The Honda Passport is Back!
In early 2019, Honda will reintroduce the Passport after a long 16 year hiatus. The Passport’s revival fills the SUV size gap between the CR-V and Pilot, and promises rugged style, customizable performance, comfortable seating and your favorite Honda tech.
The new Intelligent Traction Management system allows you to change modes based on road conditions. All trims come with a standard Snow Mode, and models equipped with available i-VTM4™ all-wheel-drive add Mud and Sand Modes. The Passport offers a powerful iVTEC® V-6 engine, which generates 280 Horsepower @6,000 RPM and 262 lb-ft of Torque @4700 RPM. Its 4-wheel independent suspension system and 9-speed transmission deliver an outstandingly smooth drive. Plus, the Passport can tow 3,500 pounds (front-wheel-drive), with all-wheel-drive adding up to 5,000 pounds of towing capacity.
Available Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ allow drivers to access their smarthphone’s files, such as music and messages, and the available Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System ensures drivers will never lose their way.
The Passport’s rugged styling in enhanced by its aggressive front grill and iconic winged front headlights. Available accessories such as gloss-black wheels and roof rails complete the athletic appeal of the exterior. Inside, passengers and drivers will enjoy comfortable seating for 5 along with impressive passenger volume (115.9 cubic feet), embedded storage compartments in the trunk, and 60/40 split rear seats.
Four trim levels will be available: Sport, EX-L, Touring and Elite. Honda Sensing™, three-zone automatic climate control and LED headlights are standard on all 2019 Honda Passport trim levels. The EX-L trim adds leather seats, an 8” infotainment screen, sunroof, Apply CarPlay™, Android Auto™, auto-dimming rearview mirror, blind spot monitoring, cross-traffic alert, heated front seats and a power tailgate. Move to the Touring trim and enjoy all of the above plus navigation, heated rear seats, parking sensors (front and rear), acoustic glass, a premium sound system and more. The top Elite trim offers exterior upgrades such as gloss black trim along with cooled front seats, a heated steering wheel, rain-sensing wipers, a wireless phone charger and auto-dimming side mirrors.
The New 2019 Honda Passport is sure to excite off-road and on with its innovative styling, dynamic driving modes and impressive array of standard and available features. We look forward to its arrival in early 2019. Contact us to reserve yours today!