2011 Honda Pilot Touring

The Pilot's interior packaging feels quite a bit tighter than what you get in a Chevrolet Traverse or Ford Flex, so comfortably packing seven (or eight, if you dare) people could be a bit more challenging. If you're just using the first two rows of seats, though, the Honda's appeal becomes more apparent. Despite an underwhelming spec sheet, the Pilot drives great, whether you're talking about power delivery or handling or ride comfort. Combine that with a reputation for consistent quality and you understand what draws in Honda customers. It's not sexy styling, the latest features, or the best numbers. Of course, I doubt anyone would complain if Honda dug up some classier duds for this crossover.
Eric Tingwall

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