After the Passport’s great sales, Honda is preparing to release a facelifted version sometime next year. The new model 2022 Honda Passport will sit between CR-V and Pilot models, and it will introduce more updates than the predecessor. Basically, according to many reports, the forthcoming model will feature more standard equipment.
However, some departments will be unchanged, and the new Passport will deploy the same 3.5-liter V-6 that produces 280-hp. Overall, thanks to this engine, Passport can tow up to 5000 pounds.
2022 Honda Passport Exterior
The design of the Honda Passport is very competitive in the mid-size segment. Basically, this model is based on the Honda Pilot, and it shares many elements with it. However, differences persist and Passport features a raked rear window and different sheet metal in places. Overall, the design language is similar, and that’s a matter, consider that Pilot is one of the best selling models.
Passport is also six inches shorter between the front and rear axles, and that doesn’t allow it to accommodate a third seating row. Generally, the design is more compact, rugged, and arguably better proportioned than the Pilot. On top of that, this SUV rides on the standard 20-inch alloy wheels, enhance the Passport’s off-road abilities.
The 2022 Honda Passport is a well designed SUV that features a very spacious cabin. Like before, this model will come with the same two rows of seats. Interior storage space is excellent with up to 77.9 cubic feet of cargo area. Generally, Passport provides more room than rivals like the Ford Edge, Hyundai Santa Fe, and Nissan Murano.
The base Sport trim includes many standard types of equipment. This trim comes with an 8-inch touchscreen, which also includes Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration. Also, the base model comes with HondaLink smartphone connectivity, satellite/HD radio, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.
2022 Honda Passport Powertrain Specs
Under the hood of the new 2022, Honda Passport is the same 3.5-liter V-6 engine that is teamed to a nine-speed automatic transmission as the Pilot. This engine produces 280 horses, and it comes standard with front-wheel drive.
According to many reports, some mechanics changes might happen, resulting in better fuel economy. The current model is rated in city/highway 20/25 mpg for the (FWD) and 19/24 mpg with (AWD). Like before, we can expect the new Honda Passport to tow up to 5000 pounds.
How Much Will 2022 Honda Passport Cost?
The forthcoming mid-size 2022 Honda Passport is an excellent SUV that is comfortable and very attractive. Besides great styling, this model also has many attributes. It comes with a powerful engine, and it offers a comfortable interior. From the information that we got, we can expect a facelifted version 2022 Honda Passport to arrive next year probably in the summertime.
Generally, many believe that it will keep the same pricing range as the predecessor. However, we think that a slight increase will probably happen. The current model starts at a little less than $34,000, and it can cross a price of $45,000 fully equipped.