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When is the 2016 Honda Pilot coming out?

When is the 2016 Honda Pilot coming out? That is a question we are getting a lot right now!

 

NO WONDER! The 2016 Honda Pilot release date is still unknown but our Honda representative says it should be on the ground and ready for sale by June!

 

This is the one you have been waiting for! If you have been thinking about buying a great family car, that even cars.com says may be the greatest family car of all time, then the release date for the 2016 Honda Pilot should interest you!.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honda is being quiet about the new Pilot’s specifications, but we do know that it rides on a 110.9-inch wheelbase, 1.7 inches longer than before, and that overall length has been stretched by 3.5 inches to 194.9. That extra space between the bumpers seems to have all gone into the third row and the cargo hold, a welcome development for the Pilot’s target market those needing the space of a minivan without the look.


"Under its hood the Pilot gets a new direct-injected 3.5-liter V-6; it’s the same engine as in other high end Hondas and Acuras like the MDX, and it’s paired with either the MDX’s six-speed automatic or, in the top trims, a ZF-sourced nine-speed with automatic start-stop. Honda has not issued power figures for this engine in the Pilot, but in the MDX it is rated at 290 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. The engine is equipped with two-stage Variable Cylinder Management, which switches between six- and three-cylinder modes depending on load and suggests that Honda’s boast of class-leading fuel economy for the Pilot may be more than just bravado.

The Pilot remains a front-driver with an available four-wheel-drive system that Honda says is substantially improved. Honda wouldn’t give us much detail on the setup, except to say that it uses two electronically controlled clutch packs on either side of the rear differential to maximize traction. Honda says it’s not a version of Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system, noting that the Pilot is tuned for all-weather ability rather than performance as in the MDX."

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