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2004 Honda Pilot

2004 Honda Pilot

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My first SUV

by 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...
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 space but didn't have a need for lots of towing or off road handling, so this was a natural fit. This vehicle's ride is so smooth you wouldn't believe you're in an SUV. I also have the navigation, but its not worth any extra money. I was able to get a great deal on the vehicle so I didn't pay extra for it, but I would probably get it again since it makes the interior much more aesthetically pleasing. Rear cargo space is great and the seats fold down nearly flat which helped a lot when I moved and helped some friends move as well. Only real complaint is steering wheel controls. My previous car, 2003 Accord, had much more versatile controls than this and they looked better too. Bottom line, this is an SUV for the road-bound driver. Lots of space and plenty of comfort. Finally, I got this as a Certified Used Vehicle. Some of the audio control keys were really sticky and the warrenty covered them and they were replaced outright, so a plus to Honda. Though, there was a problem with my driver side rubber insulation not being flush with the window that wasn't covered by the warrenty, minus to Honda.
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Honda = Reliable

by from Bay City, MI on September 22, 2010

Honda Pilots are so comfortable driving and this is the most reliable vehicle I have ever owned. Can't even compare this to a GM vehicle....these Honda's are made to last unlike GM made to break. Good...
Honda Pilots are so comfortable driving and this is the most reliable vehicle I have ever owned. Can't even compare this to a GM vehicle....these Honda's are made to last unlike GM made to break. Good gas mileage for an SUV and great power too.
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Uses car for Work

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2004 Honda Pilot EXL RES LOADED!!!!!!!!!!!

by from Nesconset, New York on July 14, 2007

I loved my truck which I bought new and trade in about a 1.5 later b/c this car was bought and paid I wanted to lease a car to free up money. The only flaw in this particular year is that you can't ge...
I loved my truck which I bought new and trade in about a 1.5 later b/c this car was bought and paid I wanted to lease a car to free up money. The only flaw in this particular year is that you can't get the RES and the sunroof which was rectified in the 2005 model. With this 2004 i got about 19 miles per gallon and did service it until I traded it in at 25,000 miles. All I had to was cahnge the oil and the car went. PS I did lease the same pilot but the year 2005 and love that too I will write that reiview also.
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Great SUV

by from Baltimore on August 11, 2007

I love this SUV. It's comfortable, I ahave everything I need at hand and it has been very reliable. The only issue I have discovered came when I was considering trading it in (when gas prices were ins...
I love this SUV. It's comfortable, I ahave everything I need at hand and it has been very reliable. The only issue I have discovered came when I was considering trading it in (when gas prices were insane). I was offered $15,000 as a trade. I almost screamed at the dealer. I paid about $30,000 for it in 2004. After I shamed the dealer into making a better offer, he discussed it with his manager who asked "Why would he want to trade that?" I agreed and I'm glad I kept it. I will drive this SUV as long as possible.
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My First SUV is Thirsty but Great!

by from Central New Jersey on March 14, 2009

This is my first SUV. I bought it used in Sping 2008 so I've had it about 120 months. It's a great car for how I use it - daily 2 mile r/t to train station and week-end and vacation hauler for "stuff"...
This is my first SUV. I bought it used in Sping 2008 so I've had it about 120 months. It's a great car for how I use it - daily 2 mile r/t to train station and week-end and vacation hauler for "stuff". Lots of features and very well laid out in front. Third row very tight. The ONLY downside is the gas mileage - I get 17 mpg at best. For how I use it, that's fine since I put much less than a 1,000 miles a month on it.
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Uses car for Commuting

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Great SUV, Go test drive one today

by from Scappoose, OR on January 6, 2008

We bought our 2004 Honda pilot EX-L about a month ago. So far we have had no trouble with it. I love the power of the engine and how it handles. Plus there is so much cargo room to travel with our 3 k...
We bought our 2004 Honda pilot EX-L about a month ago. So far we have had no trouble with it. I love the power of the engine and how it handles. Plus there is so much cargo room to travel with our 3 kids. And having the DVD player option with the wireless headset makes going places a lot easier with the kids. If you want an SUV that drives like a car. Go test the Honda pilot at your nearest dealership. The only downfall is not enough leg room in the back seats. So thats why I gave comfort a 4.
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I love my Honda Pilot!

by from Aurora, IL on May 24, 2006

I have loved the Honda Pilot since my first test drive in 2003. It handles like the Honda Accord, but has enough room/seating to accomodate all of gear for trips and friends. I only wish I could have ...
I have loved the Honda Pilot since my first test drive in 2003. It handles like the Honda Accord, but has enough room/seating to accomodate all of gear for trips and friends. I only wish I could have a sunroof too! I will probably drive this vehicle into the ground. I can't imagine life without it.
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Own car for 6 years

by from Alexandria, VA on June 15, 2010

I purchased my 2004 Honda Pilot in February 2004. I love this car. Never had any problem. Thinking to get the a newer version. but for now this car ROCK.
I purchased my 2004 Honda Pilot in February 2004. I love this car. Never had any problem. Thinking to get the a newer version. but for now this car ROCK.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

Does recommend this car

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Love, Love, Love this Honda!

by from Shawnee, KS on July 28, 2011

This car has been wonderful! I bought it used and have had no problems with it. The gas milage isn't wonderful but better than expected! It has loads of room and is very comfy inside. I love the seat ...
This car has been wonderful! I bought it used and have had no problems with it. The gas milage isn't wonderful but better than expected! It has loads of room and is very comfy inside. I love the seat warmers in the winter - but not so chachi on the leather seats in the summer. I would defiantly buy another pilot! I can fit two car seats and 4 older kids in the car - no problem! Loads of room!
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Transporting family

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Love the Car hate the lousy gas milage

by from Middlesex County, New Jersey on July 18, 2011

I bought this car used to tow a boat and carry kayaks. It is great for all that and it holds a ton of stuff! Very reliable. Downsides are very bad gas mileafe (15-17 mpg) and the paint chips easily. ...
I bought this car used to tow a boat and carry kayaks. It is great for all that and it holds a ton of stuff! Very reliable. Downsides are very bad gas mileafe (15-17 mpg) and the paint chips easily. So, this is a perfect second car for carrying family and toys (bikes, boat, kayaks, etc.) but it is NOT a good first car for high mileage driving.
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Purchased a used car

Uses car for Outdoor sports (hiking, cycling, etc.)

Does recommend this car

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