2017 Honda Pilot Gets Apple CarPlay Support Among Other Updates

2017 Honda Pilot Elite front

Honda has recently updated their Pilot and the new 2017 edition receives a couple of minor but useful changes.

The new edition will now support Apple CarPlay, Android Auto among other essential features.

2017 Honda Pilot Elite

Cars always receive some of the latest updates in the market but this time, the 2017 Honda Pilot has got the best features that users have been expecting a long time. After rolling out support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay on some of their prominent launches including Civic, Accord and Ridgeline, the people at Honda has now turned their attention towards the Pilot. While the new features will be part of all the Pilots cars, it won’t be rolled out to the base trimline. Instead, the particular trimline provides smartphone connectivity by allowing users to connect their devices to the 8-inch touchscreen and access content within.

For better convenience, the 2017 Honda Pilot features a revamped touchscreen which with its new coating reduces smudges and fingerprints by a significant number. There are plenty of new colors available for the car including the stylish White Diamond pearl which is appropriately contrasted with an all-black interior. The black interior option can be availed in any color variant as the buyer needs. In the past, buyers can pick the black interiors only if they go for the top of the line Pilot models.

Honda has ensured that their Pilot stays relevant to the audience and it is easy to purchase as earlier. The overall pricing of the car has been increased by just $230, to $31,745 for the base model. The next in the line, the EX which has smartphone connectivity features is priced at #33,910 and the top of the line, Elite are priced at a much higher $47,950. When you pay so much, there will be plenty of perks and luxurious additions to the car including panoramic sunroof, heated second-row captain chairs combined with automatic LED headlights that switch on or off using sensors.

2017 Honda Pilot Elite front

All the Pilot models are powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 engine capable of producing up to 280 horsepower combined with 262 lb feet of torque. The engine is mated to a nine speed automatic transmission setup and can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour at a decent 6.5 seconds. The brand has confirmed that the new 2017 Honda Pilot with all the above said features, color variants and trimline choices will be available from today onwards.

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