2018 Honda Pilot – The all new 2018 Honda Pilot will arrive in the US marketplace with more changes. It is good to hear that Honda will finally release a brand new of SUV that will give you great ambience on the inside and outside. Plus, if you want to bring all of the family members for a trip then you don’t need to be afraid about its comfort. Honda ensures that the new Pilot will fulfill what have been missing so far, especially on the convenience and performance parts – it won’t let you down with stiff acceleration or cramped interior on the inside.
2018 Honda Pilot Under the Hood
People always expect something different under the hood. And Honda will give you what you’ve been looking for. When it comes to the engine, Honda ensures that the new Pilot will get direct injection system in order to reduce the fuel consumption of the SUV. Plus, it has V-6 engine that will produce more than 250 horsepower with 167 lb –ft of torque.
The 3.5-litre of displacement is bigger than the current model that only uses 2.0-litre with 4-cyl engine. The base model will get 6-speed manual transmission while the other trim levels are available with 8-speed automated transmission. We haven’t heard about the hybrid or another variant of engines but we are sure that Honda will only provide the new Pilot in the gasoline model.
The EPA-rated is predicted to be more efficient since the direct injection system will reduce up to 15% of fuel consumption. It is approximately 31 mpg combined for both city and highway range. Let’s wait for the official rate from EPA regarding about its gas mileage range.
Overall, there is no massive change when it comes to engineering. Honda still keeps the secret close under the box because it could be a surprise for use? Who knows?
Interior and Exterior Changes
The new Honda Pilot is also called as Honda CRV in Asian market. It has sporty design with exceptional style. It looks good if you see the new 2015 CRV on the street and we are sure that the 2018 Honda Pilot also has great design.
The interior revised with modern panel that made of aluminum-plastic that combined with illuminated lights. It has spacious interior even though it only fits for 5 passengers. The rear seats get compartment and rear infotainment that will give better experience for the passengers. While the driver’s cabin looks minimalist yet low profile with clean dashboard.
It has center console with cup holder for better placement. The combination of white and black interior tone create luxurious ambience. It gives you confidence whether you sit as passengers or the driver.
The exterior concept hasn’t unveiled yet but the rumor says that there will be new alloy wheels and new pattern on it. It has wider hood with new LED Lights with C-shape model and no grille. The roof has revised with new lines and rooftop. The other trim level will get panoramic roof that will make it more exclusive. That’s all about the news of 2018 Honda Pilot we can tell you.