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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door Heat
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Heat 16 22 $21,652 $22,245
2WD 4-Door Detonator 16 21 $25,372 $26,245
2WD 4-Door Shock 16 21 $26,302 $27,245
4WD 4-Door Heat 15 21 $23,320 $23,995
4WD 4-Door Detonator 16 21 $27,040 $27,995
4WD 4-Door Shock 16 21 $27,970 $28,995
2WD 4-Door LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door LX 17 23 $25,665 $28,320
2WD 4-Door EX 17 23 $28,241 $31,170
2WD 4-Door EX-L 17 23 $31,042 $34,270
2WD 4-Door w/RES EX-L 17 23 $32,488 $35,870
2WD 4-Door w/Navi EX-L 17 23 $32,849 $36,270
2WD 4-Door w/RES & Navi Touring 17 23 $35,379 $39,070
4WD 4-Door LX 16 22 $27,111 $29,920
4WD 4-Door EX 16 22 $29,687 $32,770
4WD 4-Door EX-L 16 22 $32,488 $35,870
4WD 4-Door w/RES EX-L 16 22 $33,934 $37,470
4WD 4-Door w/Navi EX-L 16 22 $34,295 $37,870
4WD 4-Door w/RES & Navi Touring 16 22 $36,825 $40,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,652
$25,665
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,245
$28,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$371 / month
$472 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
7.2
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line If you can get past the garish grille and overwrought look, the 2011 Honda Pilot is a fine family vehicle, with minivan-like interior space and decent performance.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 16 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 62.2
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 41.4
Passenger Capacity 5 8
Front Hip Room (in) 56.1 58.6
Second Leg Room (in) 39.4 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 47.4 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.2 61.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 153.7
Second Head Room (in) 40.8 39.8
Third Hip Room (in) - 48.4
Third Head Room (in) - 38.2
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 58.9
Third Leg Room (in) - 32.1
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.5 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.5 71.0
Liftover Height (in) 33.3 NA
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 67.5
Wheelbase (in) 108.8 109.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 78.5
Track Width, Front (in) 61.0 67.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 178.9 190.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 18.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.5 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.3 47.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 68.7 87.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 0.5 13.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.1 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 21.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.3 38.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.42 3.69
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.4 19.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code TRY NA
Spare Tire Order Code TBC NA
Rear Tire Size P245/50R20 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code TRY NA
Front Tire Size P245/50R20 P245/65R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3976 4319
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14.0 9.93
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200 250 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 @ 4000 253 @ 4800
Engine Order Code EKG NA
Displacement 3.7L/226 3.5L/212
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 23
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.61
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.21 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.61
Trans Order Code DGV NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.70
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.07
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Dodge Nitro Honda Pilot
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Upper/Lower "A" arms MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 1.04
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Live Axle Multi-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.4 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 3
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating
 
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