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2016 Ford Flex vs. 2016 Honda Pilot Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Honda Pilot. The Ford Flex will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Pilot.

Convenience
The Honda Pilot requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Flex, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Ford Flex or the Honda Pilot, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Ford Flex and the Honda Pilot have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Flex is much slimmer than the Honda Pilot, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Flex, which is slightly longer than the Honda Pilot.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford Flex doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Honda Pilot.

Handling
The Ford Flex has a larger turning radius than the Honda Pilot, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Honda Pilot is clearly the choice over the Ford Flex for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford Flex and the Honda Pilot.

Utility
The Ford Flex has less seating than the Honda Pilot, making the Honda Pilot the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Ford Flex as you will in the Honda Pilot.

Warranty
The Ford Flex comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Pilot.

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2016 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*: $29,600 - $42,600

2016 Honda
Pilot

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MSRP*: $30,345 - $46,770
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,400 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 3.54%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.32%
City MPG: 15 - 16 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 21 - 23 26 - 27
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 7 - 8
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $28,564 - $40,683 $27,753 - $42,734

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.