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2016 Honda Pilot First Drive Video
2016 Honda Pilot First Drive Video

We’ve been fans of the Honda Pilot since it was brand-new, back in 2003. The first one was a big hit—but the next one had a rugged SUV look that was out of step with its on-road talents. There’s a new Pilot for 2016, and it’s making a big U-turn. But is it big enough to pass...Read More»

2016 Honda Pilot  -  2015 Chicago Auto Show Live Photos
2016 Honda Pilot Video

The Honda Pilot has been one of the mainstays of the crossover-SUV world since 2003. But Honda stumbled with the second-generation model it introduced in 2009--it gave it blocky styling and a lackluster interior. ALSO SEE: 2016 Honda Pilot Preview For 2016, Honda's ushering in some dramatic change...Read More»

All-New 2016 Honda Pilot SUV to Make Global Debut at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
2016 Honda Pilot Teased Before Chicago Auto Show Debut

When you look at the Honda Pilot, "graceful" isn't the first word that comes to mind -- and that's okay. The Pilot's blocky, somewhat awkward styling has helped it stand out from the increasing number of crossovers littering American showrooms. But that may soon change. Honda has published a teaser...Read More»

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Honda Agrees To Nationwide Recall Of Takata Airbags, 3 Million More U.S. Cars Will Be Affected

The Takata airbag recall fiasco has been playing out for months, and at last, there's some good news to report. According to Bloomberg, Honda has agreed to a nationwide recall of vehicles equipped with faulty Takata airbags. ALSO SEE: 2015 Toyota Camry: Five-Star Safety, But Short Of The Top Tier...Read More»

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Honda Quietly Agrees To Replace Airbags On All Recalled Cars, No Matter Where They're Registered

Recalls to replace Takata's defective airbags now affect more than 14 million vehicles worldwide. If you've been following the news, you know that here in the U.S., most of those recalls have been limited to southern states. According to Detroit News, however, Honda has quietly agreed to replace...Read More»

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Under Criticism For Soft-Pedaling Takata Airbag Flaws, Honda Ramps Up Recalls

Honda has made headlines in recent weeks, but the publicity hasn't all been good. The automaker has been accused of shady business practices, and to counter those suggestions, Honda is now adding thousands of vehicles -- potentially hundreds of thousands -- to a more aggressive recall list in the...Read More»

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Honda Adds 1,000,000 California Vehicles To Airbag Recall: Accord, Civic, CR-V, Acura MDX, More

Today, Brazil's World Cup team is no doubt feeling down in the dumps. But if you're reading this, guys, take heart: it could be worse. You could work for Takata. Takata's faulty airbags have been responsible for over 11 million vehicle recalls -- and the list is still growing. In fact, it's now...Read More»

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Honda Pilot Soldiers On For 2015 With New Special Edition Model

The 2015 model year marks the sixth for the current Honda Pilot, and while there is no word on an expected redesign, Honda is hoping a new trim level will pacify buyers. The 2015 Honda Pilot Special Edition expands the mid-size crossover’s vast trim level lineup by adding some new wheels and...Read More»

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The Big Fix: Six Vehicles Most Affected By 2012 Recalls

It's become a rite of passage for car ownership: At some time, you're likely to get a notification letter in the mail, calling you back to the dealership for a fix on a safety-related issue, seemingly large or small. While that part should come as no surprise, it might be counterintuitive to learn...Read More»

The 2013 Acura ZDX
Toyota Owners Loyal, Acura Kills ZDX, 2013 Nissan Leaf: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, we spied the 2013 Nissan Leaf and Tesla received $10 million. Acura discontinued the ZDX, and find out what happened to the Six-Month Road Test 2012 VW Passat. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The NHTSA is looking into shattering...Read More»

2012 Honda Pilot
2012 Honda Pilot, Acura MDX Recalled For Possible Fuel Leak

Honda has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Honda Pilot and its sibling, the Acura MDX. Those vehicles stand the chance of leaking fuel, which could cause a fire. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem stems from the vent shut float valve...Read More»

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2012 Honda Pilot, Rolex 24, MINI Cooper Diesels: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we've reviewed the 2012 Honda Pilot, and learned MINI is considering bringing diesels to the U.S. Tesla's teasing the Model X electric crossover and Lamborghini has ruled out turbocharging, for now. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

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2009-2011 Honda Pilot Recalled For Seat Belt Flaw: Recall Alert

Honda is recalling 310,773 Pilot SUVs built between March 13, 2008 and August 30, 2011. At issue is incomplete or missing stitching on both driver and front passenger seatbelts, where the lap belt portion joins the outboard seatbelt anchor plate. In the event of a crash, an improperly stitched...Read More»

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2012 Honda Pilot, Chevy Diesel Cruze, Leaf Charging: Car News Headlines

Honda is giving the 2012 Pilot a refresh with a new grille and upgraded interior. [TheCarConnection] Dodge is set to offer a supercharger on the 2012 Charger and Challenger SRT8. [MotorAuthority] The 2011 Porsche Sport Drive is getting butts in seats. [SocialCarNews] Nissan dealers are offering...Read More»

2012 Honda Pilot
2012 Honda Pilot Gets Refreshed

Honda’s mid-size Pilot SUV has been a hit for the automaker in terms of both sales and image. It’s drawn buyers into Honda showrooms who likely wouldn’t have come in to drive the CR-V (too small) or the Ridgeline (too oddly styled). Now that it’s due for a refresh, the 2012...Read More»

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Frugal Shopper: Incentives Making Toyota, Honda Vehicles A Bargain

For decades, Toyota and Honda have been the brands that you simply can't expect to get a good deal on. Much as with an Apple Computer or high-end bedding, in some cases you had to swallow your smart-shopping pride and pay close to MSRP. But lately, with Honda and Toyota it's been quite the...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2011 Grand Cherokee A Top Safety Pick; Crosstour 'Disappointing'

Depending on which utility vehicle you choose, you might be getting vastly different degrees of roof protection in the event of a rollover. That's the surprising result of that a new round of tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) serves to highlight. First, the good news: In...Read More»

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2010 Honda Pilot Rolls In – Blink And You’ll Miss It

The Honda Pilot underwent a major update only last year, with the mid-size SUV receiving a complete redesign, new trim levels and a more efficient powertrain. Not surprisingly, Honda has decided to leave the vehicle untouched for the 2010 model year, but that doesn’t mean there’s not a lot...Read More»

2009 Honda Pilot
2009 Honda Pilot Earns Highest Possible Safety Ratings

The 2009 Honda Pilot earned a TOP SAFETY PICK from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), as well as a perfect five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for its frontal and side impact performance. In getting to the Top Safety Pick rating, the IIHS...Read More»

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