How Much Can the 2021 Honda Pilot Tow?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Honda Pilot on Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 at 3:20 pm
Green 2021 Honda Pilot Elite with bike on roof

2021 Honda Pilot Towing Capacity and Engine Power 

The family-ready, three-row 2021 Honda Pilot offers refined style and premium features throughout every model in its lineup. The 2021 Pilot makes room for up to eight passengers plus plenty of cargo space in the trunk for weekend luggage. Drivers looking to set out on their next road trip may be curious to know how much the 2021 Honda Pilot can tow and what its standard power ratings are. This guide to the 2021 Honda Pilot towing capacity and engine power are here to give you all the answers.  


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2021 Honda Pilot V6 Engine Ratings 

White 2021 Honda Pilot Elite with kayak on roof

Each member of the 2021 Honda Pilot lineup – LX, EX, EX-L, Special Edition, Touring, Elite, and Black Edition – is powered by the same standard V6 engine. A 3.5-liter V6 engine is fitted in every 2021 Honda Pilot model and is mated to a standard 9-speed automatic transmission. This setup allows the 2021 Pilot to manufacture up to 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque on the road.  

What Can the 2021 Honda Pilot Tow? 

With this engine setup in place, front-wheel-drive Pilot models can tow up to 3,500 pounds and all-wheel-drive Pilot models can tow up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped. These capacities mean that the Pilot is able to tow items such as trailers, camping trailers, four-wheelers, and motorbikes when fitted with the correct equipment. 


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The 2021 Honda Pilot delivers precise power on the road and its towing capacity will make your next trip a breeze. If you think the 2021 Pilot is the right fit for you and your family then head over to the Battison Honda online inventory to view our current lineup of new Honda Pilot models available in Oklahoma City right now. Contact a member of our team with any questions.  

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