The 2017 Honda Pilot rides on a new platform that is going to help the carmaker add more room within the cabin. Honda Pilot buyers may be expecting the Japanese carmaker to provide a number of enhancements. They will not be disappointed as the carmaker plans to enhance the second and third rows of seats. The new platform on which the 2017 Honda Pilot rides will also allow the carmaker to provide extra width and space within the cabin. This is especially important as buyers want there to be enough space between the second and third rows of seats. The enlarged cabin should be at least 3.5 inches wider than before.
The new 2017 Honda Pilot will undergo significant changes to the exterior and overall this model will be designed to look very aggressive as well as attractive. The overall template remains unchanged and so all the usual features will be available in this model, but its structure will undergo some changes as well as major redesign. The body gets new lines as well as curves that help to make the vehicle look very handsome.
2017 Honda Pilot: Redesign Exterior and Interior
The headlights are brand new and so too are the daytime running LED lights. The same can be said of the taillights, which also use LED lighting. The headlights have been designed to look very sleek and the grille is also new and has a new and very stylish design. The bumpers at the front are angular and they have brand new lane-changing indicators that help to make the front fascia look breathtakingly nice. The body is also constructed out of lightweight materials and this will not only reduce body weight but also improve performance and fuel efficiency. The Honda Pilot is also very aerodynamically designed to further improve fuel efficiency and performance.
The interiors are as mentioned very spacious and there is enough space within the cabin to easily accommodate 7 passengers. The cabin is roomy and comfortable in spite of adding a new third row of seats. The cabin also boasts of safety features like cruise control and the seats are covered in fine upholstery. New upgraded infotainment system and climate controls further add to the comfort levels of the cabin. Rearview camera and a nice navigation system are other interesting features provided in the cabin, which will also get a number of other features that the carmaker has yet to elaborate on.
2017 Honda Pilot: Engine and Fuel Economy
Under the hood, the new 2017 Honda Pilot will probably get a new engine. A 3.5-liter V6 engine will probably power up the Pilot. This engine delivers 290 horsepower and 267 pound feet of torque and is mated to a 6-speed automatic or manual transmission that transports power to the front wheels. AWD and FWD are the two models on offer and each is designed to provide good fuel economy.
2017 Honda Pilot: Release Date and Price
Depending on the model chosen you will have to pay between 31 000 dollars and 43 000 dollars to own the new 2017 Honda Pilot. There is no news available about when Honda plans to release its new 2017 Honda Pilot though we think that the earliest that you will get a chance to buy this vehicle is sometime in the third quarter of next year.