2013 Honda Pilot Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$29,520-$41,270
$27,000-$37,717
17 /CITY / 24 /HWY
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What's New for 2013:

  • Standard triple-zone automatic climate control
  • Standard 8-inch color in-dash display screen
  • Standard reversing camera
  • Standard Bluetooth hands-free calling and music streaming
  • Standard 2GB hard-drive CD library
  • Standard USB port
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl exterior paint color

Exterior Features
The 2013 Honda Pilot is an 8-passenger, 3-row crossover SUV available in LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring trim levels. The Pilot LX is equipped with power side mirrors, dark-tinted rear privacy glass, Class III towing hitch receiver, and 17-inch steel wheels.

Interior Features
The 2013 Honda Pilot LX is equipped with automatic climate control, rear air conditioning, power windows, power door locks with remote keyless entry, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and cruise control. Floor mats and sliding sun visors with illuminated mirrors are also standard, as well as a cargo light and a trip computer. For 2013, the Pilot LX adds a new 8-inch in-dash color display screen, 2GB CD library hard drive, USB port, and Bluetooth hands-free calling and music streaming. Images from the standard reversing camera are displayed on this new screen.

With all three rows of seats in use, the 2013 Pilot can carry 18 cubic feet of luggage. Fold the third-row seat down, and the SUV offers 47.7 cubic feet of cargo space. Fold the second-row seat down, and a maximum of 87 cubic feet of cargo volume is available.

Optional Features
The 2013 Honda Pilot EX adds triple-zone automatic climate control with a humidity sensor, outside temperature display, 10-way power driver's seat, satellite radio, and a universal remote control. Exterior improvements include body-color exterior trim, fog lights, and 18-inch aluminum wheels.

The 2013 Honda Pilot EX-L offers leather seats, heated front seats, power front passenger's seat, power sunroof, and power tailgate. Pilot EX-L buyers can add a navigation system with a multi-view reversing camera or a rear-seat entertainment system, but these extras cannot be ordered in combination with one another.

The 2013 Honda Pilot Touring trim includes both the navigation system and the rear-seat entertainment system. Additionally, the Pilot Touring offers a premium sound system, front and rear park-assist sensors, memory for the driver's seat and mirror settings, integrated side mirror turn signal indicators, roof rails, and a unique alloy wheel design.

Under the Hood
The 2013 Honda Pilot's 250-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine features Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) technology, which allows the engine to operate on 3 or 4 cylinders when cruising or coasting in order to conserve fuel.

A 5-speed automatic transmission with grade logic control is standard, delivering power to the Pilot's front wheels (2WD). Honda's Variable Torque Management 4WD is optional, and features a Lock mode for greater low-speed traction at speeds under 18 mph, according to Honda.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Honda Pilot are:

  • Pilot 2WD: 18/25/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Pilot 4WD: 17/24/20 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Honda Pilot features an Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure, which is designed to channel crash energy around the passenger cabin in the event of a crash. The Pilot also has 6 air bags, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and a traction and stability control system. The Pilot EX-L with navigation and the Touring trim also have individual tire-pressure monitor sensors and a multi-view reversing camera.

Neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has rated the 2013 Pilot's crashworthiness as this overview is written.

What's New for 2013:

  • Standard triple-zone automatic climate control
  • Standard 8-inch color in-dash display screen
  • Standard reversing camera
  • Standard Bluetooth hands-free calling and music streaming
  • Standard 2GB hard-drive CD library
  • Standard USB port
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl exterior paint color

Exterior Features
The 2013 Honda Pilot is an 8-passenger, 3-row crossover SUV available in LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring trim levels. The Pilot LX is equipped with power side mirrors, dark-tinted rear privacy glass, Class III towing hitch receiver, and 17-inch steel wheels.

Interior Features
The 2013 Honda Pilot LX is equipped with automatic climate control, rear air conditioning, power windows, power door locks with remote keyless entry, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and cruise control. Floor mats and sliding sun visors with illuminated mirrors are also standard, as well as a cargo light and a trip computer. For 2013, the Pilot LX adds a new 8-inch in-dash color display screen, 2GB CD library hard drive, USB port, and Bluetooth hands-free calling and music streaming. Images from the standard reversing camera are displayed on this new screen.

With all three rows of seats in use, the 2013 Pilot can carry 18 cubic feet of luggage. Fold the third-row seat down, and the SUV offers 47.7 cubic feet of cargo space. Fold the second-row seat down, and a maximum of 87 cubic feet of cargo volume is available.

Optional Features
The 2013 Honda Pilot EX adds triple-zone automatic climate control with a humidity sensor, outside temperature display, 10-way power driver's seat, satellite radio, and a universal remote control. Exterior improvements include body-color exterior trim, fog lights, and 18-inch aluminum wheels.

The 2013 Honda Pilot EX-L offers leather seats, heated front seats, power front passenger's seat, power sunroof, and power tailgate. Pilot EX-L buyers can add a navigation system with a multi-view reversing camera or a rear-seat entertainment system, but these extras cannot be ordered in combination with one another.

The 2013 Honda Pilot Touring trim includes both the navigation system and the rear-seat entertainment system. Additionally, the Pilot Touring offers a premium sound system, front and rear park-assist sensors, memory for the driver's seat and mirror settings, integrated side mirror turn signal indicators, roof rails, and a unique alloy wheel design.

Under the Hood
The 2013 Honda Pilot's 250-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine features Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) technology, which allows the engine to operate on 3 or 4 cylinders when cruising or coasting in order to conserve fuel.

A 5-speed automatic transmission with grade logic control is standard, delivering power to the Pilot's front wheels (2WD). Honda's Variable Torque Management 4WD is optional, and features a Lock mode for greater low-speed traction at speeds under 18 mph, according to Honda.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Honda Pilot are:

  • Pilot 2WD: 18/25/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • Pilot 4WD: 17/24/20 mpg

Safety
The 2013 Honda Pilot features an Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure, which is designed to channel crash energy around the passenger cabin in the event of a crash. The Pilot also has 6 air bags, 4-wheel-disc anti-lock brakes with brake assist, and a traction and stability control system. The Pilot EX-L with navigation and the Touring trim also have individual tire-pressure monitor sensors and a multi-view reversing camera.

Neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has rated the 2013 Pilot's crashworthiness as this overview is written.

Available Trims for the 2013 Honda Pilot
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Touring (2WD 4dr w/RES & Navi) Transmission Automatic MSRP 39670.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name LX (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 31120.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name LX (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 29520.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name EX (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 31770.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name EX-L (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35020.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name EX-L (2WD 4dr w/RES) Transmission Automatic MSRP 36620.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name EX-L (2WD 4dr w/Navi) Transmission Automatic MSRP 37020.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name EX (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 33370.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name EX-L (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 36620.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name EX-L (4WD 4dr w/RES) Transmission Automatic MSRP 38220.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name EX-L (4WD 4dr w/Navi) Transmission Automatic MSRP 38620.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name Touring (4WD 4dr w/RES & Navi) Transmission Automatic MSRP 41270.00 Engine 3.5L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
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INTERIOR
  • 8-passenger seating
  • Leather-trimmed heated front bucket seats -inc: 10-way pwr driver seat w/pwr lumbar & memory, 4-way pwr passenger seat
  • Front seat adjustable active head restraints
  • 2nd row leather-trimmed 60/40 split reclining, sliding, flat-folding bench seat
  • 3rd row leather-trimmed 60/40 split flat-folding bench seat
  • Head restraints at all seating positions
  • Multi-functional center console
  • Front, second, & rear row floor mats
  • Tilt & telescoping steering column
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio controls -inc: cruise controls, phone controls, navigation controls
  • Instrumentation -inc: corner & backup sensor indicator, digital odometer, (2) digital trip meters, average speed, average/instant fuel consumption, miles-to-empty indicator, exterior temperature, engine oil life, elapsed time, compass
  • 8" multi-information display -inc: interface dial, customizable wallpaper settings
  • 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
  • Honda satellite-linked navigation system w/voice recognition -inc: FM traffic, multi-angle rearview camera display w/guidelines
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Cruise control
  • Remote fuel filler door release
  • Security system
  • Immobilizer theft-deterrent system
  • Tri-zone automatic air conditioning -inc: humidity control, air-filtration system
  • Rear seat heater ducts
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • (3) 12V aux pwr outlets
  • 115V pwr outlet
  • (12) cup holders
  • Conversation mirror w/sunglasses holder
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Sliding sunvisor extensions
  • 2nd row integrated sunshades
  • Map lights on all rows
  • Courtesy door lights
  • Ambient console lighting
  • Upper & lower front row seatback pockets
  • Cargo area -inc: cargo net, cargo light, (4) tie-down anchors, bag hooks
  • Rear hidden storage compartment
  • Cloth front bucket seats
  • 2nd row 60/40 split reclining, sliding, flat-folding bench seat
  • 3rd row 60/40 split flat-folding bench seat
  • Front & second row floor mats
  • Illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio controls -inc: cruise controls, phone controls
  • Instrumentation -inc: digital odometer, (2) digital trip meters, average/instant fuel consumption, miles-to-empty indicator, engine oil life
  • 8" multi-information display -inc: customizable wallpaper settings, rearview camera display w/guidelines
  • Sunglasses holder
  • Cargo area -inc: cargo light, (4) tie-down anchors, bag hooks
  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: 10-way pwr driver seat w/driver pwr lumbar
  • Instrumentation -inc: digital odometer, (2) digital trip meters, average/instant fuel consumption, miles-to-empty indicator, exterior temperature, engine oil life
  • Leather-trimmed heated front bucket seats -inc: 10-way pwr driver seat w/driver pwr lumbar, 4-way pwr passenger seat
  • Instrumentation -inc: digital odometer, (2) digital trip meters, average/instant fuel consumption, miles-to-empty indicator, exterior temperature, engine oil life, compass
  • Instrumentation -inc: digital odometer, (2) digital trip meters, average speed, average/instant fuel consumption, miles-to-empty, exterior temperature, engine oil life, elapsed time
EXTERIOR
  • 18" alloy wheels
  • P235/60R18 all-season tires
  • Compact spare tire
  • 1-touch pwr moonroof w/tilt, manual sunshade
  • Roof rails
  • Chrome body side molding
  • Front & rear splash guards
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlights -inc: auto-on/off headlights
  • Fog lights
  • Body-colored pwr mirrors -inc: memory, integrated turn indicators
  • Acoustic windshield
  • Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Intermittent rear window wiper/washer
  • Pwr tailgate w/lift-up glass hatch
  • Body-colored door handles
  • 17" steel wheels
  • P235/65R17 all-season tires
  • Black body side molding
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlights -inc: auto-off headlights
  • Black pwr mirrors
  • Tailgate w/lift-up glass hatch
  • Body-colored body side molding
  • Body-colored pwr mirrors
  • 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
  • Hill start assist
  • Front wheel drive
  • Integrated class III trailer hitch w/trailer harness
  • 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
  • Heavy-duty automatic transmission fluid cooler
  • Variable Torque Management (VTM-4) 4-wheel drive system -inc: manual push-button locking rear differential
  • Integrated class III trailer hitch w/trailer harness pre-wiring
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 & rear body-colored parking sensors
    • Front 3-point seat belts -inc: automatic tensioning system, adjustable anchors
    • 2nd & 3rd row 3-point seat belts -inc: 2nd row adjustable anchors
    • Multi-angle rearview camera
    • 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, pressure indicators
    • Rearview camera
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • 650-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (10) speakers w/subwoofer, MP3/WMA playback, hard disk drive w/15GB audio memory, aux input jack, Bluetooth streaming audio, radio data system, Song By Voice, speed-sensitive volume control, USB audio interface
    • XM satellite radio w/90-day subscription
    • Integrated glass antenna
    • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink
    • DVD rear entertainment system (RES)
    • 229-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (7) speakers w/subwoofer, MP3/WMA playback, 2GB CD library, Bluetooth streaming audio, aux input jack, radio data system, speed-sensitive volume control, USB audio interface
    • 246-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (7) speakers w/subwoofer, MP3/WMA playback, hard disk drive w/15GB audio memory, Bluetooth streaming audio, aux input jack, radio data system, Song By Voice, speed-sensitive volume control, USB audio interface

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