2008 Honda Pilot  -  $27,465


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $27,465
Base Invoice: $25,681
Destination Charge: $670
Options: $-800
Trim: 2WD 4dr VP
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 16 | Hwy: 22
Body Style: 2WD Value Package
Transmission: 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD
Engine: 3.5L SOHC MPFI 24-valve i-VTEC V6 engine

Model News

New Value Package (VP) and Special Edition (SE) models of the Honda Pilot sport ute are available for 2008. The VP replaces the LX model as the base model in the lineup, while the SE slots between the EX and top-of-the-line EXL. The SP model now includes machined alloy wheels, rear privacy glass, XM satellite radio, steering-wheel audio controls, and an upgraded audio system with CD changer and subwoofer.

Otherwise the Pilot is carried over to 2008 with few other changes.


Pros

Flexible and roomy interior; comfortable ride; 4WD model's traction and ground clearance good for snow.


Model Highlights

All 2008 Honda Pilots are available with either front-wheel drive or a VTM-4 four-wheel drive system that provides front-wheel drive on dry pavement but sends power to the rear wheels in low-traction situations. It also includes a lock mode to consistently send power to the rear wheels for low-speed, low-traction situations such as snow or sand. Power for all Pilots is provided by a 3.5L, all-aluminum V6 making 244 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque, paired with a five-speed automatic.

Front-wheel-drive Pilots also get the Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) system, which deactivates three of the engine's six cylinders during cruising or deceleration. Pilots with VCM also get a sophisticated, audio-system-based active noise cancellation system, along with an active control engine mount system to help cancel out any extra noise and vibration that the system introduces.

The Pilot has an independent front and rear suspension and uni-body structure, along with four-wheel disc brakes and standard 16-inch alloy wheels, all to give sharp handling and a carlike ride. Front side air bags, three-row side-curtain bags with a rollover sensor are standard on all Pilots, as are anti-lock brakes, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), and brake assist.

The base VP, includes air conditioning, keyless entry, cruise control, a sound system with six-disc changer and steering-wheel controls, roof rails, and power windows and locks. There's seating for eight, with both the second and third rows 60/40-split and foldable to expand the cargo area when they're not in use.

The EX adds automatic climate control, power heated mirrors, upgraded front seats, fog lamps, and more cargo-storage extras, such as a tray for the second row, seatback pockets, and a cargo net, tie-downs, and grocery-bag hooks for the cargo area. The new SE model adds a DVD rear entertainment system, a moonroof, XM satellite radio, ambient console lighting, and a 115-volt AC power outlet.

The EXL steps up to more luxury equipment, including leather upholstery and a leather steering wheel, a synchronized climate control system, and a moonroof. Top options on the EXL include a rear DVD entertainment system and a voice-recognition navigation system that comes with a rearview camera system.


Value Writeup

The 2008 Honda Pilot pairs a spacious, minivan-like interior with good ground clearance and an available all-wheel-drive system that's suitable for deep snow. Its carlike underpinnings also give it crisper handling than many mid-size SUVs, along with a smooth ride.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 MPG

Cruising Range - City
326.40 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
448.80 mi

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
3.5L/212

Fuel System
MPFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
244 @ 5750

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
240 @ 4500

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.42

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60

Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.38

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130

Total Cooling System Capacity
9.7 qts

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Passenger Capacity
8

Passenger Volume
153 ft³

Front Head Room
41.9 in

Front Leg Room
41.4 in

Front Shoulder Room
61.6 in

Front Hip Room
57.5 in

Second Head Room
40.1 in

Second Leg Room
37.4 in

Second Shoulder Room
61.4 in

Second Hip Room
56.6 in

Third Head Room
38.6 in

Third Leg Room
30.2 in

Third Shoulder Room
59.7 in

Third Hip Room
49.0 in

Wheelbase
106.3 in

Length, Overall
188.0 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
77.5 in

Height, Overall
71.3 in

Track Width, Front
66.5 in

Track Width, Rear
66.7 in

Min Ground Clearance
7.8 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
87.6 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.6 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.9 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4264 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Multilink

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Trailing Arms

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.94 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.79 in

Front Tire Size
P235/70SR16

Rear Tire Size
P235/70SR16

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.22

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.0 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.4 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
15V320000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 28, 2015

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
6,281,043

Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2001-2007 Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2001-2004 Honda Civic GX, 2003-2005 Honda Civic Hybrid, 2002-2006 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot, 2006 Ridgeline, 2003 Acura 3.2CL, 2003-2006 Acura MDX, and 2002-2003 Acura 3.2TL vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on July 1, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238, select option 4. Note: Vehicles that have had their driver frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy prior to September 12, 2014 need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. Vehicles that, on or after September 12, 2014, received a remedy for a prior driver frontal air bag inflator recall already received an inflator of a different design, and therefore are not included in this recall and do not require additional servicing. Note: This recall fully supersedes recalls 08V-593, 09V-259, 10V-041, 11V-260, 14V-351 and 15V-153.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
17V029000

Mfg's Report Date
January 10, 2017

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
308,884

Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Acura MDX and Honda CR-V vehicles, 2005-2011 Honda Element vehicles, 2005-2012 Acura RL vehicles, 2006-2012 Honda Ridgeline vehicles, 2007-2008 Honda Fit vehicles and 2005-2008 Honda Pilot vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, if not included in "Zone A" above, Honda is recalling certain 2005-2006 Acura MDX and Honda CR-V vehicles, 2005-2009 Acura RL and Honda Element vehicles, 2007-2008 Honda Fit vehicles, 2005-2008 Honda Pilot vehicles and 2006-2009 Honda Ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Okla...

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are KD9 and KE0.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
15V153000

Mfg's Report Date
MAR 16, 2015

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
104,871

Summary
American Honda Motor Company, Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2001 Accord, 2004 Civic, and 2008 Pilot vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants.

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver side frontal air bag inflator in all affected vehicles, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-800-999-1009. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 14V-351.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

3.5L SOHC MPFI 24-valve i-VTEC V6 engine

Variable cylinder management (VCM)

Active control engine mount system (ACM)

Active noise cancellation

Drive-by-wire throttle

5-speed automatic transmission w/OD

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control

Front wheel drive

MacPherson strut front suspension

Multi-link rear suspension w/trailing arms

Front/rear stabilizer bars

P235/70SR16 all-season tires

16" machine-finished alloy wheels

Variable pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)

Brake assist

Roof rails

Body-colored bumpers

Body-colored rear roofline spoiler

Body-colored body side moldings

Projector beam halogen headlamps

Side marker lights

Body-colored pwr mirrors

Rear privacy glass

Heat-rejecting glass

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

Intermittent rear window wiper/washer

Body-colored door handles

Front cloth bucket seats-inc: manual driver seat adjustment

2nd & 3rd row 60/40 split flat-folding bench seats

Head restraints at all seating positions

Multifunctional center console w/storage, cell phone cradle

Floor mats

Steering wheel-mounted audio controls

Adjustable steering column

Indicator lights-inc: low-fuel, low-oil pressure, door/tailgate open, passenger airbags status, vehicle stability assist

Tire pressure monitoring system

Maintenance minder system

Pwr windows w/driver auto-up/down

Pwr door & tailgate locks

Remote keyless entry

Cruise control

Remote fuel filler door release

Immobilizer theft-deterrent system

Front/rear air conditioning w/air-filtration system

Rear seat heater ducts

Rear window defroster w/timer

AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD changer-inc: (6) speakers, subwoofer

XM satellite radio w/90-day subscription

Integrated glass antenna

(4) 12V pwr outlets

(7) beverage holders

Sunglasses holder

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Sliding sunvisor extensions

2nd & 3rd row grab rails w/integrated map lights

Courtesy door lights

Lower front row seatback pockets

Cargo area-inc: cargo light, (6) tie-down anchors, (9) bag hooks

Rear hidden storage compartment

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)

Brake assist

Dual-stage, dual-threshold front airbags

Dual front side-impact airbags w/passenger side occupant position detection system

Side curtain airbags on all rows w/rollover sensor

3-point seat belts in all seating positions-inc: front automatic tensioning system, front adjustable seat belt anchors

2nd row lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)

3rd row child seat tether anchors

Child-proof rear door locks

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control

Side-impact door beams

 
VALUE PKG
$0

 
VALUE PKG DISCOUNT
$-800

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$55

 
BIKE ATTACHMENT
$327

 
HITCH MOUNTED BIKE CARRIER
$491

 
CROSSBARS
$189

 
KAYAK ATTACHMENT
$170

 
LUGGAGE BASKET
$592

 
SHORT ROOF BOX
$572

 
SKI ATTACHMENT
$331

 
SNOWBOARD ATTACHMENT
$142

 
SURFBOARD ATTACHMENT
$266

 
CLASS III TRAILER HITCH
$893

 
AIR DEFLECTOR
$168

 
FOG LIGHTS
$403

 
FRONT GRILLE
$305

 
FULL NOSE MASK
$176

 
REAR SPLASH GUARDS
$56

 
CHROME BUMPER GARNISH
$468

 
CHROME EXHAUST FINISHER
$85

 
CHROME SIDE STEPS
$663

 
CHROME DOOR MIRROR COVERS
$111

 
DOOR VISORS
$179

 
FENDER FLARES
$438

 
LOWER TRIM W/GARNISH
$458

 
RUNNING BOARDS
$585

 
SIDE STEPS
$536

 
BLACK ALL-SEASON FLOOR MATS
$132

 
CARAMEL ALL-SEASON FLOOR MATS
$129

 
CARGO COVER
$158

 
CARGO LINER
$209

 
CARGO NET
$50

 
CARGO ORGANIZER
$66

 
CARGO TRAY
$101

 
INTERIOR BICYCLE ATTACHMENT
$153

 
SEPARATION NET
$110

 
WOOD DASH TRIM KIT
$183

 
WOOD INTERIOR TRIM KIT
$274

 
WOOD STEERING WHEEL
$550

 
AUTO DAY/NIGHT MIRROR
$294

 
WOOD SELECT LEVER
$132

 
8-DISC CD CHANGER
$561

 
CASSETTE PLAYER
$329

 
XM SATELLITE RADIO
$295

 
DVD-BASED IN-VEHICLE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM
$2,036

 
SECURITY SYSTEM
$345

 
BACKUP SENSORS
$696

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