New and Used Honda Pilot for Sale in Nigeria
The Honda Pilot is a midsize crossover SUV first introduced by Honda in 2002. It is the largest SUV available from Honda, and the only one featuring three-row seating. The Honda Pilot was launched as an alternative to the Honda CR-V, which is a more compact crossover. The vehicle is currently in its third generation, and has received a couple of facelifts during its 13 year production life. With the release of the 2016 year which begins the third generation of the Honda Pilot, we believe this vehicle is going nowhere for now.
Honda Nigeria, which is the accredited distributor of the Honda Pilot in Nigeria offers for sale brand new options in different trim levels. Not up for a brand new Honda Pilot, then get on Nigeria’s leading online premium vehicle marketplace, Jumia Car where you would find listings of really affordable foreign used and Nig used Honda Pilot SUVs in good conditions and of different years of production.
What to know when Buying Honda Pilot
Performance and Specifications of Honda Pilot
The second and third generation Honda Pilot SUVs are equipped with all new 3.5-liter V6 VTEC engine, which churns out 250 HP and 343 Nm of torque at 4800 rpm. Both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive automatic transmissions are available and available in four trims: LX, EX, EX-L and Touring. The front-wheel drive option offers a fuel economy of 17 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on highways, while the AWD variants of the Honda Pilot which come with Variable Torque Management to optimize traction in all road conditions, offer 16 mpg and 22 mpg in the city and on the highways respectively.
How is the design of Honda Pilot
Honda Pilot Exterior Design
With the tagline “Make a bold impression”, the Honda Pilot has always had a dominating and aggressive-looking exterior. The Second Generation Honda Pilot broad front grille and carefully crafted contours on the side give it a very subtle hint of sporty elegance in addition to its no-nonsense first impression. It’s available in five colours: Dark Cherry Pearl II, Crystal Black Pearl, Dark Amber Metallic, Alabaster Silver Metallic and Taffeta White.
Honda Pilot Interior Design
On the inside too, the Honda Pilot has a beautiful blend of light leather and black accents. Its third row seats are spacious, and are foldable to carry extra cargo. With an additional foldable second row, the Honda Pilot extends huge cargo space and is ideal for your quick weekend getaway with your family or an adventurous hiking trip with your friends. It offers independent climate control for third and second row passengers, in addition to audio controls. The car is bundled with a 7-speaker audio system and 6 airbags while Honda’s Vehicle Stability Assist take care of safety.
What are the standout features of Honda Pilot
In a whole pack of crossover SUVs currently available in the market, what makes the Honda Pilot truly standout is its own trademark additions. Its Advanced Compatibility Engineering body not only protects its own occupants from injury, but also mitigates damage to any other vehicle involved. The advanced Variable Cylinder Management technology automatically switches between 3-, 4- and 6-cylinder modes to optimize performance and maximize fuel economy, while the Variable Torque Management system available in the Honda Pilot switches torque to rear wheels under low-traction conditions to guarantee great traction and handling in all weather and road conditions.
2016 Honda Pilot Review
The Honda Pilot has always be known for it's roomy and versatile, but the newest 2016 Honda Pilot even offers extra leg and headroom particular in the third row making it easy for passengers of all sizes which beats most competitors in the same segment. The trim levels available for the new Honda Pilot happens to be that same as offered for the older versions and with an addition of a new Elite trim level. But however there are more features that is coming with 2016 edition which includes a standard new 8-inche touchscreen interface that is equipped with all the latest technological features and control for all trims except the Honda Pilot LX edition. The cabin of the 2016 Honda Pilot is available to seat 8 passengers apart from the newest added Elite trim that has captain's chairs in the second row which reduces the seating capacity to seven.
In terms of technical features, all the 2016 Honda Pilot trims comes with a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. The technical difference between trim levels can be discovered on the gearbox. The EX, LX and EX-L editions uses a six-speed automatic transmission while the Honda Pilot Touring and Honda Pilot Elite is manufactured with a nine-speed automatic with a steering wheel shift paddles along with an automatic start/stop system.
Nig Used and Tokunbo Honda Pilot in Nigeria
The Honda Pilot is available in Nigeria either as a brand new vehicle, foreign used (Tokunbo) or Nigerian used (Registered) version. The used types are made available to vehicle buyers through vehicle dealers, and the dealers on the Jumia Carplatform ensure that the cars they provide are in very good road conditions and would satisfy customers. However, it is important to have a trusted automobile mechanic verify that the vehicle being purchased is in proper condition. Here are places according to location in Nigeria where you can find a variety of listing from both private sellers and local dealers;
The Best Honda Pilot year to Buy
At the moment, the 2016 Honda Pilot would be the best year to purchase, but it is not available as a used option, so people would opt for the 2008 – 2015 years of production for the best used Honda Pilot year to purchase especially the Honda Pilot 2010 year edition which is quite common in Nigeria.
Honda Pilot Price in Nigeria
With the Honda Pilot 2015 year model having a starting price of ₦12,000,000 it is definitely affordable luxury. With the safety and technological features available on the base trim, the price is a steal too many vehicle buyers. However, not everyone can afford that high price, and this is why there are options of the foreign used and Nigerian used Honda Pilots. Please, find below an estimated price list of foreign used and Nig used Honda Pilots in the Nigerian vehicle market.
Foreign used (Tokunbo and Nigerian used (Registered) Honda Pilot for sale in Nigeria
2011 Honda Pilot – 2014 Honda Pilot: ₦5,200,000 – ₦10,000,000
2008 Honda Pilot – 2010 Honda Pilot: ₦2,500,000 – ₦4,800,000
2004 Honda Pilot – 2006 Honda Pilot: ₦1,800,000 – ₦2,500,000
Overall impression of Honda Pilot
For anyone looking for a midsize crossover SUV that is cheaper than full-size sports utility, the Honda Pilot is a great option. Designed especially for families, the Pilot is suitably equipped with all the perks that will come in handy on your family vacation or weekend getaway. Its foldable seats mean there is always room for anything and everything, its off-roading capabilities ensure you can explore the world without hesitation, and its DVD entertainment system with 7-speaker audio will keep you entertained throughout your trips. The Pilot competes closely with Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango.