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Posted by George Peterson on August 20, at 5: Honda is a car company, right? Their premium mid-size truck offerings — Honda PilotHonda OdysseyHonda Ridgeline — are all doing very well thank you. Honda usually counts retail sales when they are quoting sales figures because their sales to fleets is virtually non-existent.
It seems like every other woman in Orange County is driving one. The promise of the event was there was going to be an off-road course for the Pilot. Unfortunately, the HR-V was not available to drive because of the cars being stranded in a flood in Mexico.
The Honda Pilot freshening is relatively minor and adds to the character of an already good product. HondaSensing is standard on all Pilots for Honda has finessed the HP 3. The drive vehicles were Elite models which checks all the boxes and upgrades the transmission to a 9-speed unit.
The drive is seamless, quiet and confident. Cabin control is on the second step up EX model. So are 2nd row seat sunshades. By the time you have selected the Elite model you have power moonroof, power liftgate, Homelink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, parking sensors, dual-pane panoramic moonroof, ventilated front seats and rain sensing wipers.
Clearly, you can get a fully equipped Pilot that leaves almost nothing to desire.
Good going, Honda… HR-V: This is a delightful compact crossover XSUV. With its magic seating system, HR-V is an extremely flexible package. This begs the question if there is room in the HR-V lineup for an even more fully equipped Elite model? Ridgeline, Odyssey and CR-V: Honda also had the rest of its truck lineup on hand for local drives.
All are top notch, but surprisingly the Ridgeline pickup proved to be the most fun. It is a good size has good performance and is quiet and solid-feeling. If I needed a pickup, the Ridgeline would certainly be in my consideration set.
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