Most significant changes: New top-of-the-line Black Edition trim level
Price change: $200-$300 for existing trim levels; Black Edition is $1,500 more than next-highest Elite trim
On sale: Now
Which should you buy, 2019 or 2020? Unless you’re set on getting the Black Edition, all of the Pilot’s significant recent updates happened to the 2019 model. Stick with that one.
Following a refresh for the 2019 model year, Honda has given the Pilot, its flagship SUV, a new top trim level. Called the Black Edition, it costs $1,500 more than the Elite trim, the Pilot’s next highest, and adds some style and flair to an SUV getting a bit long in the tooth.