2018 Honda Pilot

2019 Honda Pilot*

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2018 Toyota Highlander

2018 Toyota Highlander

2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2018 Toyota Highlander



Portsmouth drivers looking for an 8-passenger SUV will inevitably compare the Honda Pilot vs Toyota Highlander. Both models come with a variety of advanced trim levels as well as powerful performance. However, unlike the Highlander, the Pilot comes standard with V6 engine power and more cargo room. Compare the Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander below to see what else makes the new Pilot such a good choice for Portsmouth families.

Towing & Payload

The Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot both offer great towing capacity and payload capacity. When put side-by-side, though, the Honda Pilot wins. Whereas the Highlander tows 1,486 to 1,602 pounds, but the Honda Pilot can manage as much as 1,625 pounds with the AWD version.

2019 Honda Pilot Parked at Camping Grounds

Pilot or Highlander: Performance & Fuel-Efficiency

How do the 2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2018 Toyota Highlander compare in terms of power and fuel economy? Compare their specs below:

  • Toyota Highlander: The 2018 Toyota Highlander comes with a a 185-hp 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine that generates 184 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, the Highlander earns 20 mpg city and 24 mpg highway. If you want V6 power, you’ll need to move up to the LE V6 trim level, which ends up costing more than the Honda Pilot.
  • Honda Pilot: On the other hand, the 2019 Honda Pilot comes with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. Like the Highlander, it features a six speed automatic transmission, but earns up to 19 mpg city** and 27 mpg highway**.
2019 Honda Pilot Driving

 

Pilot vs Highlander: Interior Space

The Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot interior offer 83.7 and 83.9 cubic feet of cargo space, respectively. The Pilot offers more room behind its rear seats, however. You’ll get 16.5 cubic feet of conventional cargo room vs. 13.8 cubic feet inside the Highlander. Additionally, the Pilot’s passenger volume measures 152.9 cubic feet—8 cubic feet more than the Highlander. The Pilot’s larger interior dimensions means you and your passengers will have more breathing room. Third-row passengers inside the Pilot, for example, get 57.6 inches of shoulder room. The Highlander offers just 55 inches.

2019 Honda Pilot Interior Rear Seating

Test Drive a New Honda Pilot at Dover Honda

For more information on the Honda Pilot, stop by Dover Honda! While you are here, be sure to explore the many trim level options available, and schedule a test drive to experience it for yourself. Contact us with any questions!

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**Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
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