2014 Honda Pilot Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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What's New for 2014:

  • No changes in final year before redesign

Introduction
The 2014 Honda Pilot is a midsize crossover SUV equipped with three rows of seats. Designed to hold up to 8 people and as much as 87 cu. ft. of cargo with the second and third rows of seats folded down, the 2014 Pilot competes against the Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango, Ford Explorer, GMC Acadia, Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Sorento, Mazda CX-9, Nissan Pathfinder, and Toyota Highlander.

Models and Features
Honda offers the 2014 Pilot in LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring trim levels equipped with front-wheel drive or a Variable Torque Management 4-wheel drive (4WD) system.

Upgrade from base LX trim to EX trim and the Pilot is equipped with 18-inch aluminum wheels, fog lights, body-color exterior trim, and a 10-way power driver's seat. With the optional 4WD system, the Pilot EX also adds heated exterior mirrors. Choose the Pilot EX-L for leather seats that are heated in front, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 4-way power front passenger's seat, power tailgate, and a power sunroof.

At the top of the 2014 Honda Pilot lineup is the Touring, which features a navigation system with voice-recognition technology, rear-seat DVD entertainment system, and a premium sound system with a 15 GB music hard drive and Song By Voice track retrieval. This version also includes memory for the driver's settings, illuminated steering wheels controls, 115-volt power outlet, and a multi-angle reversing camera that replaces the single-angle camera that is standard for all other Pilots.

Options and Packages
Honda dealers can install a variety of accessories on any 2014 Pilot. The only factory-installed options are reserved for the Pilot EX-L. Buyers selecting this trim level can add a rear-seat DVD entertainment system or a navigation system, but not both. The entertainment system includes a 115-volt power outlet, while the navigation system is equipped with voice-recognition technology, a hard-drive music server, illuminated steering wheel controls, and a multi-angle reversing camera that supplies a 180-degree view of what's behind the Pilot.

Under the Hood
Every 2014 Pilot is equipped with a 250-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine that drives the front wheels through a 5-speed automatic transmission. The engine is equipped with Variable Cylinder Management technology that allows the engine to operate on fewer cylinders under certain driving conditions in order to maximize fuel economy.

A Variable Torque Management 4WD system is optional on each trim level, designed to automatically distribute power to the rear wheels up to a 50/50 front-to-rear split. A Lock button can lock the system in a 50/50 split at low speeds in order to maximize traction.

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the 2014 Honda Pilot 2WD is rated to achieve 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, while the 4WD model achieves 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash testing conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Pilot receives an overall rating of 4 stars (out of 5 stars). Note, however, that the SUV receives either a 4-star rating or a 5-star rating in each individual assessment, including for rollover resistance. As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not tested the 2014 Pilot for small overlap frontal-impact protection. In all other tests, the Pilot earns the highest rating of \"Good\" from the Institute.

Aside from offering a standard reversing camera and an available multi-angle reversing camera, the 2014 Pilot is unavailable with the same safety-related features found on other Honda models. It is, however, constructed around an Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure, which is designed to deflect crash energy away from the passenger compartment.

What's New for 2014:

  • No changes in final year before redesign

Introduction
The 2014 Honda Pilot is a midsize crossover SUV equipped with three rows of seats. Designed to hold up to 8 people and as much as 87 cu. ft. of cargo with the second and third rows of seats folded down, the 2014 Pilot competes against the Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango, Ford Explorer, GMC Acadia, Hyundai Santa Fe, Kia Sorento, Mazda CX-9, Nissan Pathfinder, and Toyota Highlander.

Models and Features
Honda offers the 2014 Pilot in LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring trim levels equipped with front-wheel drive or a Variable Torque Management 4-wheel drive (4WD) system.

Upgrade from base LX trim to EX trim and the Pilot is equipped with 18-inch aluminum wheels, fog lights, body-color exterior trim, and a 10-way power driver's seat. With the optional 4WD system, the Pilot EX also adds heated exterior mirrors. Choose the Pilot EX-L for leather seats that are heated in front, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 4-way power front passenger's seat, power tailgate, and a power sunroof.

At the top of the 2014 Honda Pilot lineup is the Touring, which features a navigation system with voice-recognition technology, rear-seat DVD entertainment system, and a premium sound system with a 15 GB music hard drive and Song By Voice track retrieval. This version also includes memory for the driver's settings, illuminated steering wheels controls, 115-volt power outlet, and a multi-angle reversing camera that replaces the single-angle camera that is standard for all other Pilots.

Options and Packages
Honda dealers can install a variety of accessories on any 2014 Pilot. The only factory-installed options are reserved for the Pilot EX-L. Buyers selecting this trim level can add a rear-seat DVD entertainment system or a navigation system, but not both. The entertainment system includes a 115-volt power outlet, while the navigation system is equipped with voice-recognition technology, a hard-drive music server, illuminated steering wheel controls, and a multi-angle reversing camera that supplies a 180-degree view of what's behind the Pilot.

Under the Hood
Every 2014 Pilot is equipped with a 250-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine that drives the front wheels through a 5-speed automatic transmission. The engine is equipped with Variable Cylinder Management technology that allows the engine to operate on fewer cylinders under certain driving conditions in order to maximize fuel economy.

A Variable Torque Management 4WD system is optional on each trim level, designed to automatically distribute power to the rear wheels up to a 50/50 front-to-rear split. A Lock button can lock the system in a 50/50 split at low speeds in order to maximize traction.

Fuel Economy
According to the EPA, the 2014 Honda Pilot 2WD is rated to achieve 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, while the 4WD model achieves 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway.

Safety Ratings and Technology
In crash testing conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2014 Pilot receives an overall rating of 4 stars (out of 5 stars). Note, however, that the SUV receives either a 4-star rating or a 5-star rating in each individual assessment, including for rollover resistance. As this overview is written, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has not tested the 2014 Pilot for small overlap frontal-impact protection. In all other tests, the Pilot earns the highest rating of \"Good\" from the Institute.

Aside from offering a standard reversing camera and an available multi-angle reversing camera, the 2014 Pilot is unavailable with the same safety-related features found on other Honda models. It is, however, constructed around an Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure, which is designed to deflect crash energy away from the passenger compartment.

Available Trims for the 2014 Honda Pilot
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name LX (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29670.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name EX (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31920.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name EX-L (2WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 35170.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name EX-L (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 36770.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name EX-L (4WD 4dr w/Navi) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38770.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name EX-L (4WD 4dr w/RES) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 38370.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name Touring (4WD 4dr w/RES & Navi) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 41420.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name LX (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 31270.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
Name EX-L (2WD 4dr w/RES) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 36770.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name Touring (2WD 4dr w/RES & Navi) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 39820.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name EX-L (2WD 4dr w/Navi) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 37170.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 18/25
Name EX (4WD 4dr) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 33520.00 Engine 3.5 L/212 City/Hwy MPG 17/24
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INTERIOR
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: head restraints at all seating positions
  • 6-Way Driver Seat -inc: Manual Recline, Height Adjustment and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
  • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat w/Manual Fore/Aft
  • Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • 8 Person Seating Capacity
  • Fixed 60-40 Split-Bench 3rd Row Seat Front and Manual Fold Into Floor
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Valet Function
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, 4 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Fuel and Keyfob Rear Window
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts, Headliner/Pillar Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Cloth Door Trim Insert
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 4 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Cargo Area Concealed Storage
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • FOB Controls -inc: Windows
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Interior Concealed Storage, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Trip Computer
  • Analog Display
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest w/Storage
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • 4 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • Front Bucket Seats -inc: 10-way power driver's seat adjustment including power lumbar support and head restraints at all seating positions
  • Compass
  • HomeLink Garage Door Transmitter
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: 10-way power driver's seat adjustment including power lumbar support, 4-way power passenger's seat adjustment and head restraints at all seating positions
  • Fixed 60-40 Split-Bench 3rd Row Seat Front, Manual Fold Into Floor, Manual and Adjustable Head Restraint
  • Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Trunk/Hatch and Mechanical Fuel
  • Leather Door Trim Insert
  • Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage, Conversation Mirror and 4 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate, Windows and Sunroof/Convertible Roof
  • Anti-Whiplash Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints
  • Voice Activated Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Integrated Navigation System w/Voice Activation
  • Systems Monitor
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage, Conversation Mirror, 4 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • 4 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • Heated Front Bucket Seats -inc: 10-way power driver's seat adjustment including power lumbar support w/2-position memory, 4-way power passenger's seat adjustment and head restraints at all seating positions
  • Power Rear Windows, Fixed 3rd Row Windows and w/Manual Sun Blinds
  • Cargo Net
  • Door Mirrors
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels: 17" Steel
  • Tires: P235/65R17 108T AS
  • Wheels w/Silver Accents
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Stored Underbody w/Crankdown
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Body-Colored Rear Step Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Black Bodyside Moldings
  • Black Door Handles
  • Black Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Flip-Up Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
  • Splash Guards
  • Chrome Grille
  • Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Auto Off Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Wheels: 18" Alloy
  • Tires: P235/60R18 102T AS
  • Wheels w/Machined Accents
  • Body-Colored Bodyside Moldings
  • Body-Colored Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Express Open/Close Sliding And Tilting Glass 1st Row Sunroof w/Sunshade
  • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding
  • Programmable Aero-Composite Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Body-Colored Bodyside Moldings and Chrome Bodyside Insert
  • Body-Colored Power w/Tilt Down Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Body-Colored Power w/Tilt Down Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
MECHANICAL
  • Engine: 3.5L V6 24-Valve SOHC i-VTEC
  • Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic
  • 4.312 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 5,952 lbs
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 60-Amp/Hr 550CCA Maintenance-Free Battery
  • 130 Amp Alternator
  • Class III Towing w/Hitch
  • 1 Skid Plate
  • 1633# Maximum Payload
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Hydraulic Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 21 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • GVWR: 6,096 lbs
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode and Oil Cooler
  • Automatic Full-Time Four-Wheel Drive
  • Driver Selectable Rear Locking Differential
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • Electro-Mechanical Limited Slip Differential
  • Class III Towing w/Harness and Hitch
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • VSA Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
    • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
    • Side Impact Beams
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
    • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
    • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
    • Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags
    • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
    • Rear Child Safety Locks
    • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
    • Rear Camera
    • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD Audio System -inc: 229-Watt, 7 speakers including subwoofer, 2-GB CD library, Bluetooth streaming audio, USB audio interface, MP3/auxiliary input jack, MP3/Windows Media Audio (WMA) playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS) and Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Steering Wheel Controls
    • Window Grid Antenna
    • Bluetooth Handsfreelink Wireless Phone Connectivity
    • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front
    • XM Radio -inc: SiriusXM services require a subscription after any trial period, If you decide to continue your SiriusXM service at the end of your trial subscription, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates until you call SiriusXM at 1-866-635-2349 to cancel, See our Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com, Fees and programming subject to change, XM satellite service is available only to those at least 18 years and older in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD Audio System (246 Watt) -inc: 7 speakers including subwoofer, Hard Disk Drive (HDD) w/15-GB audio memory, Bluetooth streaming audio, Song By Voice (SBV), USB audio interface, MP3/auxiliary input jack, MP3/Windows Media Audio (WMA) playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS) and Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
    • Real-Time Traffic Display
    • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Steering Wheel Controls and Multi-Source Rear Controls
    • 2 Wireless Headphones
    • 1 LCD Monitor In The Front and 1 LCD Row Monitor In The Rear
    • Entertainment System w/DVD
    • A/V Remote
    • Radio: AM/FM/CD Premium Audio System -inc: 650-Watt, 10 speakers including subwoofer, Hard Disk Drive (HDD) w/15-GB audio memory, Bluetooth streaming audio, Song By Voice (SBV), USB audio interface, MP3/auxiliary input jack, MP3/Windows Media Audio (WMA) playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS) and Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
    • Digital Signal Processor
    • Fm Traffic Real-Time Traffic Display

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