2021 Honda Passport

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$32,790

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2021 Honda Passport
2021 Honda Passport

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Spacious interior
  • All-wheel-drive performance
  • Accelerator and steering response
  • Removable cargo bin

The bad:

  • Awkward shift buttons
  • Backseat center shoulder belt anchors to ceiling
  • High starting price
  • Struggles with rock crawling

4 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2021 Honda Passport trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • Apple CarPlay, Android Auto now standard
  • Five-seat, mid-size SUV
  • 3.5-liter V-6 engine
  • Nine-speed automatic transmission
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Honda Sensing active-safety features standard

2021 Honda Passport review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2021 Honda Passport?

The Honda Passport is a shortened version of the automaker’s Pilot three-row SUV. The two-row Passport seats five, and all versions are powered by a 280-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine that works with a nine-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is available. With more body cladding and black exterior trim, the Passport looks more rugged and less “family” than the Pilot. Competitors include the Nissan Murano, Ford Edge and Hyundai Santa Fe.

What’s New on the 2021 Honda Passport?

An 8-inch touchscreen multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity is now standard.  

What Features in the 2021 Honda Passport Are Most Important?

Standard features include:

  • Honda Sensing suite of active-safety features
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Keyless entry
  • Remote start
  • Automatic high-beam headlights

Available features include:

  • Blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Leather-trimmed seats
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Wireless device charging
  • Hands-free power liftgate
  • Power moonroof

Should I Buy the 2021 Honda Passport?

If you’re looking for a spacious, two-row mid-size SUV with a long list of safety features, and you don’t need serious off-road capability, the Passport is a smart choice. Ample cargo room and a refined ride are highlights, and the interior is smartly designed. Some of the multimedia system’s controls, however, are fussy. 

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior design 4.8
  • Performance 4.9
  • Value for the money 4.7
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.8

Most recent consumer reviews

4.3

Spacious 2 row from Honda

I wanted something larger than our CRV but not a 3 row. I choose the passport because of the open cabin being very spacious, strong v6 engine and Vtech sings past 5000 RPM, wow it’s sweet. I got the touring model in white. The car is very nice and comfortable large back seat space and cargo area and great lift over height. The cons are the collision mitigation braking system and scared me at least once or twice a week . I literally said “brake !” And hit the brakes at 45 mph cause a puddle in the road and taking a curb with oncoming traffic. Definitely needs updates. Also the transmission is clunky when warming up. I love the car and it’s been great otherwise

4.7

Awesome V6 Engine, Boss SUV

We bought a 2021 Honda Passport Touring (FWD) in May 2021 with awesome Costco membership discount close to 10% off MSRP! ***Highlights that I love about 2021 Honda Passport*** 1. Awesome V6 engine, that's responsive and quick at 6.2 seconds for 0-60 mph. Great visibility for driving. 2. Handles the curves at high speeds of 75 mph like a champ. Very intuitive steering. Ride quality is acceptable with big 20 inch all season tires. I just drove to Lake Tahoe from Bay Area and my Passport left other competition such as Subaru Outback, Jeep Cherokee, Toyota Highlander, Lexus, Ford Explorer etc. in the dust. It really handles curves with supreme stability like a BOSS. Something my old CRV (that I still love) could also not do. 3. My family is really happy in passengers seats! Roomy and bright. Air controls for back seats too. My little toddler loves it and falls asleep easily :) 4. For Touring, we get Acoustic Glass throughout the car that helps very well with low decibel road noise (~68-69 decibels) 5. Safety is the best part! Blindspot Detection, Lane Departure Alert (with accurate steering correction), Rear Camera Alert, Auto Braking System and Adaptive Cruise Control all SUPER LEGIT. This is the best aspect of Honda Passport in addition to the space, which I talk about below. 6. AMAZING cargo space. 50 cubic feet with rear seats up, and a whopping 100 cubic feet with rear seats down. I was able to fit in 4 large Persian Rugs and 1 Big Box last week for donation with no problem (and it still had more space!!!) 7. Infotainment and Clusters are OK. Nothing bad; I would say it's just too simple yet practical. The dashboard area is monochromic, so may be bland, but nothing bad! 8. Love the aggressive looks with immense height and respectable ground clearance close to 8 inches. 9. Love the superb 510 watt sound system in Touring! ***Lowlights*** 1. Infotainment can be more seamless and attractive such as the ones in new Kia/Hyundai 2. There are buttons instead of gear stick, so sometimes after you put it in Parking "P" mode, the car has subtle swivel movement (few inches) for a couple seconds after you put in Park and release the brake. But this happens in Pilots and Odysseys too. It is a quirk that annoys me.

5.0

Love this car!

Lots of cargo space, leg room and added features that didn't break the bank. Highly recommend this vehicle. First Honda I've ever owned! Definitely a keeper!

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Warranty

New car and certified pre-owned programs by Honda
Certified pre-owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
HondaTrue Certified: More than 1 and less than 6 years/more than 12,000 miles HondaTrue Certified+: Less than 1 year/less than 12,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
HondaTrue Certified: 12 months/12,000 miles HondaTrue Certified+: 24 months/50,000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
182-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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