The 2016 Honda Pilot Achieves up to 27 MPG* Highway

July 28th, 2015 by

2016 Honda Pilot

If you’re a driver in Goshen or Monroe, NY who is on the market for an SUV with a high mpg rating, then you should test-drive the 2016 Honda Pilot at Middletown Honda today. The 2016 Pilot is a top-of-the-line SUV that is loaded with luxury features, many help to return outstanding fuel economy numbers for busy drivers. However, it’s important to note that there are four different drivetrain configurations and each has its own level of efficiency. Let’s take a look.

Four Drivetrain Options Maintain Competitive Fuel Economy Ratings

The 2016 Honda Pilot comes equipped with a 3.5L V-6 engine. There are multiple drivetrain options that are specific to certain trim levels. The LX, EX, and EX-L trims have a 6-speed automatic transmission, whereas the Touring and Elite models come with a 9-speed automatic setup. All models come standard with 2-wheel drive in the front with an option to upgrade to all-wheel drive.

Since the fuel economy will differ slightly across this model’s various configurations, we’ve provided a short overview highlighting the numbers for each one.

  • 6-Speed Automatic Transmission (2WD)
    • City: 19 mpg*
    • Highway: 27 mpg*
    • Combined: 22 mpg*
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transmission (AWD):
    • City: 18 mpg*
    • Highway: 26 mpg*
    • Combined: 21 mpg*
  • 9-Speed Automatic Transmission (2WD):
    • City: 20 mpg*
    • Highway: 27 mpg*
    • Combined: 23 mpg*
  • 9-Speed Automatic Transmission (AWD):
    • City: 19 mpg*
    • Highway: 26 mpg*
    • Combined: 22 mpg*

The 2016 Pilot Offers Efficient and Sporty Performance

While the 2016 Honda Pilot delivers competitive fuel efficiency for its class, it also sports fantastic performance that will transport you and your family in comfort and style. With 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque produced by the 3.5L engine, the new Pilot has plenty of power to spare.

Test Drive the 2016 Honda Pilot Today at Middletown Honda

If you’re ready to test drive the new Honda Pilot, come visit Middletown Honda today, Buyers in Goshen and Monroe both agree that the 2016 Honda Pilot is the top-of-the-line SUV that families enjoy. Come see us today to discover the Honda difference.

* Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.