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  • (4.5) 34 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,862$9,134
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 19
  • Engine: 240-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Seats: 8
2004 Honda Pilot

Our Take on the 2004 Honda Pilot

Honda added the midsize Pilot sport utility vehicle to its lineup as an early 2003 model and billed it as “not too big, not too small.” Larger than the company’s compact CR-V and new Element, the Pilot edged aside Honda’s Passport, though it was not intended as a direct repl... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Lack of Low-range gearing
  • Short seat bottoms
  • Untraditional radio controls
  • Occasional uncertainty in turns

Notable Features

  • Large greenhouse area
  • VTM-4 4WD
  • Wide wheel track
  • Eight-passenger capacity
  • Navigation and entertainment options

2004 Honda Pilot Reviews

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 34 reviews

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My first SUV

by Biased towards Honda from West Des Moines, IA on April 16, 2008

I bought this July, 2007 and haven't looked back. I test drove the Envoy, Trailblazer, Tahoe, Expedition, 4Runner, and a Pathfinder and this one had the best ride by far. I am 6'4" and wanted a lot of... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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2004 Honda Pilot Safety Ratings

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There are currently 9 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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