2019 Honda Pilot towing capacity 

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Pilot on Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 8:39 pm
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How much can the 2019 Honda Pilot tow? Even though you may not think of the Pilot as a hefty SUV, it can certainly get some dirty work done. Despite being a midsize crossover SUV, the Honda Pilot can tow up to 1,500 pounds when properly equipped. Much of what contributes to that towing ability lies within the vehicle’s engine. Keep reading to learn more. 

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2019 Honda Pilot engine specs and horsepower 

All 2019 Honda Pilot trim levels feature the same engine option, which is good news because it means anyone can experience the power it offers regardless of their budget. Under the hood of the 2019 Pilot, you will find a 280-horsepower, 3.5-liter V6 engine that puts out 262 pound-foot of torque at 4,700 rpm. honda pilot elite and AWD badgingThat torque is what is responsible for the vehicle’s 1,500-pound towing capacity. The more torque an engine produces, the more weight the vehicle can pull. What is torque, you ask? Torque is a twisting force that subsequently causes rotation. The more of this force that is applied, the more pulling power a vehicle has. While we know that the Honda Pilot comes with great technological features, it is also practical for the blue-collar man (and not just Tommy Shaw). 

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