2016 Honda Pilot redesign

Rumors about new Honda Pilot were telling that model will appear in 2015. However, with big plans for it, now it is clear that Japanese manufacturer needed more time to finish all work on it, so we will see 2016 Honda Pilot redesign SUV. Changes are more than modest. We heard a lot of rumors, but company still keeps all info as secret. The 2016 Honda Pilot redesign will hit mostly exterior parts, since we will probably see brand new vehicle, also the cabin. However, engine range is about to remain the same as for current model.

2016 Honda Pilot redesign

2016 Honda Pilot redesign trims

When we are talking about 2016 Pilot redesign of the model, we must start from stuff which will be carried over. Same platform is used for architecture of the crossover. The 2016 Honda Pilot will be again vehicle for 8 passengers. Also, same trim levels are the same – LX is base models, EX is more equipped, but still not as EX-l and Touring models which are top of the line vehicles. However, Special Edition of current model is not in plans for 2016 Honda Pilot redesign. What will be changed is exterior look. New 2016 Honda Pilot has less boxy appearance with new curves, especially of the hood, windshield and rear end of the crossover. Interior is equipped with latest tech and infotainment systems. Safety is also improved with  new rearview camera which will come standard on all trims. Side-curtain bags cover all three rows and electronic stability control will ease the drive of 2016 Honda Pilot.

2016 honda pilot redesign

2016 Honda Pilot redesign engine

Actually, 2016 Honda Pilot redesign won’t hit powertrain range. Same option is carried over from current model. It is 3.5-liter V6 mated to 5-speed automatic transmission. This drivetrain is good to deliver 250 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard, while AWD comes as optional. Estimated mileage is slightly improved comparing to previous model. Now it says 2016 Honda Pilot will go 18 mpg in city and 25 mpg on highway.

2016 honda pilot redesign

2016 Honda Pilot release date and price

Since no powertrain changes is to be made, 2016 Honda Pilot redesign model will cost nearly the same as current model. Of course, small raise of price is expected depending on new systems and features installed in the vehicle.

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