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2021 Honda Pilot vs 2021 Toyota Highlander

2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Toyota Highlander

2021 Honda Pilot


2021 Toyota Highlander

$32,250 MSRP*

Starting Price

$34,810 MSRP

Advanced Rear Entertainment System

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CabinControl® Remote Compatibility

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CabinTalk® In-Car PA System

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152.9 Cubic Feet

Passenger Space

141.3 Cubic Feet
109.0 Cubic Feet

Cargo Space

84.3 Cubic Feet

Our2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Toyota Highlander match-up pits two popular 3-row crossover SUVs head to head. Both offer powerful drives and luxury fittings, but which comes ahead across other key factors? To find out, simply read on to compare:

  • Price and Trim Options
  • Interior Space
  • Features

Pilot vs. Highlander: Price and Trim Options

The Honda Pilot offers seven trims to the Toyota Highlander’s six, including a striking Black Edition available with:

  • Black Edition Exterior Trim
  • Black Edition Leather Interior
  • 20-Inch Black Alloy Wheels
  • Red Ambient LED Lighting

That greater opportunity for customization is backed by a lower starting price:

  • 2021 Honda Pilot LX FWD: Priced at $32,250 MSRP*
  • 2021 Toyota Highlander L FWD: Priced at $34,810 MSRP

Pilot vs. Highlander: Interior Space

You might glance at these 3-row SUVs and assume their equal ability to carry up to 8 as standard or 7 with available 2nd row Captain’s Chairs means they’re equally accommodating, but the Honda Pilot actually provides significantly more space for both cargo and passengers.

Here’s how interior dimensions compare:

  • Passenger Volume: Up to 152.9 cubic feet in the Pilot vs. 141.3 in the Highlander.
  • Cargo Space (Behind the 3rd Row/2nd Row/1st Row): Up to 18.5/55.9/109.0 cubic feet in the Honda Pilot vs. 16.0/48.4/84.3 cubic feet in the Toyota Highlander.

Pilot vs. Highlander: Features

You’ll find sophisticated safety technology fitted as standard in both models, but the Honda still provides plenty of features you won’t find with the Toyota at any price, including:

  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera: Lets you cycle between three viewing modes (Normal, Wide, and Top-down).
  • Multi-Zone Audio: Allows you to change where in the cabin your music plays.
  • 10.2-Inch Advanced Rear Entertainment System: Plays from a Blu-Ray™ Player or Built-In Streaming Apps, with sound coming through wireless headphones to ensure the driver is never distracted.
  • CabinTalk® In-Car PA System: Sick of shouting to be heard? CabinTalk® can use a microphone up front to direct your voice through rear speakers.

Find Your Next 3-Row SUV by Visiting Victory Honda of Plymouth Today

The Toyota Highlander starts higher than the Honda Pilot, while still offering less cabin space and missing some of the Honda’s sought-after features. Whether you want totalk through financing options or simply arrange a test drive, feel free tocontact us today.


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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