Honda, earlier this month, had announced it would go ahead and launch a new Trailsport trim line. This line would be focusing on off-road performance. Now, the first TrailSport model has arrived. It is with a refreshed 2022 Honda Passport. All 2022 Passports will gain a revised front fascia along with the new all-terrain version. Plus more standard safety tech. This Winter, the full lineup will be on sale.
Occurring ahead of the A-pillars were the visual changes to the Passport. Thus, there is an anonymous face of the outgoing model is being replacing by a snarling, bulldog-esque mug that does call to mind the Ridgeline pickup. Tweaked slightly is the rear bumper. However, the 2022 Passport is going to be available with an HPD accessories package. This would alter the grille and wheel designs plus add black fender flares and HPD graphics.
Honda Passport TrailSport
The only version of the 2022 Passport that Honda has shown to date is the new Passport TrailSport. It has got a distinctive grille design, plus chunky front and rear bumpers, and orange TrailSport badges throughout. Widened by 0.4 inches at the front and rear for increased stability has been the track therefore widening. There are 18-inch wheels that are wrapping in TrailSport-specific 245/60R-18 tires. Tackling unpaved roads, the TrailSport does use Honda’s i-VTM4 torque-vectoring all-wheel drive and Intelligent Traction Management System. The features of the vehicle interior include orange contrast stitching, TrailSport logos, and amber ambient lighting.
In fact, all of the 2022 Passports are going to continue to be powering by the same 3.5-liter V-6, which makes 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. Moreover, it is mating to a nine-speed automatic transmission. Which is standard on the TrailSport and Elite, the i-VTM4 torque-vectoring system, is now an option available on EX-L as well. Moreover, Honda is saying that all Passports are now going to have 8.1 inches of ground clearance, and the EX-L and Elite models have a new 20-inch wheel design.