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2022 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Review

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2022 Honda
Pilot

MSRP*: $39,060 to $50,620
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Picture of the 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L

2021 Jeep
Grand Cherokee L

MSRP*: $38,085 to $59,460
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MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG 18 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 27 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 82.1 - 83.8 ft3 84.6 ft3
Engine 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 290-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 357-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 hp 290 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 5,000 lbs 6,200 lbs
Exterior Length 196.5 in 204.9 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 41.3 in
Rear 39.4 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.9 in
Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.9 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Honda Pilot than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Honda Pilot and the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Pilot as you will with the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Dimensions
The Honda Pilot is about the same width as the Jeep Grand Cherokee L. The Honda Pilot is slightly shorter than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, which may make it easier to park.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is clearly the choice over the Honda Pilot for pulling heavy loads. The Honda Pilot has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Honda Pilot and the Jeep Grand Cherokee L are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Honda Pilot and the Jeep Grand Cherokee L. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Honda Pilot as you will in the Jeep Grand Cherokee L.