13 Best 3-Row SUVs for Families in 2019

2019 Honda Pilot
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3) 2019 Honda Pilot

Base Price: $31,450

Overview (U.S. News Overall Score: 8.4/10): Honda refreshed their three-row SUV for 2019 with additional standard safety features, an enhanced infotainment system, and an updated transmission. The Pilot is powered by a potent V6 and provides a smooth, confident ride. It’s not as nimble as some rivals, but it is easily maneuverable in urban settings, despite its size.

In our ranking of midsize SUVs, the Pilot claims a spot in the upper half of the list.

Safety (U.S. News Score: 9.3/10): The Honda Pilot received an overall five-star rating in NHTSA crash testing. It received a Top Safety Pick Award from the IIHS, earning top marks in every crash test except one. Its headlight performance earned a grade of Good, while its LATCH hardware ease of use was deemed Acceptable.

Every 2019 Pilot is outfitted with the Honda Sensing package of safety technologies. It includes automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, automatic high-beam headlights, and adaptive cruise control. Blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert are available.

Predicted Reliability (U.S. News Score: 2.5/5): The Pilot earns a predicted reliability rating of 2.5 out of five, which is below average for the class and indicates that the Pilot may be more expensive to own in the long run due to higher than average repair costs.

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