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In my area DFW, Texas...I have not seen one Passport on the road since it started
selling in Feb.
 

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It's a brand new model, 7 months old, how many do you expect to see? I've yet to see a new Ford Ranger on the road.
 

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Yes, I bought mine end of May and have not seen one in the SE Pennsylvania area
They appear to be selling just over 3000 per month....That seems low. I am thinking of buying a 2020 model but I am afraid that it will go the way of the Crosstour model they had at one time that disappeared after a few years due to slow sales.
 

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They appear to be selling just over 3000 per month....That seems low. I am thinking of buying a 2020 model but I am afraid that it will go the way of the Crosstour model they had at one time that disappeared after a few years due to slow sales.
Worried about a car you don't even own? Think you might have a worry issue. Plus you have lots of negative feedback about Honda it seems. I don't think you have any intention of buying a Passport.
 

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Worried about a car you don't even own? Think you might have a worry issue. Plus you have lots of negative feedback about Honda it seems. I don't think you have any intention of buying a Passport.
Actually I love Honda..have owned Hondas since 1980...Own an MDX (9 yrs...no problems whatsoever) at the present time....But have read articles about declining quality issues that make me nervous about spending 40K on a new one...So I intend to continue to do due diligence till I feel comfortable. I am not an impulse buyer....I research any significant purchase from all angles.
 

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They appear to be selling just over 3000 per month....That seems low. I am thinking of buying a 2020 model but I am afraid that it will go the way of the Crosstour model they had at one time that disappeared after a few years due to slow sales.
Who care's it will make it hold it's value more, unlike models that flood the market causing there resale to tank. I actually like not seeing many around, make mine look more original and rarer. Used Crosstour's around here seem to be holding there value quite well.
 

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How do you like it? Any significant issues? How is the transmission?
Solid ride, lots of room and handles pretty well for being somewhat top heavy. I have the EX-L, not sure I would pay $40K for a Touring or Elite tho. The push button transmission takes a little while to get used to but works fine. It does downshift a little harshly. I chose it because we've been happy with the Honda's we've had before, it's a 6 cylinder, and can handle a little off roading. Interior is functional if a bit bland but I like simple interiors. I've had one issue with popping and snapping sounds from the radio. There is active thread on this board which I contribute to. It appears the whole radio unit needs to be replaced under warranty. I will probably get this done in the next month or so.
 

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They appear to be selling just over 3000 per month....That seems low. I am thinking of buying a 2020 model but I am afraid that it will go the way of the Crosstour model they had at one time that disappeared after a few years due to slow sales.
It will. It’s common for manufacturers to throw in new models here and there and then stop making them due to low sales, such as the crosstour, the element, and the crz. I’m with qwikz, I’d honestly prefer they only make them for a few years so it’s more unique. I see crv and pilots all day everywhere. I wanna standout.
 

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This is the first year, it will not be discontinued soon. Another thread highlighted that the Passport is already outselling the Ridgeline, and it sold twice as much as the TLX in July. It trails the MDX by 1500 units. Again, not bad for the 1st year, and resale value for my lease was 64%. Here are the sale numbers:
July 19 sales for American Honda
 

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There is less sold because there are less made.

Go to any Honda dealer and they have so many Accords, Civics, Oddessy’s and maybe 1-2 Passports.

We are a rare breed!
 
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There is less sold because there are less made.

Go to any Honda dealer and they have so many Accords, Civics, Oddessy’s and maybe 1-2 Passports.

We are a rare breed!
There is less sold because there are less made.

Go to any Honda dealer and they have so many Accords, Civics, Oddessy’s and maybe 1-2 Passports.

We are a rare breed!
Not around my area..There are several on the lots at dealers....Not as much as Pilots or CRV's but a significant amount nevertheless.
 

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Yes, I bought mine end of May and have not seen one in the SE Pennsylvania area
I've seen three in the wild in the past week and a half in SE Pennsylvania (Chester County). One black, one white and one Obsidian Blue. The pic is a capture from my dashcam of the one white PP. I know the dealer sold two others the same day we bought ours at the end of July.

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There is less sold because there are less made.

Go to any Honda dealer and they have so many Accords, Civics, Oddessy’s and maybe 1-2 Passports.

We are a rare breed!
Good point everyone n the scarcity issue. I had not thought of the PP production rate enhancing the value of our SUV's. I also will now enjoy driving a seldom seen vehicle. Ken in Hanover, PA
 

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The lack of dealer incentives or factory rebates at least makes it appear the model is meeting Honda’s expectations. Just got a mailing from my nearest dealer, and there were special offers on almost all models other than the PP.
 

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The lack of dealer incentives or factory rebates at least makes it appear the model is meeting Honda’s expectations. Just got a mailing from my nearest dealer, and there were special offers on almost all models other than the PP.
Good point. Just think what the PP sales figures would be with incentives?
 

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Good point everyone n the scarcity issue. I had not thought of the PP production rate enhancing the value of our SUV's. I also will now enjoy driving a seldom seen vehicle. Ken in Hanover, PA
Ditto Ken!

I’m back in San Jose and with our production crew we have six midsize suv rentals. Four of them are a charcoal Dodge Journey crappy rental. We have to press the key fob to know who has which rental.

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Ditto Ken!

I’m back in San Jose and with our production crew we have six midsize suv rentals. Four of them are a charcoal Dodge Journey crappy rental. We have to press the key fob to know who has which rental.

Heather
Hi Heather, I had to use Wikipedia to find out what a Journey looks like! Doesn't come close to our PP's, much less a Pilot. Too funny using the key fob to see which car responds to see which one is your rental! :ROFLMAO: Ken
 
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