TORRANCE, California — The redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot, a three-row midsize SUV, starts at $30,875, including an $880 destination charge, reflecting a $125 price increase over the 2015 model.
Honda announced Pilot pricing on Wednesday.
The 2016 Pilot arrives at Honda dealerships this summer.
The pricing strategy on the Pilot includes a variety of price increases, depending on the trim level and options.
For example, the midlevel 2016 Pilot EX with all-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic transmission starts at $35,110, including shipping, for a price increase of $510 compared to the 2015 model.
The price on the uplevel 2016 Pilot Touring with a navigation and rear-entertainment system and all-wheel drive increases by $1,200 for the new model year. The Pilot Touring AWD starts at $43,700, including shipping.
The fully loaded new 2016 Pilot Elite with a navigation and rear-entertainment system and all-wheel drive is priced at $47,300, including shipping. The top-of-the-line Elite model adds such standard items as a panoramic glass roof, LED headlights and a heated steering wheel.
Consumers will pay $1,800 extra for 2016 Pilots with all-wheel drive.
The 2016 Pilot LX and EX are equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission, while the Pilot Touring and Elite get a nine-speed automatic transmission. All versions are equipped with a 280-horsepower direct-injected 3.5-liter V6 engine.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers should be aware of the stair-step price increases on the various 2016 Pilot models before they head out to the showroom.