2019 Honda Pilot vs 2019 Toyota 4Runner near Denver CO

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2019 Honda Pilot vs 2019 Toyota 4Runner

Choosing the right midsize SUV to take home is not an easy feat. You understandably have specific needs and wants as well as a budget to stay within. In addition, there are numerous models and trims to compare. If you are like many other discerning SUV shoppers, you may easily narrow down your options to the 2019 Honda Pilot and the 2019 Toyota 4Runner. The Pilot entered a new generation this year, so it boasts tremendous updates and improvements. The last generation change for the 4Runner was in 2009, but the automaker has made small updates to the vehicle each year since then. By comparing these two vehicles in detail, you could more easily make an informed decision about your next SUV purchase.

Denver CO - 2019 Honda Pilot's Overview

Exterior - 2019 Honda Pilot

Because the 2019 Honda Pilot is the first in the new generation, the exterior is fresh and exciting. The body has a slight tilt that gives it a sporty, forward-facing look. The single bar chrome grille is backed by elegant black mesh, and this design blends into triangular LED headlights. The grille has the perfect curvature to maintain the SUV's modern athleticism. Exceptional sculpting across the hood and side panels highlight the SUV's updated appeal, and the rear fades slightly upward to complete the sporty look. The Pilot's exterior equipment includes auto on-off headlights, a lighter chassis, 20-inch alloy wheels with a machine finish, LED taillights, a diecast aluminum running board, low-profile roof rails and power-adjustable side mirrors.

Denver CO - 2019 Honda Pilot's Exterior

Interior - 2019 Honda Pilot in/near Denver CO

The 2019 Honda Pilot is larger than the 4Runner across most dimensions, and this results in the Pilot having approximately 45 cubic feet of additional passenger space. The Pilot is a 3-row SUV that can seat up to eight passengers. Its stunning 2-tone color scheme combines with advanced technology throughout the interior to create a modern vibe throughout. Its features include an 8-inch audio display screen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, optional captain's chairs in the second row, one-touch power-folding functionality for the second row, a one-touch power moonroof, a hands-free power tailgate, an enhanced tri-zone climate control system and numerous other features that vary slightly by trim. The 2019 Toyota 4Runner also features three rows of seating despite its smaller cabin.

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Mechanical - Honda Pilot specs in/near Denver

The 2019 Honda Pilot and the 2019 Toyota 4Runner are each available with only one powertrain option. The Pilot comes with a SOHC i-VTEC V6 engine that generates up to 280 horsepower. It comes with an automatic transmission, direct fuel injection, Eco Assist, an active control engine mount system, hill start assist, an available intelligent all-wheel drive drivetrain, a direct ignition system with an engine immobilizer, electric power steering, a MacPherson front strut suspension, a rear multi-link suspension and other performance-based essentials. The 2019 Toyota 4Runner is loaded with a 4.0-liter, V6 engine with 270 horsepower. It comes with a 5-speed automatic transmission, direct ignition, part-time or full-time 4-wheel drive, a front double-wishbone suspension with coil springs, downhill assist control, hill start assist and other equipment.

Denver CO - 2019 Honda Pilot's Mechanical
Powertrain - Honda Pilot specs in/near Denver CO

Almost all of the safety equipment in the 2019 Honda Pilot is standard across all trims, which ensures that you are as safe as possible regardless of the trim selected. These items include brake assist with anti-lock brakes, vehicle stability assist, electronic brakeforce distribution, traction control, a multi-angle rearview camera mated with dynamic guidelines, LED daytime running lights, TPMS with fill assist, collision mitigation braking, a road departure mitigation system, an ACE body structure, advanced airbags, a forward collision warning, a lane departure warning, a curtain airbag with a rollover sensor, automatic seatbelt tensioning, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, a cross-traffic monitor with blind spot monitoring and additional equipment. Numerous safety features are also in the 2019 Toyota 4Runner. These include front and side airbags, brake assist, anti-lock brakes, vehicle stability control, smart stop technology, traction control, power window lockout, TPMS, an anti-theft system, an engine immobilizer and more.

Safety - 2019 Honda Pilot dealer

Before you decide which of these stylish SUVs to call your own, make plans to visit with our Honda sales team. By doing so, you can get accurate, trim-specific details about the Pilot. You can also head out on the open road for a test drive to get a first-hand feel for its performance capabilities. With this information, you can more accurately compare the options and decide if the Pilot is the right vehicle to take home.

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