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Honda Pilot vs Toyota Highlander


2016 Honda Pilot versus 2016 Toyota Highlander

A midsize SUV, especially in Colorado, is the ideal vehicle for an active family or those needing more passenger room than a sedan can provide. The 2016 Honda Pilot has slightly more interior and cargo space than the Toyota Highlander, better fuel efficiency and a more powerful engine. Both the Honda Pilot and the Toyota Highlander have earned the IIHS 2016 Top Safety Pick+ Award but the Pilot's handling and performance are far superior to that of the Highlander.


The 2016 Honda Pilot's sleek styling and sophisticated interior are accentuated by the latest in safety and connectivity technology (1). The CVT or continuous variable transmission makes for smooth acceleration as well as improves fuel efficiency. ACE Body Structure is a Honda-exclusive body design that utilizes a network of connected structural elements to distribute frontal crash energy more evenly throughout the front of the vehicle. This helps reduce the force transferred to the cabin and more evenly disperse the forces transferred to other vehicles involved. The 2016 Honda Pilot has earned the IIHS 2016 Top Safety Pick+ Award*


Let's start with what they have in common: 

Standard Features:

Bluetooth phone connectivity

Steering wheel audio controls

Power windows, locks, mirrors

3-year/36,000 mile comprehensive warranty

5-year/60,000 mile limited powertrain warranty


Standard Safety:

Vehicle stability control to avoid skids

Brake override system

Anti-lock brakes with brake assist 

IIHS 2016 Top Safety Pick+ Award*



                                               PILOT                                                             HIGHLANDER

Ground Clearance

7.3 inches

8 inches

Cargo Space

46.8/16.5 Cubic Ft

42.3/13.8 Cubic Ft

Passenger Volume

152.9 Cubic Ft

144.9 Cubic Ft


3.5 Liter/280 HP V6

2.7 Liter/185 HP I4

Fuel Economy

19 City/27 Hwy

20 City/25 Hwy

Honda Sensing™



Rear Air Conditioning


Average Starting Price

$30,145 - $37,304

$30,490 - $36,443



*To qualify for 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+, a vehicle must earn good ratings in the five crashworthiness tests and an advanced or superior rating for front crash prevention. [1] Not all features are available in all trim levels [2]19 city/27 highway/22 combined mpg rating for 2WD 6AT models. 18 city/26 highway/21 combined mpg rating for AWD 6AT models. 20 city/27 highway/23 combined mpg rating for 2WD 9AT models. 19 city/26 highway/22 combined mpg rating for AWD 9AT models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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