2012 Honda Pilot User Reviews

2012 Honda Pilot Review Ratings

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"ride" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
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"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"small space" 2 reviews

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smooth ride

Cons

very wide

fatjarmy
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Honda — good car has good radio good mpg nice heated seats and a sun roof four wheel drive and lots of elbow room can fit tons of people and stuff and heated seats like wow they make my butt sweat nice

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2012 Honda Pilot Touring 4WD Review
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Very nice looking

Cons

shifts a little stiff

1pilot2
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First Impression — i just got it so far so good. I will comment as time goes forward. I do really like the feel and look at this point. The ride is very nice. It seems to have good power. I do like all the options this model comes with. The seat settings is very nice for different individuals.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Comfortable vehicle , exterior finish is nice. Great ride on long road trips. features and reliability have been great.

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milage less than expected. Interior plastic needs to be improved as it scuffs easy ... I would likely buy the Acura rather than touring model if I had to do it again.

obsedien
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Good But Not Great... Easy Reliable Purchase . Standard Honda Fare — I would go for Acura over the touring model... fit and finish worth the extra couple grand. Honda reliability is great. road noise is greater than expected. Back seat ride is less comfortable than front. Purchase was new from Stokes in charleston SC.

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seating capacity, great family car

Cons

nothing yet

amymueller
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Great Family Car With Seating For 8 — We bought this car to replace our Toyota Sequoia -- we were looking for an SUV that was just a little smaller but still could seat 6 children in the back when needed, with a little room behind the third row. We've loved the Pilot so far -- comfortable seating, performance is fine. Navigation controls in the 2012 is not quite as intuitive as I'd like (dial to change destination) but it's fine.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Good for bigger people.  Few problems.

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Can't charge cell phone when vehicle is off.  4x4 requires more $ for routine maintenance. Not as much space in back than you think.

Esibar
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Dependable And Boring. — Battery system is weaker for today's gadget loads. Nice height off ground. Backup camera is very strongly suggested. It makes life so much easier in this vehicle. Good gas milage when really warmed up on the highway. More truck like ride quality.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Looks, Interior, Made in the USA.

Cons

Makes tough-guy dads like me an instant Soccer Mom.

Tommer45
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Love My Pilot! — Other than poor city gas mileage I have nothing bad to say about my 2012 Pilot. I had a 2010 and the '12 is so much more refined. The engine is great, road noise is improved, the dash and cabin make you feel like you're in a much pricier vehicle. I love my Pilot, even though my wife calls me a soccer mom. The vehicle has seen quite a bit of snow/ice/slush (both backroads and highways) and the AWD has worked very well. My wife's Mexican made GMC Acadia Denali can't compare to my USA made Honda Pilot (go figure!). I would highly recommend a Pilot to anyone interested. If you want to buy mine I'll sell it to you for $100,000.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2013 Honda Pilot Reviews

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2011 Honda Pilot Reviews

Great Car. I Would Highly Recommend To Anyone! By cradford

I love the looks and the gas. It rides very smooth. The only downside to the car is when loading luggage. Space is limited. Would recommend a cargo on the top or back of the car. Very comfortable... Read More

Well Designed And Comfortable By Bill_DeM

very reliable vehicle in all aspects. pleasure to drive and lots of room for a family and friends. minor issues with one cylinder that was covered by warranty after a class action suit. overall ple... Read More

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2010 Honda Pilot Reviews

Best Suv For The Money On The Market By Ericmiller1711

We loved everything about the vehicle. That's the reason why we are buying a 2015 Honda Pilot. Great value for your money. No disappointments. Quiet, reliable, and easy. Pilots have every option avail... Read More

Honda Pilot Touring By Alicia

Overall this Pilot is wonderful. It has loads of room, the seats are comfortable, and the rear entertainment is terrific on long car rides. The handling in snow and rain are terrific. With the thir... Read More

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2009 Honda Pilot Reviews

Great Family Car. By NYCCarSeller

Love the car but its too big for NYC. We thought we'd use it a lot more than we did so decided to sell it off. Never gave us any trouble. Actually seats 8 comfortably. Great for a biggish family. Read More

Great Suv At Great Price! By pjinnc

Excellent condition and very clean! Great performance with good gas mileage. Reason for selling: getting company car. Purchased in May 2008-- 2 weeks after 2009's arrived. Mostly highway miles. N... Read More

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