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2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

New 2021 Honda Pilot

2021 Honda
Pilot

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New 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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MSRP*
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$32,250 to $49,920
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$31,795 to $42,195
Invoice* $29,490 to $45,607 $31,241 to $40,277
MPG - City 19 - 20 17
MPG - Hwy 26 - 27 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Honda Pilot, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Pilot carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Pilot is much wider than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Honda Pilot, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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

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

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

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Honda Pilot more than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The Honda Pilot has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Warranty
The Honda Pilot comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.