2004 Honda Pilot User Reviews

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    2004 Honda Pilot EX-L AWD Review
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    65

    It's A Great Car — 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, Honda Pilot has a very impressive acceleration.

    Pros: spacious, very powerful

    Cons: high mpg

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    2004 Honda Pilot EX-L AWD Review
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    75

    Excellent — This is a very good all around vehicle. It can seat 7 adults semi comfortably for short trips. When using the 3rd row seats, storage is minimal. When traveling with 4-5 people, storage in the back is sufficient. Ours has held up very well and we have been happy with how it has performed.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Very good all around vehicle.

    Cons: A little noisy when on highway.  (road noise from rear tires on road).

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    2004 Honda Pilot EX-L AWD Review
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    Excellent Family Vehicle — Very reliable. Nothing but scheduled maintenance needed. Full maintenance records available on request. Lots of storage space and leg room. We also added running boards to make it easier to get kids in and out of vehicle and a bull bar for safety.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Very reliable vehicle.  Good visibility for driver.

    Cons: Gas mileage is good but not great.  

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    2004 Honda Pilot EX-L AWD Review
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    155

    My First Suv — me and my gramps got this lovely beast when my Thunderbird fell apart. i honestly wanted a Ridgeline but seeing as this was cheaper i decided to get this. after owning it for 6 months, it has grown on me. i use it every day for all sorts of reasons. groceries, emergency response, long distance travel, ect. overall, its a fantastic vehicle for whatever you need it for.

    Pros: lots of room. seats 8 people total. able to haul large pieces of lumber in the back with the rear and center seats folded down. love the heated seats. AWD is awesome. gets great MPG for an SUV.

    Cons: engine could be more powerful and the radio could have a better cd player so it can play MP3's/

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    2004 Honda Pilot EX-L AWD Review
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    75

    Comfortable — A great car to take on a family trip. It is extremely comfortable with enough room for a large family. It also has a lot of cargo space for long trips. It rides really smooth and quiet, even large bumps seem dull.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Huge interior space, extremely comfortable.  Drives really smooth and has great suspension.  Good towing power and takes off very fast.

    Cons: Lower gas mileage

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    2004 Honda Pilot EX AWD Review
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    The Honda Suv — There is plenty of space in the Honda Pilot for carrying cargo and passengers. There are split-folding rear seats and even a hidden extra row in the back; just do not expect to put anything but a small toddler in these seats. The car is safe. It has front/side airbags, ABS, stability/traction control and on-demand 4WD that you will probably never use on the typical family commute. Not a bad choice if you need to go big.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: A big, nice looking Honda with a lot of space and amenities.

    Cons: A big, bloated Honda that is a waste of space without at least 5 people on-board.

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    2004 Honda Pilot EX AWD Review
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    Great Resale Value, Reliable, Room For All My Kids, And Busts Through The Snow Great! — It has enough power to haul around a whole car load, it never needs repairs, and can beat a Northeast Ohio winter. At first it was hard going from Volkswagens to a Honda, but I love love love my Pilot!

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: 4wd, lots of snow, enough said :)

    Cons: If you're looking for the most exciting vehicle, this might not be it for you

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    2004 Honda Pilot EX AWD Review
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    Caveat Emptor — This car is a great family car, however it can have issues. I have had to do repairs on my 2004 Pilot so often that it has not been worth owning the car. It has 73K miles and already the dealer is telling me it needs a new transmission. What a lemon!

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: It is roomy and seats 8 comfortably.

    Cons: It has a blind spot where you can't see pedestrians crossing the street.

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    2004 Honda Pilot EX AWD Review
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    Love My Pilot! — What I love: Smooth driving, easy handling, car-like ride, Honda reliability, good looks, great A/C, love the heated seats, great options for rear seats, third row seats or cargo area, decent gas mileage, few blind spots for an SUV, great Sandstone dark gold color.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a Honda!

    Cons: Rear window doesn't open separately from rear liftgate.

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    2004 Honda Pilot EX AWD Review
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    Best Midsized Suv For The Price — Great family car. Lots of room to put a bunch of people in. Haven't had any problems with it so far, and it has 70000 miles on it. Powerful V6 3.5L VTEC engine makes it a quick SUV. Doesnt look big on the outside, massive on the inside. Good quality leather. Fun to drag race against other SUVs in its class, cuz it usually wins. decent gas mileage, especially on the highway. Accelerates from 0-60 in 8.1 seconds. Braking is ideal. Makes a nice ignition sound.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Interior Space

    Cons: None

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Honda Pilot Reviews

    Why Did We Buy Anything Else By codespewer

    We purchased and loved our 2004 Pilot and after going through two mini-vans went back to one when the kids got old enough to not need car seats. Should have never sold the old Pilot as the new one is... Read More

    2013 Honda Pilot Reviews

    An Excellent Family Suv With Style And Comfort, And Convenience By brcw7

    I love driving the 2013 Pilot. It handles great, is very comfortable on the interior, and fun to drive. Additional pros are that there is plenty of cargo space available, an automatic lift gate, tin... Read More

    Well Driven And Maintained Car By attorneymeena

    The comfort of drive and nil maintenance in last one year that we owned the car. It has great mileage for long drives and great comfort. The navigation system and the entertainment system is user frie... Read More

    2012 Honda Pilot Reviews

    Honda By fatjarmy

    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 Read More

    First Impression By 1pilot2

    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 ... Read More

    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

    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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