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It's not terrible, but I find the Passport's grille design to be very funky. It reminds me of some kind of mid century modern room divider. I'm sure that Honda will offer an accessory sport grille similar to the one available for the Ridgeline. It's very subjective, but what does everyone think of the grille and would you replace it with an available mesh-style grille?

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I absolutely HATE the front end on the Passport. I'm okay with the rest of it, but the front? Yuck. It looks especially bad in white, and I want my next car to be white.

P.S. -- not just the grille. The whole front-end. Hate it.
 

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I absolutely HATE the front end on the Passport. I'm okay with the rest of it, but the front? Yuck. It looks especially bad in white, and I want my next car to be white.

P.S. -- not just the grille. The whole front-end. Hate it.
But you like the white for contrast you said
 

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I haven't seen one in person yet, but I think the grille is my least favorite aspect of the design. A simple black mesh would be nice.

Coincidentally (or not) the grille on my 2014 RDX is my least favorite aspect of the design.
 

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Honda has been quick to change design when people really rejected it but that doesn't seem to be the case this time around. Only option might be that from aftermarket companies.
 

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I have hate the current Ridgeline and Pilot front-ends, in fact Honda & Acura make very weak front ends across the boards, that being said, I think the Passport is actually "tolerable"...

And I hate that the only way to get the Ridgeline front end to look even close to tolerable is to add on their $350 Carbon Fiber accessory, as bad as that front end looks - the Carbon Fibre add-on should be FREE...!
 

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You're right that there are bound to be some aftermarket options to help clean things up. I also think the front fascia would look a whole lot better/meaner with some kind of bush guard.
 

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I saw a 19 Pilot in the dealer showroom that had an accessory blacked out grill similar to the Ridgeline pictured above. I liked it, and if I had bought the Pilot I was prepared to spring the $$ to get rid of the chrome.

I don’t mind the Passport’s grill. I like it better than the stock Pilot. But it is a little funky. Reminds me of some 60’s interior design element.
 

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I also agree Honda & Acura Front end designers should ALL be fired!

But after buying a Passport and having a chance to get all up-cloe-n-personel with it, I'm thinking the Passport Grill looks more much more masculine than the Pilot, not Rambo masculine mind you, maybe some Brad Pitt pretty-boy masculine...
 

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I neveer thought I'd buy a black vehicle but with all the black trim on the Passports I decided on black so the trim would blend in. I initially thought I'd get a white one, but didn't care for the contrast of the black grille on the white. Overall Honda doesn't offer many exciting colors on Passports and Ridgelines. I'd like to see red and blue colors.
 

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I don't mind the grille design, but when it's dirty it takes a bit of work to clean all the small openings.
 

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I don't mind the grille design, but when it's dirty it takes a bit of work to clean all the small openings.
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