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Honda Odyssey and Pilot Recalled for Missing Airbag Rivets

Honda is voluntarily recalling Honda Odyssey minivans and Honda Pilot crossover SUVs because some models may lack rivets that hold the driver airbag’s plastic cover in place. In a statement, Honda says that the recall includes about 748,000 vehicles. Pilot models included in the recall are from the 2009 to 2013 model years, while Odyssey models are from the 2011 to 2013 model years. Honda says it is not aware of injuries or accidents, but missing rivets could ... continue reading»

Tags: NHTSA, Honda Odyssey, Honda Pilot, Model News, Honda recall

About 807,000 Honda and Acura Models Could Roll Away

Honda is recalling about 807,000 Honda Odyssey, Honda Pilot and Acura MDX models with automatic transmissions because they could roll away when the key is removed from the ignition and the vehicle is in park. In a statement, Honda says the Odyssey and Pilot models are from the 2003 to 2004 model years and MDX models are from the 2003 to 2006 model years. The Associated Press explains, “The mechanism that locks the key in the ignition while the ... continue reading»

Tags: Safety, Acura MDX, Honda Odyssey, Honda Pilot, Model News, Honda recall, Acura recall

Honda Voluntarily Recalls CR-V, Pilot for Faulty Headlight Wiring

Honda is voluntarily recalling CR-V crossovers from model years 2002 through 2004 and model-year 2003 Pilot SUVs over a potential defect in the headlight wiring system. About 554,000 Honda vehicles in the U.S. are affected by the voluntary recall. “The faulty wiring could cause the low-beam headlights to fail, increasing the risk of a crash,” writes Cars.com. Honda says in a statement that it is unaware that any crashes or injuries related to this issue have been ... continue reading»

Tags: Recalls, Honda Pilot, Honda, Model News, 2012 Honda CR V

Test Drive: 2012 Honda Pilot Touring

Last week, I tested a 2012 Honda Pilot Touring in and around Washington, D.C. I didn’t get a chance to utilize all of its 87 cubic feet of cargo space since the biggest thing I hauled was a new iMac, but I still managed to get a good picture of the Pilot as a family vehicle. The first thing I noticed was that anyone who plans to use all three rows of seats while making a big grocery ... continue reading»

Tags: Test Drives, Honda Pilot, Affordable Midsize SUVs

Refreshed 2012 Honda Pilot Debuts

Honda gave the 2012 Pilot a slight refresh, and the automotive press says that while changes on the outside were minimal, the updates under the Pilot’s skin are more significant. In a press release, Honda says the Pilot has a new front grille, headlights and front bumper. Depending on the trim shoppers select, there are also new wheels available. These changes are minimal but Kicking Tires says, “There are important changes under the hood and cabin upgrades that make ... continue reading»

Tags: Honda Pilot, Model News

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