2012 Honda Pilot is a spacious, efficient mid-size crossover. For the last model year received a mid-cycle refresh, with highlights such as style changes, improvements and an internal 25 miles per gallon highway rating of two-wheel drive models.
Inside, the biggest news is a larger, eight-inch infotainment, as well as a sophisticated center console that features the most intuitive and glossy black instead of the high contrast of silver used in the pilot year. A redesigned instrument panel and central rotunda is the largest storage pockets internal changes.
Honda Pilot was listed as the top 10 SUVs in 2012 along with the Kia Sorento and Ford Explorer.
Honda says the driver designed for low noise, pointing to the body seam sealing up around the connection points of the unity of body and re-listening rear suspension subframe mounts as factors contributing to quieter cabin. Cons-NVH Other body seam sealing to reduce leakage, the column dividers improved insulation and windshield glass acoustic revised on all models.
The optional Variable Torque Management 4-wheel drive (VTM-4) system is a good choice for those who need more grip, but the pilot is not intended for serious off-road.
The driver comes in four different trim levels including LX, EX, EX-L and Touring.
LX is equipped with front and rear air conditioning, keyless entry, tilt and telescope steering column, cruise control, electric windows, electrically adjustable door and tailgate locks, AM / FM / CD stereo seven speakers including subwoofer, Radio Data System, board computers and integrated into a Class III towing receiver.
Other EX-L features leather-covered seating surfaces, heated front seats, four pieces of the front passenger seat, power moonroof, one-touch, auto-dimming rearview mirror, and the availability of both the Honda or Honda Pilot satellite navigation system rear System DVD 9-inch screen. Furthermore, both the navigation or entertainment system adds a 115-volt. New Year's latest model have been added over the rear door can be Pilot EX-L, a USB audio interface, and an intelligent multi-information display (MID I) with a QVGA resolution. The MID-includes rearview camera display, the iPod album artwork and easy to download wallpapers for the function.
Pilot EX-L Navigation updated navigation system adds a higher resolution VGA, QVGA display that replaces the previous one and an internal hard drive, which replaces the previous system based on DVD. New features include a traffic receiver, with the voice track, rear view camera and display 3-screen and multi-information center cluster meters.
The high-end system includes Pilot Touring Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation with backup camera, Premium Sound audio system with 10 speakers, rear DVD entertainment system, two-seat memory positions, roof rails, angle sensors and backup and mirror integrated turn signals.
2012 Honda Pilot protects its occupants with three rows of side airbags curtain airbags with rollover sensor, driver and front passenger front, active front head restraints and antilock brakes with electronic brake force and brake assist. Vehicle Stability Assist, Honda speaks for the electronic stability control is standard on all models.