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Has anyone flat towed a Honda Pilot 2016-2018 with 6 speed transmission? There’s a baseplate offered to tow for that purpose for 2016. Though 2017 owners manual says otherwise. Flat towing is being able to tow vehicle behind an RV with all 4 wheels on the ground.
 

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I flat tow a 2004 Pilot...I initially thought that this was the last year one could tow it. Turns out, it’s the last year Honda officially condoned it in the owners manual. After a lot of research, it appears that the switch from a 5-speed Transmission (I think 2015/2016) is the issue. From 2003-2015, the Honda prescribed setup from the 2003 & 2004 manuals seems to work. Can’t say the same for the newer models though, but I’m not positive. IMO, The Pilot is still the best 3-row, under 5K lbs, automatic 6cyl, comfortable, 4WD tow vehicle one can have....could be because it’s the only one!
 
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