How powerful is the Honda Pilot?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Pilot on Friday, June 29th, 2018 at 4:39 pm
silver 2018 Honda Pilot parked on the street

2018 Honda Pilot Towing Capacity and Performance

The 2018 Honda Pilot has a commanding presence and plenty of versatility to take you from point A to point B with ease. It has a stylish exterior design, with chiseled lines and a bold front grille that have you turning heads down every street. Inside the Pilot, premium materials line the interior and provide a comfortable atmosphere for passengers. Let’s take a closer look at the Pilot’s power capabilities!


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How much can the Honda Pilot tow?

The towing capacity* of the Honda Pilot depends on the drivetrain you choose when selecting your Pilot. Models with 2-Wheel Drive have a 3,500-pound towing capacity, while models with All-Wheel Drive have a 5,000-pound towing capacity. The Honda Pilot comes standard with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that reaches up to 280 horsepower. It comes standard with a 6-speed automatic transmission, but upper trim levels offer drivers the choice to upgrade to a 9-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters for an even more responsive, sporty ride.

Can I tow my camper or my boat in my Pilot?

It is possible to tow a small camper or boat with your Honda Pilot when it is properly equipped. Keeping in mind the overall weight of your vehicle and the items you are towing will help you haul things more successfully.

The 2018 Honda Pilot is available now at Atlantic Honda. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online today!


*Maximum towing capacity for AWD models is 5,000 lbs. Maximum towing capacity for 2WD models is 3,500 lbs. Towing requires the addition of the Honda accessory towing kit, trailer harness and hitch ball. Please see your Honda dealer for details.

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