The newest 2020 Honda Passport has been unveiled a few months ago and it shares its outdoorsy attitude with the Honda Pilot model. The forthcoming SUV comes with great design, spacious cabin that can accommodate five passengers and good cargo space.
Unfortunately, this year version will be available only with one engine options. Furthermore, the manufacturer will continue to offer the same 3.5-liter V-6 powertrain and the all-wheel-drive system as the option. 5,000 pounds is the maximum towing capacity of this SUV.
Attractive And Stylish Look Of The 2020 Honda Passport
The exterior of the Honda Passport is great. This SUV is very attractive and stylish. However, with the new design, we can clearly see some cues borrowed from the Honda Pilot model and CR-V/HR-V. The front end of this SUV adores the big grille that is flanked with the stylish headlights. Also, as the last year model, the headlight as the taillights will be powered with the LED lighting.
Dimensionally, the new SUV is 190-inch-long and it offers great off-road ability. We can easily compare it with the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Edge models. The 8.4 inches of ground clearance that comes with the all-wheel-drive system is nearly an inch more than in the Pilot model. Moreover, the 20-inch alloy wheels are standard on all models, while the higher trims will offer larger tires, rugged appearance and better rock-crunching comfort.
2020 Honda Passport Interior Design and Trim Options
Like in the Honda CR-V and HR-V models, the new 2020 Honda Passport will only offer quality materials and techs inside. The new model is available with two rows of seating enough to place five passengers. The seats are comfortable and cloth upholstery comes standard on the Passport Sport model, while the higher EX-L, Touring, and Elite trim levels are offered with leather upholstery.
The Sports model will use a basic 5.0-inch display, while the other trims use an 8.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Also, with the standard equipment comes features such as an 11-speaker audio system, wi-fi hotspot antenna, safety as the automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warnings, adaptive cruise control, and active lane control. Furthermore, blind-spot monitors are standard on EX-L and higher trims. The new 2020 Honda Passport boost 100 cubic-foot maximum cargo capacity when the rear seat is folded. However, with the rear seat upright, its 41.2 cubic-foot.
2020 Honda Passport Powertrain Specs and Towing Capacity
The newest 2020 Honda Passport SUV will be unfortunately only offered with one engine option. Under the hood of this crossover is the Honda’s 3.5-liter V-6 powertrain that delivers an output of 280 horsepower. This engine powers the wheels via a 9-speed automatic transmission. The front-wheel-drive system is the standard, will all-wheel drive come as an option.
The all-wheel drive is much better and is very handful of slippery conditions and bad weather. The towing of 2020 Honda Passport equipped with the front-drive system is a 3,500-pound trailer. Furthermore, with the all-wheel-drive versions, this SUV is able to maximum tow up to 5,000 pounds.
2020 Honda Passport Price, Market Release, And Competitors
At this moment, we don’t have much information about the price and release date. The Honda manufacturer has not yet announced how much 2020 Passport will cost. However, the current model sits between the price of Honda’s CR-V and Pilot and it starts at $33,000 for the base Sports trim.
Moreover, with the Elite trim that comes with the AWD system, the price will go up to $45,000. With this price range, the Honda Passport will compete with models such as Toyota Highlander, Jeep Grand Cherokee, and Subaru Forester.