really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,991 miles

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problem #5

Feb 202017


  • miles
I purchased my Pilot 4 years ago, it was owned by one person prior to me. About 6 months after purchase it started seeing rusting by my tailgate handle and now its the size of a baseball on both sides. I see that there was an issue with this but was told I do not fall under this due to the time line. Very upset that I will have to pay for it to be repaired when its a known issue through Honda! very frustrating buying a car and seeing the issues and no one can help. I clearly got the lemon Pilot, within the first 6 months of purchasing my Pilot, I needed new exhaust cats and all and then a new motor due to oil issues and a fuel pump, the list goes on.. when will Honda take care of the issues that they know are problems!

- Omaha, NE, USA

problem #4

Sep 122014

Pilot 6-cyl

  • 78,000 miles
When raining water began to enter into the cab of my vehicle around the side curtain air bag.

- Sorrento , FL, USA

problem #3

Jan 082014


  • 68,957 miles
I was driving and a car went around me on the road. It had just started freezing rain, and when she went around me she lost control of her car and hit the concrete wall on the right side of roadway, and I was on left lane, going about 40 mph and once she hit the wall it slung her right in front of me and I T-boned her. She was sent to hospital in ambulance, and my daughter and I went to hospital with my husband. Her car was totaled and mine had about $6K in damage mostly to front. My seat belt did not work and it showed my airbags went off which they did not.when I took my car in to get it fixed they informed me my airbags should have deployed, and it was not safe to drive my car, B/C they had malfunctioned and could go off at any time. I had my car fixed and a few days later I got a recall notice in mail about my airbags. Noted that my car is 5 years old, why am I just getting a notice after I had a wreck and they did not work.

- Hot Springs, AR, USA

problem #2

Jan 012013

Pilot 4-cyl

  • 30,000 miles
Constant vibration at 60 mph or above. More prominent on the front side, at the steering wheel as well as the front seats. Does not go away with tire replacements, balancing and rotation and even 4 wheel alignment. Vibration frequency is such that it transmits to drivers' / passengers legs, spine and head, causing distracted and stressful driving conditions that can be a hazard to vehicle occupants and other vehicles on the road. Issue is specific to Honda Pilot and easily felt on any road or highway. Driving for more than 30 minutes caused us head and neck pain due to vibrations and stress induced due to vibrations.

- Santa Clara, CA, USA

problem #1

Oct 092011

Pilot 6-cyl

  • 78,000 miles
When starting the vehicle the rear "hatch" door unlocks and partially opens.

- Duncan, OK, USA