2012 Honda Pilot Consumer Review: Happy So Far

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Happy So Far
By photo49 on


2012 Honda Pilot EX-L 4dr SUV 4WD w/Nav (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


After driving a small Audi for 3 years I decided to go back to an SUV. I wanted three row seating, 4 wheel drive, good handling, and decent gas mileage. I had ruled out the 2011 Pilot because I had read so many complaints about road noise, which I hate. However, when I read that this issue had been addressed in the 2012 model, it moved it back to the top of my list.
I've had it for 6 weeks and have driven 4,000 miles. It's pretty quiet (for an SUV), it handles well both on and off paved roads, it's comfortable, storage is great, and it gets about 21 mpg in mostly highway driving. Acceleration is a little pokey and braking distances a bit long, but overall I'm really happy with my Pilot.

Best Features

Rides well, comfortable, flexible seating, lots of storage

Worst Features

Acceleration, braking distances
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