Honda Pilot TrailSport is a fully equipped SUV with uncompromising capability.
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The TrailSport combines an extra inch of ground clearance with trail torque logic, a new all-wheel-drive control that operates with Trail mode, to help keep you moving over rocky ground. Steel skid plates help protect the TrailSport underbody, and if you find yourself stuck while off-roading, high-strength recovery points let you tow it back onto drivable ground. The 2023 Pilot makes it easy to navigate terrain that may be challenging in other vehicles. Its available all-wheel-drive system is heavily improved, delivering confidence-inspiring stability, performance, and traction.
And with the fully equipped new TrailSport, Honda SUVs have never been more capable. Up to seven available drive modes let you tailor the vehicle’s driving characteristics to your needs and surroundings. Use the toggle on the center console to choose between Normal, ECON, Sport, Snow, Trail, Sand, and Tow modes, and see each mode’s unique icon on the available 10.2-inch Digital Instrument Cluster. The newly upgraded i-VTM4® AWD system helps enhance stability on treacherous roads, improves dry-weather handling, and helps you carve corners smoothly.
It uses a pair of clutch packs that can be engaged separately, so if one rear wheel loses traction, the other helps compensate. Navigating down a steep grade is easier with hill descent control, a feature that keeps you from gaining unwanted speed on downhill crawls so you can focus on the road ahead instead of the brake pedal. Cresting hills, avoiding ruts, and traversing narrow ridges is easy with the all-new TrailWatch system, which displays a live feed of the surrounding terrain on the 9-inch color touch-screen. TrailWatch automatically activates in Trail mode.
The new Pilot TrailSport is the most rugged SUV Ford ever offered. It has nearly an inch of additional ground clearance, its engine and gas tank are protected from beneath by steel skid plates, and it’s equipped with a trailer hitch so you can tow your favorite toys to your playground of choice. The Pilot is equipped with a V-6 engine capable of towing up to 5,000 pounds. The all-new Pilot was engineered to create the best possible driving experience. Improvements made to the reinforced body structure composition and the way it distributes load weight result in a fun-to-drive SUV with a smooth ride and surprisingly nimble handling. ■
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