What Engine Comes Installed Inside the 2020 Honda Pilot?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Pilot on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 at 6:25 pm
A woman walking towards a 2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Honda Pilot Engine Specifications & Performance Ratings

It’s easy for SUV shoppers to overlook the importance of engine performance when shopping for a new vehicle. Thankfully, the 2020 Honda Pilot comes equipped with a capable engine that’s able to provide the vehicle with plenty of power. Continue reading to learn more about 2020 Honda Pilot engine specifications and performance ratings.


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A 3.5-liter, V6 engine comes installed in all six 2020 Honda Pilot trim levels. The LX, EX and EX-L configurations of this SUV pair this engine to a six-speed automatic transmission, while Touring, Elite and Black Edition models come equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission instead. Front-wheel drive is standard in LX, EX, EX-L and Touring trims, while the remaining trims come standard with all-wheel drive.

Regarding performance, the 2020 Honda Pilot is capable of outputting 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. This provides the 2020 Pilot with plenty of power for towing. Front-wheel drive 2020 Pilot models can tow up to 3,500 pounds, while all-wheel drive 2020 Honda Pilot models have a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

2020 Honda Pilot Practicality & Comfort


2020 Honda Pilot interior

2020 Honda Pilot Storage Space

The spaciousness of the 2020 Pilot make it ideal for long trips and tasks that involve hauling cargo. Drivers can fold down the second and third rows to take advantage of this SUV’s 83.8 cubic feet of maximum cargo space.  

2020 Honda PIlot dashboard

2020 Honda Pilot Interior Amenities

Interior amenities that come standard in the 2020 Honda Pilot include one-touch turn indicators, a sunglasses holder, push button start, a cargo area light, cargo area tie-down anchors and second-row garment hooks.

There are currently dozens of 2020 Honda Pilot models in stock at Matt Castrucci Honda in Dayton, OH. Visit our online inventory today and find a 2020 Pilot that you and your passengers will enjoy.

One Response to “What Engine Comes Installed Inside the 2020 Honda Pilot?”

  1. Anthony Franco says:

    This is insufficient for me. I would like to see data sheets akin to what is found in a shop manual for the car, ie; Engine size displacement, bore, stroke, etc, gear ratios, rear end data, capacities etc.
    I am leasing a Honda Pilot EX-L
    Thank you.

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