Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines officially launches the All-New Pilot at EDSA Shangri-la Hotel, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City.
Honda’s redesigned premium SUV sports a sleeker design accentuated by distinctive character lines and an aggressive new face. The LED Projector Type Headlight with Signature LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), and LED Tail Lights, as well as new 18-inch alloy wheels complete the All-New Pilot’s modern and commanding look.
Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology 3.5-liter Direct Injection i-VTEC V6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) and a 6-speed Automatic Transmission are featured in the All-New Pilot. This delivers maximum power output of 284 ps. The All-New Pilot also features new Intelligent Variable Torque Management (i-VTM4), an All Wheel Drive system with torque-vectoring function that can apportion torque across the rear axle to aid cornering. This helps deliver more dynamic handling that provides confident, efficient, and dynamic all-weather performance. This is paired with the New Intelligent Traction Management, a system that offers four different All Wheel Drive modes (normal, snow, mud, and sand).
The All-New Pilot has premiere safety features that are at the fore-front of its class. Awarded the 2016 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+, the All-New Pilot boasts of the Advance Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure, and Honda SENSING. The All-New Pilot is the second Honda vehicle in the Philippines to exhibit this system following the Legend.
The Advance Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure not only absorbs and disperses the energy of a frontal collision, but also protects the occupants with the efficient ultra-high strength door ring design both from frontal and side impacts.
On the other hand, the Honda SENSING is a comprehensive set of driver assistive technology, which effectively prevents and responds to dangerous driving situations by expanding the driver’s situational awareness. These functions use a monocular camera and radar behind the front grille. The suite of technologies include the Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), and Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) , Forward Collision Warning (FCW), and Lane Departure Warning (LDW).
Other standard safety features include four-channel Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) with Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Blind Spot Information System, Cross Traffic Monitor, Driver and Front Passenger Airbags, Driver and Passenger Side Airbag, and complete Side Curtain Airbag. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with real-time display of individual tire pressures has been added in the All-New Pilot.
Engineered to deliver true premium luxury with the commanding and influential presence one can only get from a luxury SUV, the All-New Pilot will be available at all Honda dealerships with a suggested retail price of Php 3,380,000.00.
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