The 2022 Honda Passport adventure SUV in gray driving on a dirt forest road
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An adventure SUV for the modern age, the Honda Passport is a more rugged and capable SUV alternative to the more family-friendly and safety-oriented CR-V and Pilot models. With rugged styling, additional off-road capabilities and performance features, standard roof rails, and sturdy unibody construction, the Passport offers the toughness of a truck with the practicality of an SUV.

The Honda Passport has had a strange journey in the automotive market. Introduced as the very first Honda SUV entry in 1993, the Passport was initially a rebadged version of the Isuzu Rodeo. After years of declining success, the Passport was discontinued in 2002 in favor of the Pilot. However, the Passport made a triumphant return in 2018 with its third generation and 2019 model year.

Since its reintroduction, the Honda Passport adventure SUV has been successful banking both on nostalgia and as a new variety of vehicle offered by Honda. It now pairs nicely alongside the Ridgeline pickup truck as the off-road lineup of the Honda catalog.

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  • 2021 Honda Passport (Starting MSRP $32,790)
  • Pros: The Honda Passport has plenty of power, a roomy cabin and cargo space, and a good amount of standard safety technology.
  • Cons: For a model marketed as an adventure SUV, the Passport’s driving dynamics lack comfort, charm, and excitement.
  • See Also: Pilot and Ridgeline

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