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2016 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). The Honda Pilot is somewhat more expensive 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 somewhat higher torque, the Honda Pilot transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota Highlander.

Handling
The Honda Pilot has the same turning radius as the Toyota Highlander, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Honda Pilot will do just as well as the Toyota Highlander, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Honda Pilot has a little more 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. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Honda Pilot as you will in the Toyota Highlander.

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

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2016 Honda
Pilot

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MSRP*: $29,995 - $46,420

2015 Toyota
Highlander

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MSRP*: $29,765 - $44,140
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Lease Incentive: As low as 3.96% As low as 4.32%
City MPG: 18 - 20 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 26 - 27 24 - 25
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 7 - 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*: $27,433 - $42,415 $27,175 - $40,300

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