Honda Pilot Turns Heads in Shoot Out and in San Antonio, TX


Benson Honda San Antonio TXNo matter what type of vehicle you are looking for, Honda can provide it. No longer only known for its smaller cars, Honda is earning accolades for its models across the board.

Benson Honda, a leading Honda dealer in San Antonio, TX,  is proud to announce that the Honda Pilot recently beat out six other family SUVs in the Today/MotorWeek SUV Shootout.

The competition included the Pilot, the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango, Ford Explorer, Kia Sorento, 2011 Mazda CX-9 and Toyota Highlander – all vehicles in the $37,000 range that come with three rows of seating.

The Pilot scored No. 1 overall in the face-off, which took into account a car shopping family’s opinion for 25 percent of the vehicle’s total score, votes from auto journalists for 65 percent of the score and fuel economy for 10 percent of the score.

The 2011 Honda Pilot offers all the fun of a sports car with the safety and leg room of an SUV.

With its power tailgate, eight-passenger seating, rearview camera, 25 mpg highway, navigation shystem with voice recognition, Bluetooth hands-free link, song by voice, a rear entertainment system, passengers feel like they are riding in class.

Safety is still Honda’s number one priority, and that shines through in the Pilot’s craftsmanship. The SUV offers four-wheel drive, vehicle stability assist, and front and side airbags with rollover sensors. Also, every Honda Pilot is made with an acoustic windshield with double-pane glass to keep the clamor of the outdoors where it should be.

Benson Honda, the premier Honda dealership in San Antonio, TX, has Honda Pilots priced to sell on its lot. The Honda Pilot was named the 2011 Annual True Cost to Own SUV, and starts at $28,470.

Come check out our lot of new and used Hondas and find out why Honda is getting worldwide attention for its vehicles. You won’t be disappointed.