What's New

After launching without it for the 2023 model year, the all-new Pilot lineup adds the LX trim midyear.

The 2023 Honda Pilot is new from the ground up. Major new features include:

  • Ruggedly handsome exterior styling
  • A dual overhead camshaft V-6 with variable timing control on each cam
  • A 2nd-generation 10-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters
  • An available 2nd-generation i-VTM4® all-wheel-drive system
  • An even more rugged TrailSport trim that rocks the trails with added ground clearance, underbody skid plates, Trail Torque Logic and tough all-terrain tires
  • A multi-mode drive system on all trims featuring Normal, ECON, Snow, Tow and Sport modes—and adding Trail and Sand modes on AWD EX-L and above trims
  • An available Multi-View Camera System (MVCS) with front, rear and side views
  • Hill descent control on every trim
  • A removable 2nd-row center seat that can be stowed in the on-demand in-trunk seat storage well on select trims
  • An available Bose70 premium sound system with 12 speakers, including subwoofer
  • Apple CarPlay®16 and Android Auto™17 compatibility on all trims—with wireless connectivity as well as a Qi-compatible 15-watt wireless phone charger on EX-L and above
  • An available 4-inch, 4-color customizable head-up display

Pilot has a large number of features in the expanded Honda Sensing® suite:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)8
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)9
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)4
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)10
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow13
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)11 with Traffic Jam Assist
  • Traffic Sign Recognition System (TSR)58
  • Driver attention monitor
  • Available blind spot information system (BSI)13
  • Available cross traffic monitor42
  • Auto high-beam headlights
  • Available low-speed braking control68
  • Available front and rear parking sensors


And like buyers of all 2023 Honda models, Pilot purchasers can take advantage of the new Honda Service Pass71. Coverage applies for the first two years or 24,000 miles (whichever comes first) from date of sale. Using only Honda Genuine Parts and covering certain factory-scheduled maintenance, it includes:
  • Standard oil and oil filter changes
  • Tire rotations
  • Multi-point inspections
Owners receive a handy Maintenance Minder™ alert in their vehicle when it’s time to schedule service, which they can do through the HondaLink® smartphone app.22