2008 Honda Pilot Overview

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Trims

EX
Avg. Price: $13,300
EX 4WD
Avg. Price: $14,217
EX-L
Avg. Price: $14,798
EX-L 4WD
Avg. Price: $15,477
EX-L w/ DVD
Avg. Price: $14,475
EX-L w/ DVD 4WD
Avg. Price: $15,114
EX-L w/ Nav
Avg. Price: $14,734
EX-L w/ Nav 4WD
Avg. Price: $15,782
SE
Avg. Price: $13,748
SE 4WD
Avg. Price: $14,893
VP
Avg. Price: $12,464
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Average User Score

4.75 stars

Based on 20 reviews

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 — Overall great car. Smallest, biggest SUV you can get. Options are solid. Leather, moonroof, seating for 8, power everything. V6 is plenty strong (250Hp), the four wheel drive works well for traction b... Read More
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2008 Honda Pilot Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 20 reviews

2008 Honda Pilot

The Honda Pilot rolls into the 2008 model year with virtually no changes to its engine and exterior design, although a couple of new trim packages have been added to expand the line. Many suspect that 2008 will be the Pilot's last year of its current design before a new generation of vehicles hits showrooms, so the 2008 version might seem a bit dated to some. However, it also might prove advantageous for bargain-hunting drivers, especially if Honda starts cutting deals to move the vehicles off the lot at the end of the model year.

Overall, the 2008 Pilot retains its functional design, which might not appeal to some drivers who seek a sportier, sleeker-looking SUV or crossover vehicle. Still, the Pilot offers plenty of interior space, with enough room to comfortably seat eight.

The two new trim packages include the VP (Value Package) and the SE (Special Edition). They join the EX and EX-L versions, which carry over from the previous year. Drivers can order all trim packages with either front-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive.

As its name indicates, the VP occupies the entry-level slot for 2008, but even for a value-priced model it's reasonably equipped with such features as steering-wheel-mounted audio controls, a roof rack, machine-finished alloy wheels, and a seven-speaker AM/FM stereo system with XM satellite radio and a six-disc CD changer.

The SE adds such features as a power moonroof with a tilt feature and a DVD Rear Entertainment System.

All 2008 Pilots receive a 244-horsepower, 3.5-liter, 24-valve V6 engine, which links to a five-speed automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control for smooth shifting. Antilock brakes, dual-stage front airbags, front and rear crush zones, traction control, and a theft-deterrent key system are also standard across the line.

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Honda Pilot Questions

Nantucketdog
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Roof Rack Has No Cross Rails

Just leased a 2008 Pilot VP 4WD. It has roof rails that run from front to back but no cross rails. It will be hard to secure items on the roof. Are there cross rails for this purpose by Honda or aft...

1,010 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
HondaP2008
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Wet Floor Boards Drivers And Passenger Side

Water under carpet on drivers and passenger side. No noticeable leaking. Carpet and fire pad are soaked. Stopped for a few months, then has started again. AC and Heat work. Any ideas what the cause ...

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RMM39
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2008 Pilot Lights Flashing, Car Alarm, Wont Start

I have a 2008 Honda Pilot in great condition, this is the first time this is happening. I got into my car and tried to start it, it would not turn over, the lights were flashing, the car alarm was v...

133 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 months ago)
Ranlevans
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Can't Get Key To Turn In Ignition Of My 2008 Honda Pilot. Should I Call Lo...

I can not get the key to turn in the ignition of my 2008 Honda Pilot. I can insert the key, but it will not turn either direction. The car has power and I have tried both keys. I have ensured the...

2,243 views with 10 answers (last answer 8 months ago)
PityPat
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I Had An Accident In My 2008 Honda Pilot And The Front End Was Damaged. I ...

143 views with 5 answers (last answer about a year ago)