2019 Honda Pilot

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2019 Honda Pilot Ratings


Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Midsize SUV of 2019

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2019 Honda Pilot after 90-days of ownership.
  • Comfort of the 3rd row seats
  • Rear visibility
  • Engine smoothness

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2019 Honda Pilot during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • The vehicle's voice recognition and bluetooth
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Styling of the dashboard

Performance Specs

MPG City

18 - 20


26 - 27




6 speed, Automatic w/OD, 9 speed, Automatic w/OD


Regular Unleaded V-6


All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2019 Honda Pilot Review

Want a car your whole clan can be proud of? Check out the luxury-filled Honda Pilot. Designed for the modern family the Pilot efficiently hauls up to eight passengers plus it’s loaded with upscale amenities. Choose from five models starting with the LX and ending with the top-of-the-line Elite. With seating for eight available Intelligent Variable Torque Management All-Wheel-Drive and Intelligent Traction Management your world just filled up with new destinations. You’ll keep everyone entertained with the available Rear Entertainment System and its 10.2-inch drop-down screen. So pop in a disc or start streaming some video over the available built-in Wi-Fi and hit the road. Up front you can touch pinch and swipe your way through music podcasts and more on the available eight-inch Display Audio Touch-Screen. And the technology continues with the Honda Sensing suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies. Choose from a variety of colors options and Honda Genuine Accessories and build a Pilot that’s all yours. The Honda Pilot makes every outing effortless and enjoyable.
The Honda Pilot keeps you connected. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration is available to turn your Pilot’s available eight-inch display audio touchscreen into a texting phone-calling music-playing nerve center. Keep everyone entertained with the available Rear Entertainment System and its 10.2-inch drop-down screen. Just pop in a disc or start streaming some video over the available built-in Wi-Fi and hit the road. Use the available HondaLink app to remind you where you parked send destinations to your navigation system schedule service appointments and more—all from your smartphone. The Honda Pilot. It’s the connected SUV.
Your Honda Pilot wants to keep your family safe. The Honda Sensing suite of safety and driver-assistive systems is always there to alert you to things you might miss—like that truck slamming on its brakes in front of you. Lane Keeping Assist helps you stay centered Adaptive Cruise Control makes freeway cruising easier still and the available Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Monitor lets you know what’s going on around you. It all adds up to a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration. Your Honda Pilot. The safer SUV.
Your Honda Pilot is powered by a 280-horsepower V-6 giving you brisk acceleration—and up to 27 miles per gallon. Your Pilot isn’t just a hoot to drive; it’ll keep your wallet fatter too. An available nine-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters makes driving more fun—and helps improve fuel efficiency. Best of all your Pilot excels in low-traction conditions. With the available Intelligent Variable Torque Management All-Wheel Drive System and available Intelligent Traction Management neither mud snow nor sand will spoil your day’s appointed plans. Your Honda Pilot. No road is off limits.

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