Detailed specifications of 2019 Honda Pilot & price tags

10/28/2019

Posted by: Joshua-Philip Okeafor

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The Honda Pilot 2019 is the revamped version of the definition of a Honda Car. Rugged, durable, and so safe its a dream come rue of a family SUV. Check here the prices of this new model!

2019 Honda Pilot overview

The 2019 Honda Pilot is one of many Honda products that have attracted great response from its first production year in 2002. No doubt this SUV is prominent for its durability, comfort, safety and great utility. 2019 Honda Pilot launched with major changes in exterior design, features and ends up being graded among the best when midsized SUVs are discussed. 

After 159,615 massive sales of Honda Pilot 2018 model, which is the highest the automaker has recorded since first production, Honda decided that its 2019 production would be better, which is why we are see a total overhaul that has made it capable of going head to head with a car like strong rival Acura MDX.  Being in its third generation since 2016, this one of the best midsize SUVs for Nigerians has the privilege of giving many Nigerians pleasant, smooth and safe rides.

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The 2019 model of Honda Pilot is a radical departure from earlier models

2019 Honda Pilot trim levels

Every automaker loves to prove their technical production powers through their car trims; Honda has therefore delivered five different variants for the 2019 Honda Pilot. We get to see the spacious five trims levels of LX, EX, EX-L, Touring, or Elite, which come with same all-wheel drive but have different features, prices and varieties of provided colors.

>>> Japanese car makers use common acronyms for trims. Check How to understand Toyota trim levels via their acronyms? for full explanations!

2019 Honda Pilot specifications by trim levels
Trim Specifications

2019 Honda Pilot LX 2WD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

2019 Honda Pilot LX AWD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

2019 Honda Pilot EX 2WD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

2019 Honda Pilot EX AWD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

2019 Honda Pilot EX-L 2WD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

2019 Honda Pilot EX-L AWD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212 w/Navi & RES

2019 Honda Pilot EX-L 2WD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 19 City / 27 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212 w/Navi & RES

2019 Honda Pilot EX-L AWD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

2019 Honda Pilot Touring 8-Passenger 2WD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

2019 Honda Pilot Touring 7-Passenger 2WD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 20 City / 27 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

2019 Honda Pilot Touring 8-Passenger AWD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

2019 Honda Pilot Touring 7-Passenger AWD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD

Transmission: Automatic

Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive 3.5 L/212

MPG: 19 City / 26 Hwy

Engine: Regular Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212

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Available in 5 trims, the 2019 model of Honda Pilot demonstrates reliability and safety

How much is a 2019 Honda Pilot?

Check the table below for pricings of 2019 Honda Pilot, including brand new and Tokunbo units. It is by far easier to buy a used Honda Pilot for models older than the 2019 model. However, you could be fortunate enough to find one.  

2019 Honda Pilot prices in Nigeria
Model Prices
Brand new 2019 Honda Pilot ₦11,322,000 - ₦17,287,200
Tokunbo 2019 Honda Pilot ₦10,080,000 - ₦14,400,000

Nigerian used 2019 models of the Honda Pilot are hard to come by, however older models are available. Honda Pilots are popular as they are easy to maintain, relatively cheap, and good for Nigerian roads. Used Honda Piots as well as new models are widely available in Nigeria. Be careful to use trusted dealers such as accredited Honda dealerships or other smaller local dealers in the neighborhood.

2019 Honda exterior styling and design

When Honda was making the 2019 Honda Pilot, they were able to intelligently program in many remarkable exterior changes. Unlike the design in the 2018 model, 2019 Pilot has a new front bumper and there is an extra touch in its chrome accents. The grille, LED headlights, and revised taillights also have major changes, and the car comes beautifully structured with its automaker signature near it rear LED taillight.

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Fine bold lines make the overhaul of the model worth it all 

The grille is now very noticeable and bold which can easily grab attention while the LED headlights now come with automatic on and off features that is available in all trims. Honda made the 2019 Honda Pilot lines and body with cool aerodynamic features which contribute to good fuel economy. The car alloy wheels come in different sizes for its trims; while the LX, EX and EX-L trims have an 18-inch alloy wheel, the Touring and Elite grades have a 20-inch alloy wheel.

You can also get that fresh air on a highway drive as the car is provided with one-touch power moon roof available in the EX-L and Elite trims. The car is also capable of towing up to about to 5,000 pounds object in weight.

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A steady ride on all but the harshest terrains is the 2019 Honda Pilot hallmark 

2019 Honda Pilot interior

  • 2019 Honda Pilot cabin

The car has a moderate interior design which is supplied with great features. And the driver’s cabin does not have a clustered look. Users have disclosed that each button and pad are quite reachable for drivers while driving. The atmosphere of the car interior is comfy, and with the help of car features like the tri-zone climate control, which is easy to use, you can be sure of a cozy ride. The steering wheel has a leather wrap and heated steering wheel, which is available for the EX-L, Touring and Elite trims.

cockpit-of-2019-Honda Pilot

Minimalist and clutter free, the cabin is not exactly elegant but greatly functional

  • 2019 Honda Pilot infotainment system

The HondaLink infotainment system features in the car are quite remarkable, there are several features which vary according to trims, and these include:

  • Apple CarPlay Integration
  • Android Auto Integration
  • 8-inch Display Audio with high-resolution touch-screen
  • SiriusXM Radio and HD Radio
  • Remote engine start
  • Cabin Control remote compatibility
  • Navigation and Advanced RES
  • HomeLink remote system
  • Available HDMI interface
  • Intelligent Traction Management
  • 10-speaker audio system
  • Satellite radio
  • Available 115-volt power outlet
  • Three USB charging ports

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The infotainment system is user friendly and within reach

  • 2019 Honda Pilot seating

The 2019 Honda Pilot is a 3-row-seat for seven to eight passengers. One notable thing about 2019 Pilot Is that second and the third seat are very comfortable for both kids and adult passengers. The seats are well designed with well-trimmed leather and a Captain Chair structure that possess comfort. They are available for the Touring and Elite grades. To get to the third row, passengers can easily operate the one touch botton on the second row.

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3 row, 7-8 seating depending on trim, defines this family midsize SUV

  • 2019 Honda Pilot cargo space

There is enough space in the cargo of the 2019 Honda Pilot. While there is available space of 16 cubic feet when all the row seats are in use, you can create a space of about 84 cubic feet when you fold the two back seat rows to a 60/40 splits. The cargo space is enough for the luggage of a medium large family.

Cargo-hold-of-2019-Honda-Pilot

Cargo space can be increased at the touch of the seat fold function

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2019 Honda Pilot Safety features

Honda provided this vehicle with its Honda Sensing suite which has safety features and various drivers assist. These features are most available in all trims while few are exclusive for the premium trim. They include:

  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Auto high-beam headlights
  • Hill start assist
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Intelligent Traction Management (available in EX, EX-L, Touring, or Elite)
  • Blind Spot Information system (BSI) with cross traffic monitor
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System(CMBS)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Rear cross traffic alert.

Safety-features-of-Honda-Pilot

Honda's safety features have always been formidable, and the 2019 Pilot does not disappoint in this

2019 Engine, Durability and Performance

The car does not have a hybrid version but is very capable of producing more power as it comes with a V6 engine. Having a 3.5-liter V6 engine, it produces about 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque.  The car is capable of running (for all trims) a car gas mileage of 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway, with a combination mpg of 22. There is a provision of a 9-Speed automatic transmission for the Elite trim while the other trim comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Engine-Honda-Pilot

V6, 3.5L and the torque to haul a 5000 pound tow-load sums up the 2019 Honda Pilot engine

2019 Honda Pilot Pros and Cons

Advantages of 2019 Honda Pilot

  • It’s smooth and easy riding.
  • Has great fuel economy.
  • The cargo space is quite commendable
  • The inside of the car is quite roomy and cozy.
  • The technology features of the car are easy to use and learn.
  • The third row is comfortable for adults.

Disadvantages of 2019 Honda Pilot

  • Interior design of the car is just moderate not luxurious or elegant like, for instance, the interior of a < Review of a Kia Sorento 2019>.
  • The entry access provided by Honda for its third row seat is not enough.
  • Some users complain that the collision warning and adaptive cruise control supplied for the car are easily sensitive to touch.
  • The 6-speed automatic transmission is not that smooth unlike the 9-speed automatic transmission.

Alternatives to the 2019 Honda Pilot

The 2019 Honda Pilot has a few fellow SUVs that will stand head to shoulders with it in terms of looks, performance and even price. These alternatives to the Pilot include the Toyoa Highlander, Ford Edge, Acura MDX, and Kia Sorento.

If you don’t mind a moderate interior and can overlook most of the listed cons above then you can get this car. It has great fuel economy and the availability of its car parts in Nigeria should make it easy to maintain and perfect for you. 

>>> Check out more reviews on naijauto.com by clicking here.

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Joshua, or KK as friends call him, is a Filmmaker, Writer and Director. A Christian, Joshua is a product of Nigeria’s foremost film school, the National Film Institute, Jos, where he majored in Writing/Directing. Joshua began his writing career at age 18 when an older brother gave him a four page outline of a children novel. Joshua intends to keep writing and directing. His screen name is sometimes Joshua Kalu Ephraim (Writing), and sometimes Joshua KK (directing).

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