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Honda Pilot

The Pilot is a moderate-sized SUV built by . Similar cars from competitors include the Mazda CX-9, Kia Telluride, and Jeep Renegade. In Middle Eastern countries, the Pilot has been sold as the Honda MR-V. Some generations share a platform with the Acura MDX, a more well-equipped offering from Honda's luxury brand.

First Generation Honda Pilot

The first generation Honda Pilot was built in 2002 as a 2003 model year vehicle, and the generation ended in 2008.

Second Generation Honda Pilot

The second generation Honda Pilot was built starting April of 2008, and was larger than the previous generation. Its model years lasted from 2009 to 2015.

2009-2015 Honda Pilot Videos

Third Generation Honda Pilot

The third generation Honda Pilot was built from May of 2015 to December of 2022 for the 2016 to 2022 model years. This much more rounded model was produced in Honda's manufacturing plant in Lincoln, Alabama, USA.

Fourth Generation Honda Pilot

The fourth generation Honda Pilot started production December of 2022, for the 2023 model year. The model continued its sizing up habit, becoming the largest it has ever been. Its styling is still more round than the second generation, but has an updated look that is a mix between the cars and trucks Honda produces.