2012 Honda Pilot  -  $29,450


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $29,450
Base Invoice: $27,009
Destination Charge: $830
Options: $0
Trim: 2WD 4dr LX
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 21 | City: 18 | Hwy: 25
Body Style: 2WD LX
Transmission: 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD
Engine: 3.5L SOHC MPFI 24-valve i-VTEC V6 engine

Pros

Practical; three-row seating; excellent safety; competitive pricing


Model Highlights

The 2012 Honda Pilot derives its power from a 3.5L V6, which delivers 250 horsepower. It comes mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission. The 2-wheel-drive Pilot provides 3,500 pounds of towing capability, while the 4-wheel-drive version can haul up to 4,500 lbs.

Honda contends the Pilot's frame has more high-grade steel than any other vehicle the automaker builds. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded the Pilot its "Top Safety Pick" and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave the Pilot its highest safety rating of five stars for both front and side impact collisions.

The entry-level LX style is only available with standard factory equipment. However, the standard equipment list is a lengthy one, and includes front and rear power disc brakes, remote entry, power windows and locks, hidden storage well in the cargo area and lift-up glass hatch on the tailgate, standard on the LX and the EX.

The mid-level EX adds available power front seats with heated leather trim. Also, drivers will enjoy the large power moonroof with a diffuser to minimize exterior noise while it is open. The EX also comes with an upgraded stereo, which for 2012 includes 7 speakers, Bluetooth and 2GB of music storage. To further appease rear passengers, the EX also provides a tri-zone climate control system with humidity control and air-filtration.

The top end Touring style adds front seat memory, as well as heated exterior mirrors with integrated turn signals. Most appealing, however, is the addition of the voice-activated Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with integrated rearview camera, which is standard on the Pilot Touring class and now optional on the EX-L. Rear passengers now get a standard rear seat entertainment system.

The EX-L and Touring models also get a powered liftgate that can be opened at the touch of a button.


Model News

The 2012 Pilot gets a few tweaks over last year's model. The revised front grille is a plainer, three-slat style. The other changes are simple equipment tweaks--the EX trim gets a new and improved stereo, 18-inch alloy wheels and 10-way power seats. The EX-L gets a power liftgate.


Value Writeup

Honda is recognized for the quality of its design and engineering, and the 2012 Pilot is no exception. However, the true value and strength of the Honda Pilot is its roomy interior, which features seating for up to eight passengers. The Pilot's 87.0 cubic feet of cargo space make it great for hauling too.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG

Cruising Range - City
378.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
525.00 mi

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
3.5L/212

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 5700

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
253 @ 4800

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.70

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61

Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.89

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.31

Total Cooling System Capacity
9.93 qts

Passenger Capacity
8

Passenger Volume
153.7 ft³

Front Head Room
40.0 in

Front Leg Room
41.4 in

Front Shoulder Room
61.5 in

Front Hip Room
58.6 in

Second Head Room
39.8 in

Second Leg Room
38.5 in

Second Shoulder Room
62.2 in

Second Hip Room
56.9 in

Third Head Room
38.2 in

Third Leg Room
32.1 in

Third Shoulder Room
58.9 in

Third Hip Room
48.4 in

Wheelbase
109.2 in

Length, Overall
191.4 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.5 in

Height, Overall
71.0 in

Track Width, Front
67.7 in

Track Width, Rear
67.5 in

Min Ground Clearance
8.0 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
87.0 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.7 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.0 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4299 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.91 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
1.04 in

Front Tire Size
P235/65R17

Rear Tire Size
P235/65R17

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in

Rear Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.0

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.7

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.9 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
13.0 x -TBD- in

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.0 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
12V063000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 16, 2012

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected
8,709

Summary
HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 PILOT AND ACURA MDX VEHICLES. THE VENT SHUT FLOAT (VSF) VALVE CASE IN THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY DOES NOT MEET THE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS.

Consequence
AS A RESULT, FUEL MAY LEAK FROM THE TANK, INCREASING THE RISK OF FIRE.

HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VSF ASSEMBLY DATE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE FUEL TANK ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MARCH 13, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.

HONDA'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS S25 AND S26. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
13V016000

Mfg's Report Date
JAN 18, 2013

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
748,481

Summary
Honda is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 Pilot and 2011-2013 Odyssey passenger vehicles manufactured from March 13, 2008, through December 21, 2012. One or more rivets that attach the airbag module to the airbag cover may be missing.

Consequence
The absence of more than one rivet could alter the performance of the driver's airbag during deployment. This could potentially increase the risk of injury during a crash.

Honda will notify owners and instruct them to take their vehicle to a Honda dealer. The dealer will inspect the driver's airbag module and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on, or about, February 21, 2013. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.

Honda's recall campaign number is S75. 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.

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Crash Test Note
Not Applicable

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
17.4%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. 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.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Barrier Rating Note
Not Applicable

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

Variable Cylinder Management (VCM)

Active control engine mount system (ACM)

Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)

Drive-by-wire throttle

5-speed automatic transmission w/OD

Hill start assist

Front wheel drive

Integrated class III trailer hitch w/trailer harness pre-wiring

Unit-body construction

MacPherson strut front suspension

Multi-link rear suspension w/trailing arms

Front & rear stabilizer bars

Variable pwr rack & pinion steering

Heavy duty pwr steering fluid cooler

Pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes

17" steel wheels

P235/65R17 all-season tires

Compact spare tire

Black body side molding

Front & rear splash guards

Multi-reflector halogen headlights

Black pwr mirrors

Acoustic windshield

Heat-rejecting green-tinted glass

Rear privacy glass

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

Intermittent rear window wiper/washer

Tailgate w/lift-up glass hatch

229-watt AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: (5) speakers w/subwoofer, MP3/WMA playback, aux input jack, radio data system, speed-sensitive volume control

Integrated glass antenna

8-passenger seating

Cloth front bucket seats

Front seat adjustable active head restraints

2nd row 60/40 split reclining, sliding, flat-folding bench seat

3rd row 60/40 split flat-folding bench seat

Head restraints at all seating positions

Multi-functional center console

Front & second row floor mats

Tilt & telescoping steering column

Illuminated steering wheel-mounted cruise controls

Instrumentation -inc: digital odometer, (2) digital trip meters, average/instant fuel consumption, miles-to-empty indicator, engine oil life

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

Maintenance Minder system

Pwr windows w/dual front 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 -inc: air-filtration system

Rear seat heater ducts

Rear window defroster w/timer

(3) 12V aux pwr outlets

(12) cup holders

Sunglasses holder

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Sliding sunvisor extensions

Map lights on all rows

Courtesy door lights

Ambient console lighting

Upper & lower front row seatback pockets

Cargo area -inc: cargo light, (4) tie-down anchors, bag hooks

Rear hidden storage compartment

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

Brake assist

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control

Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure

Side-impact door beams

Daytime running lights

Dual front dual-stage, multiple-threshold airbags

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

Side curtain airbags on all rows w/rollover sensor

Front 3-point seat belts -inc: automatic tensioning system, adjustable anchors

2nd & 3rd row 3-point seat belts -inc: 2nd row adjustable anchors

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

Passenger-side 3rd row lower child seat anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)

Child-proof rear door locks

Tire pressure monitoring system -inc: location indicators

 
ALABASTER SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
BALI BLUE PEARL
$0

 
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL
$0

 
DARK CHERRY PEARL II
$0

 
POLISHED METAL METALLIC
$0

 
DARK AMBER METALLIC
$0

 
TAFFETA WHITE
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
GRAY, FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BEIGE, FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
ALL SEASON PROTECTION PKG
$0

 
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
$0

 
REMOTE ENGINE START
$0

 
ADDITIONAL REMOTE ENGINE START FOB
$0

 
TRAILER HITCH
$0

 
TRAILER HITCH HARNESS
$0

 
TRAILER HITCH LOCKING PIN
$0

 
TRAILER HITCH BALL
$0

 
TOWING KIT
$0

 
TRAILER HITCH COVER BAG
$0

 
HITCH MOUNT BIKE ATTACHMENT
$0

 
17" CHROME-LOOK ALLOY WHEELS
$0

 
18" CHROME-LOOK ALLOY WHEELS
$0

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$0

 
FULL SIZED SPARE WHEEL
$0

 
HOOD AIR DEFLECTOR
$0

 
FULL NOSE MASK
$0

 
ROOF RAILS
$0

 
UPRIGHT BIKE ATTACHMENT
$0

 
KAYAK ATTACHMENT
$0

 
SHORT ROOF BOX
$0

 
MID SIZE ROOF BOX
$0

 
SKI ATTACHMENT
$0

 
SNOWBOARD ATTACHMENT
$0

 
SOFT ROOF CARGO BAG
$0

 
SURFBOARD ATTACHMENT
$0

 
TENT
$0

 
BLACK SIDE STEPS
$0

 
CHROME SIDE STEPS
$0

 
PREMIUM RUNNING BOARDS
$0

 
RUNNING BOARDS W/LIGHTS
$0

 
DOOR VISORS
$0

 
DOOR EDGE GUARDS
$0

 
FENDERWELL TRIM
$0

 
FOG LIGHTS
$0

 
2ND ROW SEAT COVER
$0

 
ALL SEASON FLOOR MATS
$0

 
LEATHER STEERING WHEEL COVER
$0

 
AUTO-DIMMING REARVIEW MIRROR
$0

 
CIGARETTE ASHTRAY
$0

 
CARGO COVER
$0

 
CARGO DIVIDERS
$0

 
CARGO LINER
$0

 
CARGO NET
$0

 
CARGO TRAY
$0

 
CARGO ORGANIZER
$0

 
ADVANCE CARGO NET
$0

 
INTERIOR BIKE ATTACHMENT
$0

 
BACKUP SENSORS
$0

 
FIRST AID KIT
$0


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