New Honda Pilot now available with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Pilot on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at 10:05 pm
2018 Honda Pilot Release Date and Specs
The family-friendly, high-tech Honda Pilot has been a popular model in the three-row SUV segment for generations. Loved by parents for its spacious, thoughtful cabin and loved by kids for its modern features, the Pilot easily fulfills family needs. The Pilot returns to the market with new technology compatibility and minimal changes. Continue reading for the 2018 Honda Pilot release date and specs.
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Availability and Configurations
The 2018 Honda Pilot is officially available for sale as of December 5th. We will be welcoming our 2018 Pilot inventory here at Meridian Honda sometime soon. Please contact us for specific availability information. In the meantime, if you’re looking for a great deal on a 2017 Pilot—we’ve got you covered. The 2018 Pilot will be available in five trim levels—LX, EX, EX-L, Touring, and Elite. The lineup offers high value across all the configurations, with each trim sporting a generous number of standard features.
All 2018 Pilot configurations are loaded with premium features to enhance the driving experience. The base trim is equipped with plenty of standard features to cover the basic needs of modern families, while the top-of-the-line Elite trim is packed with upscale comforts and premium conveniences that will help make any road trip comfortable and quiet. The Pilot also now offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. Some of the features across the lineup include:
- Multi-angle Rearview Camera
- Remote Engine Start
- Heated Seats
- Leather-Trimmed Seats
- Honda Sensing Suite
- Panoramic Roof
- …and more!
Under the hood, the three-row SUV is equipped with a powerful 3.5L direct-injected i-VTEC V6 engine mated to one of two transmission options: a smooth-shifting 6-speed automatic or a 9-speed automatic. The engine delivers a robust 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque, while also achieving impressive fuel economy ratings of up to 20 city / 27 highway MPG for 2WD configurations* and 19 city / 26 highway MPG for AWD configurations*.
*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.