The 2013 Honda Pilot remains offered in four different trim levels: LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring. All four are offered in 2WD or 4WD, but beyond that you need to ante up to one of the top two trims in order to get a lot of the more desirable options and convenience features.
Leather upholstery, a Bluetooth hands-free interface, USB/iPod connectivity, a power tailgate, and a navigation system all remain only available on the EX-L and Touring. And the way that infotainment is configured in the Pilot, to get a USB input you need to select the navigation system--and likely buy one of the more expensive Pilots on the lot.
Last year Honda brought to the Pilot the i-MID, which includes a color LCD screen at the top of the instrument panel, showing trip computer and audio functions. A set of enhanced steering-wheel controls were also included, and for 2013 a rear-view camera system is also included.
If you can do without some of those extras, the base Honda Pilot LX models are well-enough equipped to make comfortable family vehicles for most; they include rear air conditioning, keyless entry, cruise control, and a seven-speaker sound system. At the top of the lineup, the Pilot Touring includes a host of tech features, such as a nav system, a rearview camera, a Bluetooth hands-free interface, a USB audio plug, backup sensors, and available rear DVD entertainment. There's 15 GB of media storage included with the navigation system.