From coast to coast, auto shows can be found year-round. Already well into this season, Honda has had some pretty big revealings with it’s new 2016 Honda HR-V, available in our store now, and the newly redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot due out this summer. Editors at cars.com recently published an article listing their 2015 Top 10 Auto Show Winners. We are proud to say that the 2016 Honda Pilot was rated as number one by the editors at cars.com.
“The biggest success isn’t the clear family-focus inside, but the way Honda was able to maintain terrific visibility while totally reimagining the new Pilot’s exterior. Families will go nuts over the thoughtfulness of the interior and features like double cupholders in the rear doors and a flexible cargo area, if they’re not too busy watching one of the many electronic devices this SUV can support,” said David Thomas, managing editor.
Recently, Car and Driver featured an article about the 2016 Honda Pilot trim levels. The new Pilot will come in Honda’s five well known trim levels, the LX, EX, EX-L, Touring and Elite. Starting at the base-model LX, this six-speed automatic with available all-wheel drive will be paired with a 3.5-liter SOHC V-6 with 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque, according to caranddriver.com. Standard equipment includes: Blutetooth, a five-inch LCD in the dash and a 200-watt stereo with seven speakers and a sub. Stepping up to the EX, you can set your seat to your liking with the 10-way power driver’s seat. Also added is an eight-inch touch screen with SiriusXM and Pandora. The EX-model has advanced safety features that keep you and your family safe, including the new Honda Sensing Suite. Adding more features, the Pilot EX-L has a leather interior, power moonroof, power tailgate, one-touch power-folding second-row seats, four-way power passenger seat and heated front seats. You also have an option of an installed navigation with voice recognition and live traffic updates or an available rear-seat entertainment system.
Looking for more? The Pilot Touring offers Honda’s first nine-speed automatic vehicle, according to caranddriver.com. With 20” alloy wheels, Blu-Ray-capable rear-seat entertainment system, blue ambient interior lighting, a 540-watt stereo and body-color mirrors it will definitely be the coolest car in the neighborhood! Safety is not an option with this Touring. The Honda Sensing Suite is standard, along with auto stop-start technology. For those who want it all, the Pilot Elite is the top-of-the-line of all the trim levels. Standard luxuries include a panoramic roof, heated and ventilated front seats, heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated second-row captain’s chairs and illuminated cup holders. Adding on to the standard safety features of the Touring, the Elite has auto-on LED headlights with auto high-beams, rain-seising wipers and blind-spot monitor with rear cross-traffic monitoring.
We cannot wait to get our first 2016 Honda Pilot on our lot! Keep your eyes peeled for it this summer, we will be the first to let you know through Facebook. For great deals, you can see our entire stock of New and Pre-Owned Pilots on our Website. Once the 2016 Honda Pilot arrives, stop in and ask for a test drive to see first-hand all the cool features.