Having a Honda minivan, we thought that the Pilot would be a no-brainer purchase. We were wrong. The mileage is so far off on this SUV that it's criminal. I don't think I broke 11-12 mpg on the highway going 55-60 without any cargo or other passengers. The engine is underpowered if you are driving a vehicle that actually contains passengers. The interior is nice, the sound system is good, and all the guages are nicely layed out. The car comes with very little coverage (which is why Honda Care is so strongly "encouraged." After putting some miles on, I am beginning to hear a lot creaking.
Audio System, arm rest, leather seats and amount of cargo space.
Better gas mileage. Yeah, it's an SUV, but the sticker claimed that I would get 17 city and 22 highway. That is way off the mark - I mean way off. The car could look a little less "soccer mom," but overall it's a nice suburban design.