Honda Automobiles: Refreshed 2019 Pilot and HR-V to Further Strengthen Award-Winning Honda SUV Lineup

Posted on 28. Jun, 2018 by in Honda Canada

  • Pilot gets more assertive extraneous styling and new technologies
  • HR-V gains dual new trims, updated styling and all-new technology
  • Honda Sensing® reserve and driver-assistive technologies now accessible
    or customary apparatus on all Honda nameplates, with serve of HR-V

Honda will applaud summer with a launch of significantly rested versions of a 8-passenger Pilot SUV and subcompact HR-V SUV, both featuring freshened styling, notable powertrain refinements and vital connected-car record upgrades, including accessible new Display Audio systems with a earthy volume knob, and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration. In addition, Pilot and HR-V also advantage from a stretched focus of Honda Sensing®, that will now be customary apparatus on all Pilots, and on EX and aloft grades of HR-V. The new Pilot and HR-V will go on-sale during Honda dealerships on Jul 16 and Jul 24, respectively.

With a serve of Honda Sensing® to a HR-V, Honda’s modernized reserve and driver-assistive record will now be accessible or customary apparatus on each nameplate in a Honda lineup, as a association moves toward a idea of 100 percent customary focus of Honda Sensing® to all vehicles sole in a U.S. by 2022.

“The continued fortification of a Honda light lorry lineup with a rested 2019 Pilot and HR-V serve enhances a already award-winning lineup of Honda SUVs,” pronounced Henio Arcangeli, Jr., comparison clamp boss of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and ubiquitous manager of a Honda Division. “With focus to HR-V, Honda Sensing is now accessible or customary on each Honda model, that is both an implausible advantage to a business and increasing value over a competition.”

Honda-brand light-truck sales are adult 1.9 percent this year to 300,159 units by a finish of May as Honda targets a fifth uninterrupted yearly sales record in 2018. For a initial time in a brand’s history, Honda light trucks are approaching to outsell Honda newcomer cars this year on a approach to another all-time light-truck sales record. Honda-brand light-truck sales expansion is led by a 41 percent burst in sales of Pilot by a finish of May on softened supply ensuing from a vital boost in Pilot prolongation during a company’s Lincoln, Alabama plant, that now produces Pilot on a dedicated prolongation line, alongside a Ridgeline pickup and Odyssey minivan, done on a second prolongation line.

All Honda SUVs, minivans and pickups are constructed in North America regulating domestic and globally-sourced parts, with some-more than 60 percent in a U.S. during plants in Lincoln, Alabama, in Greensburg, Indiana and in East Liberty, Ohio. The Odyssey, Pilot and Ridgeline recently took 3 of a tip 10 spots in’s 2018 American-Made Index. The association will supplement prolongation of CR-V, America’s best-selling SUV over a past 22 years, to a fourth North American plant, in Marysville, Ohio, after this year.

2019 Honda Pilot

The 2019 Pilot brings a prolonged list of upgrades to Honda’s award-winning 8-passenger SUV, including some-more assertive extraneous styling, an accessible new hands-free energy tailgate and poignant refinements to a 9-speed involuntary delivery (available in Touring and Elite trims). Major accessible record upgrades embody 4G LTE in-car Wi-Fi, a incomparable Rear Entertainment System with Blu-Ray™ and streaming video capability, Honda’s innovative CabinTalk™ in-car PA complement and smartphone-enabled CabinControl™ app, along with a new Display Audio touchscreen complement with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, over-the-air updates and a volume knob.

Consistent with Honda’s formerly announced devise to make Honda Sensing® customary apparatus on all models and trims within a subsequent 4 years, a 2019 Pilot adopts a Honda Sensing® apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive record as customary apparatus on all grades.

The many upgrades strengthen Pilot’s elemental capabilities while augmenting a state-of-the-art record and family-friendly impression that has done it one of a many renouned midsize 3-row SUVs. Pilot also stays one of a few models in a shred to offer 8-passenger seating. Full sum of a 2019 Pilot modernise will be accessible when it goes on sale Jul 16.

2019 HR-V

The 2019 Honda HR-V expands a interest as a versatile and sporty 5-door subcompact SUV with a serve of new Sport and Touring trims, rested styling, new record including an accessible new Display Audio complement with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ formation and a some-more polished pushing experience. The freshened HR-V also advantages from refinements to a customary Continuously Variable involuntary Transmission (CVT) and accessible Real Time all-wheel expostulate system, additional sound deadening comforts and a serve of variable-ratio electric energy steering.

The 2019 HR-V is also accessible for a initial time with Honda Sensing® reserve and driver-assistive technology, customary on EX and aloft trims. The serve of Honda Sensing® to HR-V means all Honda models, from a fun and affordable Fit to a amazingly able Ridgeline pickup, are accessible with Honda’s modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies. Honda Sensing® is a some-more strong complement of technologies than pivotal competitors and includes Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS) and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). Full sum of a 2019 HR-V modernise will be accessible when it goes on sale Jul 24.

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About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies sole by over 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity array newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot competition application vehicles, a Ridgeline pickup and a Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for some-more than 35 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2017, some-more than 90 percent of all Honda and Acura vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.


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