The 2023 Pilot makes it easy to navigate terrain that may be challenging for other vehicles. Its available all-wheel-drive system is heavily improved, delivering confidence-inspiring stability, performance, and traction. Fully, equipped, there is not a more capable SUV. The 2023 Pilot features a powerful, rugged exterior and a spacious, fully loaded cabin with innovative solutions like and available stowable 2nd-row center seat. Stocked with modern technology like available wireless Apple Carplay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, configure displays, and peace-of-mind- features that make life on the road more comfortable, connected and all-around enjoyable.
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The Pilot is equipped with a powerful V-6 engine capable of towing up to 5,000 lbs–enough to pull a 24-foot camper, a trailer with two side-by-sides, or a 22-foot boat. The 285 HP give thrilling acceleration for every day driving.
The all-new Pilot was engineered to create the best possible driving experience. Improvements made to reinforce the body structure composition and rigidity made for better load weight distribution and resulted in a smoother ride with better handling. A sophisticated, fully independent suspension system provides excellent maneuverability no matter the road conditions.
The new 10-speed-automatic transmission minimized noise and vibration, providing better torque output and acceleration than ever before. Shift-By-Wire and paddle shifters allow you to be fully in control of gear changes and give you a quicker start off the line.
Up to seven available drive modes let you tailor the vehicle’s driving characteristics to your needs and surroundings. Use the toggle on the center console to choose between, Normal, ECON, Sport, Snow, Trail, Sand, and Tow modes and see each mode’s unique icon appear on the available 10.2-inch Digital Instrument Cluster.
The newly upgraded I-VTM4® AWD system helps enhance stability on treacherous roads, improves dry weather handling, and helps you take those sharp corners smoothly and tightly. It uses a pair of clutch packs that can be engaged separately, so if one rear wheel loses traction the other can compensate.
Navigating down a steep grade is easier with hill descent control, a feature that keeps you from gaining unwanted speed on downhill crawls so you can focus on the road ahead instead of the brake pedal.
Cresting hills, avoiding ruts, and traversing narrow ridges is easy with the all-new TrailWatch™ automatically activates in Trail mode.
With the all new TrailSport trim level of the Pilot, you gain nearly an inch of additional ground clearance with added steel skid plates to protect its engine and gas tank. Equipped with a trailer hitch, this Pilot can tow all your toys for your next adventure. The TrailSport is the most rugged Honda SUV ever offered.
The robust new front end of the Pilot houses a hexagon-mesh grille and narrow-eyed LED headlights, creating a dominant impression. Bold angles, straight edges, and a brawny form give the all-new Pilot a tough aesthetic worthy of our most rugged SUV ever. Large 20-inch alloy wheels give the Pilot a striking look and added stability and maneuverability. Dynamic new LED taillights perfectly complement the back of the Pilot with signature Honda shaping.
Whether loading or unloading, open the back hatch, hands-free, with a little kick under the rear bumper. Closing and locking is just as easy with the Walk Away Close button in the cargo area. The tailgate will close, and every door, as well as the tailgate, will lock. Available Honda Genuine Roof rails allow you to add bike racks, kayak racks, ski attachments…whatever you need to enjoy your day.
The 2023 Pilot features a spacious, fully loaded cabin with innovative solutions like and available new stowable 2nd-row center seat. This capability means you’ll always be prepared without cluttering your interior, or have the added seating you need when you need to take on an eighth passenger. If you are lucky enough to have a TrailSport trim level, your interior adds attitude and durability with striking orange high-contrast stitching, easy-to-clean surfaces and all-season floor mats so you can enjoy the outdoors without worrying about what it will do to your interiors.
If luxury is what you are looking for, your Pilot can come appointed with leather-trimmed steering wheel and seats to make a comfortable retreat from everyday rush. Your 2nd-row passengers will appreciate the additional comfort and support of captain’s chairs. These 2nd-row seats give you easy access to the third tow with the push of a button, making it simple for passengers to get in and out. Every Pilot comes with Heated front seats and many trims come with available Ventilated front seats so you and your passenger can be comfortable no matter what weather comes your way. Additionally, with Tri-Zone Climate Control, everyone can be comfortable with their climate preferences.
Let the outdoors in and enjoy the expansive view of the scenery with a simple on-tap of the controls of the panoramic moonroof.
The spacious cargo area in the Pilot has plenty of room for luggage, tents, packs, and all kinds of gear for your next expedition. Don’t wonder if you should bring an item, just put it in the SUV and never worry if you are prepared enough. Trays located in the center console and dashboard make for convenient small storage and double as an armrest. 14 beverage holders a strategically placed around the Pilot cabin and can accommodate large reuseable water bottles. A compartment below the cargo floor panel allows you to stow valuable cargo out of sight or stow the 2nd row center seat. The reversible lid lets you adjust height–positioning at floor level to hide the compartment entirely, or lower to split the compartment into a shallow upper tray with hidden storage below.
The Available Heads-Up Display lets you stay focused on the road ahead by displaying vital information such as speed, directions, and incoming calls, all in your line of sight–allowing you to stay focused on the road ahead. Multi-View Camera System is a new technology for Pilot that uses cameras mounted around the SUV to proved you with clear and safe views entirely around your Pilot.
Use your compatible smartphone with wireless Apply Carplay® and Android Auto™ connectivity to get directions, send or receive messages and more with the standard conveniently positioned, 9-inch color touchscreen. The Honda-Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ uses offline maps so you’ll be able to navigate even when you are off the grid and without cell-phone signal. This Nav system displays directions to the 9-inch color touchscreen and offers lane guidance to help prepare you for upcoming turns. Pilot is also WiFi hotspot capable with an optional data plan from AT&T. Keep your phone charged up with a Wireless Phone Charger offering charging speeds three times faster than previous models. Then use HondaLink® Subscription Service to access real-time information about your Honda Pilot and control features such as automatic start and lock and unlock doors.
Cabin Talk allows you to speak to your rear passengers with your voice coming through the rear speakers. This simple convenience can make a big difference and your family drives more enjoyable and peaceful for everyone.
Bose Premium Sound System gives a superior listening experience from 12 speakers and a subwoofer offering immersive sound for every type of music, whatever your taste may be.
The Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure is a Honda-exclusive body design that enhances occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal collisions. The ACE design utilizes a network of connected structural elements to distribute crash energy more evenly throughout the front of the vehicle.
The blind spot information system uses radar sensors to detect the presence of vehicles to the side and behind your Pilot to assist you with lane changes. Warning indicators in the side mirrors alert you if a vehicle is detected nearby.
An all-new multi-view camera system uses cameras mounted at the front-sides and rear of your Pilot to provide you with a clear 360º view around your SUV.
The blind spot information system also includes a cross traffic monitor which uses sensors on the rear of the vehicle to help alert you to approach vehicles detected when you’re in reverse.
Low-Speed Braking Control can help bring your vehicle to a stop when traveling at low speeds by automatically applying brake pressure when the system determines that either a frontal or rear collision is unavoidable.
Front and rear parking sensors can alert you when you’re getting too close to a detected object, making it easier to squeeze into tight parking spaces.
Honda Sensing® is a quite of safety and assistance features designed to make driving easier and help protect you and your passengers. When activated, these features use sensor inputs to automatically provide alerts, and can also provide steering and braking assistance as needed.
The Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CBMS™) can alert and assist you when there’s a risk of collision with a detected vehicles or pedestrian in front of you. The system can automatically apply brake pressure when it determines that a collision is unavoidable.
The Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)* is designed to help you stay on the road. If you cross over detected lane lines without signaling, RDM can provide necessary steering and/or braking assistance to help you return to your lane or keep you from leaving the roadway entirely.
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow* is an intelligent cruising system that adapts to the speed of vehicles detected ahead so you don’t have to. When a detected vehicle slows to a stop, it can stop your Honda as well. After stopping, a tap on the throttle re-engages ACC.
The Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)* helps make highway driving easier, whether you’re in traffic or cruising on the open road. While your hands are on the wheel, the system can help keep your vehicle centered in a detected lane by making subtle steering adjustments.
Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)* can help you keep track of road information, such as the current speed limit. As you drive past traffic signs the system can display information from recognized signs on either the Digital Instrument Cluster or the Heads-Up Display (HUD).