The 0.33-generation 2016 Pilot debuted at the Chicago Auto show in February 2015, construction started out for the duration of may, and was once made available for sale in June.
The outside is sleeker in look in comparison with its boxier predecessor. Brought to the outside are optional LED headlamps with automatic excessive-low beam switching, LED daylight hours running lights (DRLs), and LED brake tail lights. New facets also incorporate heated rear seats, ventilated front seats and a panoramic roof. Alloy wheels grew to be typical.
New safeguard elements comprise Honda's LaneWatch passenger facet mirror digicam, as good as Blind Spot indicators, Lane Departure Warning (LDW), with Lane retaining guide system (LKAS) and road Departure Mitigation (RDM). Additional choices incorporate forward Collision Warning (FCW) with Collision Mitigation Braking system (CMBS), Rear pass visitors monitor, Adaptive Cruise manage and usual multi-angle backup camera.
The revised three.5-liter engine has direct-injection and start-discontinue system, a 6-velocity computerized is general whilst a ZF 9-speed automated is non-compulsory. With all-wheel drive models the quantity of engine torque despatched to every rear wheel is variable. EPA-estimated fuel economy is extended with FWD and AWD 6-pace units up +1/+2/+1 mpg (metropolis/highway/mixed), 9-pace models are up +2/+2/+2 mpg.
Overall dimensions are larger, even as weight is down approximately 300 pounds with noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) lowered. Structurally 21.3% of the Pilot's body consists of 980, 1300 and 1,500 MPa ultra-excessive-strength steels, 5% is from aluminum or magnesium, an extra 34.5% is 270 MPa slight force metal utilized in areas to scale down restore fees.