In addition to introducing the Honda also rolled out a freshened-up version of the 2019 Pilot three-row SUV.on Thursday,
Thecarries a few slight styling tweaks. The general styling looks a touch sharper, although we haven't seen the rear end yet. There's also a new set of LED headlights up front, much like the 's, and a new hands-free power tailgate. Honda didn't say what trims get what, but that information should be coming shortly. The automaker also tweaked the nine-speed automatic found on the Touring and Elite trims.
The interior is where most of the upgrades are, many of which are borrowed from the 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, a large rear entertainment system with streaming video capability and Honda's CabinTalk PA system. The infotainment system has also been upgraded to the latest version that's found in the Odyssey and , and it includes both and Android Auto. There's also a CabinControl app that lets you use your phone as an infotainment remote.minivan. You can now option a
Safety-conscious buyers will be happy to hear that Honda Sensing is now standard on every single 2019 Pilot trim. Honda Sensing is the automaker's suite of active and passive safety systems, and it includes autobrake, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control and lane-keep assist. It'll be standard on every Honda by 2022, so consider the Pilot a little ahead of the game.
We'll get more information about the 2019 Pilot -- including trim breakdowns and pricing -- before it goes on sale on July 16.