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2018 Honda Pilot vs 2018 Toyota Highlander

2018 Honda Pilot Elite vs 2018 Toyota Highlander

Drivers in the market for an SUV tend to prefer options that are not only practical, but reliable as well. Comparing two SUVs such as the 2018 Honda Pilot Elite vs the 2018 Toyota Highlander is a matter of comparing performance and cabin space, two of the most-desired qualities in the segment.

The 2018 Honda Pilot is available in five trim levels: LX, EX, EX-L, Touring and Elite. The standard engine found in the 2018 Honda Pilot’s Elite trim is a 3.5-liter V6 engine which produces 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. In comparison, the base engine found in the 2018 Highlander is a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque.

2018 Honda Pilot Elite


2018 Toyota Highlander

280 Horsepower 185
262 ft-lbs. Torque 184 ft-lbs.
16.0 cubic feet Cargo Capacity (All Seats In Place) 13.8 cubic feet
169.1 cubic feet Interior Volume 158.7 cubic feet

2018 Honda Pilot Elite Storage Space

In terms of storage space, the 2018 Honda Pilot Elite offers a standard cargo capacity of 16 cubic feet when all seats are in place. Overall, the 2018 Pilot Elite features an interior volume of 169.1 cubic feet. With a cargo capacity of 13.8 cubic feet and an interior volume of 158.7 cubic feet, the 2018 Toyota Highlander provides drivers with less space.

Passenger space is an important element of any SUV. Within the 2018 Honda Pilot Elite, the front seats provide 39.5 inches of head room and 40.9 inches of leg room. Rear-seat passengers have access to 40.9 inches of head room and 38.4 inches of leg room.

2018 Honda Pilot Elite comfort & convenience features include: Tilt and telescopic steering wheel, rearview camera, interior air filtration, dual vanity mirrors, front and rear door pockets, electric power steering, cruise control, front/rear/3rd row cupholders, keyless ignition, air conditioning, audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, front seatback storage and an overhead storage compartment.

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