2nd Gen (2009 – 2015) Honda Pilot Problems

The 2nd generation of the Pilot has a cumulative PainRank™ of 21.47. That can be compared against other Honda generations. Shopping for a Honda? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2009–2015 Pilot model years have sent in 458 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (31%) followed by the body (16%) and the interior (11%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2009 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2015 29
2014 37
2013 76
2012 57
2011 80
2010 74
2009 105

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