Bought the Pilot a few months ago. Have been pleased with the comfort and standard reliability of the Honda. I know it is an SUV but the fuel economy is horrible. Averaging about 13 in the city. Might as well have a Hummer. Also, rear door does not shut without some force.
Spacious on the inside. Air conditioning works well.
2007 Honda Pilot EX-L 4dr SUV 4WD w/Navigation (3.5L 6cyl 5A)
Just purchased 2007 Pilot EX-L w/ Nav. The perfect family vehicle w/o sacrificing style and practicality. Gas mileage is acceptable for its class and size, this comming from a previous Civic owner. Overall best value for space and comfort. Decision was based between the Honda Pilot and Toyota Sienna.
Ultimate list of safety features, fog lights standard, stow and go third row seat. Great seating and comfort for young children. They can look out the windows with straining their necks. It sure beats are we here yet!
Lighted control bottons on steering wheel. Location of wiper control, tired of spraying wiper fluid every time I park.
2007 Honda Pilot EX-L 4dr SUV 4WD w/Rear Entertainment System (3.5L 6cyl 5A)
I have owned my Pilot for a few weeks now and have not been disappointed. Gas mileage is acceptable for SUV - getting no worse than previous minivan while providing a very comfortable ride. Compared to '08 Nissan Pathfinder and '07 Saturn Outlook, the Pilot can be purchased for thousands less when comparably equipped while giving the owner a very handsome trade-in value down the road. Vehicle has excellent fit and finish both inside and out.
DVD system for the kids, available 4WD, layout and lighting of gauges, plenty of safety features, versatility of fold flat 60/40 split 2nd and 3rd rows, Honda reliability and low ownership costs.
MP3 input jack, lighted control buttons on steering wheel, dual zone ac/heat, memory positions for seats and mirrors, a little less road noise in the cabin.
This has been a great vehicle for us. Enough room for our stuff and our dog and still room for the additional family member coming in about 7 months. But look out if you have to replace certain parts. $275 fog light assembly plus 1 hour labor to remove the entire bumper cover because the fog light was hit with a rock. Hopefully insurance will cover, but what if it had just burned out? $400 for a lightbulb? Sad that such a great car has such poor design qualities.
First SUV and what a winner. Wanted to go cheaper and needed cargo space, so I just went with the FWD. I've had it for 2 months. Fun to drive. Step on the gas and you are flying, if need to. A little wider in the garage than I am used to. I'm reading all these reviews on the poor mileage and my ride to work, with mixed stop and go and some highway, I'm getting 20 MPG. Doesn't like the road trips with with higher speeds. Only 23 MPG, even with that ECO feature that shuts down three cylinders. Good looking vehicle.
Acceleration is great. Roomy 2nd row, leg and head room. Love the heater and A/C for keeping people comfortable in back. Third row lays flat and out of site. Lot's of cargo space. Air bags all over the place, if needed. Seems like a sturdy vehicle.
Daytime running lights and auto lights at dusk should be standard equipment. White Outline Letter tires would good. Has nice side trim on the doors but what about fender guards with out having to purchase rubber fender flares as an accessory. Grocery store jerks already creased fender above wheel.