The short answer is, a lot is new. Below is a list of these incredible changes made to the 2023 Honda Pilot.
-All-new rugged exterior design language
-All-new 3.5-liter V6 engine with more power
-Available second-gen i-VTM4 torque-vectoring AWD system for enhanced off-road capability
-Refined and improved modern interior
-Class-leading passenger space
-Increased cargo volume
-9-inch HD touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto (EX-L, TrailSport, Touring, Elite)
-7 available drive modes including NEW Sport, Tow, and Trail modes
-Standard Honda Sensing safety system
-Standard hill descent control
-Next-gen front passenger airbag, designed to reduce the potential for head and neck injuries
-TrailWatch camera system, to help drivers navigate obstacles (TrailSport, Elite)
The all-new 2023 Honda Pilot aims to create a user-friendly experience while navigating its screens. These intuitive and easy-to-use bits of technology have been smartly integrated into the Pilot’s new modern cabin. Some of these bits include a digital instrument display, standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and an available, notably larger, touchscreen. Trims like the TrailSport get a larger 9-inch color touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. There is also a faster processor for the 2023 model year, which decreases lag and load times. The navigation screen has also been further simplified with new graphics and fewer menus. The Touring and Elite trims will get a 12-speaker Bose premium audio system, which has been custom engineered for the new interior.
It is hard to talk about the new Pilot without focusing on the all-new Pilot TrailSport. The TrailSport features even more rugged design language as well as exclusive off-road hardware. This new hardware includes a new trail torque logic off-road system and a new TrailWatch camera system. The all-new Pilot TrailSport was tested all over the United States, from the red rocks of the Moab to the deep sands of Glamis, California, all the way to the muddy trails of Kentucky and North Carolina. Exclusive to the TrailSport is the beautiful Diffused Sky Blue paint color, and inside the cabin, the rugged and exclusive details continue with TrailSport embroidered logos and exclusive orange stitching. The TrailSport also boasts its first-ever Pilot equipped off-road tuned suspension as well as its first-ever Pilot equipped all-terrain tires. The belly of the car is protected with a thick steel skid plates which ensures you will not damage the undercarriage coming down on a rock. The Pilot is also a class-leader in standard safety features and this safety goes beyond just the TrailSport trim. The Pilot features eight standard airbags as well as an updated version of Honda’s Sensing Saftey Suite. Nearly every safety feature has been improved for the 2023 model year, and the SUV was ultimately designed to keep you and your family safe.