How Much Can a Honda Pilot Tow?

December 2nd, 2019 by

2020 Honda Pilot with father and and son loading cargo space

The 2WD 2020 Honda Pilot can tow up to 3,500 pounds. When equipped with the Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ AWD System, the Pilot towing capacity jumps to 5,000 pounds. If you’re planning on hauling a boat or travel trailer out to Water’s Edge Campground, the Honda Pilot is up to the task. Learn more about the Pilot towing features and specs, and find out how the robust performance capabilities of this Honda SUV can enhance your Branford-area commute in this guide from Westbrook Honda.

Honda Pilot Towing Features

The 2020 Honda Pilot comes equipped with a number of smart features that enhance its towing capabilities in and around New London. These features include

  • Hill Start Assist: If you are driving up a hill or steep incline, Hill Start Assist will automatically apply the brakes as you move your foot from the brake pedal to the gas pedal to avoid rollback.
  • Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ AWD System: All-wheel drive not only boosts the Pilot SUV’s towing capacity, but it also provides the traction and control you want in wet, icy, or slippery road conditions in and around New Haven.
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines: This advanced rearview camera system makes parallel parking or hitching a trailer easier and safer.

Honda Pilot Payload & Cargo Space

While the Honda Pilot towing capacity is impressive, this SUV offers additional capabilities that add utility, as well, whether you’re running errands in Westbrook or heading out on a road trip. The Pilot interior provides seating for seven to eight passengers and can be easily configured to optimize space for passengers or cargo. When the third-row seat is folded, you get up to 46.8 cubic feet of cargo space, and when folding down both the second and third rows, the maximum Pilot cargo capacity is 83.9 cubic feet. In addition, the Pilot payload capacity of 1,420 to 1,625 pounds allows you to haul everything you need on your next Middletown adventure.

Test Drive the New Honda Pilot at Westbrook Honda

Check out the Pilot safety rating and take a look at our Pilot vs. Honda Odyssey, Pilot vs. Honda CR-V, and Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander comparisons to see which of these family-friendly vehicles is the best choice for you. Explore the Ridgeline towing capacity to see how it compares to the Pilot, and make sure to browse our new vehicle specials to take advantage of our current offers. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the Honda Pilot or are interested in learning about the Honda Passport towing capacity. We want to put you behind the wheel of an exciting new Honda today!

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