Announcing the Upgraded 2016 Pilot with a New Elite Package
Posted on July 15, 2015 The new Honda Pilot is everything you would hope from a update model – sleeker design, increased miles per gallon, more horsepower and torque and a spacious third row that benefits from the three and half inch additional length. The new model ranges from the base LX model with a manufacture suggested retail price of $29,995[ 1 ] to the Elite model with an MSRP of $46,420[ 1 ]. This crossover model includes all the spaciousness you’d expect from a minivan, in the body of an SUV. The 2016 Pilot is rated at 27[ 7 ] highway miles per gallon and 19[ 7 ] city miles per gallon; an increase from the 2015’s 25[ 7 ] highway miles per gallon and 17[ 7 ] city miles per gallon. The Touring and Elite models are even more efficient offering 28[ 7 ] highway miles per gallon and 20[ 7 ] city miles per gallon. This increase is due to a combination of the new 3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 direct-injected engine. This new engine offers variable cylinder management with cylinder deactivation technology and employs Earth Dreams technology and a change from 5 speed automatic transmission to a 6 speed automatic transmission in the LX, EX and EX-L models and a 9 speed automatic transmission in the Touring and Elite models. The five models and options within them, offer many more customization feature than previous models including; programmable remote entry, idle stop, lane watch, adaptive cruise control and acoustic glass. All models include a 4.2 inch color LCD screen multi-information display, an additional 5 or 8 inch LCD multimedia display, Bluetooth capabilities, MP3 capabilities, integrated USB charging, a 60/40 flat-folding 3rd-row bench seat, and rear privacy glass. We’ll be happy to show you the packages we have on site, or help you create the perfect Pilot to fit your needs. Since its initial release in 2003, the Honda Pilot has been gaining popularity and customer loyalty for its perfect balancing of space and performance. This SUV combines the performance and handling of a car with the torque and off-road capabilities of an SUV. This all-purpose vehicle offers the best of all worlds, designed with the safety of you and your passengers in mind. We are excited about the opportunities this new model provides to our friends and customers. To find out why the Honda Pilot is a leader in it’s class, call us at [dealerphone-sales] and schedule a test drive of the 2016 Pilot or to chat with us about the differences between the 2015 and 2016 models and discover which option is best for you and your family. *Prices shown are manufacturer suggested retail prices and include the vehicles destination charge of $880 for suv and do not include taxes, license, or $199 administrative fee. Dealer prices may vary. 19[ 7 ] city/27[ 7 ] highway/22[ 7 ] combined mpg rating for 2WD 6AT models. 18[ 7 ] city/26[ 7 ] highway/21[ 7 ] combined mpg rating for AWD 6AT models. 20[ 7 ] city/27[ 7 ] highway/23[ 7 ] combined mpg rating for 2WD 9AT models. 19 city/26[ 7 ] highway/22[ 7 ] combined mpg rating for AWD 9AT models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.