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Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander Lemon Odds and Nada Odds for the Year Ending June 30, 2018

An asterisk (*) marks results based on small sample sizes.

Year Make/Model Nada Odds per 100 Cars Lemon Odds per 100 Cars    
28 vehicles, 11.1 months per vehicle, 17200 miles driven2017 Honda Pilot Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  28 vehicles, 11.1 months per vehicle, 17200 miles driven
46 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 11500 miles driven2017 Toyota Highlander
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  46 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 11500 miles driven
51 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 30500 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year. Common problems with trim, including a piece of the roof rack that becomes detached.
2016
Honda Pilot
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  51 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 30500 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year. Common problems with trim, including a piece of the roof rack that becomes detached.
44 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 26700 miles driven2016 Toyota Highlander
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  44 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 26700 miles driven
44 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 44500 miles driven2015 Toyota Highlander
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  44 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 44500 miles driven
29 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 71100 miles driven2013 Toyota Highlander Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  29 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 71100 miles driven
29 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 85200 miles driven2012 Honda Pilot Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  29 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 85200 miles driven
39 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 85800 miles driven2012 Toyota Highlander
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  39 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 85800 miles driven
27 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 102800 miles driven2011 Honda Pilot Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  27 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 102800 miles driven
35 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 121100 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2009
Honda Pilot
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  35 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 121100 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
25 vehicles, 11.2 months per vehicle, 130700 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2008
Toyota Highlander Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  25 vehicles, 11.2 months per vehicle, 130700 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
39 vehicles, 11.1 months per vehicle, 158200 miles driven

Refreshed. Common problem with radiator leaks.
2006
Honda Pilot
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  39 vehicles, 11.1 months per vehicle, 158200 miles driven

Refreshed. Common problem with radiator leaks.
28 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 174800 miles driven2005 Honda Pilot Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  28 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 174800 miles driven

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Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander reliability data provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Honda Pilots and Toyota Highlanders with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Honda Pilots and Toyota Highlanders that are lemons (required three or more repair trips in the past year). These figures might surprise you.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to closely track Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander have been recently.

To see how frequently Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Pilot meets most of our expectations for a good small SUV with lots of utility while returning relatively good gas mileage compared to competition see full Honda Pilot review
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Known as a quality vehicle that will last without major recalls or repairs. see full Honda Pilot review
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Reliability and function are most importnat to me and this suv had lots of both. see full Honda Pilot review
2009 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Known as a quality vehicle that will last for years without major recalls and it has one of the lowest costs of ownership. 3 of the top 10 on the list are hondas. see full Honda Pilot review
2008 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Honda has always been a reliable brand see full Honda Pilot review
2007 4dr SUV 244-horsepower 3.5L V6 w/DoD
5-speed automatic FWD
Better resale value and reputation for reliability see full Honda Pilot review
2005 4dr SUV 255-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Honda pricing practices a very good. see full Honda Pilot review
2004 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
rated tops by consumer reports and friends. see full Honda Pilot review
2003 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Honda has the best reliability reputation and the highest resale of any non-luxury auto brand see full Honda Pilot review
Honda Pilot Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Honda's has a great reputation, so design your car to fit a 6'5" person and I'll buy one, okay, get a touch screen navigation system, move the glove box above the knees, and kill the road noise - and more beige interior choices. see full Honda Pilot review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Toyotas are reputed to be bulletproof and that was our experience with a 1994 Previa minivan see full Toyota Highlander review
2007 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT FWD
This is my 3rd Toyota/Lexus. What else can I say, they are great cars/appliances. Although not a styling icon, Toyota/Lexus knows how to build what most people want/need in a reliable good quality vehicle. see full Toyota Highlander review
2006 4dr SUV 215-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Not much to say, Toyota has made great products. So many people I talk to discuss the fact that they have over 150K miles of maintenance only repairs. see full Toyota Highlander review
2006 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
Previous Toyota SUV lasted 25+ years with great performance and low maintenance. The new vehicle was the first affordable hybrid SUV available to the public. see full Toyota Highlander review
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Well...up until the issues with cars accelerating on their own their reputation was untarnished. Still...very few cars exhibit this trait so I still would buy another one. see full Toyota Highlander review
 
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