[T3] On the Road Again!

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Thu Oct 26 14:55:23 PDT 2023

Loved the La-Z-Boy on Jello suspension description!  ;-)

I have to admit that the Pilot had a few strong points: The seats and ride 
were good, and the rear view camera was excellent, much better than the 

While the VW's owners manual would be only half as long if they left out all 
the lawyer-ese, the Honda manual saves space by simply not mentioning 
things, or making them hard to find in the index. (No mention of heat, 
ventilation or AC in the index. Look up Climate Control instead.)


On 20 Oct 2023 at 10:20, Hal Sullivan wrote:

> On 10/18/23 17:32, jadney at vwtype3.org wrote:
> > My dislike for our rental Honda Pilot has not faded. It seems like it was made to appeal to
> > people who judge quality by size.
> I volunteered to drive my stepdaughter's year-old Ridgeline to the Bay 
> Area after she had to bail on her visit with us and fly home to deal 
> with an emergency in 2021 (650 miles), and the more I drove that truck, 
> the more I disliked it.  Not only was it huge seemingly just for the 
> sake of being huge, it rode and handled like a La-Z-Boy mounted to a 
> bowl of Jell-O.  The mileage sucked considering how gutless it was, and 
> the seat was so uncomfortable I was stopping every few hours just to get 
> out of it.  Yuck.
> The only good things I can say for it is it didn't break down, and my 
> phone paired easily to the in-dash system for maps and road tunes.
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Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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