Consumers in the market for a top SUV will find exceptional, award-winning candidates among the members of the 2016 Honda lineup.
Two impressive, highly acclaimed SUVs make their appearance for the 2016 model year in the 2016 Honda HR-V and the 2016 Honda Pilot. Experience what supreme quality really means in these exceptional SUVs.
The powerfully performing 2016 Pilot lineup features five models:
The versatile Pilot has been redesigned for the 2016 model year with a focus on accommodating the needs of families.
Standout features that come standard on each Pilot model include:
The Pilot offers up to 109.2 cubic feet of cargo space and seats eight passengers in all models except for the Elite trim, which seats seven.
This impressive cargo volume is easily accessed courtesy of a 60/40-split, flat-folding third-row bench that comes standard in each Pilot model.
Passenger volume ranges from 151.7 cubic feet to 153.1 cubic feet—plenty of room for passengers to stretch out, get comfortable, and enjoy the ride.
In terms of fuel economy, the Pilot models achieve the following:
The highly rated Pilot offers plentiful active, passive, and driver-assist safety features that come standard on each model, including:
Under the hood of each Pilot model roars a direct-injected V6 engine that produces 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque.
The LX, EX, and EX-L models feature a 6-speed automatic transmission, and the Touring and Elite trims offer a 9-speed automatic transmission with Shift-By-Wire and paddle shifters.
The Pilot boasts a towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds.
Available features like Idle-Stop help boost fuel efficiency by automatically turning off the engine when the vehicle is stopped. When the driver’s foot is lifted off the brake, the engine fires up again.
The 2016 lineup for the HR-V includes three models:
Each model features 2WD and AWD options.
Standard amenities offered in each HR-V model include:
With seating for five, the HR-V trims offer between 96.1 cubic feet and 100.1 cubic feet of passenger volume for your comrades to stretch out in.
Up to 58.8 cubic feet of cargo volume provides plentiful space for storing luggage, groceries, etc. A standard 60/40-split second-row Magic Seat enables quick and convenient access to all that cargo room.
The HR-V offers impressive fuel economy for its class, with 2WD models with continuously variable transmission achieving an EPA-estimated 28 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway, and 31 mpg combined.****
HR-V AWD models with continuously variable transmission achieve an EPA-estimated 27 city mpg, 32 highway mpg, and 29 combined mpg.****
HR-V 2WD models with 6-speed manual transmission achieve an EPA-estimated 25 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway, and 28 mpg combined.****
In terms of protecting its passengers, the HR-V offers a host of safety features, with standard safety amenities including:
The HR-V models are powered by In-Line 4-cylinder engines that generate 141 hp and 127 lb-ft of torque.
The engine is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission in the 2WD LX and EX models and with a continuously variable transmission that comes standard in the EX-L Navi trim and is available in the LX and EX models.
The HR-V models feature a 16-valve SOHC i-VTEC valve train as well as a standard ECO Assist system.
*For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.
**Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
***MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $900.00 destination charge, and options. Dealers set their own prices.
****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.
*****Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
******The 2016 Accord Sedan with Honda Sensing™, the 2016 Accord Coupe with Honda Sensing™, the 2016 Pilot with Honda Sensing™, and the 2016 CR-V Touring have been awarded the coveted 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in recognition of their superior crash safety performance.