How Powerful is the 2021 Honda Pilot Engine?

By Product Expert | Posted in Pilot on Thursday, September 3rd, 2020 at 1:56 pm
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2021 Honda Pilot Power and Performance Features

There’s no better past time than gathering your friends for a road trip. Whether you’re staying in the state or going cross country, a lot of memories are bound to be formed. While you may have friends and the right supplies for taking long drives, you might not have the right vehicle. You need to make sure you have a vehicle that will be reliable no matter how long your trip is. The 2021 Honda Pilot is equipped with performance features that will provide you with a powerful and reliable experience. In this post, we will be exploring the power and performance features of the 2021 Honda Pilot.


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A Powerful and Reliable Driving Experience

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Powering the 2021 Honda Pilot is a 3.5-liter 24-valve SOHC i-VTEC® V6 engine. This engine produces up to 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. On all trims except for the LX trim, the driver can enjoy the Remote Engine Start feature. The engine also runs the most efficiently with Regular Unleaded fuel. New for the 2021 model, all trims levels now come standard with a 9-Speed Automatic Transmission with Shift-By-Wire and Paddle Shifters.

The 2021 Honda Pilot can be equipped with two-wheel drive (2WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). When the engine, transmission, and drivetrain of choice work together, they produce different EPA mileage ratings. The 2WD drivetrain helps the Honda Pilot achieve a fuel economy* rating of 20 city mpg, 27 highway mpg, and 23 combined mpg. When equipped with AWD, the Honda Pilot has a fuel economy* of 19 city mpg, 26 highway mpg, and 22 combined mpg.


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2021 Honda Pilot Available at Heritage Honda

If you’re eager to enjoy a powerful and reliable driving experience, check out our available inventory of the 2021 Honda Pilot here are Heritage Honda. We look forward to seeing you at the dealership.

*Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.

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