2006 Honda Pilot Consumer Review: Horrible On Gas!

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EX-L 4dr SUV (3.5L V6 5-speed Automatic)

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Horrible On Gas!
By John on


2006 Honda Pilot EX-L 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


I read all these great reviews about the Honda pilot having good gas mileage for its size, well guess what? NOT TRUE! Horrible! 10 - 12 miles in the winter city driving, and 13-14 in the summer city driving. On the highway I would get about 18 mpg. Where did they get 18 city and 24 hwy? I had it for not even 2 years and got rid of it. I'm not here to only insult the gas mileage. it was reliable and I had no problems with it. The Japanese still have a lot of work when it comes to the mid-size suv segment. More torque than horsepower! Is it that hard for Honda to do that? Apparently yes. I guess they should stick to small lightweight cars. Up next for me? Definitely not the '09 Pilot

Best Features

The exterior is beautiful, no doubt. Love the standard fogs on the Ex model (which is what i had).

Worst Features

The defrost system works slower than the turtles we all see on the Dsl commercials. The gas is just darn wright horrible, and is it to hard to make that moonroof a little bigger?
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