2017 Honda Pilot vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander

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2017 Honda Pilot

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2017 Toyota Highlander

Have you been looking for a vehicle that will comfortably accommodate a lot of passengers and cargo and also get you where you’re going with confidence? The 2017 Honda Pilot proves a strong choice for a large, three-row crossover, even when put against the competitive 2017 Toyota Highlander. In fact, it beats out the Highlander in critical areas like standard performance, seating capacity, and cargo space. Check out our comparison guide here, and if you’re impressed by the new Pilot’s numbers then make it to Palladino Honda in Sudbury, ON to decide for yourself.

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Standard Performance Specs

The standard engine on all Honda Pilot SUVs is a 3.5L V6 that puts out a capable 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. You’ll have a choice between front-wheel and all-wheel drive. The base engine on the Toyota Highlander is a 2.5L 4-cylinder that’s only good for 185 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. You can also upgrade to a 3.5L V6 engine, but at extra cost.

Passenger and Cargo Space

The Honda Pilot comes with an enormous total interior volume of 4,820 litres and a standard seating capacity of eight passengers. On top of that, you’ll get 467 litres of cargo space in back and a max cargo volume of 2,376 litres. The Toyota Highlander only has a total interior volume of 4,423 litres and a standard seating for seven passengers. There’s also just 391 litres of cargo space in back, and cargo volume tops out at 2,356 litres.

Trek Around Confidently in the 2017 Honda Pilot

In a lot of different ways, the Honda Pilot shines above the competition, and not least among those is the impression it makes. Come tour the lot for new Pilot SUVs at Palladion Honda, located at 990 Kingsway, in Greater Sudbury, ON. We’re open for sales Monday through Saturday starting at 9:00 a.m., and you can reach us online or give us a call at (844) 834-8866 if you have any questions or want to schedule a test drive.