Source: Honda announcement
TORRANCE, Calif. — The all-new 2023 Honda Pilot, the largest and most powerful SUV in Honda history, will go on-sale Dec. 12. Offering a class-leading combination of off-road capability and nimble on-road dynamics, the fourth-generation Pilot is the ultimate family SUV with rugged new styling, and more passenger and cargo space as well as an expanded standard advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) package.
Pilot’s Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) begins with the Pilot Sport at $39,1501 (excluding $1,295 destination charge).
“We’ve reengineered the all-new Honda Pilot from the ground up to set a new benchmark in the midsize three-row SUV class,” said Lance Woelfer, assistant vice president of Honda National Auto Sales, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “With more space, power and capability, the new Pilot is more rugged than ever and ready for that next great family adventure.”
Stronger, Safer and More Capable
Every 2023 Pilot benefits from extensive improvements to the body, chassis and powertrain, safety technology, and overall driving refinement. A sportier and more engaging driving experience was created through an all-new chassis and Pilot’s stiffest body structure ever. The extremely rigid platform was engineered with TrailSport’s true off-road capabilities in mind from the beginning, which also benefits the ride, handling and overall refinement of the entire Pilot lineup.
Pilot also introduces the second generation of Honda’s award-winning torque vectoring i-VTM4™ all-wheel drive system, which is available on all grades and standard on TrailSport and Elite. The new and more capable i-VTM4 system features a stronger rear differential that can handle 40 percent more torque and provides 30% faster response, optimizing traction in all driving scenarios, especially slick conditions and off-road.
Five standard selectable drive modes optimize the driving experience for various conditions: Normal, Econ, Snow, plus new Sport and Tow modes. EX-L models and above (with all-wheel drive) also feature a Sand mode and a new Trail mode which optimize Pilot’s off-road capabilities.
In addition, all 2023 Pilots come standard with an expanded Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assistive technologies that includes Traffic Jam Assist (TJA) and Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR). Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow and Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS) have been updated to feature more natural responses. A rear seat reminder and rear seatbelt reminder are also new and standard across the lineup.
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