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2015 Honda Pilot vs. 2015 Toyota Highlander Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Honda Pilot offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Toyota Highlander, with comparable head- and legroom. The Toyota Highlander will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Pilot.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Pilot as you will with the Toyota Highlander, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Pilot will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Highlander. 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 Honda Pilot and the Toyota Highlander have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Pilot is much wider than the Toyota Highlander, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Honda Pilot takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Highlander.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Honda Pilot and the Toyota Highlander are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Honda Pilot has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Highlander, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Toyota Highlander, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Honda Pilot. The Honda Pilot has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Highlander.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Honda Pilot and the Toyota Highlander. The Honda Pilot has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Toyota Highlander.

Warranty
The Honda Pilot comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Highlander.

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2015 Honda
Pilot

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MSRP*: $29,870 - $41,620

2015 Toyota
Highlander

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MSRP*: $29,415 - $43,790
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.84% --
City MPG: 17 - 18 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 24 - 25
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 8 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*: $27,319 - $38,037 $26,855 - $39,981

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