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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: $40,355

Honda Pilot EX-L   
Difference: $2,731

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,962

Honda Pilot EX-L   
Difference: $2,001

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 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-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 $36,055. The features would cost an additional $3,400. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $40,355.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander XLE trim is $37,315. The features would cost an additional $4,871. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $43,086.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander Limited trim is $40,915. The features would cost an additional $4,871. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $46,686.

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 2. 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 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-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 $32,961. The features would cost an additional $3,101. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $36,962.

The invoice of the Toyota Highlander XLE trim is $34,069. The features would cost an additional $3,994. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $38,963.

The invoice of the Toyota Highlander Limited trim is $37,356. The features would cost an additional $3,994. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $42,250.

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 8. 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.

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201620162016
ModelPilotHighlanderHighlander
TrimEX-LXLELimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,055 $37,315 $40,915
Base Invoice $32,961 $34,069 $37,356
AWD 1,800 1,460 1,460
Rear Entertainment System 1,600    
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted   1,810 1,810
Class II trailer hitch   699 699
Cargo net   49 49
Rear bumper protector   129 129
Floor mats   225 225
Remote start   499 499
AWD 1,642 1,333 1,333
Rear Entertainment System 1,459    
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted   1,610 1,610
Class II trailer hitch   480 480
Cargo net   32 32
Rear bumper protector   89 89
Floor mats   140 140
Remote start   310 310
Options (show) (change) 3,400 4,871 4,871
Options (show) (change) 3,101 3,994 3,994
Destination 900 900 900
Total Price $40,355 $43,086 $46,686
Total Invoice $36,962 $38,963 $42,250

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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: $1,991
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,332
Model Year201620162016
ModelPilotHighlanderHighlander
TrimEX-LXLELimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine280hp V6270hp V6270hp V6
TransmissionA6T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/26 MPG18/24 MPG18/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)225, 7?, 6?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-18245/60-18245/55-19
Total Price$40,355$43,086$46,686
Adjustments for Features0-740-2,315
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$40,355$42,346$44,371
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,025
Total Invoice$36,962$38,963$42,250
Adjustments for Features0-669-2,095
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$36,962$38,294$40,155
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,861

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Features Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year201620162016
ModelPilotHighlanderHighlander
TrimEX-LXLELimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25  
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300  
Blind spot warning system  $200
Hill descent control $250$250
Knee airbag, driver $100$100
Obstacle detection, rear  $300
Rear cross-traffic detection  $100
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75
Torque vectoring / active trace control$100  
Trailer sway control$25  
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover $75$75
Cargo mat $40$40
Class II trailer hitch $200$200
Class III trailer hitch$250  
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150$150
Roof rails $250$250
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system $100$100
HD radio $50$50
HDMI port$25  
Intercom $25$25
Navigation system $600$600
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Voice control for nav and audio $100$100
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350$350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50  
Skid plate (one)$50  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0  
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
Spotter mirror(s)$50  
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500  
Lockable center differential $150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300
Door sill trim plates  $100
Foldaway tray table, second row  $75
Memory system, driver seat  $200
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100 $100
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 $100
Power release, second row seats$100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100  
Suggestive steering$0  
Terrain selector$200  
Total Value of Features$4,925$5,665$7,240
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$740$2,315
Value of Feature Adjustments0-669-2,095

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20162016
ModelPilotHighlander
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in109.8 in
Length194.5 in191.1 in
Width78.6 in75.8 in
Height69.8 in68.1 in
Curb Weight4,230 lb.4,454 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%
Rear Entertainment System
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
CD player125Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Rear seat audio controls100No
A/V input jacks-25No
HDMI port25No
Total Requested140093%
Total Not Requested1007%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander XLE

Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
A/V input jacks-25No
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system100No
Total Requested110094%
Total Not Requested756%
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

Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
A/V input jacks-25No
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system100No
Total Requested110094%
Total Not Requested756%
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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