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Honda Pilot Reliability

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Results are for year ending December 31, 2015. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2016 Honda Pilot 28
100% 100% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  36 Pilots, 3.6 months of data per Pilot, average 3600 miles
2015 Honda Pilot   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  21 Pilots, 7.8 months of data per Pilot, average 9000 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2014 Honda Pilot 43
73.0769230769% 73.0769230769% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  28 Pilots, 9.0 months of data per Pilot, average 16600 miles
2013 Honda Pilot 25
27.8325123153% 27.8325123153% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  34 Pilots, 9.9 months of data per Pilot, average 30900 miles
2012 Honda Pilot 23
18.3982683983% 18.3982683983% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  55 Pilots, 9.3 months of data per Pilot, average 45000 miles
2011 Honda Pilot 21
13.8655462185% 13.8655462185% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  44 Pilots, 9.1 months of data per Pilot, average 63600 miles
2010 Honda Pilot 30
23.6842105263% 23.6842105263% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  29 Pilots, 8.4 months of data per Pilot, average 68200 miles
2009 Honda Pilot 39
23.1428571429% 23.1428571429% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  47 Pilots, 9.9 months of data per Pilot, average 86800 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
2008 Honda Pilot 31
14.72303207% 14.72303207% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  27 Pilots, 10.1 months of data per Pilot, average 90600 miles
2007 Honda Pilot 44
23.4693877551% 23.4693877551% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  40 Pilots, 8.3 months of data per Pilot, average 107700 miles
2006 Honda Pilot 54
32.7067669173% 32.7067669173% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  55 Pilots, 9.7 months of data per Pilot, average 121400 miles

Refreshed. Common problem with radiator leaks.
2005 Honda Pilot 41
16.9789227166% 16.9789227166% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  38 Pilots, 10.1 months of data per Pilot, average 132400 miles
2004 Honda Pilot 39
12.3376623377% 12.3376623377% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  44 Pilots, 9.7 months of data per Pilot, average 145600 miles
2003 Honda Pilot 114
65.4285714286% 65.4285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  35 Pilots, 9.0 months of data per Pilot, average 147600 miles

First model year.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Personal history & research
2011 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Consumer reports show excellent reliability, and resale value is high.
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
THis suv is an excellent driving auto. There is a ton of room and perfect for my family of 4. The 3rd row seats are an excellent addition so family and friends can go in one car. THe interior is well thought out and ergonomic. Its an excellent suv.
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
The previous style has been around for 5 years and the results are strong, so the new one should be just as reliable and dependable.
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
honda quality and resale value.
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
HOnda just has a good rep
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Honda offers very reliable vehicles and I know first had as I typically do many of the maintenance items.
2008 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD
5-speed automatic FWD
Rated highest by CU family member works in maintance and claimed that repairs were very low.
2008 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
very high build quality-although we have a transmission leak.
2008 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD
5-speed automatic FWD
Bulletptoof when compared to the majority of the market offerrings.
Honda Pilot Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
We had owned a Honda Accord and a Honda CRV previously, and so we expected this Pilot to be as well built and trouble free. Not so. We've had multiple problems with the HVAC system. For example, the a/c turns itself on despite manual override. The color of the bumper is aging differently (yellowing) compared to the body. Motors in the side-view mirrors have repeatedly failed.