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Towing with Your 2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Honda Pilot

Whether it’s taking the ATVs or snowmobiles to the trail head, putting the jet skis in the lake, or getting your crew set up at the job site, the 2020 Honda Pilot can tow just about anything you line up behind it. According to Kelley Blue Book, the 2020 Pilot is rated for a 3,500-pound towing capacity.

Pilot’s with optional AWD can tow up to 5,000 pounds—more than enough to handle towable RVs and most recreational boats.

This year’s model has the strength you need and the features you want, so that you and your (co-) Pilot can handle any hauling task.

2020 Honda Pilot Tow

How Much Can Your 2020 Honda Pilot Tow?

The ultimate towing capacity for your 2020 Pilot will depend on the trim level of your vehicle.

The LX, EX, EX-L and Touring models come with standard 2WD. That allows them to generate a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds.

Pilots with the optional Intelligent Variable Torque Management AWD System enjoy added towing capacity—to the tune of a 5,000-pound limit! Powered by Honda’s 3.5-liter, V6 engine, which puts out 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque, the 2020 Honda Pilot has all the power you’ll need.

2020 Honda Pilot Towing Features

Not only does the 2020 Honda Pilot have the power for any hauling job, it also has features to give you the support you need to get any towing job done safely.

Here are some of the impressive towing features that will help you get the job done:

  • Intelligent Variable Torque Management AWD System: Not only does this system boost your vehicle’s towing capacity, it also helps your Pilot easily conquer any kind of driving surface 2020 might throw at you.
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines: The handy rearview camera can be a real lifesaver at the boat launch or when you’re hitching up the trailer (it’s also pretty handy if you need to slide into a tight parking spot).
  • Hill Start Assist: Sensors detect when you’re on a hill and notify your Pilot’s on-board computer to apply the brakes as you move your foot from the brake pedal to the gas pedal.

How to Get Your 2020 Honda Pilot Tow-Ready

The 2020 Pilot has the engine and towing features to make any hauling job look easy. Before you can hitch up and hit the road, though, you need to make sure you’re kitted out for the task.

If you’re looking to add a tow kit to your Pilot, the OEM Honda trailer hitch is the best place to start. The genuine Honda accessory is a class III trailer hitch that mounts directly to the frame, delivering optimal strength, security, and performance.

Adding a trailer hitch is an easy way to take full advantage of the power of your Pilot. Check out the product page for a list of required parts, or click on the links below.

Click here to shop our full selection of OEM Honda accessories.

Having trouble finding the right part? Not sure if an accessory will fit your Honda? Don’t hesitate to send us a message, or give us a call at 800-924-1884.

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