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Honda is one of the most trusted and best-selling brands in the US. With so many of them rolling out of production onto lots and into consumers’ hands, there are bound to be some stories. Not every Honda SUV has a perfect record. According to CarComplaints.com, these are the most complained about Honda SUVs.

The Honda Pilot is a great three-row SUV for families. It is a straightforward and generally reliable buy. However, for some owners, the Honda Pilot earned some complaints. On CarComplaints.com, the Honda Pilot SUV has 1,414 complaints filed.
What are the main issues with Honda’s three-row family hauler? Primarily, the worst Honda pilot problems are for transmission failure, excessive oil consumption, and transmission fluid leaking. The mileages at which the Honda SUV problems arrive are 123,000, 95,000, and 121,000 miles respectively.

CarComplaints.com lists the worst Honda Pilot model year as 2003. This year for the three-row SUV apparently received an abundance of complaints about problems with its interior accessories. The 2003 model year also has the most complaints on file, in addition to holding to title for the highest volume of the same complaint––an ignition switch problem.
Other model years to look out for with the Honda Pilot appear to be the 2009, 2013, and 2016 Pilot SUVs. These models all have over 100 complaints on file for various frustrating problems. The newest of these most complained about Honda SUVs is the 2016.––has mostly complaints about transmission problems, electrical problems, and engine problems.


Source : The Most Complained About Honda SUVs | MotorBiscuit

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One takeaway from that is to avoid a first model year whenever a new generation hits the market.
 

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CarComplaints.com lists the worst Honda Pilot model year as 2003. This year for the three-row SUV apparently received an abundance of complaints about problems with its interior accessories. The 2003 model year also has the most complaints on file, in addition to holding to title for the highest volume of the same complaint––an ignition switch problem.
All true, in my experience.

I saw it as a feature, not a bug. All that stuff was either fixed or provided more ammunition for a price drop. It's all easy to fix (except the ignition). I had to replace the transmission, but at the price I paid, that was tolerable.

If that's as bad as it gets, I'm a happy camper.
 

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No worries; I'm sure the new Jeep Wagoneer Geppetto model will soon rise to the top of the list. :D

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Now you tell me. Sheesh.
To get VIN # 000001 should help your vehicle to go up in value, like fine art.
 

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Tony is hooking up with the French Groupe PSA and got a new name: Stellantis....can't call fix-it-again-tony for help anymore
I'm petty sure that Tony👨‍🔧 still has a job in the mix somewhere. :p
 
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Honda is one of the most trusted and best-selling brands in the US. With so many of them rolling out of production onto lots and into consumers’ hands, there are bound to be some stories. Not every Honda SUV has a perfect record. According to CarComplaints.com, these are the most complained about Honda SUVs.

The Honda Pilot is a great three-row SUV for families. It is a straightforward and generally reliable buy. However, for some owners, the Honda Pilot earned some complaints. On CarComplaints.com, the Honda Pilot SUV has 1,414 complaints filed.
What are the main issues with Honda’s three-row family hauler? Primarily, the worst Honda pilot problems are for transmission failure, excessive oil consumption, and transmission fluid leaking. The mileages at which the Honda SUV problems arrive are 123,000, 95,000, and 121,000 miles respectively.

CarComplaints.com lists the worst Honda Pilot model year as 2003. This year for the three-row SUV apparently received an abundance of complaints about problems with its interior accessories. The 2003 model year also has the most complaints on file, in addition to holding to title for the highest volume of the same complaint––an ignition switch problem.
Other model years to look out for with the Honda Pilot appear to be the 2009, 2013, and 2016 Pilot SUVs. These models all have over 100 complaints on file for various frustrating problems. The newest of these most complained about Honda SUVs is the 2016.––has mostly complaints about transmission problems, electrical problems, and engine problems.


Source : The Most Complained About Honda SUVs | MotorBiscuit

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Is this really a quality source? It's also funny because the CR-V had way more complaints and I'm assuming that isn't considered an SUV. So of course the Pilot would have the most complaints. Not defending Pilots because they have their fair share of issues, but this is a pretty stupid article.
 

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You could write a muck racking type of story on every vehicle brand. Every retailer. Every website that appears like this one out of nowhere .. you get the picture.
Some, more than others.
When you keep adding more garbage on your vehicles to try and improve your fuel economy numbers, your vehicle falls into the "Some, more" category.
 
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Honda is one of the most trusted and best-selling brands in the US. With so many of them rolling out of production onto lots and into consumers’ hands, there are bound to be some stories. Not every Honda SUV has a perfect record. According to CarComplaints.com, these are the most complained about Honda SUVs.

The Honda Pilot is a great three-row SUV for families. It is a straightforward and generally reliable buy. However, for some owners, the Honda Pilot earned some complaints. On CarComplaints.com, the Honda Pilot SUV has 1,414 complaints filed.
What are the main issues with Honda’s three-row family hauler? Primarily, the worst Honda pilot problems are for transmission failure, excessive oil consumption, and transmission fluid leaking. The mileages at which the Honda SUV problems arrive are 123,000, 95,000, and 121,000 miles respectively.

CarComplaints.com lists the worst Honda Pilot model year as 2003. This year for the three-row SUV apparently received an abundance of complaints about problems with its interior accessories. The 2003 model year also has the most complaints on file, in addition to holding to title for the highest volume of the same complaint––an ignition switch problem.
Other model years to look out for with the Honda Pilot appear to be the 2009, 2013, and 2016 Pilot SUVs. These models all have over 100 complaints on file for various frustrating problems. The newest of these most complained about Honda SUVs is the 2016.––has mostly complaints about transmission problems, electrical problems, and engine problems.


Source : The Most Complained About Honda SUVs | MotorBiscuit

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There are lots of complaints and remember a lot of people just don't bother. They just realize they made a mistake and trade it in and get a Chevy/GMC or Ford. The Honda quality is going down as the seriousness of the problems are getting worse. Absolutely NOT the most trusted auto company and they don't put out recalls like they should, you might get a technical bulletin but you pay for the repairs on those!!
 

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I'm not arguing that Honda's quality and reliability may have been slipping as of late, but is the solution Chevy/GMC or Ford?



 
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