2024 Honda Pilot vs. 2024 Kia Telluride Review

Picture of the 2024 Honda Pilot

2024 Honda
Pilot

MSRP*: $37,090 to $52,480
See details & photos

Find Your Best Price Today!

Picture of the 2024 Kia Telluride

2024 Kia
Telluride

MSRP*: $36,190 to $53,385
See details & photos

Find Your Best Price Today!

MPG - City 18 - 19 MPG 18 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 27 MPG 24 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 86.5 - 87.0 ft3 87.0 ft3
Engine
  • 285-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 291-hp, 3.8-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 285 hp 291 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 5,000 lbs 5,000 - 5,500 lbs
Exterior Length 199.9 - 200.2 in 196.9 in
Exterior Width 78.5 in 78.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 40.8 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 42.4 in
Head Room Front 39.1 - 40.5 in
Rear 39.2 - 40.2 in
Front 39.5 - 40.9 in
Rear 38.8 - 40.2 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
The Honda Pilot offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Kia Telluride, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Honda Pilot and the Kia Telluride.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Pilot as you will with the Kia Telluride, 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 Kia Telluride.

Dimensions
The Honda Pilot is about the same width as the Kia Telluride. When looking at overall length, the Honda Pilot takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Kia Telluride.

Handling
The Honda Pilot has a smaller turning radius than the Kia Telluride, allowing you to more easily maneuver 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 Kia Telluride, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Honda Pilot and the Kia Telluride.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Honda Pilot and the Kia Telluride are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The Honda Pilot offers greater seating capacity than the Kia Telluride, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Honda Pilot as you will in the Kia Telluride.