2011 Honda Pilot Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$28,320-$40,670
$25,666-$36,826
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The Honda Pilot is a mid-size crossover SUV first introduced for the 2003 model year. Sharing platforms with the front-wheel drive Honda Accord and Honda Odyssey minivan, the eight-passenger Pilot has always been offered with a choice of front- or all-wheel drive power trains. The second-generation Pilot, last completely redesigned for the 2009 model year, is the current model. With the exception of a few option and trim changes, the 2011 Honda Pilot is unchanged from last year.

The Pilot is sold in offered in four trim levels: LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring. All are offered with a choice between front-wheel drive (2WD) and all-wheel drive (AWD). Standard features include cloth upholstery, front and rear air conditioning with pollen filter, 60/40 split second- and third-row seating, full power accessories, 17-inch steel wheels, and more. The EX is upgraded with painted body molding, roof rails, power driver seat, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, tri-zone climate control, 17-inch alloy wheels, and other improvements. The EX-L adds leather to the seats and steering wheel and features heated front seats, power moonroof, auto-dimming rearview mirror with integrated backup monitor, and more. The Touring model is the flagship. It arrives with a rear-seat DVD entertainment system, Bluetooth with voice-activated navigation system, iPod interface, power liftgate, driver memory functions, and rear-window sunshades.

The Honda Pilot is offered with one engine choice. The standard powerplant is a 3.5-liter, six-cylinder engine rated at 250 horsepower. The standard transmission is a five-speed automatic. Front-wheel drive is standard, with full-time all-wheel drive optional. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Honda Pilot between 16 mpg city and 23 mpg highway, depending on powertrain.

The 2011 Honda Pilot 2WD LX starts with a base price of about $29,000 and tops out with the 4WD Touring, which starts around $41,000.

The Honda Pilot is a mid-size crossover SUV first introduced for the 2003 model year. Sharing platforms with the front-wheel drive Honda Accord and Honda Odyssey minivan, the eight-passenger Pilot has always been offered with a choice of front- or all-wheel drive power trains. The second-generation Pilot, last completely redesigned for the 2009 model year, is the current model. With the exception of a few option and trim changes, the 2011 Honda Pilot is unchanged from last year.

The Pilot is sold in offered in four trim levels: LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring. All are offered with a choice between front-wheel drive (2WD) and all-wheel drive (AWD). Standard features include cloth upholstery, front and rear air conditioning with pollen filter, 60/40 split second- and third-row seating, full power accessories, 17-inch steel wheels, and more. The EX is upgraded with painted body molding, roof rails, power driver seat, steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, tri-zone climate control, 17-inch alloy wheels, and other improvements. The EX-L adds leather to the seats and steering wheel and features heated front seats, power moonroof, auto-dimming rearview mirror with integrated backup monitor, and more. The Touring model is the flagship. It arrives with a rear-seat DVD entertainment system, Bluetooth with voice-activated navigation system, iPod interface, power liftgate, driver memory functions, and rear-window sunshades.

The Honda Pilot is offered with one engine choice. The standard powerplant is a 3.5-liter, six-cylinder engine rated at 250 horsepower. The standard transmission is a five-speed automatic. Front-wheel drive is standard, with full-time all-wheel drive optional. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Honda Pilot between 16 mpg city and 23 mpg highway, depending on powertrain.

The 2011 Honda Pilot 2WD LX starts with a base price of about $29,000 and tops out with the 4WD Touring, which starts around $41,000.

Available Trims for the 2011 Honda Pilot
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name LX (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 28320.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name EX (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31170.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name EX-L (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 34270.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name EX-L (2WD 4dr w/RES) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35870.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name EX-L (2WD 4dr w/Navi) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 36270.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name Touring (2WD 4dr w/RES & Navi) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39070.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
Name LX (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29920.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
Name EX (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 32770.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
Name EX-L (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35870.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
Name EX-L (4WD 4dr w/RES) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 37470.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
Name EX-L (4WD 4dr w/Navi) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 37870.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
Name Touring (4WD 4dr w/RES & Navi) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 40670.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 16/22
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INTERIOR
  • 8-passenger seating
  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: 6-way manual seat adjusters
  • Front seat adjustable active head restraints
  • 2nd row 60/40 split reclining, sliding, flat-folding bench seat
  • 3rd row 60/40 split flat-folding bench seat
  • Head restraints at all seating positions
  • Multifunctional center console
  • Front & second row floor mats
  • Tilt & telescoping steering column
  • Illuminated steering wheel-mounted cruise controls
  • Instrumentation -inc: digital odometer, (2) digital trip meters, average fuel consumption, miles-to-empty indicator, compass
  • Warning lights -inc: low-fuel, low-oil pressure, door/tailgate open, passenger airbags status, vehicle stability assist
  • Maintenance Minder system
  • Pwr windows w/dual front auto-up/down
  • Pwr door & tailgate locks
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Remote fuel filler door release
  • Immobilizer theft-deterrent system
  • Front & rear air conditioning -inc: air-filtration system
  • Rear seat heater ducts
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • (3) 12V aux pwr outlets
  • (12) cup holders
  • Sunglasses holder
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Sliding sunvisor extensions
  • Map lights on all rows
  • Courtesy door lights
  • Ambient console lighting
  • Upper & lower front row seatback pockets
  • Cargo area -inc: cargo light, (4) tie-down anchors, bag hooks
  • Rear hidden storage compartment
  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver seat, driver pwr lumbar
  • Illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio controls -inc: cruise controls
  • Instrumentation -inc: digital odometer, (2) digital trip meters, average fuel consumption, miles-to-empty indicator, exterior temperature, compass
  • Outside temp display
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Security system
  • Tri-zone automatic air conditioning -inc: humidity control, air-filtration system
  • Leather-trimmed heated front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver seat, driver pwr lumbar, 4-way pwr passenger seat
  • 2nd row leather-trimmed 60/40 split reclining, sliding, flat-folding bench seat
  • 3rd row leather-trimmed 60/40 split flat-folding bench seat
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Conversation mirror w/sunglasses holder
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/rearview camera display
  • 115V pwr outlet
  • Illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio controls -inc: cruise controls, phone controls, navigation controls
  • Honda satellite-linked navigation system w/voice recognition -inc: off-road tracking, rearview camera
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Leather-trimmed heated front bucket seats -inc: 8-way pwr driver seat w/memory, driver pwr lumbar, 4-way pwr passenger seat
  • Front, second, & rear row floor mats
  • Programmable multi-information display -inc: corner & back-up sensor, average speed, elapsed time
  • 2nd row integrated sunshades
  • Cargo area -inc: cargo net, cargo light, (4) tie-down anchors, bag hooks
EXTERIOR
  • 17" steel wheels
  • P245/65R17 all-season tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • Black body side molding
  • Front & rear splash guards
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlights w/auto-on/off
  • Black pwr mirrors
  • Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Intermittent rear window wiper/washer
  • Tailgate w/lift-up glass hatch
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • Roof rails
  • Body-colored body side molding
  • Fog lights
  • Body-colored pwr mirrors
  • Body-colored door handles
  • 1-touch pwr moonroof w/tilt, manual sunshade
  • Acoustic windshield
  • Chrome body side molding
  • Body-colored pwr mirrors -inc: memory, integrated turn indicators
  • Pwr tailgate w/lift-up glass hatch
  • Body-colored heated pwr mirrors
  • Body-colored heated pwr mirrors -inc: memory, integrated turn indicators
MECHANICAL
  • 3.5L SOHC MPFI 24-valve i-VTEC V6 engine
  • Variable Cylinder Management (VCM)
  • Active control engine mount system (ACM)
  • Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
  • Drive-by-wire throttle
  • 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD
  • Hill start assist
  • Heavy-duty automatic transmission fluid cooler
  • Front wheel drive
  • Integrated class III trailer hitch w/trailer harness pre-wiring
  • Unit-body construction
  • MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension w/trailing arms
  • Front & rear stabilizer bars
  • Variable pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Heavy duty pwr steering fluid cooler
  • Pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes
  • Chrome exhaust finishers
  • Integrated class III trailer hitch w/trailer harness
  • Variable Torque Management (VTM-4) 4-wheel drive system -inc: manual push-button locking rear differential
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)
    • Brake assist
    • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control
    • Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure
    • Side-impact door beams
    • Daytime running lights
    • Dual front dual-stage, multiple-threshold airbags
    • Dual front side-impact airbags w/passenger-side occupant position detection system
    • Side curtain airbags on all rows w/rollover sensor
    • Front 3-point seat belts -inc: automatic tensioning system, adjustable anchors
    • 2nd & 3rd row 3-point seat belts
    • 2nd row lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
    • Passenger-side 3rd row lower child seat anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
    • Child-proof rear door locks
    • Tire pressure monitoring system -inc: location indicators
    • Tire pressure monitoring system -inc: location indicators , pressure indicators
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (6) speakers, subwoofer, MP3/WMA playback, aux input jack, radio data system, speed-sensitive volume control
    • Integrated glass antenna
    • AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer -inc: (6) speakers, subwoofer, MP3/WMA playback, aux input jack, radio data system, speed-sensitive volume control
    • XM satellite radio w/90-day subscription
    • 512-watt AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer -inc: (9) speakers, subwoofer, MP3/WMA playback, aux input jack, radio data system, speed-sensitive volume control
    • DVD rear entertainment system (RES)
    • 512-watt AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer -inc: (9) speakers, subwoofer, MP3/WMA playback, aux input jack, radio data system, speed-sensitive volume control, USB audio interface
    • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink

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