2017 Honda Pilot vs. 2017 Toyota Highlander

2017 Honda Pilot

2017 Honda Pilot

2017 Toyota Highlander

2017 Toyota Highlander

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When it comes to full-size SUVs, it’s difficult to beat the 2017 Honda Pilot. Simply compare it to the 2017 Toyota Highlander to better understand why. From price and features to safety and interior space, the latest Pilot comes out ahead of the competition in a variety of categories. Allow Sussex Honda to provide you with the details.


Not only does the 2017 Honda Pilot offer more interior space for storage than the 2017 Toyota Highlander, but there are also many more standard features in store. Passenger volume on the pilot measures 152.9 cubic feet, and there is 16.5 cubic feet for cargo when all the seats are filled. However, folding all the seats flat opens up a maximum cargo volume of a whopping 83.9 cubic feet. The Highlander, on the other hand, only promises 144.9 cubic feet for its passengers, and its standard cargo capacity reaches just 13.8 cubic feet.

In terms of features, the following are offered on the 2017 Honda Pilot that aren’t available or cost more on the 2017 Toyota Highlander include:

  • Floor mats
  • Armrest storage
  • Foglights
2017 Honda Pilot Interior


When you load your family into a full-size SUV, you want the peace of mind that it has been built to protect everyone inside. The 2017 Honda Pilot proves that it has been expertly engineered for safety. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) awarded the Pilot five stars out of five in the front driver crash test1. It also has a rear electronic parking aid with a camera as an option. Meanwhile, the NHTSA gave the 2017 Toyota Highlander only four stars in the same crash test, and such a parking aid is unavailable on this model, as well.

2017 Honda Pilot Multi-Angle Rearview Camera


Perhaps most noteworthy is that all of this is offered on the 2017 Honda Pilot at a lower price than the 2017 Toyota Highlander.

  • Honda Pilot: MSRP from $30,7452
  • Toyota Highlander: MSRP from $32,680
2017 Honda Pilot exterior

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Placing the 2017 Honda Pilot next to a model like the 2017 Toyota Highlander stands to prove just how superior it is in the full-size SUV segment, but does it exceed your standards? Find out by browsing the new Pilots on sale at Sussex Honda, and give us a call when you’ve found one you like. We’re happy to take you out on a test drive!


1Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov.

2MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $940.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.