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Honda Pilot vs. Chevrolet Traverse Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Honda Pilot vs. Chevrolet Traverse Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $39,145

Honda Pilot EX-L   
Difference: $6,385

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,862

Honda Pilot EX-L   
Difference: $7,117

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelPilotTraverseTraverse
TrimEX-L2LTPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,605 $36,650 $42,045
Base Invoice $33,463 $34,818 $39,943
Rear Entertainment System 1,600    
Entertainment system, ceiling mounted   1,395 1,395
Leather and Driver Confidence Package   2,350  
Graphite Special Edition   2,345  
Navigation system   495  
Sunroof   1,400 1,400
Class III trailer hitch     575
Rear Entertainment System 1,459    
Entertainment system, ceiling mounted   1,269 1,269
Leather and Driver Confidence Package   2,139  
Graphite Special Edition   2,134  
Navigation system   450  
Sunroof   1,274 1,274
Class III trailer hitch     523
Options (change) 1,600 7,985 3,370
Options (change) 1,459 7,266 3,066
Destination 940 895 895
Total Price $39,145 $45,530 $46,310
Total Invoice $35,862 $42,979 $43,904

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

The configured Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV has a 288-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Honda Pilot and Chevrolet Traverse are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Honda Pilot EX-L trim is $36,605. The features would cost an additional $1,600. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $39,145.

The base sticker price of the Chevrolet Traverse 2LT trim is $36,650. The features would cost an additional $7,985. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $45,530.

The base sticker price of the Chevrolet Traverse Premier trim is $42,045. The features would cost an additional $3,370. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $46,310.

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 Chevrolet Traverse trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Chevrolet Traverse 2LT 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 FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The configured Chevrolet Traverse 4dr SUV has a 288-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Honda Pilot and Chevrolet Traverse are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Honda Pilot EX-L trim is $33,463. The features would cost an additional $1,459. Including the destination charge of $940, the total price of this trim is $35,862.

The invoice of the Chevrolet Traverse 2LT trim is $34,818. The features would cost an additional $7,266. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $42,979.

The invoice of the Chevrolet Traverse Premier trim is $39,943. The features would cost an additional $3,066. Including the destination charge of $895, the total price of this trim is $43,904.

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 Chevrolet Traverse trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the Chevrolet Traverse 2LT 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. Chevrolet Traverse

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Pilot EX-L
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,065
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,927
Model Year201720172017
ModelPilotTraverseTraverse
TrimEX-L2LTPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine280hp V6288hp V6288hp V6
TransmissionA6T6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/27 MPG15/22 MPG15/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)225, 7?, 10?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-18255/55-20255/55-20
Total Price$39,145$45,530$46,310
Adjustments for Features0-2,320-2,820
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,145$43,210$43,490
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$280
Total Invoice$35,862$42,979$43,904
Adjustments for Features0-2,190-2,673
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,862$40,789$41,231
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$442

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Features Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Chevrolet Traverse

Model Year201720172017
ModelPilotTraverseTraverse
TrimEX-L2LTPremier
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0  
Heated steering wheel  $100
Proximity key$250  
Remote app $25$25
Sunshades, second row$125  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25  
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300  
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Driver inboard seat-mounted side-impact airbag $150$150
Forward collision warning  $200
Lane departure warning system  $200
Obstacle detection, rear $300$300
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100  
Trailer sway control $25$25
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo net$40  
Overhead sunglass holder$25  
Roof rails $250$250
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50
Android Auto support$0  
Apple CarPlay support$0  
HDMI port$25  
Navigation system $600$600
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250  
Rear air vents with manual controls $150$150
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0
Surround sound $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325
Traffic information $25$25
Voice control for external devices $0$0
Voice control for nav and audio $100$100
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50 $50
Glass roof panel(s) $300$300
Rear bumper protector$40  
Running boards $350 
Skid plate (one)$50  
Wheel-lip moldings$75  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75$75
Conversation mirror$25  
Heated mirrors $25$25
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25$25
Power-folding mirrors $50$50
Spotter mirror(s)$50  
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300
Manual recliner, third row seats$125  
Memory system, driver seat $200$200
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power release, second row seats$100  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100  
Alloy wheels$350  
Machined alloy wheels $350$350
Suggestive steering$0  
Total Value of Features$3,105$5,425$5,925
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,320$2,820
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,190-2,673

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Chevrolet Traverse

Model Year20172017
ModelPilotTraverse
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in118.9 in
Length194.5 in203.7 in
Width78.6 in78.5 in
Height69.8 in69.9 in
Curb Weight4,054 lb.4,646 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.22.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.1 in40.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room62.0 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.1 in58.0 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom40.2 in39.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room62.0 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.3 in57.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in36.8 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room57.6 in57.6 in
Row 3 Hip Room44.6 in48.3 in
Row 3 Legroom31.9 in33.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.5 ft324.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
46.8 ft370.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.9 ft3116.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Honda Pilot EX-L

Rear Entertainment System
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
CD player125Yes
Sunshades, second row125No
MP3-compatible player50Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Rear seat audio controls100Yes
A/V input jacks25No
HDMI port25No
Total Requested137589%
Total Not Requested17511%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Traverse 2LT

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600No
Voice control for nav and audio75No
Traffic information25No
Speed limit information0No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested700100%
Sunroof
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Glass roof panel(s)300No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Entertainment system, ceiling mounted
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Surround sound250No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
A/V input jacks25No
Total Requested110080%
Total Not Requested27520%
Leather and Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, driver seat200No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Power-folding mirrors50No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25No
Blind spot warning system200No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Total Requested110056%
Total Not Requested85044%
Graphite Special Edition
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row buckets500No
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Running boards350No
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
255/55HR20 tires400No
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
288 hp@6300
270 lb-ft@3400
1000Yes
Total Requested125048%
Total Not Requested137552%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Traverse Premier

Class III trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125No
Total Requested25067%
Total Not Requested12533%
Sunroof
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Glass roof panel(s)300No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Entertainment system, ceiling mounted
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Surround sound250No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
A/V input jacks25No
Total Requested110080%
Total Not Requested27520%

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