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2003 Honda Pilot SUV

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Best SUV in USA
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By crbandrlb
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2003 Honda Pilot SUV EX AWD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


Review

Very sure footed vehicle,better gas
mileage than most other suvs,hauls very
heavy/large loads better than my
pathfinder,(it doesn't squat down with
heavy loads). very wide and roomy
inside for larger people,awsome sound
system with the bass woofer in the
rear, best console design I've ever
seen in a vehicle,lots of power
outlets,


Best Features

gas mileage,comfortable seats,actually fun to drive,It gives you driving confidence, large load carrying capability


Worst Features

needs improvement on wind noise and small creeking sounds,needs option to remove 3rd row seats and let 2nd row seats slide back more.


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Great Vehicle
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By Robert Rodden
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2003 Honda Pilot SUV EX AWD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


Review

I tested every SUV in its class
(Highlander, 4 Runner, Envoy,
Rendevous) and the Pilot was the
superior value. It is a great vehicle.
Everyone that rides in it comments on
how smooth and comfortable it is.


Best Features

Power seats, cup holders, cell phone holder.


Worst Features

The garage door opener buttons are too small and should be lit so they can be found easier in the dark. The radio and cruise control buttons on the steering wheel should also be lit for easier use in the dark.


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Going Piloting
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By cweave02
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2003 Honda Pilot SUV EX AWD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


Review

A dream to drive!


Best Features

automatic seats, stereo


Worst Features

sunroof


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Honda Vet moves to SUV
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By rave
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2003 Honda Pilot SUV EX AWD 4dr SUV w/ Leather and Entertainment System (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


Review

I did my share of research for a well
priced SUV that could provide a good
value & resale value as well. It ended
up right under our nose. The Honda
Pilot. The Pilot has everything that I
believe an average SUV buyer could
want. The colors & interior options
are great as well. I love everything
about it. We owned a Pontiac Grand
Prix GTP & it got 25mpg easy. I
haven't gotten to that point yet with
our Pilot. But it's new so I'm
optomistic.


Best Features

DVD player, center console is great, styling.


Worst Features

Heated seats & mirros (this option IS available North of the border...why not here!) A memory setting for seats would also be a plus. A sunroof would be a nice touch. I think they could work on the mileage a little as well.


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My only problem
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By brunerp
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2003 Honda Pilot SUV EX AWD 4dr SUV w/ Leather and Navigation System (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


Review

I love the performance of the Pilot; I
also like the navigation system. The
only problem, so far, is the paint job,
especially on the front bumper. It
actually rubbed off when I brushed (not
crashed into) a snow bank. Other
points on the front of the car show
that the paint appears to be coming off
(not because of dings). Off course I
had to paint to have the bumper
repainted at the dealership. Other
than that, I love it.


Best Features

The ease of driving, handling, smoothness. I am 6'5" and it is the most comfortable vehicle I have ever owned. The AWD performed well in our recent Atlantic Coast snow storm (24+ inches.


Worst Features

PAINT JOB, PAINT JOB, PAINT JOB.


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