2016 Honda Pilot Buyer’s Guide 7000 Coral Way Miami, FL 33155 BramanHonda.com 786-707-4315 1 2016 Honda Pilot Buyer’s Guide Are you looking for the perfect vehicle for the entire family? The 2016 Honda Pilot may be the one for you! The vehicle can seat eight passengers and is fully equipped with the latest technology that’s sure to keep everyone happy. So whether you’re interested in highway passing power, advanced safety features, or innovative technology, the Pilot has it all. Let’s take a closer look at this affordable midsize SUV. What’s New for the 2016 Model? The Honda Pilot has been redesigned for the 2016 model year. With an incredibly spacious cabin, the Pilot is a great option for those looking for plenty of room for the whole family, plus it comes with high-end materials and rides like a car. The sleek and sporty front end, more aerodynamic rounded rear, and less boxy body style make the 2016 Pilot an even more attractive option over the 2015 model, as it’s clear that the vehicle has moved away from its SUV roots and looks more like the desirable crossover style. Standard Specifications Honda didn’t earn their reputation for producing highquality and well-equipped vehicles by skimping on standard features. In fact, the base version of the Pilot is loaded with all of the features you’re looking for from the affordable vehicle. Power and Handling A 24-valve SOHC i-VTEC V6 aluminum alloy engine that produces 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque powers the 2016 Honda Pilot. This engine is paired with a standard six-speed automatic transmission that offers smooth, quiet transitions. Plus there’s direct fuel injection and a Drive-By-Wire throttle system that delivers power quickly and efficiently. The 2016 Pilot also has the Eco Assist System and Variable Cylinder Management, which add to the vehicle’s efficiency. And Active Noise Cancellation gives you an incredibly quiet interior that perfectly blocks out road noise. Comfort and Convenience When it comes to comfort and convenience, we want to discuss space and features in the 2016 Honda Pilot. It offers 152.9 cubic feet of passenger volume, which means there’s plenty of elbow room for everyone. Plus there’s 40.1 inches of headroom in the front, 40.2 inches in the middle, and 38.9 inches in the rear. In terms of legroom, the Pilot has 40.9 inches in the front, 38.4 inches in the middle, and 31.9 inches in the rear. While the rear seat may be a bit snug for tall adults, it’s perfect for the kiddos. The 2016 Honda Pilot comes standard with air conditioning with an air filtration system, push-button BramanHonda.com 2 2016 Honda Pilot Buyer’s Guide start, power door and tailgate locks, cruise control, a multi-functional center console with storage, a lockable glove compartment, remote fuel filler door release, rearseat heater ducts, a 60/40 split flat-folding third-row bench seat, and illuminated steering wheel–mounted controls for cruise, audio, and phone. Who wouldn’t be happy with all of these standard features? Entertainment The 2016 Pilot features a seven-speaker 200-watt audio system with a subwoofer. The system has a 5-inch LCD color screen and features Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, Bluetooth streaming audio, an MP3/auxiliary input jack, Windows Media Audio playback capability, speedsensitive volume control, and a Radio Data System that gives you information about what’s currently playing on your audio system. It also comes with a USB audio interface with a charging port in the center console. Safety While Honda vehicles excel in every category, they really go above and beyond when it comes to standard safety features. The 2016 Honda Pilot comes standard with Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control, an anti-lock braking system, Electronic Brake Distribution, Brake Assist, a tire pressure monitoring system with Tire Fill Assist and location and pressure indicators, daytime running lights, and a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines. The vehicle also comes with LED brake lights that are easy for other drivers to see, remote entry, and multireflector halogen headlights with automatic off. Trims Though the 2016 Honda Pilot is equipped with a lengthy list of standard features, the vehicle offers five trim levels, each with an increasing number of available features that builds on what you get in the base version. LX This is the standard Pilot trim and is available in eight exterior colors: Black Forest Pearl, Crystal Black Pearl, Dark Cherry Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Obsidian Blue Pearl, Steel Sapphire Metallic, and White Diamond Pearl. It comes with one interior color: beige fabric. The Pilot LX is available with either two-wheel drive (standard) or all-wheel drive. EX The EX offers the same features and color options as the base LX but gets several upgrades, including a 10way power-adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support, HondaLink, SiriusXM Radio, two additional USB audio ports, and Intelligent Traction Management. It’s also available with the Honda Sensing feature suite and two-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, or two-wheel drive with Honda Sensing. BramanHonda.com 3 2016 Honda Pilot Buyer’s Guide EX-L The EX-L gets additional upgrades such as one-touch second-row seats, leather-trimmed interior seating, a front passenger’s seat with four-way power adjustment, and heated front seats. The EX-L also offers the available rear entertainment system and the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System. It’s available with either two-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, or two-wheel drive with Honda Sensing. Touring The Touring trim has two interior color options: gray leather or black leather. It also gets several high-end upgrades, including the Honda Sending feature suite, the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System, Blu-ray/ DVD rear entertainment system, a 115-volt power outlet, integrated second-row sunshades, a nine-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, 20-inch alloy wheels, a 540-watt premium audio system with 10 speakers and a subwoofer, idle stop, dual second-row high-speed USB charging ports (for a total of five in the vehicle), and a driver’s seat with two-position memory. It’s available with either two- or all-wheel drive, both with Honda Sensing. Elite The most inclusive of the Pilot’s trim is the Elite. This version of the vehicle offers a slightly upgraded interior leather material in gray or black. Among the upgrades with this trim are heated and ventilated front seats, heated second-row captain’s chairs, a heated steering wheel, a panoramic roof, LED headlights with auto on/ off and auto high beams, the Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Monitor, and the Intelligent Variable Torque Management all-wheel drive system. Accessorizing the 2016 Honda Pilot While the 2016 Honda Pilot offers incredible features among its five trim levels, on top of the alreadyamazing list of standard features, there are still more ways to customize it. Honda offers a lengthy list of available accessories for the interior and exterior of the Pilot that can make the vehicle feel more like your own. Among our favorite exterior accessories are the bike attachment-trailer hitch mount, snowboard attachment, roof box (available in short and midsize), and a tent for car camping. You can also add chrome detailing to specific areas of the vehicle, including the front bumper, tailgate, door mirrors, and running boards, for a sportier look. There are several wheel options available as well that can make the vehicle look flashier or more luxurious, depending on your personal preference. Some of our favorite interior accessories offered for the Pilot include the following: • All-season floor mats • • • • • BramanHonda.com Cargo cover Cargo organizer Cargo bin dividers Automatic dimming rearview mirror Heated steering wheel 5 2016 Honda Pilot Buyer’s Guide You can also add backup sensors and a remote engine start system for further personalization. Overall, accessorizing your 2016 Honda Pilot can make owning the vehicle even more enjoyable, especially if you spend a lot of time driving or riding in it. Take a Closer Look at the 2016 Honda Pilot As you can see from this buyer’s guide, the 2016 Honda Pilot offers a lot for an affordable price. Not only can you get a great variety of standard and optional features, depending on the trim level you choose, but you also get the peace of mind that comes with owning a reliable Honda vehicle. And because Honda vehicles have a great reputation, you can feel confident that you’ll get a great resale or trade-in value when it’s time to get another vehicle. Check out everything that the 2016 Honda Pilot has to offer at your local Honda dealer today. When you head in for a test drive, bring the whole family so you can get the full effect of driving or riding in the new Pilot. Don’t be afraid to ask plenty of questions and test all of the features too! If you’re in the market for a new Honda Pilot, be sure to stop by Braman Honda of Palm Beach for a test drive! 7000 Coral Way Miami, FL 33155 BramanHonda.com 786-707-4315 500 OFF $ MSRP on Any New Honda Vehicle (With This Coupon) Must present printed coupon at time of purchase. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Excludes Honda Fit. 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