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2020 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

2019 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander

2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Toyota Highlander

Starting at $31,650*


8 passengers

Max Seating Capacity

8 passengers
152.9 cubic feet

Max Passenger Volume

141.3 cubic feet
109.0 cubic feet

Max Cargo Space

84.3 cubic feet
16.5 cubic feet

Rear Cargo Space

16.0 cubic feet
5,000 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds

The 2020 Honda Pilot and the 2020 Toyota Highlander are both well-equipped to handle the demands of Alpharetta-area families. These SUVs are evenly matched in performance capabilities, but there are some significant differences when it comes to passenger space, cargo space, and starting price. Learn more in this Pilot vs. Highlander comparison from Lou Sobh Honda.

Pilot or Highlander: Starting MSRP

The sticker price is always a major concern for Dawsonville families, and the Honda Pilot starts with an MSRP that is $2,950 less than the Toyota Highlander:

  • 2020 Honda PIlot LX Starting MSRP: $31,650*
  • 2020 Toyota Highlander Starting MSRP: $34,600

Pilot or Highlander: Performance & Fuel-Efficiency

Gainesville drivers will find that they’ll benefit from V6 power with either the Honda Pilot or Toyota Highlander. In fact, their fuel economy ratings and towing capabilities are quite comparable.

  • Honda Pilot: All 2020 Honda Pilot trim levels are equipped with a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. The mpg rating of the entry-level Honda Pilot LX 2WD with 6-speed automatic transmission is an EPA-estimated 19 mpg city** and 27 mpg highway**. The Pilot also has a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.
  • Toyota Highlander: The 2020 Toyota Highlander has a standard 290-hp 3.5L V6 that generates 263 lb-ft of torque. The FWD Highlander gets a 21 mpg city and 29 mpg highway rating from the EPA and can tow up to 5,000 pounds.

Pilot or Highlander: Interior Space

While the Pilot and Highlander are both three-row SUVs that offer seating for up to eight, your passengers will be more comfortable with the maximum 152.9 cubic feet of passenger volume in the Honda. The Toyota SUV offers only 141.3 cubic feet of space for your passengers.

The Honda Pilot also offers more cargo space for your groceries or sports gear than the Toyota Highlander:

  • Honda Pilot Cargo Capacity
    • Behind the third row: 16.5 cubic feet
    • Maximum cargo space: 109.0 cubic feet
  • Toyota Highlander Cargo Capacity
    • Behind the third row: 16.0 cubic feet
    • Maximum cargo space: 84.3 cubic feet

Test Drive the New Honda Pilot at Lou Sobh Honda

Check out our Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX comparison, and when you’re ready to get behind the wheel of the new Pilot, contact us to schedule a test drive. We’re certain that you’ll find this Honda SUV to be an ideal fit for your driving needs in the Cumming area. Don’t forget to take advantage of available savings through our new vehicle specials, and apply for financing with us online today!

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and options. Dealers et own prices.
**Based on 2020 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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