2008 Honda Pilot User Reviews

2008 Honda Pilot Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 20 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 5 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"space" 2 reviews
"seat" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"expressway" 2 reviews

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amalatesta writes:
2008 Honda Pilot EX-L 4WD Review
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5

Pros

Honda reliability

Cons

MPG not great in city; does fine on highway

amalatesta
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Great Family Car — 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 but not necessarily offroad capable. Recommend this car, I only got rid of it to get a van for growing family.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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bsp4444 writes:
2008 Honda Pilot VP 4WD Review
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4

Pros

Great for vacations and hauling luggage, small furniture, etc.

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Gas mileage not as good as I expected...only slightly better than a 4x4 pickup

bsp4444
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Great Family Suv — Car has a nice tight turning radius, rides smooth and has a strong engine that will get up and go when pulling out onto the highway. I was slightly disappointed in the fuel economy, and the seats stain rather easily and would not clean as easily as I would have liked. We took our Pilot on many vacations and really enjoyed the trip.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Brad writes:
2008 Honda Pilot EX-L Review
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distance you can see

Cons

the color

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You Wouldn't Know It Is An Suv — accelerates very quickly for an SUV, brakes just as fast and can handle any curve. very solid build, no problems with the body. leather inside is very attractive, outside is stylish. around 30K upfront cost, but gets about 25 mpg's. if you are looking for a spacious SUV without the SUV look, get a Pilot.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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forttie5 writes:
2008 Honda Pilot VP 4WD Review
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great functional vehicle

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none

forttie5
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Great Family Mover — Great functional and safe. Wonderful for the whole family. Cant say enough good things about it. I have never had a single issue with the Truck since the day I had other than routine maintenance and fuel. Very happy customer.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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forttie5 writes:
2008 Honda Pilot VP 4WD Review
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reliability

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??Nothing, really.

forttie5
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A Winner For A Family — Very reliable and functional. Never an issue outside of routine maintenance. Great capacity and functionality for a family. strongly recommend to others. Very nice vehicle. A last shot before selling your soul to the mini van devil. just kidding......kinda

Primary Use: Family transportation

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competitionbimmers writes:
2008 Honda Pilot SE 4WD Review
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5

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Excellent build quality.

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Nothing........nothing bad to say.

competitionbimmers
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It's Like A Toaster.......never Breaks, Never Think About It....... — I was surprised. We had a Honda CRV for many years and this has the same feel as the smaller CRV, but on a larger scale. It's a perfect vehicle. Balanced, does everything well. It like a toaster....never breaks.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Soren writes:
2008 Honda Pilot SE 4WD Review
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Almost everything

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a little noise, only okay luggage space.

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The Incredible 2008 Honda Pilot — My white 2008 Honda Pilot is a great car. It can be a little noisy on the highway and a little tight on space for lots of luggage, but past that the bad parts end. The leather is top- quality, the seats heat up right away, the doesn't get too hot during the summer, and the car has lots of style. Though it's been updated (read: up sized), I like this older '07 and '08 Pilot better than the current version. Overall, it's a superb car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Chad writes:
2008 Honda Pilot EX-L 4WD Review
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Leather Seats w/ warmers, great sound system, room for 8, best car I have ever driven.

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16 mpg?!?! Dang that stinks.

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Great Car, But Horrible Gas Mileage. — I'd love this car even more if it got better gas mileage. Drive like a charm. Smooth ride, great sound system, but 16 mpg is just not cutting it. We bought this as our family car, but with the price of gas, it is now just the commuter car.

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GaryA33 writes:
2008 Honda Pilot SE 4WD Review
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Great family car! Very comfortable ride and reliable

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Some road noise when on the highway.

GaryA33
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Great Vehicle — This is an all around great vehicle. My family and I feel very safe in this car. We travel a lot and it is very comfortable and has plently of cargo space. I think for a vehicle of this size the gas milage is fair. Very nice to drive. The only downside is there is some road noise when driving on the highway.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Joe writes:
2008 Honda Pilot EX 4WD Review
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Roomy, Quiet, Smooth, Powerful

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They should of put a button on the streering wheel to enable the CD player.

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Look At A Pilot 1st Before A Minivan — I always go into D3 then have to go up one to go into Drive. Other than that I love it. My wife is tiny about 5' and I'm 6'1. We both can fit in this vehicle with no problems. Upgrade to the EX vrs. VP.

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2003 Honda Pilot Reviews

Great Suv By markreed67

I think this is a great vehicle. Very reliable and comfortable. Easy to maintain and drive. Navigation is very accurate and it is a very versital vehicle. It's at its best onThe highway. It really dri... Read More

Wounderful By pca26

I like all of it. Go test drive one today you wont be sorry. If you have a big family like I do you will love the room the pilot offers. It also has just enough luxury , but not too much. Read More

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2004 Honda Pilot Reviews

It's A Great Car By omid20205

I have been using this car as extra emergency car and I have not had any issues with it. It runs great and it's very powerful, spacious and the seats are very comfortable, despite of most of SUV, Hond... Read More

Great Car - Good Bargain. By 2004pilot

I like the following features of the 2004 Honda Pilot: 1) Good comfortable ride. 2) The vehicle is roomy and can seat up to 8 passengers. 3) Very safe and reliable. 4) It has a large cargo storag... Read More

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2005 Honda Pilot Reviews

Is Everything It Should Be By phillipfrankreid

This generation Pilot is a screaming value right now. Ours stickered at $32,700 in 2005 and now it's worth about $10K but it is solid as can be. Didn't think twice about changing the timing belt and... Read More

Very Reliable By JudeKnicks

I like that this car is reliable, there are almost no issues, and it hardly needs any repairs. The appearance is not that great, the vehicle is pretty basic, and the wheels are ugly, but the Pilot LX ... Read More

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2006 Honda Pilot Reviews

Sturdy Strong Dependable And Roomy By alykuk

Awesome car with 3rd role seating. The navi is easy to work and the it has enough power with out being a gas guzzler. love that is low maintenance and dependable well made car. great for big famil... Read More

Fn Awesome By stewman97

It's a great car maybe even considered an SUV it's big but not to big. Drives like a dream and it just beautiful to look at inside and out. Every time I get in it I just want to keep driving. There se... Read More

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2007 Honda Pilot Reviews

Our Family Car By Donte

Overall this is a great buy for a family of 4-5. The options and luxury Honda added is all great but the lack of a MP3 or iPod connection sucks. Ride quality and reliability so far is still doing gr... Read More

Nice Looking Car By raysen

very nice looking car and holds more that what it looks like it would from the outside. The only time we had to take it to the shop was for oil changes and tires, very reliable in that regard. I felt ... Read More

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