2018 Honda Pilot Review
If the drivers in Gulfport, Long Beach, Biloxi, and the surrounding Mississippi communities are looking for a powerful SUV with a roomy interior, then they’re looking for the 2018 Honda Pilot. This is an SUV that doesn’t play around-the type of vehicle that provides the best in passenger room, performance, fuel economy, and a variety of other categories. Contact us today at Pat Peck Honda with any questions!
Honda Pilot: Passenger Room
Right off the bat, you’ll be pleased to learn that the 2018 Pilot offers a cabin that’s plenty spacious. Not only does it provide up to 83.9 cubic feet for cargo behind the first row, but there’s room for passengers.
- Row One: 40.1 inches of headroom, 40.9 inches of legroom, 62 inches of shoulder room
- Row Two: 40.2 inches of headroom, 38.4 inches of legroom, 62 inches of shoulder room
- Row Three: 38.9 inches of headroom, 31.9 inches of leg room, 57.6 inches of shoulder room
- Total Seating Capacity: 8 people
- Total Passenger Volume: 152.9 cubic feet
Essentially, we’re telling you that it’s time to stretch out, relax, and enjoy the journey for what it truly is.
2018 Pilot: Performance
However, in an SUV, you know as well as we do that your journey could take you just about anywhere. In the Honda Pilot, you’ll get there, regardless of whether you’re cruising down a strip of highway, traversing a bumpy trail, or navigating windy roads.
Under the hood, you’ll find a standard 3.5L V6 engine paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission, which can deliver an impressive 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. Despite its incredible power output, it maintains fuel efficiency thanks to the Eco Assist™ System.
Next, on the Touring and Elite trims, the engine is mated to a state-of-the-art 9-speed automatic transmission. This cutting-edge transmission creates smooth and seamless shifts, from the highway to back roads and beyond.
Last, but certainly not least, you can upgrade the Honda Pilot to utilize the Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4™) All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system. With this advanced AWD system, the 2018 Pilot optimizes its traction and handling capability to adapt to various road conditions.
2018 Pilot: Fuel Economy
Don’t confuse the 2018 Honda Pilot for one of those vehicles that only achieves power at the price of efficiency-that’s not it at all. The Honda Pilot expertly blends power with fuel efficiency, with fuel economy ratings such as:
- 3.5L V6 with 6-speed automatic transmission: EPA-estimated 19 city/27 highway MPG1
- 3.5L V6 with 6-speed automatic transmission and AWD: EPA-estimated 18 city/26 highway MPG1
- 3.5L V6 with 9-speed automatic transmission: EPA-estimated 20 city/27 highway MPG
- 3.5L V6 with 9-speed automatic transmission and AWD: EPA-estimated 19 city/26 highway MPG1
Test Drive the 2018 Honda Pilot at Pat Peck Honda!
If you’re looking for a car with exceptional fuel efficiency, a powerful performance, and a spacious cabin, then don’t hesitate to reach out to our team here at Pat Peck Honda. We’re the resident 2018 Honda Pilot experts around Biloxi, Long Beach, and Gulfport, MS.
Simply call us on the phone, get in touch with us on our website, or stop by ours showroom in person.
1 19 city/27 highway/22 combined mpg rating for 2WD 6AT models. 18 city/26 highway/21 combined mpg rating for AWD 6AT models. 20 city/27 highway/23 combined mpg rating for 2WD 9AT models. 19 city/26 highway/22 combined mpg rating for AWD 9AT models. Based on 2018 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.