2018 Honda Pilot

2018 Honda Pilot

2018 Toyota Highlander white background

2018 Toyota Highlander

2018 Honda Pilot vs. 2018 Toyota Highlander

The 2018 Honda Pilot and 2018 Toyota Highlander are both competitive and dependable three-row crossover SUVs, but in a lot of different areas the Honda SUV outclasses the Toyota, particularly when it comes to:

  • Standard performance
  • Passenger space
  • Cargo space
  • Affordability

Take a look at how these SUVs compare, and then come to VIP Honda when you’re ready to check out your financing and lease options!

Standard Performance Capabilities

The 2018 Honda Pilot and 2018 Toyota Highlander are both offered with all-wheel drive (AWD), but only the Honda Pilot comes standard with a V6 engine:

  • Honda Pilot – The Pilot’s standard 3.5L V6 engine generates a sturdy 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque.
  • Toyota Highlander – The base engine on the Highlander is a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that only puts out 185 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque.

Passenger and Cargo Space

While both of these three-row SUVs are offered with seating for up to seven or eight passengers, the 2018 Honda Pilot interior offers up more total space for both people and luggage:

2018 Honda Pilot

2018 Toyota Highlander

Seating capacity

168.2 cubic feet

Total interior volume

156.0 cubic feet
16.5 cubic feet

Dedicated cargo space

13.8 cubic feet
83.8 cubic feet

Max cargo space

83.2 cubic feet


The Honda Pilot gets you all of those advantages for a lower starting MSRP than the 2018 Toyota Highlander:

  • Honda Pilot – MSRP from $30,900*
  • Toyota Highlander – MSRP from $31,500

Step Into the Cabin of the 2018 Honda Pilot Today!

The new Honda Pilot SUV is available right now with loads of Honda tech. Check out your various lease options, and see how it compares to the Honda CR-V.


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $975.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

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