Updated 2018-2019 Honda Pilot year – crossover with a huge lounge, can accommodate eight adult passengers including the driver of Slavic complexion. Sale new 2018-2019 Honda Pilot in Russia for quite modest money from nearly 1.8 mln. Rubles. Our review will try to clarify the features of the design of the body, the possibilities for accommodation of passengers and cargo in the cabin, pick up the color of the enamel and tires with wheels, will understand in detail the technical characteristics (engine, gearbox, suspension, four-wheel drive), consider the equipment, let us touch finishing materials and course arrange car 2018-2019 Honda pilot sample, the test drive. For more accurate and detailed review of our traditional helpers will be photo and video materials, analysis reviews the owners of 2018-2019 Honda Pilot crossover, and comments of technical experts of the Japanese company.
Huge new crossover 2018-2019 Honda Pilot second generation appeared in the company’s lineup of Tokyo in 2008 and built on the platform of the Acura the MDX . In late , the car survived the restyled with a slightly modified appearance on the Russian market since the beginning of . Let’s take a closer look at the body design of a large car. Let us at once colossal external dimensions of the machine, in order to understand how big 2018-2019 Honda Pilot: 4875 mm long, 1995 mm wide, 1845 mm high, 2775 mm wheelbase, 200 mm ground clearance (clearance).
- Fitted as standard tires 245/65 R17 alloy wheels to 17 range, but as the owner of the tuning can be equipped crossover tires 245/60 R18, 255/55 R19 and even 255/50 R20 on a huge 18-20 inch alloy wheels.
- To paint finishes offered seven options enamel color: Bali Blue Blue, Alabaster Silver Silver, Dark Cherry Dark Cherry, Polished Metal Polished Metal, Crystal Black Black, Taffeta White White Dark Amber and dark amber.
The front part of the crossover unit features large rectangular headlamps, between which there is a large radiator grille with three crossbars, chrome clad in a stylish setting. The composition ends with a huge front bumper air intake two-level split timbers, supplemented with round fog lamps and bright lining wind lips. Side Body 2018-2019 Honda Pilot does not shine design excesses, straightness of lines, large doorways, flat roof and window-sill line, window boxes. A few simple forms of charismatic diluted vyshtampovki wheel arches. Rear solved in the traditional style of large-size crossovers, right rectangular tailgate, neat columns overall lighting, lean bumper with additional luminous element is protected by a plastic cover plate. Despite the simplicity, crossover looks solid but discreet.
Go into the interior 2018-2019 Honda Pilot comfortably thanks to the wide side of the stretcher and the large doors. It should be noted that the eight-Pilot is available in Russian in three trim levels. The initial version of Elegance (fabric seat upholstery, seat mechanical adjustment) is not enjoyed by motorists domestic demand. Russians prefer richly packed Executive and Executive the Navi with leather interior, electric driver and passenger seats (the driver with settings memory), electric tailgate and the sunroof, heated seats first and second row, three-zone climate control, cruise control, advanced radio with 9 speakers and adjust the volume depending on speed, rear-view camera, 10-Tew airbags. Differences between the versions only in the Navigator, which is available for 2018-2019 Honda Pilot Executive Navi.
Making the dashboard and center console continues straightforward and simple style, dictated by the car’s exterior. Major minced shape of the front panel, a huge center console with ease hosts the vertical plane, not only the color screen, audio system control units and three-zone climate control, and automatic control knob 5.
Let’s sit in the driver’s seat. Seat provides convenient and comfortable fit, choose an optimal position to help a wide range of adjustments seats and steering column. Grip the steering wheel in leather, neat and informative instruments, only the transmission control unusual. Seats in the front row with a huge margin in all directions, a two-meter giant will house without any problems.
The second row of seats is able to move along the interior, separate back adjusts the tilt angle, and passengers pass on the third series of different-sized segments of the second row are shifted forward. But landing on the gallery is still not easy, but not so on placing three riders. On the last row of seats adult men do not feel discriminated against lack of space, its width, over the head and legs enough. The second number gives a huge space, you can collapse and stretch your legs, there is its own climate control unit, the floor completely flat. Several spoils a good impression of hard plastic interior trim front and creaking interior parts in motion.
Let’s look at the Pilot crossover rack. The great door is opened by an electric power for tight parking spaces can only open the upper part of the glass. With a full interior passenger volume of the luggage compartment is 510 liters, with the transformation of the third and second row of seats is formed with a flat floor compartment capacity of 2464 liters.
Specifications 2018-2019 Honda Pilot year:
- for a large crossover 2018-2019 Honda Pilot has one 3.5-liter gasoline engine V6 Sohc Vtec with recoil 249 forces him into a pair of isolated Automatic transmission 5 automatic transmission.
The main motor chip is a system variable cylinder management (Variable Cylinder Management), is able to disable three cylinders under light loads (the driver releases the accelerator pedal, and after a few seconds the engine switches to saving mode).
Tandem engine and automatic transmission provide 5 crossover heavy curb weight of 2062- kg dynamics of up to 100 kmh in 9.9 seconds, top speed is electronically limited to 180 mph at the turn. Passport fuel consumption data are from 9.1 liters on the highway and 15.8 liters in the city. To achieve this fuel efficiency in actual use is not possible. Analyzing the reviews of the owners, we can conclude that the fuel consumption 2018-2019 Honda Pilot is highly dependent on driving style. In quiet leisurely drive content owners Pilot 12-13 liters of gasoline over the combined cycle, aggressive driving raises fuel consumption up to 20 liters or more.
A few words about suspension, four-wheel drive automatic VTM-4 and electronic security systems. Suspension is fully independent, front MacPherson strut classic, rear – multi-link trailing arm circuit, power steering, disc brakes on all wheels with ABS, EBD, VSA (Vehicle Stability System), Hill Start Assist (assistant start uphill).
Test drive 2018-2019 Honda Pilot years: the usual crossover with all wheel drive. The default engine thrust is transmitted to the front wheels and only if they slip electronically controlled multi-plate clutch is clamped and connects the rear wheels. It is possible to force the lock clutch making all-wheel drive cars, but with all-wheel drive faster than 29 mph will not work, the electronics will disable the rear wheels.
Our advice – do not recommend even trying to storm the roads and let easy driving pilot car and completely devoid of heavy off-road equipment. Drive difficult section of the road will only once, if the crossover stopped, then immediately buried. It is better to slowly move on asphalt roads. 2018-2019 Honda Pilot if the ship is moving confidently into the trash on the broken pavement, providing comfort to eight passengers. The high stiffness of the body torsion, distinct steering, energy-intensive suspension and excellent noise and soundproofing interior – Car horse. The main advantages of a large crossover – its huge interior and trunk, reliable technical part, classic design, and, in our view, relatively low cost.
What is the cost: 2018-2019 Honda Pilot price for Russian motorists in , starts from 1799 rubles for a complete set Elegance. Buy Executive richly equipped version can be as low as 1 962 thousand rubles, the sale of the Pilot Executive Navi tricked out with the navigator will cost 2.109 million rubles.
Crossover cost will increase if there is a desire of the future owner in the showroom at the same time authorized dealer to order and buy accessories to the 2018-2019 Honda Pilot, and choose a few: chrome side steps, fastenings for goods, skis, snowboards and bicycles, deflectors for side windows, trailer towing hitch, floor mats and interior tray in the trunk. Maintenance is performed regularly after running 15,000 km, it is recommended to entrust diagnose and repair 2018-2019 Honda Pilot certified service stations, cars 2018-2019 Honda distinguishes a priori reliable operation, but differ in a complex structure. At the same time where to buy parts – usually each owner to decide.