads respectively. The crossover slides 128 feet while decelerating from 60 mph to still which is average in the segment.

Model

Honda Pilot LX

Dodge Durango SXT

GMC Acadia Denali

Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

Brake Front (in.)

12.6

13.0

12.6

12.6

Brake Rear (in.)

13.0

13.0

12.4

11.9

Curb Weight (lbs.)

4054

4913

3956

4026

60-0 MPH (ft.)

128

124

126

125

Dodge Durango being the heaviest takes a mere 124 feet to come to halt making it the segment leader. All the cars in the competition have better braking than the Honda Pilot.

2017 Honda Pilot Fuel Economy

6.9/10

2017 Honda Pilot LX impresses us with its best-in-class fuel efficiency. In spite of high curb weight of 4054 lbs., the crossover features decent fuel-efficiency in the CSUV segment. The fuel economy offered by Honda Pilot LX counts at 19 and 27 mpg on city roads and highways respectively. The rivals including Dodge Durango SXT, GMC Acadia Denali, and Hyundai Santa Fe Limited lag behind the 2017 "Pilot" in fuel-efficiency.

Model

Honda Pilot LX

Dodge Durango SXT

GMC Acadia Denali

Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

MPG (city)

19

19

18

18

MPG (highway)

27

26

25

25

MPG (combined)

22

21

21

21

The combined fuel economy of the Pilot LX stands somewhere near at 22 mpg while the rivals i.e. Dodge Durango SXT, GMC Acadia Denali, and Hyundai Santa Fe Limited offer combined fuel-efficiency of 21 mpg. At last, the 8-seat crossover will impress you in the fuel economy segment.

2017 Honda Pilot Interior

7.6/10

"Soft-touch trim is everywhere, correcting the major faux pas of the last-generation Pilot. There's a finer attention to detail everywhere—and at the EX-L trim level, an acoustic windshield blots out some noise." - The Car Connection

2017 Honda Pilot LX offer best-in-class seating capacity of 8 passengers along with impressive passenger volume and comfortable interiors on the board. The plastic material used in the dash and interiors feels somewhat better than the competitors. The rear seats are foldable and adjustable. The standard interior features of the LX trim include tilt and telescopic steering wheel, standard cooling system and a standard 5-inch display screen though the upper trims feature tri- zone climate control, remote engine start, heated power-adjustable seats, updated 8-inch infotainment system and interior ambient lighting.

Interior Dimensions

Model

Honda Pilot LX

Dodge Durango SXT

GMC Acadia Denali

Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

Passenger capacity

8

5

6

7

Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

40.1/62.0/40.9

39.9/58.5/40.3

40.3/NA/41.0

39.9/59.4/41.3

Second (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.)

40.2/62.0/38.4

39.8/58.3/38.6

NA/58.7/39.7

39.4/58.3/40.4

2017 Honda Pilot LX features a small 5-inch infotainment system with 7-speaker sound system. The connectivity features include USB, AUX Bluetooth on the board. The infotainment system isn't attractive and convenient because of the small screen in the Honda Pilot LX (base trim). The trims above LX feature a bigger 8-inch infotainment display with better sound output system and connectivity features including Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility.

Cargo Capacity

Cargo capacity is an important factor while considering a family crossover. The Pilot LX is boosted with a convenient boot with best-in-class cargo capacity. The crossover features 16.5 ft. cube of cargo volume when third line is in operation which is higher than competitors like GMC Acadia Denali and Hyundai Santa Fe Limited's cargo volume of 12.8 and 13.5 ft. cube.

Model

Honda Pilot LX

Dodge Durango SXT

GMC Acadia Denali

Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

Cargo Volume to seats 1 (ft.3)

83.9

84.5

79.0

80.0

Cargo Volume to seats 2 (ft.3)

46.8

47.7

41.7

40.9

Cargo Volume to seats 3 (ft.3)

16.5

NA

12.8

13.5

The cargo capacity increases to 46.2 ft. cube after folding the third row which is still marginally higher than GMC Acadia Denali and Hyundai Santa Fe Limited's 41.7 and 40.9 ft. cube but lower than 47.7 ft. cube of Dodge Durango SXT. 2017 Honda Pilot offer reasonable boot space considering its higher seating capacity and family vehicle nature. The car features easy-foldable seats with ample of boot capacity for passenger. It can easily accommodate two large size passenger bags even without folding the third row which is commendable.

2017 Honda Pilot Exterior

8.0/10

"The Pilot's soft corners and rounded fenders are more appealing than the boxy shapes that preceded it. We've seen the look elsewhere--Traverse--but that doesn't diminish the elegance of the shape, or the better detailing." - The Car Connection

2017 Honda Pilot LX's exteriors feature decent build quality. The car looks reasonably good considering its family crossover nature. The main highlights of the exteriors include sporty design, 18-inch alloy wheels, large headlights and three large bonnet grills with Honda branding in the middle. The dimensions of the Honda Pilot LX measure 194.5, 78.6 and 69.8 for length, width and height respectively.

Dimensions and Weight

Model

Honda Pilot LX

Dodge Durango SXT

GMC Acadia Denali

Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

Curb weight (lbs.)

4054

4913

3956

4026

Length(in)

194.5

201.2

193.6

193.1

Width(in)

78.6

75.8

75.4

74.2

Height(in)

69.8

70.9

66.0

66.5

Ground clearance (in)

7.3

8.1

7.2

7.3

Wheelbase (in)

111

119.8

112.5

110.2

Track width (in) F/R

66.3/66.3

63.9/64.1

64.5/64.5

64.1/64.5

2017 Honda Pilot LX features above average ground clearance of 7.3 inches while competitors like Dodge Durango SXT, GMC Acadia Denali and Hyundai Santa Fe Limited offer ground clearances of 8.1, 7.2, and 7.3 inches respectively. The track width (F/R) of the CSUV counts at 111 and 66.3/66.3 (F/R) which is higher than the rivals though the 111-inch wheelbase offered by 2017 Honda Pilot is smaller than the rivals.

2017 Honda Pilot Safety

7.6/10

2017 Honda Pilot LX is boosted with advanced safety features including collision Mitigation braking system, road departure Mitigation system, adaptive cruise control, Lane keeping assist system and tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). The trims above LX are also equipped with Blind spot monitoring and Honda lane watch systems on the board. LATCH, rear child safety locks are standard in the 2017 Honda Pilot.

Safety Features

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System 
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Cross Traffic Monitor

2017 Honda Pilot Competition

Honda Pilot vs Dodge Durango SXT

Both Dodge Durango SXT and Honda Pilot LX are equipped with decent engines though the acceleration and thrust is better in the Honda Pilot LX. The Pilot excels in segments including safety, interiors, seating, and fuel economy. On the other hand, Dodge Durango SXT outshines the 2017 Pilot in cargo capacity, ground clearance, infotainment system, and braking

Honda Pilot vs GMC Acadia Denali

GMC Acadia Denali features better power and torque counts when compared with the Honda Pilot LX. The Acadia Denali excels in segments like infotainment system, braking and interiors. On the other hand, $15k cheaper, 2017 Pilot excels in acceleration, fuel economy, cargo capacity, and ground clearance.

Honda Pilot vs Hyundai Santa Fe Limited

2017 Honda Pilot LX and Hyundai Santa Fe Limited are closest competitors of each other in the mid-range family crossover segment. The Hyundai Santa Fe Limited excels in segments including braking, infotainment system and interiors when compared with the Pilot LX. On the other hand, Honda Pilot excels in cargo volume, acceleration, passenger capacity, and fuel economy.

2017 Honda Pilot Final Verdict

2017 Honda Pilot LX is boosted with a decent engine with good acceleration counts in the segment. The 8-seater family crossover features convenient seating, decent looking exteriors, best in class cargo capacity and fuel economy along with impressive riding and handling experience though it lacks in some segments including infotainment system and braking. At last, we can conclude that Honda Pilot LX is a good option to consider in the CSUV segment.