Which Pilot Trim Is Right for Your Family?

2017 Honda Pilot Figuring out which Honda Pilot you should buy for your family doesn’t need to be an overwhelming decision. Just take the time to think about which features you need. Then you will be on your way to owning the perfect family vehicle.

2017 Honda Pilot LX

For Greenville families on a budget, the Honda Pilot LX will offer more than enough features. This trim comes with rear privacy glass and 18-inch alloy wheels, along with active noise cancellation. Inside, you will appreciate cruise control, air conditioning, the 60/40 split and folding third row, and the tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. On the technological front, this trim comes with Bluetooth for phone and audio and a USB port. It also offers an auxiliary audio jack, seven speakers, and a 5-inch display.

Honda Pilot EX

The exterior of the Pilot EX throws in fog lights, automatic headlights, heated mirrors, and LED running lights. It also includes keyless entry and ignition plus remote engine start. The standard rearview camera gets dynamic guidelines, and you get Honda LaneWatch on this trim. The EX enhances comfort with three-zone automatic climate control, 2-way power lumbar and 8-way power adjustment for the driver, and a convenient conversation mirror. You also get two more USB ports, an upgraded sound system, an 8-inch touchscreen, Pandora internet radio, and satellite radio. If you have AWD, you also get Intelligent Traction Management.

2017 Pilot EX-L

The Pilot EX-L is incredibly similar to the EX. However, it adds a power tailgate and sunroof. Inside, you get leather upholstery and leather on the steering wheel plus one-touch sliding functionality for the second row. The passenger gets 4-way power adjustment. In addition, both front seats are heated. There is also an auto-dimming rearview mirror.

Pilot Touring

The Honda Pilot Touring adds the Honda Sensing suite, which is optional on the lower trims. It also adds a navigation system and rear-seat entertainment system, roof rails, automatic engine stop and start, parking sensors in front and rear, 10 speakers, ambient interior lighting, and driver memory settings.

Honda Pilot Elite

If your family enjoys luxury and practicality, consider the top Honda Pilot Elite trim. It has automatic high-beam headlight control, LED headlights, 20-inch wheels, rear cross-traffic alerts, and a blind spot monitor to replace LaneWatch. This trim swaps out the second row for heated captain’s chairs, adds ventilation to the front seats, and makes the steering wheel heated. It also adds automatic wipers, HD radio, and a panoramic sunroof.

Based on the above information, you should be able to figure out which Honda Pilot trim is right for your family. The team at Barbour Hendrick Honda in Greenville, North Carolina, can answer any questions you have and help you make a decision.


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