really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,667 miles

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2008 Honda Pilot Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 052014


  • 59,000 miles


While backing out of driveway vehicle sped backwards with tremendous speed rapidly causing driver to loose control - vehicle raced across the city street slamming into tree totaling the vehicle - vehicle sped up as driver took foot off brake

- Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA

problem #2

May 262010

Pilot 6-cyl

  • 20,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Honda Pilot. The contact was driving approximately 25 mph when the brake pedal was engaged followed by a brief delayed response. The failure was recurring in rainy weather. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the technician was unable to duplicate the problem. The manufacturer was notified of the defect. The approximate failure mileage was 20,000. Updated 03/05/14 the consumer stated the vehicle suddenly accelerated on its own. Updated 03/11/14

- Alameda, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 052013


  • 91,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Honda Pilot. The contact stated that after shifting the vehicle into reverse, the vehicle accelerated forward without manual force. The contact then crashed into a parking sign. The contact did not sustain any injuries and a police report was filed. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 91,000.

- Homestead, FL, USA

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