2021 Honda Pilot in Grande Prairie, AB

Honda Pilot at GP Honda

Three-row crossover family SUVs don’t come more comprehensive and capable than this 2021 Honda Pilot! Able to seat up to 8, with tons of cargo room still leftover, it does all this while powered forward by a brawny engine that stays efficient the entire way. Even as new competitors arise in the segment, the Pilot still maintains its reliable position as a favourite, and it’s no wonder why. GP Honda is your source for the Honda Pilot, both new 2021 models and used previous year models. Read on as we review the 2021 Honda Pilot’s specs, explore all of its dynamic features and break-down each trim.

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Exterior Design & Features

Stylish Body

The Pilot presents a large body, but don’t mistake that for a cumbersome design. Its aerodynamic body begins from its strongly-shaped hood and silver grille, following muscular lines to its sleek rear fascia. Available features like roof rails create a rugged touch, that’s also ready to equip your gear for your next adventure.

20-inch Aluminum Alloy Wheels

As bold as this SUV is, it needs wheels to match. Book-ending its outstretched length is available 20-inch aluminum alloy wheels, fit to take on the roughest off-road elements, or just your day-to-day city needs.

Black Edition

For those who want the ultimate in cool in their Pilot, with a heavy dose of attitude, make sure to check out the Black Edition trim. Featured in this dynamic edition is:

  • 20-inch black aluminum alloy wheels
  • Gloss black front grille
  • Body colour door handles
  • Black Edition seat sitting, floor mats
  • Available in Crystal Pearl or Platinum White Pearl
Dimensions:2021 Honda Pilot EX
Length (mm)4,991
Wheelbase (mm)2,820
Width (with mirrors) (mm)2,296
Width (mirrors folded) (mm)2,029
Height (mm)1,794

Interior Design & Features

Heated & Ventilated Functionality

From steering wheel to seats, make any winter around these cold Alberta parts just a little more toastier in your Pilot with its heated functionality. The available heated leather steering wheel provides superior comfort in the palm of your hands, while the heated front seats (available on second row outboard seats as well) also have ventilated functionality to combat the summer heat.

8-Passenger Seating

Family or friends, load them all in the Pilot with its spacious 8-passenger seating arrangement, which still leaves enough cargo space for all of your goods. 8-passenger seating is available on the LX, EX, EX-L Navi and Touring 8P trims. 7-passenger seating is available on the Touring 7P and Black Editions trims.

60/40 Split-Fold Seats

Maybe you’re heading out into the country for the weekend and need to swap some passenger space for cargo space. No problem with the Pilot, where its welcoming dimensions allow you to utilize the 60/40 split-fold second row seat, foldable captain’s chairs and the 60/40 split-fold third row bench to accommodate all you desire.

Dimensions:2021 Honda Pilot EX
Headroom (front) (mm)1,004
Headroom (2nd row) (mm)1,014
Headroom (3rd row) (mm)989
Shoulder room (front) (mm)1,576
Shoulder Room (2nd row) (mm)1,576
Shoulder Room (3rd row) (mm)1,463
Hip Room (front) (mm)1,501
Hip Room (2nd row) (mm)1,456
Hip Room (3rd row) (mm)1,132
Legroom (front) (mm)1,040
Legroom (2nd row) (mm)976
Legroom (3rd row) (mm)810
Passenger Volume (L)4,296
Cargo Volume (behind front row) (L)3,092
Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row) (L)1,583
Cargo Volume (behind 3rd row) (L)524


8-inch Display Audio System

Enjoy the 8-inch Display Audio system situated in the dashboard of the Pilot, acting just like your favourite tablet, and your connection to your SUV’s entertainment, navigation and safety systems.

Apple CarPlay & Android Auto

Connect your phone to your Pilot thanks to the ease of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which syncs your respective phone with the Pilot’s onboard system. Make calls, listen to your favourite music and control your most dependable apps from the comfort of your Pilot.

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera

Don’t let the large size of this SUV intimidate you, it’s here to help you park its body in the space you desire. Using the Multi-Angle Rearview Camera dynamic guidelines map out your path behind, allowing you to easily avoid obstacles for convenient reversing that’ll help situate you perfectly.

Performance & Efficiency


Whether it be passengers, cargo, for towing or handling any road conditions Grande Prairie throws this SUV’s way, the Pilot has an engine ready for it all. The 3.5L i-VTEC V6 engine produces 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque, and that’s on every trim.

AWD System

All-wheel drive is basically a must for safe Alberta life, especially during the long winter months. The Pilot is bestowed with an intelligent Variable Torque Management AWD system, improving your responsiveness behind the wheel, and letting you succeed over the toughest of roads.

Towing Capacity

The Pilot really can do it all, acting as a towing beast when you have even more gear that you want to take along that won’t fit onboard. Its towing capacity reaches 1,588 kg, or 2,268 kg when properly equipped.

Specifications:2021 Honda Pilot
Engine3.5L, 24-valve, Direct Injection, SOHC, i-VTEC 6 cylinder
Torque (lb-ft)262
Transmission9-speed automatic
CVT (city/highway/combined) (L/100 km)12.4 / 9.3 / 11.0


Honda LaneWatch

Never be with a blind spot ever again with the available Honda LaneWatch blindspot display, which shows a live video feed from your passenger-side mirror on your Display Audio System.

Blind Spot Information

Working along with Honda LaneWatch is the available Blind Spot Information. Indicator lights notify you in the cabin when a vehicle enters your blind spot. The Pilot has eyes all over the road, even when you’re not able to.

Rear Cross Traffic Monitor

This upgrade on the rearview camera lets you know when an approaching vehicle enters your blind spot when you’re reversing your vehicle. You’ll receive an alert and a view of it on the Display Audio system, allowing you to stop accordingly.

Upgrades from the 2020 Honda Pilot

A few convenient upgrades see their place on the 2021 Honda Pilot from last year’s 2020 model year. The 9-speed automatic transmission is now standard on every trim level, not just the Touring and above levels from previous. Those on the base LX will enjoy the dual-zone climate control. The Pilot currently exists in its third generation, having done so since 2016, with the Black Edition implemented last year and a large overhaul in 2019.

2021 Pilot Trims

Honda Pilot LX front angle side view


Starting at $44,571*
  • Remote engine starter
  • Honda Sensing technologies
  • 1,588 or 2,268 kg towing capacity available
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Honda Pilot EX front angle side view


Starting at $46,871*
  • 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels
  • Roof rails
  • Honda LaneWatch
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Honda Pilot EX-L Navi front angle side view

EX-L Navi

Starting at $50,771*
  • Display Audio system
  • Driver seat position memory
  • Power tailgate
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Honda Pilot Touring 8P front angle side view

Touring 8P

Starting at $56,571*
  • Blind Spot Information
  • Power tailgate
  • CabinTalk PA system
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Honda Pilot Touring 7P front angle side view

Touring 7P

Starting at $56,971*
  • Slide/recline second row captain’s chairs
  • Auto-dim power fold side mirrors
  • Panoramic moonroof
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Honda Pilot Black Edition front angle side view

Black Edition

Starting at $58,471*
  • 20-inch black aluminum alloy wheels
  • Black Edition emblem, stitching and mats
  • Red ambient lighting
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The Honda Pilot is perfect for life in Canada, with its large size and capable features for any season. GP Honda is the destination for Honda lovers in the Grande Prairie area, where not only do we sell vehicles like the Pilot, but also maintain an extensive inventory of powersports vehicles and power equipment. Stop by, or contact us for more, and learn about all the vehicles and toys we have for sale, all starting at terrific prices!

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