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If you’re looking for a Honda that can go just about anywhere, the 2023 Pilot TrailSport is the one to pick. It’s rough and rugged for the off-road, but it’s also comfortable and capable of being driven daily without issue. In case you need more convincing, here are four reasons the Pilot TrailSport could be the best trim for you.

1. The 2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport has a slightly higher ride height and knobbier tires

2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport all-terrain tire on the trail
2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport | Joe Santos, MotorBiscuit

Compared to the other 2023 Honda Pilot trims, the TrailSport rides one inch higher and has gripper all-terrain tires. In normal driving situations, the lifted ride gives the driver a better view of the road, and the knobbier tires don’t sacrifice comfort too much. Although, they do make the car wander a little on the freeway.

That said, the suspension and wheel upgrades are great for drivers who like off-road driving on the weekends. I put the Pilot TrailSport through some of its paces on a dirt trail, and it handled it with ease.

2. The Honda Pilot TrailSport Is available in a couple of really cool colors

2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport front view
2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport | Joe Santos, MotorBiscuit

Are you a sucker for cool car colors? If so, you’ll be happy to know that the 2023 Pilot TrailSport comes in two new colors – Sonic Gray Pearl and Diffused Sky Blue Pearl. My tester came in the Sonic Gray Pearl color and looked amazing in the sunlight. If you want to stand out, the Pilot TrailSport trim level will let you do that.

3. The TrailWatch camera system comes in handy

2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport trailview monitor
2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport | Joe Santos, MotorBiscuit

Much like the LaneWatch camera that was available on some past Honda models, the Pilot TrailSport comes equipped with a TrailWatch camera. However, this camera doesn’t show the blind spot on the side of the car; it instead shows the blind spot underneath the front of the car so the driver can see any obstacles.

4. The Pilot TrailSport’s interior is comfortable and sporty

A front interior view of the 2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport
2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport | Joe Santos, MotorBiscuit

Despite the added off-road accessories, the Honda Pilot TrailSport is still a comfortable SUV to spend time in. The interior is adorned with leather and orange stitching, the seats are supportive, and there’s plenty of head and leg room in all three rows. Well, the third row should be reserved for kids, but the adults will enjoy the second-row captain’s chairs.

The 2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport is a great choice for the great outdoors

Ultimately, if you’re looking for a Honda that can do double duty as a daily driver and a weekend off-road warrior, the 2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport could be the best pick for you.