The 2023 Honda Pilot: The Ultimate Family SUV Has Arrived

Published: 1-30-23

Honda Dealers Blog Post

If you’re looking for the best family SUV in Michigan, you’re going to want to check out the all-new Honda Pilot! This fourth-generation Honda Pilot has a new rugged look, increased capabilities, and improved features.

This new and improved vehicle will sell in five trim levels: Sport, EX-L, TrailSport, Touring, and Elite. The 2023 Honda Pilot is class-leading in off-road capability and sporty on-road dynamics. This family-favorite vehicle has reached new heights with its unique features, look, and abilities.

Features For this New Honda SUV

New Exterior

The 2023 Honda Pilot's rugged exterior gives it a powerful and tough new look. The large, upright grille, strong horizontal beltline, and aggressively flared fenders give this adventure-ready vehicle an attractive and robust look. The vehicle’s new LED taillights and sleek body-color roof spoiler make the fourth-generation Pilot instantly recognizable from the rear. The different trim levels have varying special design features:

  • Sport: gloss black trim and grille bar, a chrome exhaust garnish, standard black roof rails, front fog lights, and Shark Gray 7-spoke, 20-inch wheels.
  • EX-L: flash with its chrome trim, grille bar, and machined 5-spoke and 18-inch alloy wheels.
  • Touring & Elite: features an upscale design with premium exterior finishes, including a gloss black grille mesh and B-pillar, dual chrome exhaust garnishes, and distinct 7-spoke, 20-inch alloy wheels with a machined finish.

Modern Interior

The 2023 Honda Pilot has a modern and spacious interior with clean surfacing, sophisticated material, and premium touches. The pilot leads in passenger space and rear legroom in the second and third tows. Additionally, the Pilot’s new Body Stabilizing front seats reduce fatigue over long drives, making this vehicle perfect for any road trip or adventure. The Honda Pilot Touring and Elite feature an extra level of versatility with its on-demand 8-occupant flexibility. The Pilot is the only vehicle in its class with 8-person seating and an opening panoramic sunroof, standard on the Touring and Elite trim levels. Across all trim levels, the Pilot has heated seats. The 2023 Pilot has the most cargo room in the model’s history, up to 113.67 cubic feet behind the first row and 22.42 cubic feet behind the third row.


The 2023 Honda Pilot features intuitive, easy-to-use technology, including a digital instrument display, standard Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto compatibility, and an available larger touchscreen.

More Powerful Than Ever

The 2023 Honda Pilot is one of its class's smoothest and most powerful SUVs. The new Pilot features a 24-valve DOHC 3.5-liter V6 engine, producing 285 horsepower and 262 lb.-ft. Of torque. The 2023 Honda Pilot’s performance is enhanced with its responsive 10-speed automatic transmission tuned exclusively for the Pilot. With its standard paddle shifters for manual control, this vehicle also feels fun to drive.

New Pilot TrailSport

The all-new Pilot TrailSport is an authentic, off-road capable SUV with its new trail torque logic offroad system and TrailWatch camera system. The TrailSport's new Diffused Sky Blue paint color highlights its rugged design and adventurous spirit. The TrailSport stands out because it is the only Pilot with an off-road-tuned suspension, spring rates, and damper valve tuning. This vehicle is also the first Honda SUV with all-terrain tires for improved off-road traction and full skid plates to protect its underbody from potential damage on the trail. The tires can withstand sand, mud, rocky terrain, and snow, yet they still provide a smooth and comfortable ride on the road.

When Will the 2023 Honda Pilot Be Available in Michigan?

This new Honda SUV is now available at your local Honda dealerships in Michigan! There are many more new and impressive features of the new 2023 Honda Pilot that you will have to come and check out!

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