Integrated Class III Trailer Hitch
An integrated Class III trailer hitch, tastefully hidden behind a cover, is standard on every 2012 Pilot. In addition to the integrated hitch, the Pilot comes ready to tow with a heavy-duty power steering cooler. And 4WD models add an automatic transmission-fluid cooler. The trailer harness is standard on Touring models, and available on EX-L and below models. Maximum towing capacity is 2,000 lbs for 2WD models, and 4,500 lbs for 4WD models.
 Maximum towing capacity for 4WD models is 4,500 lbs. Premium unleaded fuel is recommended when towing above 3,500 lbs. Maximum towing capacity for 2WD models is 2,000 lbs. Towing requires the addition of the Honda accessory towing kit, trailer harness and hitch ball. Trailer harness is standard on Touring models. Please see your Honda dealer for details.