2005 Honda Pilot Top Comparisons

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2005 Honda PilotReview
SVC2020 writes:
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Better look than a van. I am looking for an 8 passenger seat vehicle and this one has it.

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Pchea writes:
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It’s a nice car I really like it very good value

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2005 Honda PilotReview
Jacqueline writes:
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great value.....features were awesome !Better than Toyota so grateful

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2005 Honda Pilot EX-L AWDReview
phillipfrankreid writes:
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Is Everything It Should Be — 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 water pump; it's still a really nice vehicle. Update spring 2015: still love, no intention to sell in foreseeable future.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: No surprise to me that this version got so much praise.  It's well-made, nicely-appointed (we have the top-trim), roomy, and clever, but it feels bigger than it really is; it's not a pain to park.  Visibility is great.  You don't need a camera or blind-spot monitor.  With proper tires, it has a nice ride.

Cons: It does drive like a big vehicle.  You won't be slinging it around.  It rides best with a load in it.  If it's just you or the two of you, you can tell it's a truck. But the right tires make a big difference in ride quality and quiet.

36 of 38 people found this review helpful.
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2005 Honda Pilot EX-L AWDReview
javaman78 writes:
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Great Suv And Family Hauler. — Love this SUV. It sucks gas like crazy cause all I do is city driving (12-14mpg), but it moves. 3 rows of seats for the family. Lots of space to haul with 3rd row down. AWD is super in winter time.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Space, AWD, Power, Sound System, Comfort, Visibility

Cons: MPGs

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2005 Honda Pilot LX AWDReview
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Very Reliable — 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 is still a good car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Reliable, comfortable seating for six, low maintenance, low cost of ownership, fast for a midsize SUV with 244hp, fun

Cons: very basic, small cargo capacity with 3rd row seats up, fuel economy is poor, UGLY and small 16-inch alloys, road and wind noise

12 of 15 people found this review helpful.
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2005 Honda Pilot EX AWDReview
malhotra writes:
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A Great Family Car — I enjoyed driving Honda for 7 years and my spouse used this car during the back problem as it was a comfortable seat. Great height of the car. better than most of the SUVs. selling as I need to try some other SUV now

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: A very comfortable car for city /long driving

Cons: leg space in the last row

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2005 Honda Pilot EX AWDReview
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Want Another One — nice solid build honda quality. acceleration was 8.2 sec. 0-60, not bad for a 4000lbs truck. gas mileage is under 20 city/highway. big inside with 8 seats to accommodate 5 adults and 3 small kids. hoping to get another one in the near future

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: honda quality

Cons: gas mileage

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2005 Honda Pilot LX AWDReview
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Best Suv Value For Money — Top of the line SUV c/w DVD player. Added Scorpion Parelli tires to fill out the wheel well. Handles great! Long distance trips to the mountains ,desert, city goes the distance. The body is a solid core and reinforced. On impact the car will not crush around the cabin area. Front airbags, side curtain arbags will deploy on impact. 5/5 crash test rating / roll over. Overall the car is very comfortable and will go the long distance. I've owned it for 5 years and nothing major other than break change, tires and battery..a little nuts and bolts is all it needed. Great car will keep as long as she'll run!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: 5/5 safety rating

Cons: nothing it's great!

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2005 Honda Pilot EX AWDReview
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I Would Buy Another For The Money — This a very reliable car. We've had it for five years and no complaints. The only 2 issues, are not a vary gas saving vehicle, and is not a luxury car at all. But most Honda are not. If you want a reliable car tba can take you from a to z in the snow as well as in the summer, this is it, but don't expect to turn any heads

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: reliability

Cons: none

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