The 2016 Honda Pilot is one of the most popular family-friendly vehicles on the market today. Thanks to its size, plethora of standard features, excellent handling, and advanced safety technology, it’s an excellent option for those looking for a new vehicle.
If you’re considering the 2016 Honda Pilot, then you want to look at the trim options available to determine which is right for you.
The Standard Trim: LX
The 2016 Honda Pilot’s base trim is known as the LX. It’s equipped with a V6 engine that produces 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque and a six-speed automatic transmission. While this is the base trim, it does offer several advanced features, including Hill Start Assist, Active Noise Cancellation, and the Eco Assist system.
In terms of safety and technology, the LX offers a standard tire pressure monitoring system with Tire Fill Assist, daytime running lights, and a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines. It comes with the standard infotainment system that includes a 200-watt audio system with seven speakers, plus a subwoofer, a 5-inch color LCD screen, Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, Bluetooth Streaming Audio, and an MP3/auxiliary input jack.
The Upgrade Trim: EX
If you want just a bit more than the base trim but still want to keep the price down, the 2016 Honda Pilot EX might be a good option for you. It offers several upgrades, including an infotainment system upgrade.
The vehicle comes with a 225-watt audio system with seven speakers, including a subwoofer, an 8-inch display audio with a high-resolution electrostatic touchscreen with customizable features, HondaLink, an SMS text message function, Pandora compatibility, Song By Voice, and SiriusXM Radio.
In terms of performance, this trim adds features such as Intelligent Traction Management with a Snow (two-wheel drive) or Snow/Sand/Mud (all-wheel drive) system as well as a remote engine start. The vehicle also gets an upgraded rearview camera with dynamic guidelines as well as the Honda LaneWatch system.
The Ultra-Upgrade Trim: EX-L
The 2016 Honda Pilot EX-L is the beginning of the high-end versions. This trim comes with upgraded features such as a one-touch power moonroof with tilt feature, an automatic-dimming rearview mirror, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a power tailgate.
You also get the one-touch second row seats, an upgraded front passenger’s seat with four-way power adjustment, heated front seats, and a leather-trimmed interior.
In terms of entertainment, you’ll find the same great infotainment system as in the EX with the major upgrades to this trim level being in comfort and convenience features.
The Touring, the Second to the Top
If you want the best of everything but don’t need everything available, the 2016 Honda Pilot Touring is your best bet. The top trim level is decked out with the most inclusive features, including idle-stop, a nine-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, a Collision Mitigation Braking System, a Road Departure Mitigation System, Forward Collision Warning, and Lane Departure Warning.
It also comes standard with a Lane Keeping Assist System and Adaptive Cruise Control. Plus you’ll get a rear entertainment system with Blu-ray player and the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation system with voice recognition and Honda HD Digital Traffic with turn-by-turn directions.
The Elite, the Last Stop
The 2016 Honda Pilot Elite is the vehicle’s top trim level. It offers everything you could possibly want in your family-friendly Honda vehicle. It comes standard with an Intelligent Variable Torque Management all-wheel drive system and the nine-speed automatic transmission found in the Touring.
The upgrades for the Elite come in the form of technology features such as the auto high-beam headlights, a Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Monitor, rain sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers, a panoramic roof, and LED headlights with auto on/off. The vehicle also offers heated and ventilated front seats and heated second row captain’s chairs, as well as the upgraded 540-watt audio system with 10 speakers, including a subwoofer.
Schedule a Test Drive
No matter which trim of the Honda Pilot you choose, you can be confident that you’ll have a car full of happy passengers. Check out all of your options at your local Honda dealer near Aurora, Centennial, and Denver. Mile High Honda is located at 2777 South Havana Street in Denver, CO.
To schedule a test drive of the 2016 Honda Pilot, give us a call at 855-532-0303 today.