The 2012 Pilot gets a few tweaks over last year's model. The revised front grille is a plainer, three-slat style. The other changes are simple equipment tweaks--the EX trim gets a new and improved stereo, 18-inch alloy wheels and 10-way power seats. The EX-L gets a power liftgate.
Practical; three-row seating; excellent safety; competitive pricing
Honda is recognized for the quality of its design and engineering, and the 2012 Pilot is no exception. However, the true value and strength of the Honda Pilot is its roomy interior, which features seating for up to eight passengers. The Pilot's 87.0 cubic feet of cargo space make it great for hauling too.