2017 Honda Pilot

The 2017 Honda Pilot has everything you need for your busy family life. With plenty of power, tons of interior space, lots of modern technology, and great safety ratings, it meets and exceeds every requirement for the family SUV. You’ll be able to take a long road trip or load up everything you need for a baseball tournament weekend with ease.


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The 2017 Honda Pilot is a well-rounded SUV that meets every need your family has. With lots of available and standard technology, it keeps your family safe as well as entertained on the road. The 3.5L V6 engine is powerful enough to take you on your adventure loaded with gear and even towing up to 5,000 pounds. It’s available in AWD with several traction-control modes, to let you tackle all kinds of weather conditions all year round.

The 2017 Honda Pilot comes in five trims, so you can choose a family hauler from well-equipped to luxurious. Even the base LX trim is full of soft surfaces, premium materials, and convenience features. It also seats up to eight with its two cloth-trimmed bench seats. If you know your kids or your friends like to fight over the temperature, Honda provides independent Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control starting at the second trim level, the EX. There are also trim options that give you leather seats, more technology, a panoramic roof, and even a standard entertainment center.

The Pilot is available in eight exterior colors, in Pearl and Metallic sheens. You can also choose between beige or black interior trim. Every Pilot features bold, strapping looks with sleek contours that make it look aggressive and aerodynamic on the road. With a standard backup camera in every model, it’s even easy to parallel park this SUV in town.


The 2017 Honda Pilot comes with tons of standard and available features to make your family trip pass in luxury. Comfortable seats are trimmed in either soft premium cloth, or in smooth leather. To keep everyone cool or warm, all three rows have their own temperature controls on the EX, EX-L, Touring, and Elite trims. Each zone is independently adjustable, so every row can set their own fan and temperature settings.

There are also plenty of connection points to go around. The 2017 Honda Pilot has as many as five USB ports for charing, two auxiliary jacks for headphones, and up to three 12-volt outlets. It goes above and beyond with a 115-volt outlet and an HMDI port for a gaming console.There’s plenty of power at hand in the Pilot, which means there will always be plenty of entertainment for those boring stretches of road.

Honda provides plenty of entertainment in the 2017 Honda Pilot. A Rear Entertainment System comes standard on the Touring and Elite trims. It offers a 9-inch screen that folds down from the ceiling with DVD and Blu-ray capability. Bring your favorite family movies on the road with you on your next trip!


The 2017 Honda Pilot is powered by Honda’s V6 EarthDreams engine, for the perfect balance of power and efficiency. It gives you 280 horsepower, and it’s paired with either a six- or nine-speed automatic transmission for maximum fuel efficiency. The 2017 Honda Pilot also offers up 262 lb-ft of torque, and it’s rated to tow up to 5,000 pounds! Every 2017 Honda Pilot has an Eco Assist system and Variable Cylinder Management, which helps you conserve fuel when your Pilot isn’t putting down its full power. IT also comes with Active Noise Cancellation, to keep noise from the engine, road, and wind to a minimum inside your cabin.

The 2017 Honda Pilot is available in all-wheel drive. On all but the LX trim, you also get Intelligent Traction Management, which lets you switch the Pilot into various traction modes. The EX, EX-L, AND Touring trims come with a standard Snow mode in 2WD configuration, as well. With AWD, you can choose between Snow, Sand, and Mud. This system lets you put down the Pilot’s power based on what kind of surface you’re driving on. In low-traction situations, this system helps you keep your grip on the road and keep moving forward with as little drama as possible.

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19 / 27 / 22

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The 2017 Honda Pilot’s interior is designed to be as comfortable as your living room. It’s full of soft-touch surfaces and premium materials, and the refined styling gives it a sophisticated feel. Seating is cozy and supportive for hours at a time, and the Pilot has plenty of room for even squabbling siblings to ride along in peace. The design also allows plenty of space for adults even in the third row. You can opt for a Pilot with seating for seven or eight. The top-of-the-line Elite trim seats seven passengers, with the bonus of heated captain’s chairs in the second row. You also get luxuries like leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, and a heated steering wheel. The second-row seats have helpful features like power-folding at the press of a button, and they also tilt and slide for adjustable comfort.

Cargo space abounds in the 2017 Honda Pilot. with all the seats upright, you get 16.5 cubic feet behind the third row. That expands to 46.8 cubic feet behind the second row, or 83.9 cubic feet with the second and third row folded. There’s also plenty of handy storage space in the cabin. The large center console features a storage bin that can easily accommodate a handbag or tablet. There’s also a storage space under the center stack to rest and charge a small device. There’s even a storage compartment underneath the cargo floor, so you can stash items out of the way and out of sight.


The 2017 Honda Pilot is a Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS. This means it got top marks in all of its test results, including tests of its automatic emergency braking systems. It also received a five-star rating from the NHTSA. The Pilot is engineered and equipped to help keep your family safe. Each Pilot has safety features like Brake Assist, ABS, Vehicle Stability Assist, and a multi-angle rearview camera. It has safety Daytime Running Lights to help other cars notice you on the road, and it’s equipped with multiple standard airbags in case of a crash.

The 2017 Honda Pilot also comes with Honda Sensing. The system is standard equipment on the Touring and Elite trims, and it’s available on the EX and EX-L trims. Honda Sensing comes with lots of driver assist and even more active and passive safety features. It includes Collision Mitigation Braking System, Road Departure Mitigation System, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist System, Adaptive Cruise Control, Auto High-Beam Headlights, and a Blind Sport Monitoring System with Cross Traffic Monitor.

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The 2017 Honda Pilot is available in five different trims, so you can choose the one that best fits your family’s needs. The base-model LX comes with lots of great standard features, such as the multi-angle rear camera, and all trims are available in AWD. The LX has seating for eight, with two standard bench seats. If you want a few extras on your SUV, the EX trim comes with standard Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control, as well as other high-tech goodies.

For a step up to a leather-wrapped interior, opt for the EX-L trim. It also includes standard One-Touch second-row power-folding seats. You can also add the Rear Entertainment System to the EX-L, or upgrade to the Touring model to get it as standard equipment. The Touring also features Honda’s 9-speed automatic transmission, as well as satellite-linked navigation and larger wheels. The Elite trim has everything you could want and more, like standard heated second-row captain’s seats and a panoramic roof.



LX is built with lots of great standard features, including:

280-HP 3.5L V6 Engine

18-Inch Alloy Wheels

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera

8-Passenger Seating

MSRP $30,745




EX includes all features available on LX, plus the following:

Honda LaneWatch

Remote Engine Start

Display Audio Touch-Screen

Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control

MSRP $33,180




EX-L includes all features available on EX, plus the following:

Leather-Trimmed Seats

One-Touch 2nd-Row Seats

Available Rear Entertainment System

Available Honda Sensing

MSRP $36,605




Touring includes all features available on EX-L, plus the following:

9-Speed Automatic Transmission

Satellite-Linked Navigation

20-Inch Alloy Wheels

Honda Sensing

MSRP $41,820




Elite includes all features available on Touring, plus the following:

Heated 2nd-Row Captain's Chairs

Panoramic Roof

Blind Spot Information System

LED Headlights w/ Auto On-Off

MSRP $47,220


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The 2017 Honda Pilot comes with a great warranty package, listed below, that will ensure your car’s protection for many years. All new Honda vehicles are covered by both a Limited Vehicle Warranty, and a Powertrain Limited Warranty. All Honda Genuine Accessories that are installed at the time of a new vehicle purchase are also covered for 3 years or 36,000 miles. Honda Genuine Parts are covered for 1 year which includes parts replacement and labor. 24-hour emergency road service is also available during the 3-year/36,000-Mile Limited Warranty. It includes jump-starting, flat tire and lockout assistance, towing, and more.

  • 3-Year 36,000-Mile Limited Vehicle Warranty
  • 5-Year/60,000-Mile Powertrain Limited Warranty
  • Accessory Limited Warranty
  • Replacement Parts Limited Warranty
  • Remanufactured Parts Limited Warranty
  • 5-Year Unlimited-Miles Corrosion Limited Warranty
  • Available Roadside Assistance
  • Available Honda Care*

*Honda Care is available to add to your new 2017 Honda Pilot. However, if you are a Buerkle Rewards Plus member, every new or and used vehicle purchase also comes with 2 free oil changes, 2 free tire rotations, 5% back on service and parts purchases, and much more, so make sure to check it out!


Exterior Measurements
111.0 in.
194.5 in.
69.8 in.
78.6 in.
Curb Weight
4045 - 4317 lbs.
Interior Measurements
Headroom (front)
40.1 in.
Headroom (middle)
40.2 in.
Headroom (rear)
38.9 in.
Legroom (front)
40.9 in.
Legroom (middle)
38.4 in.
Legroom (rear)
31.9 in.
Cargo Volume
16.5 - 109.0 cu. ft.
Passenger Volume
152.9 cu. ft.
Fuel Economy
2WD 6-Speed Automatic
19 / 27 / 22
AWD 6-Speed Automatic
18 / 26 / 21
2WD 9-Speed Automatic
20 / 27 / 23
AWD 9-Speed Automatic
19 / 26 / 22
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gal.

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