With the third generation of the mid-size crossover, the 2019 Honda Pilot is not going to bring radical changes. The major update came in 2016, and for upcoming SUV only details will suffer modifications. However, this is going to be mid-cycle refreshment. It is happening to lure some new buyers and keep existing fans waiting for changes. Some new stuff is coming with the 2019 year model, but that is somehow testing for a new generation and future major updates. The engine will remain the same, as well as expectations of it. New parts will cause some interest among enthusiasts.
2019 Honda Pilot engine
Proven 3.5-l V-6 unit will distribute 280 hp to wheels of 2019 Honda Pilot. That means there are no changes under the hood. Engineers could add few horses or pound-feet on torque end with few updates, but that’s not special. Front-wheel and optional AWD are still two kinds of driving methods. A 6-speed transmission is certain on new crossover. However, there is a chance that Honda is going to develop a new one. This is a 9-pace gearbox, which fans are waiting for a while. That could be the major highlight of the 2019 Pilot SUV.
2019 Honda Pilot redesign
Slight modifications and revisits are going to refresh 2019 Honda Pilot. However, changes are minor. That includes lights and grille, although overall shape remains the same. An identical situation is happening to dimensions, wheels, and body lines. Inside, new Pilot could bring more excitement. New infotainment system could attract the interest of enthusiasts. This will include additions to audio and control systems. Furthermore, all this is there to boost overall safety, which is already at the highest level. We believe same trims are coming for 2019 season. If that happens, we will see the crossover in LX trim for base units, EX, EX-L and Touring as mid-range and Elite as the top of the class SUV.
2019 Honda Pilot price
Entry level models are not going to change its cost. Prices will start from $30,000, and with every higher trim, it raises. The most luxurious version, Elite crossover, will probably get more additions than other crossovers. This could mean it will be the first Pilot to cost over $50,000.