2020 Honda Pilot: Spy Photos, Redesign, Price, Release Date. The Honda Pilot is the brand’s very popular three-row SUV which is especially favorite among families. The carmaker has presented the new 2018 Honda Pilot with a few upgrades. It is the 2020 Honda Pilot which is expected to arrive with some styling changes both inside and out.
The Honda Pilot is generally very functional vehicle which provides plenty of space inside the cabin which is in the same time very well equipped. Considering safety equipment, the Pilot takes one of the highest places in its class. Under the hood, it features a strong V-6 unit which pair with either 6-speed automatic in the base or a nine-speed automatic gearbox in the higher trims.
The just released 2018 Honda Pilot has arrived pretty much unchanged compared to the current model which is still fresh and there was no need for changes this time. It is available in several trim levels which include LX, EX, EX-L, Touring and Elite models.
The newest 2020 Honda Pilot should arrive with some minimal but noticeable changes at least in the exterior design. When it comes to the interior, there is still no any official information but we assume that there won’t be some large differences. The key competitors of the Pilot will be Nissan Pathfinder, Toyota Highlander, Hyundai Santa Fe, Chevy Traverse and Ford Explorer.
2020 Honda Pilot: engine and performance
The 2020 Honda Pilot will probably arrive with the same engine as the current version. In the base trims, this unit will pair with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The front -wheel drive system will be standard while the all-wheel drive will be available too.
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As for the fuel economy, the FWD Pilot with a six-speed automatic gets 19/27/22/ mpg while with AWD it gets 18/26/21/ mpg. With a 9-speed automatic, it is rated at 20/27/23 mpg with front-wheel drive. With all-wheel drive it is estimated to be 19 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg combined.
2020 Honda Pilot: Exterior and interior
The Honda Pilot is generally an eye-catching and very attractive vehicle with more rounded shape and more elegant styling. The 2020 Honda Pilot has been caught during its testing and based on the camouflage, it is going to arrive with some small adjustments.
The interior of the 2020 Honda Pilot will be spacious as before featuring three rows of seats. The front seats are particularly comfortable and spacious and in the higher trims, the Pilot will get leather upholstery.
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The Touring model will arrive with parking sensors, navigation, ambient lighting, a Blu-ray entertainment system and so on. The Elite trim will include LED headlamps, cooled front seats and heated second-row seats and automatic high beams.
2020 Honda Pilot: Release date and price
The manufacturer still hasn’t announced the exact date of the arrival of the new 2020 Honda Pilot. Its price should be very similar to the one of the outgoing model which starts at around $31,000.