2017 Honda Pilot is a remarkable mid-size SUV which is almost ready to debut on the world scene. It will surely bring some amazing and modern changes.
Exterior and interior design
Even if Honda has presented the current third generation of Pilot model at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, engineers are almost ready to unveil the all-new 2017 model. New model will bring many changes in all segments. First of all, the new 2017 Honda Pilot will be underpinned with the new platform. It’ll come bigger than its predecessor. The reason of this is that the new model will have 3 rows of seats, and between the second and the third row we will see more free leg space. This will have positive influence on comfort and driving experience. The new 2017 Honda Pilot will also come with longer wheel base which will improve its aerodynamics and handling. Even if the new model will be bigger than the current one, it will be lighter at the same time. The reason of this is the usage of lightweight materials. These materials include aluminum, carbon dioxide fiber and light weight strong steel. Beside these changes, exterior redesign will also include redesigned front grille, headlights, taillights as well as bumpers and fenders. The whole new exterior look will be more modern and classy. Engineers of Japanese company have put a lot of effort in this vehicle and we can expect a real piece of art. When it comes to the interior of the 2017 Honda Pilot, it is bringing the best of this redesign. Major changes are made inside the cabin. As we have already said, the new vehicle is bringing more spacious and comfortable interior. Beside this, it will be more modern and luxurious. New cabin will be equipped with the latest high quality materials. Those will include leather upholstery, soft plastics, aluminum and chrome. 2017 Honda’s mid size SUV will come with Bluetooth, USB and Smartphone connectivity, new audio system, climate control, larger touch screen display and many other freshest technological features and gadgets. The safety features will also be on the highest level which is typical for this manufacturer. The new 2017 Honda Pilot will have many similarities as the all-new Acura MDX.
2017 Honda Pilot powertrain
Under the hood of the 2017 Honda Pilot will most likely be a 3.5-liter V6 power unit. This engine will be capable to produce around 290 horses and 267 pound feet of torque. With the help of Planet Dreams and VTEC modern technologies, fuel economy will be on the highest level. The power will be transmitted via 6-speed manual transmission or CVT gearbox. Rear will drive will be standard while the AWD will be optional.
Release date and price
As far as the release date of 2017 Honda Pilot is concerned, it is expected to debut sometime on the beginning of 2016. The price for the base model will be around $ 30,000.