Honda Pilot in Denver Trim Options | Kuni Honda
Information about the Honda Pilot in Denver
Honda Pilot in Denver Trim Options | Kuni Honda
What is one to do for a New Denver Honda if the CR-V isn’t quite big enough and the Odyssey is just a little too much minivan to bear. Well, if you were reading this back in 2001 the answer would be, look for another auto maker. Fortunately Honda recognized the trend in North America towards bigger is better in 2002 with the introduction of the Honda Pilot in Denver. The Honda Pilot is the largest crossover SUV that Honda has to offer and is the only crossover from the auto maker to offer third row seating. The other option for a third row, as mentioned before, is the Odyssey which is well and firmly planted in the minivan camp. Prior to the Pilot becoming available Honda’s only offerings in the SUV or crossover market were the CR-V and the Passport. With the Passport simply a rebadging of the Isuzu Rodeo and the CR-V one of the smallest crossovers on the market Honda was well out of the full size SUV business. While the Honda Pilot in Denver isn’t a “true” SUV; it’s unibody construction, that makes it handle so much like a car, keeps it in the crossover category; it does have integrated perimeter frame rails that allow it to handle towing and some off road use making it a competitor in the SUV market, especially given it’s above average fuel consumption.
Honda Pilot in Denver 253 pound-feet of torque
In the powertrain department all of the Pilot’s receive the same treatment. A 3.5 liter, 24 valve, single overhead cam V6 that manages 250 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque. While this isn’t exactly a small engine the power just isn’t there, leaving the New Denver Honda a little behind it’s competitors with a sluggish take off. This 3.5, again in all trim levels, is fed by a five speed automatic transmission. Front wheel drive comes standard, but any model can be upgraded to an all wheel drive, that has some impressive technology. The AWD can shift as much as seventy percent of the power to the rear end when the front starts to slip. You can also opt to to engage “lock” mode where almost all of the power is diverted to the rear end in low gear to help get you unstuck if ever you should find yourself that way.
Honda Pilot in Denver Cylinder Management
In the trim department the Honda Pilot in Denver comes equipped. The entry level version is the LX, and beyond the aggressive and full figured body styling you get standard Variable Cylinder Management, hill start assist, and Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure. The sound system is treated to a 229 watt Am / FM / CD with seven speakers including a subwoofer, which is quite nice for the base version of an model. You can see what’s going on with that epic sound system via the eight inch display with customizable feature settings, and it also doubles as the display for the rearview camera. You can also listen to music straight from your digital media device via a USB interface and control it all with the illuminated multifunction steering wheel. The stunning steering wheel also controls the your phone via a Bluetooth connection and cruise control which come standard. The LX can also be upgraded to the 4WD LX which, beyond the obvious four wheel drive also comes equipped with a heavy duty transmission fluid cooler.
Honda Pilot in Denver security system
The next step up for the Honda Pilot in Denver is the EX, which in addition to the LX features comes equipped with 18 inch machine finished alloy wheels, security system and body colored side mirrors. You can light up the night with multi-reflector halogen headlamps that feature auto on and off and fog lamps in the front bumper cover. The driver also gets an upgrade in the comfort department with a 10 way power adjustable seat including power lumber support. The EX, like the LX can be upgraded to the 4WD EX which features the same add ons as the 4WD LX. The EX can be further upgraded to the EX-L which adds tire pressure monitoring with location and pressure indicators. A one touch power moon roof with a tilt feature. Leather trimmed interior. The passenger gets in on the fun with their own 4 way power adjustable seat too. The liftgate gets a little nicer with power open and close. Both the front occupants get a little toastier with heated seats, and the stereo gets a little bump to include satellite radio. The EX-L is also the first option package to allow you to choose the optional upgrades of a rear DVD entertainment system and / or Satellite linked navigation. The EX-L of course is also available in the 4WD version. You can further upgrade to the Touring package that includes better sound, and all of the add on goodies from the EX-L package.