2015 Honda Pilot  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#16 of 2015 SUVs

#22 of all 2015 vehicles


Pictured: 2016 Honda Pilot
The Pilot, a mainstay of Honda's lineup since 2003, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 8. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 Honda Pilot is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2015 Honda Pilot has a score of 84, implying a 0.037% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Honda Pilot has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0365% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.1736%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0365% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.1736% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Honda Pilot is 24% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2015 Honda Pilot is 13% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9958Hyundai Santa FeNissan QuestNissan PathfinderToyota 4RunnerKia SedonaFord ExplorerJeep Grand CherokeeDodge DurangoToyota HighlanderHonda PilotToyota SiennaGMC AcadiaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Honda Pilot with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 99. The 2015 Honda Pilot is safer than the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe, the 2015 Nissan Quest, the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder, and the 2015 Toyota 4Runner and less safe than the 2015 Dodge Durango and the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It is about as safe as the 2015 Ford Explorer, the 2015 GMC Acadia, the 2015 Toyota Sienna, and the 2015 Toyota Highlander.

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