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Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $40,155

Honda Pilot EX-L   
Difference: $2,376

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,780

Honda Pilot EX-L   
Difference: $1,786

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017201720172017
ModelPilotHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlander
TrimEX-LXLESELimitedLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,455 $38,520 $39,690 $41,680 $44,800
Base Invoice $33,326 $35,169 $36,237 $38,054 $40,903
AWD 1,800 1,460 1,460 1,460 1,460
Navigation system 1,000        
Class II trailer hitch   699 699 699 699
Cargo net   49 49 49 49
Rear bumper protector   139 139 139 139
Floor mats   225 225 225 225
Remote start   499 499 499 499
AWD 1,642 1,333 1,333 1,333 1,333
Navigation system 912        
Class II trailer hitch   530 530 530 530
Cargo net   35 35 35 35
Rear bumper protector   99 99 99 99
Floor mats   140 140 140 140
Remote start   320 320 320 320
Options (change) 2,800 3,071 3,071 3,071 3,071
Options (change) 2,554 2,457 2,457 2,457 2,457
Destination 900 940 940 940 940
Total Price $40,155 $42,531 $43,701 $45,691 $48,811
Total Invoice $36,780 $38,566 $39,634 $41,451 $44,300

The configured Honda Pilot 4dr SUV has a 280-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The configured Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV has a 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Honda Pilot EX-L trim is $36,455. The features would cost an additional $2,800. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $40,155.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander XLE trim is $38,520. The features would cost an additional $3,071. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $42,531.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander SE trim is $39,690. The features would cost an additional $3,071. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $43,701.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander Limited trim is $41,680. The features would cost an additional $3,071. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $45,691.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum trim is $44,800. The features would cost an additional $3,071. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $48,811.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Pilot trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota Highlander trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota Highlander XLE appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Honda Pilot 4dr SUV has a 280-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The configured Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV has a 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda Pilot EX-L trim is $33,326. The features would cost an additional $2,554. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $36,780.

The invoice of the Toyota Highlander XLE trim is $35,169. The features would cost an additional $2,457. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $38,566.

The invoice of the Toyota Highlander SE trim is $36,237. The features would cost an additional $2,457. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $39,634.

The invoice of the Toyota Highlander Limited trim is $38,054. The features would cost an additional $2,457. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $41,451.

The invoice of the Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum trim is $40,903. The features would cost an additional $2,457. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $44,300.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Honda Pilot trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota Highlander trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota Highlander XLE appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Pilot EX-L
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,236
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $752
Model Year20172017201720172017
ModelPilotHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlander
TrimEX-LXLESELimitedLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine280hp V6295hp V6295hp V6295hp V6295hp V6
TransmissionA6T8T8T8T8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/26 MPG19/26 MPG19/26 MPG19/26 MPG19/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)225, 7?, 6?, 6825, 12825, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-18245/60-18245/55-19245/55-19245/55-19
Total Price$40,155$42,531$43,701$45,691$48,811
Adjustments for Features0-1,140-1,290-2,515-4,040
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$40,155$41,391$42,411$43,176$44,771
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,020$1,785$3,380
Total Invoice$36,780$38,566$39,634$41,451$44,300
Adjustments for Features0-1,034-1,170-2,282-3,667
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$36,780$37,532$38,464$39,169$40,633
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$932$1,637$3,101

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Features Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20172017201720172017
ModelPilotHighlanderHighlanderHighlanderHighlander
TrimEX-LXLESELimitedLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000    
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300$1300$1300$1300
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100$100$100$100
Active noise reduction$0    
Heated steering wheel    $100
Sunshades, second row $125$125$125$125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25    
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0$0$0
Around view cameras    $500
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300    
Blind spot warning system $200$200$200$200
Hill descent control $250$250$250$250
Knee airbag, driver $100$100$100$100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200$200$200$200
Lane keeping assist system$400    
Obstacle detection, front    $200
Obstacle detection, rear   $300$300
Perimeter scan    $25
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100$100$100
Rearview camera$200$200$200$200 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75$75$75
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100    
Trailer sway control$25    
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover   $75$75
Cargo mat $40$40$40$40
Class II trailer hitch $200$200$200$200
Class III trailer hitch$250    
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150$150$150$150
Roof rails $250$250$250$250
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125$125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0    
Apple CarPlay support$0    
CD player $125$125$125$125
DVD-compatible player $0$0$0$0
HD radio $50$50$50$50
Intercom $25$25$25$25
MP3-compatible player $50$50$50$50
Rain-sensing wipers    $175
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0$0$0
Telematics service, such as OnStar    $300
Traffic + travel information $25$25$25$25
Traffic information$25    
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75$75$75 
Wiper de-icer $25$25$25$25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350$350$350$350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250    
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50    
Panoramic sunroof    $1200
Skid plate (one)$50    
Sunroof$900$900$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200$200$200
Compass$0    
Interior ambient lighting  $150$150$150
Spotter mirror(s)$50    
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25$25$25
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500    
Automatic start / stop $150$150$150$150
Lockable center differential $150$150$150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats   $300$300
Door sill trim plates   $100$100
Foldaway tray table, second row $75$75$75$75
Heated second row seats    $200
Memory system, driver seat   $200$200
Power release, second row seats$100    
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100    
Alloy wheels$350$350   
Chrome-clad alloy wheels   $600$600
Machined alloy wheels  $350  
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0  
Suggestive steering$0    
Terrain selector$200    
Total Value of Features$6,650$7,790$7,940$9,165$10,690
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,140$1,290$2,515$4,040
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,034-1,170-2,282-3,667

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20172017
ModelPilotHighlander
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in109.8 in
Length194.5 in192.5 in
Width78.6 in75.8 in
Height69.8 in68.1 in
Curb Weight4,230 lb.4,535 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.19.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.1 in40.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room62.0 in59.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.1 in57.2 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in44.2 in
Row 2 Headroom40.2 in39.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room62.0 in59.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.3 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in35.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room57.6 in55.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room44.6 in45.6 in
Row 3 Legroom31.9 in27.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.5 ft313.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
46.8 ft342.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.9 ft383.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Honda Pilot EX-L

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Heated mirrors25Yes
Trailer sway control25No
Active rear differential500No
Terrain selector200No
Total Requested253%
Total Not Requested72597%
Honda Sensing
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist system400No
Total Requested145078%
Total Not Requested40022%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander XLE

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander SE

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%
Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

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