Honda Pilot Trims / Variants On Sale In The UAE

Honda’s flagship SUV, the Pilot is a popular model in the mid-size SUV segment in the UAE. The Honda Pilot can accommodate 8 people and is a good choice for a family SUV. It is currently offered in three trims as per Honda UAE’s official website.

In this week’s edition of car trims breakdown, we explore all the available Honda Pilot trims. Additionally, we also list the popular trim in demand for the Pilot, to help you make an informed purchase decision.

Engine Options

The Honda Pilot is offered with a single engine and transmission option. However, the base-spec trim gets only a 2WD drivetrain. While the other two trims get the capable AWD unit. Here are the performance specs of the powertrain.

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3.5-litre NA V6 Petrol
Max Power285hp
Peak Torque355Nm
Transmission10-speed AT

Honda Pilot Trims Variants Breakdown

The Pilot is currently offered in three trims:

  • EX
  • Sport
  • EXL


Although the Pilot EX is a base spec trim of the SUV, it comes equipped with quite a lot of features including the complete suite of ADAS active safety systems. Here are some of the feature highlights of the Honda Pilot EX:

– 18-inch Alloy Wheels

– Fabric Seat Upholstery

– Three-zone Climate Control

7-inch Instrument Cluster

9-inch Infotainment

– Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

– 9 Speaker Audio

– LED Lighting

– 12 Airbags

– Level 2 ADAS


The mid-spec Pilot Sport trim is almost similar to the EX base variant. However, there are a few feature additions on the Honda Pilot Sport trim over the EX.

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20-inch Alloy Wheels (Only Sport Trim)

– Roof Rails (Only Sport Trim)

– Leather Steering Wheel

– Powered Front Seats


– Two Additional Drive Modes


The top-spec Pilot EXL trim comes with only a few more comfort and convenient features over the other two trims. Here are the feature highlights of the Honda Pilot EXL trim:

– Reverse Gear Linked Door Mirrors

– Programmable Height Power Tailgate 

– Auto-dimming Rear View Mirror

– Panoramic Sunroof

Leather Seats 

– Memory Function For Powered Seats

– Wireless Phone Charger

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There are not many differences between the three trims available on the Honda Pilot. However, according to DubiCars data SUV buyers in the UAE usually prefer AWD over 2WD or FWD. This makes the Sport and EXL the preferred choice among Honda Pilot buyers in the country.

Honda Pilot Trims Pricing

According to Honda UAE’s official website, here are the variant-wise prices of the SUV:

EXAED 174,900
SportAED 197,900
EXLAED 207,900

Stay tuned to DubiCars for more detailed breakdowns of car trims, going live on our blog every week. Find used Pilot for sale in the UAE and new Pilot for sale in the UAE on DubiCars.

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