2003 Honda Pilot Top Comparisons

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2003 Honda PilotReview
Jack writes:
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4wd, u can feel the difference first thing in test drive, it is very good value, look like the battery need replace, vw t-3 1984

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Patricia writes:
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Its nice and very spacious. Perfect for a big family.

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2003 Honda Pilot EX-L AWDReview
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Great Suv — 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 drive smooth on the highway.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: easy handling, easy loading, and plenty of room with third row seating.

Cons: A/C is a little weak

19 of 21 people found this review helpful.
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2003 Honda Pilot LX AWDReview
pca26 writes:
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Wounderful — 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.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Absolutely one of the best family sized suvs on the market. Way to go honda

Cons: Nothing

12 of 12 people found this review helpful.
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2003 Honda Pilot EX-L AWDReview
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Relaible Family Car For The Past 15 Years. — Th 2003 Honda Pilot EX-L is a great all around family vehicle. We used it for commuting, school pickup/drop off and family vacations. Very roomy with fold down seats for trips to the local home store. Not the most stylish vehicle, but definitely reliable.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great all-around family vehicle. Excellent repair history.

Cons: Outdated navigation.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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2003 Honda Pilot EX-L AWDReview
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Would Buy It Again. — If you want an SUV for hauling stuff and still be comfortable on a 400 mile drive, the 2003 Honda Pilot was a good choice. I am sure newer Honda models are even better. How can an you argue with 313,000 miles and still humming along?

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Really great vehicle.  Good ride and lots of cargo space.  313,000 miles and still going strong.

Cons: Fuel economy not the greatest.  Only 21 MPG on highway and about 17 in the city.

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2003 Honda Pilot EX-L AWDReview
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Great Vehicle — Had this pilot for 8 years and it's been great for us. We use it camping, long trips, around town, and for some off-road. We bought it with 95k miles and it has 183k now. Very little maintenance costs or problems.

Pros: 8 passenger, off-roadability, reliable.

Cons: Fuel economy

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2003 Honda Pilot EX AWDReview
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Reliable Honda — Felt very safe in the Pilot. Great vehicle for taking on a trip. Would recommend highly to anyone looking for a great family vehicle! I would probably drive it into the ground, but I'll get there before this SUV does!

Pros: Very reliable!  Had since 2004 and had to only do basic maintenance.  Very comfortable ride!  Great in Minnesota snow!

Cons: Gas mileage not that great.

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2003 Honda Pilot EX AWDReview
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I Loved This Car! I Just Don't Need A Third Car Anymore. — There is nothing to dislike about this car. It looks great, it is a great family car for hauling the kids with all their equipment and the rear fold down seating (3rd row) is a bonus we have used many times. It may be a little cramped for adults for a long trip, but not bad for short ones. The second row of seats is plenty roomy. Good driving in all weather. Extremely reliable car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Plenty of cargo space for family hauling...sports equipment, Christmas trees, groceries, baby stuff.  Easy to handle and decent gas mileage for its size and power.  I found I got better mileage, particularly on the highway, than estimated.  The best thing about this SUV is that the back deck window is flat so you can actually see out of it.  Those SUVs with curved windows are almost impossible to see out of.

Cons: No real negatives except that I wish manufacturers would do a better job of sound proofing all makes and models!

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2003 Honda Pilot EX-L AWDReview
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Clean Title With No Accidents — The only thing that I do not like are the front seat headrests as they do not adjust. The drivers side has a power seat and the passenger side is manual. The second row of seats have a slight recline that is nice. There is good leg room in the middle row and not so much in the third row. The V6-240 horse power has adequate acceleration and I was very pleased with the gas mileage. It is a midsized SUV that you feel that you are in control of.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: This is a very nice, clean and Honda dependable SUV.  I just replaced the battery with an AC/Delco and replaced both headlight bulbs.  (The headlights are clear and bright).

Cons: This Pilot has a third row seat that would be a little tight for taller individuals.

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Review By Guru9LR2QG

Great suv, too bad we can’t purchase. When they’re selling them 40% more than they’re worth we walked away until the market adjusts, otherwise you WILL be upside down. Read More

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Looks like an SUV, drives like a minivan. You be the judge. Read More

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Absolutely love it! Drives great, very spacious. Best purchase I have made! Read More

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Good car, but overrated prices. Difficult to find with a low mileage Read More

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