2019 Honda Pilot Offers Impressive Cargo and Passenger Space

The 2019 Honda Pilot is a three-row SUV that is spacious, sophisticated, and offers drivers a dynamic performance on the road with available all-wheel drive. With seating for up to 8 passengers, the Pilot offers one of the largest cargo spaces in its class with Car and Driver noting, “space is plentiful and the reconfigurable interior provides multiple stuff-hauling options.” Along with comfort and technology throughout the trim levels, the Pilot is a capable family hauler poised for adventure.

Cargo Dimensions

The Honda Pilot is spacious inside and features a cargo area that is large enough to accommodate all of your belongings. Behind the 3rd row is 16 cubic feet of free space. For the times when you have more cargo than passengers, fold the rear rows down completely flat to reveal up to 84 cubic feet of space.

  • 16 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 3rd row
  • 84 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 1st row

Passenger Dimensions

The Honda Pilot is not just spacious for cargo; it also features roomy seats in every row for passengers. Even tall adults sitting in the rear will have plenty of head and leg room to sit comfortably. With 153 cubic feet of total passenger space, the Honda Pilot can transport up to 8 passengers inside.

  • Passenger Volume – 152.9 cubic feet
  • Headroom – 40.1 inches in the front / 40.2 inches in the middle row / 38.9 inches in the rear
  • Legroom – 40.9 inches in the front / 38.4 inches in the middle row / 31.9 inches in the rear
  • Hip Room – 59.1 inches in the front / 57.3 inches in the middle row / 44.6 inches in the rear

Seating Capacity 

In three rows of seating, the Honda Pilot LX, EX, and EX-L has seating for 8 passengers. The Honda Pilot Touring comes standard with seating for 8 passengers but also give drivers the option of swapping the 2nd row seat for two Captain’s Chairs. The top-of-the-line Honda Pilot Elite comes standard with the Captain’s Chairs that also feature heating to keep the passengers warm throughout the cold winter months.

Exterior Accessories

For larger cargo items, there are a number of exterior accessories including crossbars and attachments to free up more space inside. Secure kayaks, skis, surfboards, and more up top and head for adventure whenever it’s calling.

  • Bike Attachment – Roof Mount
  • Crossbars
  • Kayak Attachment
  • Roof Box – Short
  • Ski Attachment
  • Snowboard Attachment
  • Surfboard Attachment
  • Tent
  • Trailer Hitch



Interior Accessories

No matter which trim level is right for you, drivers can select available interior accessories that help organize and manage cargo with bin dividers, nets and organizers, and well as protect the cargo area from the wear and tear that comes with active lifestyles.

  • Cargo Bin Dividers
  • Cargo Cover
  • Cargo Net
  • Cargo Organizer
  • Cargo Tray

Storage Options

Throughout the cabin of the Honda Pilot, drivers will find convenient storage options for smaller items of cargo, which helps keep the interior organized and ultimately frees up more space for passengers. From a multi-functional center console storage area to seatback pockets, there are plenty of storage solutions to keep things you need within easy reach.

  • Sunglass Holder
  • Multi-Functional Center Console Storage
  • Lockable Glove Compartment
  • Hidden Storage Well
  • Beverage Holders
  • Driver’s and Front Passenger’s Seatback Pockets

Towing Capacity

For drivers who need an SUV that can tow cargo, the Honda Pilot has you covered. The towing capacity will vary depending on whether the front wheel drive or all-wheel drive configuration is right for you. Attempting to tow a load that exceeds your vehicles limits is extremely dangerous but the standard Honda Pilot is ready to tow up to 3,500 lbs., which might be more than enough for drivers who need to tow lightweight trailers, jet skis, and the like. For drivers who need to larger loads, opt for the all-wheel drive configuration which can tow up to 5,000 lbs.

  • 2WD – 3,500 lbs.
  • AWD – 5,000 lbs.

Test Drive Today

Find out more information on the 2019 Honda Pilot by contacting us or visiting your nearest Central Illinois Honda Dealer. Explore current offers and experience the Honda Pilot firsthand when you sit behind the wheel with a test drive today.

Central Illinois Honda Dealers

3955 E. Boyd Road Decatur, IL

Phone: 866-497-4191

39.9074332 -88.8968517
Central Illinois Honda Dealers 39.9074332, -88.8968517.