Honda Pilot is a crossover SUV produced by Japanese automotive giant Honda. Production started in 2002 and was first introduced on the road in 2003. It is also available with four-wheel drive and front-drive, together with front-wheel drive. There comes a version of the body with four doors. Production takes place in Lincoln, Alabama. It shares the platform with the Acura MDX and exits the minivan. The third generation of production began with the 2018 model. So, you can expect that in 2019 Honda Pilot Hybrid will not get drastic changes.
However, several models will be made on the 2018 model to compete in this growing market. Although there is a long time before its actual release, a lot of hybrid has already been made around this vehicle, it would be interesting to see how much Honda can actually deliver. The new 2019 Honda Pilot Hybrid looks just like a comfortable vehicle for those who like simple and inexperienced cars. Since it’s a reliable family car that can carry up to eight people with luggage. Then it can be said that it’s not a bad car at all.
2019 Honda Pilot Hybrid – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
The external changes that have affected this Honda Pilot Hybrid 2019 have made it seem even more unparalleled than the previous model. The 2019 Honda Pilot has a redesigned front mask that has nothing to do with the previous one. It was striking and gave the car a sophistication, but it was replaced one quite boring. The lower part and fog lights are redesigned, which contributes to its compact appearance.
The manufacturer promises to its customers that the new Honda Pilot will have improved fuel economy, thanks to a six-speed gearbox that replaces five-speed on the previous model. Inside, there have been numerous changes, mostly related to the audio and navigation system. There are also new color schemes and a new wheel design, although there is no big difference from the previous model.
The space has eight passengers, and the interior is far better quality, as well as comfort. There is the Elite version that offers 20-inch wheels and tires, ventilating front seats, second row of seats with heating, heating wheel, panoramic roof, and other premium details from Honda’s offer. The new 2019 Honda Pilot Hybrid is 4862 mm long, 1994 mm wide, 1803 mm high and the wheelbase is 2774 mm.
Colors available for 2019 Honda Pilot Hybrid: Alabaster Silver Metallic, Bali Blue Pearl, Crystal Black Pearl, Dark Cherry Pearl, Polished Metal Metallic, Taffeta White, White Diamond Pearl, Dark Amber Metallic and Glacier White.
2019 Honda Pilot Hybrid – Modification under the Hood
The new 2019 Honda Pilot Hybrid is offered with one engine, the 3.5-liter VTEC V6 petrol that has 280 hp and 355 Nm of torque. This unit can be connected to a standard six-speed automatic, or optionally a nine-speed automatic transmission. It is available with 2-wheel drive and four-wheel drive. Consumption is 10.2 liters per 100 kilometers for 2-wheel drive and nine-speed transmission. The economy is generally achieved with a reduction in weight compared to the previous generation Pilot. It is over 130 kg. The rest through improved aerodynamics and other changes.
2019 Honda Pilot Hybrid – Price and Expected Release Date
To conclude, Honda’s upgraded model renewed the SUV model Pilot Hybrid for the new sales season. The updated Pilot model year 2019 is available to US customers on August 31, at prices starting at $ 28,500. There will be four packages of equipment, LX, EX, EX-L and Touring. In any case, the 2019 Pilot Hybrid got an altered front (mask, bumper, redesigned fog lights), a new 18 inch alloy wheel design, an expanded color palette as well as a stylish interior (with improved navigation and audio system, redesigned instrument panel, better sound insulation …)