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Dren
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Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 10:15
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I'm looking forward to the reveal. Thanks for the coverage guys!
HONDA AFVM
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 10:18
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Can't wait...... Love new product....
Cannondale18
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 10:42
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I wonder how many trims there will be besides ELITE
TL_06
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 13:00
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Cannondale18 wrote:
I wonder how many trims there will be besides ELITE


Something equivalent to the traditional EX and EX-L are sure bets although I suppose Honda could use the RT/RTL derivatives nomenclature from Ridgeline.

tsxfan19
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 14:01
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Cars.com had their first-look kinda video posted earlier today. They've since taken it down.

I'm not terribly impressed with its looks. Gives me Jeep Cherokee vibes from the profile view. Same engine/tranny setup (according to Cars.com) as a touring/elite Pilot (3.5 liter V6 w/ 9-speed auto).

I'm sure it'll sell - it's an SUV and it's a Honda.

DCR
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 14:06
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Sounds terribly exciting tsxfan! I'm probably not going to like how this looks then.
WillMax
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 14:07
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tsxfan19 wrote:Same engine/tranny setup (according to Cars.com) as a touring/elite Pilot (3.5 liter V6 w/ 9-speed auto).

I'm sure it'll sell - it's an SUV and it's a Honda.



I really thought it would get the 2.0T/10AT powertrain and can hardly believe they'd use the ZF 9HP transmission in an all-new vehicle given its reputation.

tsxfan19
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 14:13
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Heck - I think I could have been ok with the V6 w/ the 10-speed. Don't they put it in the Odyssey and RLX?
WillMax
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 14:16
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tsxfan19 wrote:
Heck - I think I could have been ok with the V6 w/ the 10-speed. Don't they put it in the Odyssey and RLX?


Yes, but there's not yet been a 3.5L/10AT with AWD (the Odyssey is only FWD). The only 10AT with AWD so far is the 2019 Acura RDX which uses the 2.0T.

tsxfan19
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 15:01
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Touché!
Cannondale18
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 15:57
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I wonder if pricing will be released tonight as well? I heard February 7th for release date?!

Less than 3 hours to go!

JPM52
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 16:43
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WillMax wrote:
tsxfan19 wrote:Same engine/tranny setup (according to Cars.com) as a touring/elite Pilot (3.5 liter V6 w/ 9-speed auto).

I'm sure it'll sell - it's an SUV and it's a Honda.



I really thought it would get the 2.0T/10AT powertrain and can hardly believe they'd use the ZF 9HP transmission in an all-new vehicle given its reputation.



Since it comes off the same production line as the Pilot and Ridgeline I'm not surprised they use many of the same components such as the 3.5 engine and ZF transmission.

TL_06
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-27-2018 19:18
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I am surprised - with all the talk of adventure and capability - there are FWD models. Maybe they've checked the count of all the FWD Edges and Muranos that are sold.
Civicb18
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Re: Looking forward to it [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-28-2018 05:17
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WillMax wrote:
tsxfan19 wrote:Same engine/tranny setup (according to Cars.com) as a touring/elite Pilot (3.5 liter V6 w/ 9-speed auto).

I'm sure it'll sell - it's an SUV and it's a Honda.



I really thought it would get the 2.0T/10AT powertrain and can hardly believe they'd use the ZF 9HP transmission in an all-new vehicle given its reputation.



It’s Pilot based. Nothing Pilot based uses the 2.0t.


 
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