The Honda Pilot is a practical, efficient, reliable, and powerful SUV. It's a crossover vehicle, so called because it's built on a car structure and drives more like a car than a truck, with crisp, predictable handling and a smooth ride. A 3.5-liter V6 motivates the Pilot with 244-horsepower and is paired with a five-speed automatic transmission. The power gets to the ground through either the front wheels or full-time four-wheel-drive system. Yet the Pilot delivers impressive fuel economy, particularly in two-wheel-drive form, thanks to a fuel-saving cylinder-deactivation system that disengages half the engine's cylinders when not needed. As a Honda, it promises quality, durability and reliability. Safety features that come on all Pilots include anti-lock brakes, front-passenger frontal and side-impact airbags. The Honda Pilot is a carryover for 2006.
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|MPG||Up to 18 city / 24 highway|
|Transmission||5-spd auto w/OD|
|Power||244 @ 5600 rpm|
|Curb Weight||4,264 - 4,524 lbs|