2017 Honda Pilot is Getting Apple CarPlay!

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda News, Honda Pilot, Technology on Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 1:26 PM
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The 2017 Pilot has a ton of great features to offer drivers, especially drivers in the Chicago area. With winter just around the corner, the Pilot’s available all-wheel-drive is ideal for taking on the snow. For those frigid months, the 2017 Pilot even offers heated seats and a heated steering wheel. But, the latest amenity added to Honda may be the best yet, the 2017 Pilot offers drivers the ability to utilize their smartphone applications through [1]Apple CarPlay or [2]Android Auto.

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Which 2017 Pilot models will have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

The 2017 Honda Pilot is available in five trim levels, the LX, EX, EX-L, Touring and Elite. Drivers looking to have access to the [1]Apple CarPlay and [2]Android Auto systems must purchase or lease an EX trim or above. With the upgrade however, drivers also get a number of other great features too. The EX trim and up offers power lumbar support with the driver’s seat, HomeLink Remote system, heated side mirrors, smart entry and more.

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More NEW Features of the 2017 Honda Pilot

Keeping your car clean always makes driving it just a little bit more enjoyable. With the 2017 Pilot, your dash will look cleaner longer with the SUV’s new fingerprint and glare resistant touchscreen. The 8-inch audio display is available on the Pilot EX trim and up, offering easy access to functions such as the new smartphone systems or turn by turn navigation through Honda’s [3]Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Honda HD Digital Traffic.

Also new for 2017 are select aesthetic features of the Pilot. For the exterior, the White Diamond Pearl coat has an increased availability and for the interior, a black color scheme is extended to lower trims.

If you’d like more information on the 2017 Honda Pilot, come see our team at Continental Honda. We have the 2017 Pilot in stock and you can get behind the wheel when you schedule a test drive online. We also have a number of other 2017 Honda models in stock, including the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback and the 2017 HR-V.


[1]Apple CarPlayTM is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Depending on use, Apple CarPlay™ can share user and vehicle information (e.g. vehicle location, speed and other operating conditions) with the connected iPhone®. See Apple’s privacy policy for details regarding Apple’s use and handling of data uploaded by CarPlay®. Use of CarPlay® is at user’s own risk, and is subject to agreement to the CarPlay® terms of use, which are included as part of the Apple® iOS terms of use. CarPlay® vehicle integration is provided ”as is,” and Honda cannot guarantee CarPlay® operability or functionality now or in the future due to, among other conditions, changes in CarPlay® software/Apple® iOS, service interruptions, or incompatibility or obsolescence of vehicle-integration hardware or software. See dealer for details. Only use CarPlay® when conditions allow you to do so safely.
[2]Android and Android Auto are trademarks of Google Inc.
[3]The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is available on EX-L and standard on Touring and Elite in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (Honda HD Digital Traffic service only available in the United States, except Alaska). Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[4]HomeLink® is a registered trademark of Gentex Corporation.

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