Compare the Honda Pilot to the Toyota Highlander

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The 2021 Honda Pilot Offers More than the Typical Three-Row SUV

Whether you have four children, two children, or one child, having a family vehicle that's the right size and equipped with the latest safety and tech features is important for Maumee drivers. At Brown Honda in Toledo, we have the perfect solution - the 2021 Honda Pilot.

A spacious and easy-to-drive SUV that comes with three rows of seating standard, the 2021 Honda Pilot is one of the most popular models in our collection. Currently in its third generation, this SUV is available in seven well-equipped trim levels, with something to please everyone, and it comes standard with V6 power under its hood.

While the 2021 Honda Pilot is a topnotch choice for any family from Monroe to Bowling Green, we know it's not the only option out there vying for your attention. Here, we've compared it side by side with the 2021 Toyota Highlander, to help make your decision easier. Read on to learn some of the ways in which our SUV tops the competition.

The 2021 Honda Pilot and the 2021 Toyota Highlander, Side by Side

Both of these popular SUVs have three rows of seating and both offer an eight-passenger seating capacity. To help you select the best one for your needs, we break them down into things they have in common, and ways the Honda shows up the competition.

Power and Performance

Both the 2021 Honda Pilot and the 2021 Toyota Highlander get standard power from a 3.5-liter V6 engine and both have either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive available, depending on which trim you choose. However, the Honda model gets a nine-speed automatic transmission

Features for Tech and Comfort

When it comes to equipping your family ride with the latest in comfort and technology features, both models offer a comprehensive list of must-haves, listed either as optional or standard depending on your trim. Available highlights on the 2021 Honda Pilot that we think you'll like include three-zone auto climate control, a power liftgate, and much more.


Safety is always a priority on a family SUV, and both of these options have a roster of standard safety features that can help protect and guide you and your passengers. Standard equipment for both models include:

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Automatic high beams
  • Lane-keeping assistance

You'll Prefer the 2021 Honda Pilot If... like your SUV with a spacious and comfortable interior design. The 2021 Honda Pilot is wider and taller overall than the Toyota Highlander, translating to more room for you and your passengers on the inside. Look for more headroom, especially for second and third row passengers, and more elbow room throughout the entire vehicle, with more space to stretch out in than the Highlander. frequently use the third row of seating. To go hand in hand with the fact that the 2021 Honda Pilot is more spacious inside and wider than the Highlander, it also has a third row that's more comfortable and accommodating. The third row in the Toyota Highlander, on the other hand, is best left to smaller children. often carry cargo. The 2021 Honda Pilot rear cargo hold is both cavernous and versatile. With all three rows of seats in place it can hold up to 16.5 cubic feet, which is more than the Toyota Highlander accommodates behind its third row. Plus, the backseats fold flat in multiple configurations in the 2021 Honda Pilot, meaning you can make the space larger and more useful when carrying bigger and bulkier loads.

Test Drive the 2021 Honda Pilot for Yourself in Toledo, OH

The best way to see if the 2021 Honda Pilot is the right SUV investment for your family is to meet and test drive it in person. We invite you to make your way from your neighborhood in Bowling Green, to our showroom on West Central Avenue, to experience the difference this family-friendly model can make on your everyday drives and long-distance road trips soon.

Test Drive A Honda Pilot

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