2016 Honda Pilot: His Turn-Her Turn™ Car Review

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Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach and Paul Brian review the 2016 Honda Pilot. Watch their His Turn-Her Turn™ video car review!

 

2016 Honda Pilot – His Turn-Her Turn™ Review
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Strong, sleek, versatile
Family function with premium appeal, stylish design and comfort

Completely redesign both inside and out. More capable than predecessor. It’s modern and refined with best in class MPG.

3rd row seating – 8 & 7 passenger seating
One touch second row seat – illuminated one touch

2 separate pieces of glass Panoramic glass roof with sun shades

Blue Ray DVD player with HDMI input

18″ or 20″
Standard LED tail lights
8″ audio display
Center console
5 hi charge USB ports – 4 @ 2.5 amps so you can charge up to 4 iPads
New GARMIN navigation – 3d maps, speed limits, real time traffic reroute

New Sirius XM features:
Auto play function
Sports flash
Music mix and more

Honda Sensing – safety with radar and cameras
Adaptive cruise
Lane keeping assist
Collision mitigation
Multi view rear camera
Cross traffic alert – Elite
Blind spot information – Elite

Smart keyless entry, push button start, remote engine start, remote linked climate

Trunk space
Cargo flexibility- with a reversible cargo lid, 2-position for hidden storage or storage

Center console
Large enough for an iPad
When closed its a shelf for easy access

Increased engine output and efficiency
New front and rear suspension
3.5L V6 direct injected VCM (variable cylinder management)
280 hp / 262 lb/ft of torque
6AT or 9AT (for upper grades)
Idle stop
AWD
Intelligent traction management- mode: normal, mud, snow and sand
Low rolling resistant tires
19/27 mpg 6AT
20/27 mpg 9AT

Better sound insulation, acoustic glass
Cap less refueling
Tire fill assist
Maintenance minder
Electronic owners manual

Safety
More rigid and reinforced panels
Auto high beam lighting for better visibility at night

NHTSA – 5 star overall
IIHS – top safety pick+

Black wheel accessories option

Competes with:
Ford Explorer
Toyota Highlander
Chevrolet Traverse
GMC Acadia
Jeep Cherokee
Nissan Pathfinder

The all-new 2016 Pilot sets a new standard for premium family SUVs with a new powertrain and advanced technology in a sleek, muscular package. Increased cargo capacity and interior room are complemented by available deluxe touches like a premium interior and LED projector headlights.

The 2016 Honda Pilot features an available new Earth Dreams Technology 3.5-liter, direct-injection i-VTE V-6 engine that is both powerful and efficient. The Pilot also boasts our most comprehensive set of advanced safety features ever including the available Honda Sensing™ suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies.

All of these features, plus many others, will be found on the Pilot Elite, a brand-new high trim level for the vehicle. LED head and tail lights, 20″ wheels, heated and cooled front seats, heated 2nd row captains chairs, rain sensing wipers, HD radio and first panoramic glass roof.

Built in Lincoln, Alabama

And every new Pilot will be available in eight vibrant colors, including four new options—Modern Steel Metallic, Black Forest Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic and Steel Sapphire Metallic—that look as good as their names suggest.

 

Watch our other His Turn-Her Turn™ reviews:

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2015 Ford Mustang
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2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat
2015 Nissan Murano
2016 KIA Sorento
2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport
2015 Jeep Renegade
2015 Fiat 500X
2016 Honda HRV
2015 BMW 2 Series
2015 Ford Edge
2015 VW SportsWagen
2015 BMW X6M
2015 Acura ILX
2015 VW Golf R
2015 Volvo XC90

 

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