The three latest ads for the new 2009 Honda Pilot only reaffirm what Honda wants us to think about owners of Honda's square SUV. Honda Pilot owners are accustomed to encountering very strange individuals like the accident-prone blog-readers, Brat drivers, ballooning nudists and jetpack enthusiasts. These three ads use… »
Why you should buy the 2009 Honda Pilot:
You have kids and take them places. Those places include bulk discount stores, the mountains, the beach, Home Depot and lacrosse practice. The utility in SUV appeals more than the style or image. You find the prospect of carrying sheets of plywood bizarrely intriguing. You need… »
The 2009 Honda Pilot nicely embodies traditional SUV themes in a package that looks more compact than it actually is and manages to convey an approachability and friendliness lacking in its competitors. Shame it's just a little boring.
Everything a family needs and more… »
Earlier today we asked all of you in the Detwa area to see if you could grab a photo of the 2009 Honda Pilot, and one of you rose to our Honda Pilot spy photo challenge by snapping photos so quickly that you beat an actual spy photographer that tried to do the same thing. Props to Steven Menlen who was in the Ypsilanti … »
That's the 2009 Honda Pilot. If it looks familiar to you, it should. That's because it basically looks basically unchanged from the 2009 Honda Pilot concept we saw at the Detroit Auto Show in January. This particular, umm, fleet, of Pilots was caught outside of a Detroit area Marriott Hotel by the good folks at Car und … »
When we saw the 2009 Honda Pilot in person, we couldn't help but notice it looked conspicuously different from the Honda Pilot sketch released earlier by Honda. It's not news that sketches are often exaggerated versions of the production models (few production models end up with 40-inch rims, for instance). But the… »