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Honda Pilot Fuel Economy (MPG)

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Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 10 10 20 60 70 22.500
2012 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 10 10 20 60 70 22.5  
  Averages flat light hvy 10 10 20 60 70 22.5
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2012 Honda Pilot fuel economy has been averaging 22.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (10 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
hills med light 10 40 50 0 N/A 16.500
  flat light hvy 0 0 50 50 70 20.000
2012 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
hills med hvy 5 20 50 25 70 18.3  
  Averages hills med hvy 5 20 50 25 70 18.3
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2012 Honda Pilot has been averaging 18.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (25 percent), in the city (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
mtns light light 9 0 35 57 65 22.000
  flat lead hvy 10 10 10 70 75 20.000
2011 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
hills med hvy 10 5 23 64 70 21.0  
  Averages hills med hvy 10 5 23 64 70 21.0
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Honda Pilot gas mileage has been averaging 21.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 64 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (23 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (5 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 10 10 30 50 60 20.000
  flat light none 0 10 25 65 60 18.500
  flat light none 32 0 20 48 55 15.500
  hills med none 6 16 75 3 60 16.410
  hills light hvy 0 0 5 95 68 22.500
2011 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 10 7 31 52 61 18.6  
  Averages flat light none 10 7 31 52 61 18.6
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2011 Honda Pilot fuel economy has been averaging 18.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 61 miles per hour (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (31 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the city (7 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
hills med light 10 30 30 30 60 19.600
  hills med light 10 30 30 30 60 21.100
  flat light hvy 0 20 70 10 65 18.000
  flat light light 5 5 10 80 65 22.700
  flat light light 5 5 80 10 75 18.900
2010 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 6 18 44 32 65 20.1  
  Averages flat light light 6 18 44 32 65 20.1
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2010 Honda Pilot has been averaging 20.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 44 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (32 percent), in the city (18 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
hills med light 0 10 60 30 60 18.500
  flat light none 10 15 5 70 65 18.000
  flat light none 43 14 14 29 65 13.900
  flat light hvy 5 10 45 40 50 15.339
  flat light none 5 10 45 40 60 16.643
2010 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 13 12 34 42 60 16.5  
  Averages flat light light 13 12 34 42 60 16.5
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2010 Honda Pilot gas mileage has been averaging 16.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 42 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (34 percent), in heavy traffic (13 percent), and in the city (12 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 0 100 0 0 N/A 18.000
  flat light light 0 0 90 10 60 14.600
  flat light none 0 11 0 89 65 23.000
  flat med none 18 27 9 45 75 18.700
  flat med hvy 5 25 25 45 60 18.100
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 5 33 25 38 65 18.5  
  Averages flat light light 5 33 25 38 65 18.5
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Honda Pilot fuel economy has been averaging 18.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 38 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (33 percent), in the suburbs (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 5 20 50 25 70 16.161
  flat light none 5 20 50 25 70 17.475
  flat light none 5 20 50 25 65 16.880
  flat light light 5 10 50 35 70 18.909
  flat light light 5 10 10 75 70 21.395
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 5 16 42 37 69 18.2  
  Averages flat light none 5 16 42 37 69 18.2
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 Honda Pilot has been averaging 18.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 42 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (37 percent), in the city (16 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 25 15 30 30 60 19.600
  flat light hvy 10 10 10 70 75 23.000
  flat med hvy 10 10 10 70 75 21.000
  flat med none 10 10 10 70 75 24.900
  flat light light 0 0 80 20 75 17.000
2008 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 11 9 28 52 72 21.1  
  Averages flat med light 11 9 28 52 72 21.1
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2008 Honda Pilot gas mileage has been averaging 21.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in heavy traffic (11 percent), and in the city (9 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 30 65 0 5 65 12.500
  flat med none 5 85 5 5 62 13.200
  flat light light 0 5 10 85 65 21.905
  flat light none 0 0 30 70 65 17.178
  flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 75 17.893
2008 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 7 31 9 53 66 16.5  
  Averages flat light none 7 31 9 53 66 16.5
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2008 Honda Pilot fuel economy has been averaging 16.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 53 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (31 percent), in the suburbs (9 percent), and in heavy traffic (7 percent).

In addition the average 2008 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 17 83 70 23.000
  flat med hvy 0 5 20 75 68 20.600
  flat light light 0 0 30 70 60 19.000
  flat med hvy 22 25 25 29 60 16.000
  flat light light 0 0 0 100 70 26.000
2007 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 4 6 18 71 66 20.9  
  Averages flat light hvy 4 6 18 71 66 20.9
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2007 Honda Pilot has been averaging 20.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (about 71 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (18 percent), in the city (6 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2007 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
mtns v.lt hvy 19 22 25 34 60 20.000
  flat med light 0 20 60 20 70 17.000
  flat light light 5 24 48 24 60 17.000
  hills v.lt light 20 50 10 20 62 15.300
  flat light light 48 0 0 52 75 15.000
2007 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
hills light light 18 23 29 30 65 16.9  
  Averages hills light light 18 23 29 30 65 16.9
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2007 Honda Pilot gas mileage has been averaging 16.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2007 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 30 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (29 percent), in the city (23 percent), and in heavy traffic (18 percent).

In addition the average 2007 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 40 60 60 17.592
  flat light hvy 0 0 40 60 60 17.500
  flat light hvy 0 0 40 60 60 18.000
  hills med hvy 0 5 0 95 75 23.125
  flat med none 15 15 30 40 60 18.900
2006 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 3 4 30 63 63 19.0  
  Averages flat light hvy 3 4 30 63 63 19.0
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2006 Honda Pilot fuel economy has been averaging 19.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 63 miles per hour (about 63 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in the city (4 percent), and in heavy traffic (3 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2006 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
hills med none 15 35 50 0 N/A 13.803
  flat light light 0 10 40 50 70 18.500
  mtns light light 0 57 0 43 70 19.000
  flat light hvy 0 0 5 95 65 20.588
  hills med none 10 25 65 0 N/A 15.529
2006 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
hills light light 5 25 32 38 68 17.5  
  Averages hills light light 5 25 32 38 68 17.5
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2006 Honda Pilot has been averaging 17.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 38 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (32 percent), in the city (25 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2006 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2005 4dr SUV 255-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
hills med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 19.400
  hills med none 0 0 0 100 70 22.300
  hills med none 0 0 50 50 70 19.300
  flat med hvy 10 15 0 75 70 18.500
  flat light light 0 10 10 80 70 22.000
2005 4dr SUV 255-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
hills med light 2 5 32 61 70 20.3  
  Averages hills med light 2 5 32 61 70 20.3
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2005 Honda Pilot gas mileage has been averaging 20.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2005 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 61 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (32 percent), in the city (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2005 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med hvy 0 0 100 0 N/A 20.143
  flat med hvy 0 0 70 30 75 22.424
  flat med hvy 0 0 11 89 75 23.830
  flat light hvy 5 20 20 55 70 17.200
  flat med none 0 0 70 30 60 20.811
2004 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat med hvy 1 4 54 41 70 20.9  
  Averages flat med hvy 1 4 54 41 70 20.9
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2004 Honda Pilot fuel economy has been averaging 20.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 54 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (41 percent), in the city (4 percent), and in heavy traffic (1 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light hvy 0 0 0 100 70 19.938
  flat light light 0 70 10 20 70 18.000
  flat light light 0 0 95 5 74 11.200
  flat light light 0 0 95 5 74 11.200
  flat light none 0 0 95 5 74 10.100
2003 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 14 59 27 72 14.1  
  Averages flat light light 0 14 59 27 72 14.1
With the 250-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2003 Honda Pilot has been averaging 14.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Honda Pilots in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 59 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 72 miles per hour (27 percent), in the city (14 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Honda Pilot in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2003 Honda Pilot

2003 Honda Pilot Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
For this mid-large size SUV, getting 21-22 MPG with AWD is great
2004 0 Great fuel economy for the size.
2004 0 Great fuel economy for the size.
2003 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Over the period of ownership the vehicle has averaged 20-21 mpg in urban environments and 23-24 on the highway. This has been very consistent regardless of the driving conditions.
 

Honda Pilot Gas Mileage (MPG)

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