Visit your Honda dealership to take the 2016 Pilot for a test drive. Before you get behind the wheel, however, there are a few things that you will want to know. The Pilot was heavily updated for the 2016 model year, and most Nebraska residents want to know what to expect before they go on a test drive.
2016 Honda Pilots New Engine
You will want to learn about the new engine in the 2016 Pilot. It is a 3.5-liter V6 engine with direct injection. It increases horsepower by 30 from the previous model, bring it up to 280 horses. At the same time, this engine lets the Pilot achieve a segment-topping combined rating of 23 mpg combined* with 2-wheel drive. This is an increase of 2 mpg from the previous model year.
Available i-VTM4 AWD
The i-VTM4 AWD system helps boost the efficiency of the Pilot as well. This system enhances dynamic driving agility by applying torque vectoring. It also lets you get traction from all four wheels when you need it.
One-Touch Walk-In Access
Three-row vehicles typically make it a challenge to reach the third row of seats. Honda listened to drivers and passengers, which is why it included One-Touch Walk-In Access in the 2016 Pilot. This feature makes it incredibly simple to get to the rear-most row; you simply walk there.
2016 Honda Pilots New Elite Trim
The new Elite version of the Pilot is great news for Omaha families who want the best features possible. This model actually has multiple features that haven’t previously been available on Hondas, including ventilated front seats, heated seats in the second row, 20-inch wheels, and the first panoramic glass roof.
The Latest Technology
The Pilot also features the latest technology. There is now an 8-inch touchscreen for the Display Audio system and up to five USB ports. You can also get the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation system, a new feature that is embedded in your SUV.
With your newfound knowledge, you will be better able to appreciate the 2016 Honda Pilot on your test drive around Omaha, Nebraska. The team at O’Daniel Honda can answer your questions and arrange your test drive.
*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
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