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Nissan cube vs. Honda Pilot Reliability

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Results are for year ending June 30, 2016. 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 45
95.4545454545% 95.4545454545% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  57 Pilots, 7.0 months of data per Pilot, average 6300 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Common problems with trim, including a piece of the roof rack that becomes detached.

 

2015 Honda Pilot   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  22 Pilots, 9.8 months of data per Pilot, average 15500 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2014 Honda Pilot   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  23 Pilots, 8.9 months of data per Pilot, average 21800 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2013 Honda Pilot 21
19.9507389163% 19.9507389163% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  34 Pilots, 10.2 months of data per Pilot, average 37100 miles

 

2012 Honda Pilot 25
24.6543778802% 24.6543778802% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  52 Pilots, 9.3 months of data per Pilot, average 50700 miles

 

2011 Honda Pilot 18
7.14285714286% 7.14285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  35 Pilots, 9.7 months of data per Pilot, average 71600 miles

 

2010 Honda Pilot   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  23 Pilots, 9.2 months of data per Pilot, average 75400 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2010 Nissan cube 30
22.5274725275% 22.5274725275% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  38 cubes, 9.4 months of data per cube, average 81500 miles

Includes 2009s (late intro). Multiple reports of the exhaust rusting out, but reliable overall.

 

2009 Honda Pilot 41
24.5098039216% 24.5098039216% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  42 Pilots, 9.2 months of data per Pilot, average 90500 miles

Redesigned for this model year.

 

2008 Honda Pilot 24
4.94505494505% 4.94505494505% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  26 Pilots, 9.5 months of data per Pilot, average 96700 miles

 

2007 Honda Pilot 52
28.9346246973% 28.9346246973% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  37 Pilots, 9.3 months of data per Pilot, average 114900 miles

 

2006 Honda Pilot 51
31.5584415584% 31.5584415584% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  50 Pilots, 10.4 months of data per Pilot, average 126200 miles

Refreshed. Common problem with radiator leaks.

 

2005 Honda Pilot 55
25.4797441365% 25.4797441365% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  36 Pilots, 9.7 months of data per Pilot, average 134700 miles

 

2004 Honda Pilot 57
27.9220779221% 27.9220779221% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  42 Pilots, 9.0 months of data per Pilot, average 145400 miles

 

2003 Honda Pilot 82
37.8842676311% 37.8842676311% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  31 Pilots, 8.5 months of data per Pilot, average 141500 miles

First model year.

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TrueDelta Reviews the Reliability And Durability of the 2015 Honda Pilot

2015 Honda Pilot Reliability And Durability: Neutral
YearComment
2016 Since it's so new, the 2016 Honda Pilot's reliability is not yet known. But the related Acura MDX has been glitchy, and car owners have been complaining about the nine-speed automatic employed in the Touring and Elite in a number of different cars. In contrast, the Toyota Highlander has a proven record, making it a safer bet. full 2016 Honda Pilot review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the 2015 Honda Pilot

2015 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. full 2012 Honda Pilot review