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Honda Pilot

2020 Honda Pilot


2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Honda Pilot


2020 Toyota Highlander

$31,650 MSRP*

Starting MSRP

$34,600 MSRP

Max. Seating Capacity

3.5L V6 engine


3.5L V6 engine
153 cubic feet

Max. Passenger Space

141 cubic feet
62 inches

Front Shoulder Room

59 inches

2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Toyota Highlander

If you’re looking to improve your commute with a powerful three-row SUV, then you may be torn between the 2020 Pilot or Highlander. Both of these newly updated SUVs deliver their own unique performance, interior cabin, and much more, but only one can be right for your Bayonne ride. Discover which you’re ready to bring home when you compare the 2020 Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander from the automotive experts at Metro Honda.

Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander: Pricing

Customers looking for a great crossover SUV want to make sure they get a competitive price. That’s why the Honda Pilot LX 2WD with 6-speed automatic transmission comes with a $31,650 MSRP*. The base trim of the Toyota Highlander has a higher starting MSRP of $34,600. The Honda Pilot is also available in EX, EX-L, EX-L w/ Navi & RES, Touring 7- & 8-Passenger, Elite, and Black Edition trim levels that deliver more capabilities and options than the Toyota Highlander.

Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander: Performance Features

Crossover SUV drivers want a powerful performance to keep them moving, and while the Pilot and Highlander come with similar engine configurations, the Pilot offers Newark drivers a stronger overall performance. The Pilot delivers stronger specs — from its horsepower and torque to its maximum towing and payload capabilities — to provide even more strength on tough jobs. See how the performance specs for both models compare below:

2020 Honda Pilot LX: 

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 280 hp
  • 262 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 3,500-pound towing capacity with 2WD
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity with AWD
  • 1,420- to 1,625-pound payload capacity

2020 Toyota Highlander L: 

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 295 hp
  • 263 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity
  • 1,486- to 1,602 pound payload capacity

Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander: Interior Dimensions

If you’re wondering whether the Pilot or Highlander is the right crossover, you’ll want to make sure that you have enough cabin space to keep you and your passengers comfortable and safe on long rides. That’s why you’ll find more passenger volume and cabin space with the Honda Pilot to round out your interior room. Here are the interior dimensions for both models:

2020 Honda Pilot

  • Passenger Volume: 153 cubic feet
  • Front Legroom: 40.9 inches
  • Front Headroom: 40.1 inches
  • Front Hip Room: 59.1 inches
  • Front Shoulder Room: 62 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 40.2 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 62 inches

2020 Toyota Highlander 

  • Passenger Volume: 141 cubic feet
  • Front Legroom: 40.4 inches
  • Front Headroom: 39.9 inches
  • Front Hip Room: 57.2 inches
  • Front Shoulder Room: 59 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.4 inches
  • Rear Shoulder Room: 58.7 inches

Find the Honda Pilot for Sale at Metro Honda!

After you’ve compared these two crossover SUVs, will you take on the Hoboken streets in the Pilot or Highlander? Bottom line: The Pilot offers much more at a reasonable price. You can even see how it compares to other Honda models like the Honda Odyssey. Take a look at our inventory of new Honda Pilot models for sale along with other great offers on Honda crossovers and SUVs. Our finance team is here to help you find the right leasing or financing plan that suits your needs. Contact us today for more information and to schedule an appointment at our Honda dealership near Staten Island!

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