What Is the 2020 Honda Pilot Towing Capacity?

February 12th, 2020 by

Honda Pilot In Parking Lot

Honda SUVs have already displayed how they can be fuel efficient and reliable on Bayonne and Newark roads and beyond. However, with the 2020 Honda Pilot towing capacity, you can add even more power to your commute. So, how much can the Honda Pilot tow? Metro Honda is here to break down this Honda SUV’s incredible strength and performance along with a slew of features that make towing a breeze. Don’t forget to stop by our dealership and see this model up closer and in action. 

How Much Can a Honda Pilot Tow?

The 2020 Honda Pilot towing capacity depends on which configuration you choose. When you get behind the wheel of the base LX trim level which comes with standard 2WD, you’ll have a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Drivers can also opt for the available Intelligent Variable Torque Management AWD System which increases your maximum towing capacity to 5,000 pounds. No matter which drivetrain you prefer, you’ll be back by strong specs under the hood which include a standard 3.5L V6 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission that generates 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque. The Honda Pilot lineup also boasts 19.5-gallon fuel tank capacity so you can make the most out of every stop at the gas station.

2020 Honda Pilot Payload & Cargo Space

For even more versatility on the road, the Pilot LX comes with a payload capacity of 1,420 to 1,625 pounds, and there’s even more opportunities to store and secure your belonging one you step inside the Pilot’s spacious cabin. Enjoy ample and customizable cargo space thanks to split fold down second-row and third row seats. Here you can get up to 46.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row and or up to 83.9 cubic feet of cargo room behind the third row.

2020 Honda Pilot Towing and Tech Features 

With such strength behind the wheel, the Honda Pilot is also equipped with a slew of safety and tech features that make towing large quantities that much more easy and secure. Drivers will have peace of mind whether they’re on the jobsite to making their way to their favorite vacation spot with the following towing and safety features: 

  • HondaLink: Stay connected to your Honda model’s fuel range, service schedule, and more whether inside your car or not.
  • Eco Assist System: This system will inform you of the status of your fuel usage to help you improve overall efficiency when braking or accelerating.
  • Hill Start Assist: Sensors detect when you’re on a hill, and notify the system to apply the brakes as you move your foot from the brake pedal to the gas pedal. 
  • Intelligent Variable Torque Management AWD System: Not only does this system boost the Pilot’s towing capacity, but it also helps it tackle nearly any kind of driving surface can throw at you. 
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines: Use the handy rearview camera to snag the best parking spaces or hitch a trailer or camper. 

Find the Honda Pilot and More Honda SUVs at Metro Honda

As you can see, no matter how you leverage the 2020 Honda Pilot towing capacity, you can get the job done safely and with ease. Make your way over to Metro Honda where you can browse our inventory to find a new Honda Pilot for sale that meets your driving needs along with many other offers on Honda crossovers and SUVs. While you’re here, you can even read up on the Pilot MPG ratings and critic reviews. Contact us today to schedule a test drive near Hoboken and Staten Island!

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