Honda Pilot is a well-known crossover which came to the market a few years back. Now Honda is all ready to release 2018 Honda Pilot. Crossovers in the automotive industry are one such segment which is having a fast revolution. Every year there are lots of praiseworthy and mind blowing crossovers hitting the market. In such a situation, all brands need to outdo in this segment in order to excel the field. Since the time gap between two releases is so less, you should not expect drastic changes in the upcoming version. There will be few essential design and technology changes.
Let’s take a look at some of those updates which are believed to take place in this new model.
2018 Honda Pilot Exterior Redesign
According to few sources, this time Pilot will be having better aesthetics than its existing version. Fans believe that there will be few significant changes made in order to make this version unique from the existing version. Front fascia will be changed to a new design that will match with Honda’s latest design language and it will be sharper too.
- There will be a new grille made of three crossbars of chrome plating.
- A new dimension of this car is 1773 mm in height, 4940 mm in length and 1996 mm in width.
- Ground clearance of this car is just 185 mm.
As far as exterior design is concerned, this much is known as of yet. In all probability, there will not be much more changes on the exterior.
Interior of 2018 Honda Pilot will receive few changes too. Other interior features are a digital speedometer, multiple function steering wheel, 4.2-inch display interface, metal inserts, new comfortable seats and softer leather trimming. Steering wheel will be offered with more controls to increase the flexibility of the driver as he can have control over several functionalities on the go. One trim will be there with 9-inch display screen flaunting inside the cabin. The heating function will be available in front as well as second-row seats.
Engine of 2018 Honda Pilot
Under the hood of 2018 Honda Pilot, there is a 3.5-liter engine V6 as the base version. This engine can produce a power of up to 280 hp. The Asian version will produce power up to 250 hp. Speed transmission of this car will be six-speed auto transmissions. There will be another trim with nine-speed transmission and controlled automatically as well. It is not quite sure yet whether nine-speed transmissions will be offered as an option or whether it will be offered as standard trim. Detailed specifications are yet to be revealed by the maker. Most information that is available now is based on unofficial sources. So keep waiting for official information.
2018 Honda Pilot Price and Release Date
The 2018 Honda Pilot has been fixed with a price of around $32,000 for the base version. However, concerning the official release date, there are no such confirmations made till now. But going with what tipsters feel this car might come out by a beginning of 2018.