• (4.8) 33 reviews
  • MSRP: $19,662$32,102
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 20-21
  • Engine: 250-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Seats: 8
2014 Honda Pilot

Our Take on the 2014 Honda Pilot

Our Take

Honda's midsize Pilot crossover is available in front- or four-wheel-drive form, and all trim levels have a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that features fuel-saving cylinder-deactivation technology. The Pilot seats eight and competes with crossovers like the Chevrolet Traverse, Ford Explorer, Toyota ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Firm ride
  • Few options on lower trims
  • Boxy styling
  • Loud interior on highway
  • Uncomfortable center rear seat belts
  • Rear entertainment lacks Blu-ray

Notable Features

  • Standard backup camera
  • Seats eight
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • V-6 with cylinder deactivation technology
  • Five-speed automatic

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Back in the day, the Honda Pilot was the quintessential mom-mobile — and one of the few SUVs with three rows of seats that wasn't a Suburban. When my own brood outgrew our Subaru Outback about a decade ago, the Pilot was the first car that came to mind. Faced with some stiff competition, the 2014 Honda Pilot hasn't evolved fast enough to keep up with the fleet, but Honda will re... Read full review for the 2014 Honda Pilot

Consumer Reviews

4.8

Average based on 33 reviews

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Best Crossover SUV on the market!!

by Honda lover from Maryland from Baltimore, MD on March 28, 2014

My first Pilot was an '05 model, that I had for 7 years and 100K miles. Now I have a new 2014 EX 4WD that I love already. It's more hi-tech than my first Pilot, with a Bluetooth hands-free link and US... Read Full Review

8 Trim Levels Available

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Our 2014 Honda Pilot trim comparison will help you decide.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda Pilot EX

Front
P
Head Restraints and Seats
G
Moderate overlap front
G
Roof Strength
G
Side
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Honda Pilot EX

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Hip/thigh
P
Lower leg/foot
M
Overall evaluation
P
Retraints and dummy kinematics
M
Structure and safety cage
P

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
G
Overall Rear
G
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Roof Strength
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
G
Driver Head and Neck
G
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
G
Overall Side
G
Rear Passenger Head Protection
G
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
G
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Honda Pilot EX

Overall
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Honda Pilot EX

Overall
Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole
Side Pole Barrier combined (Front)
Side Pole Barrier combined (Rear)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2014 Honda Pilot.


Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $2,200 per year.

Save on maintenance costs and do your own repairs on your 2014 Honda Pilot

Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

36mo/36,000mi

Powertrain

60mo/60,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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