2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Honda Pilot


2020 Toyota Highlander

8 passengers

Max Seating Capacity

8 passengers
3.5L V6 engine


2.7L 4-cylinder engine
280 horsepower


185 horsepower
109 cubic feet

Max Cargo Space

84.3 cubic feet
152 cubic feet

Max Passenger Space

139.1 cubic feet

2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Toyota Highlander

No matter if you’re traveling through Lynn and Newburyport roads or beyond, then you’ll need a fully loaded SUV to keep you moving. With 8-passenger SUV options like 2020 Honda Pilot or Highlander, you can take advantage of strong towing power, fuel performances, storage space, and so much more, however, only one can end up in your driveway. Discover the next SUV to help you take on your next adventure with our 2020 Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander comparison from the automotive experts at Honda North.

Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander: Performance & Fuel-Efficiency

Whether you’re drawn to the 2020 Pilot or Highlander, you can take advantage of a powerful 6-speed automatic transmission to compliment your engine under the hood. However, when you opt for the Pilot, you’ll achieve a bigger engine configuration and better overall performance in terms of torque and horsepower. These are the standard specs for both SUVs below:

  • 2020 Honda Pilot LX
    • 3.5L V6 engine
    • 280 horsepower
    • 262 lb-ft of torque.
    • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 2020 Toyota Highlander
    • 2.7L 4-cylinder engine
    • 185 horsepower
    • 184 lb-ft of torque
    • 6-speed automatic transmission

Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander: Towing & Payload Capacity

Drivers in need of towing power on and off the jobsite will find that the despite the fact that the Highlander offers drivers an optional trailer hitch to increase towing power, it still does not beat out the maximum towing capacity displayed by the Honda Pilot. In addition, the Pilot delivers a wider payload capacity range to help you take on any task with ease.

  • 2020 Honda Pilot LX

3,500-pound towing capacity with 2WD

5,000-pound towing capacity with AWD

1,420 to 1,625-pound payload capacity

    • 2020 Toyota Highlander
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity
    • 1,486 to 1,602 pound payload capacity

Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander: Interior Space

Interior space is also a huge draw when searching for the right SUV, and when you opt for the Honda Pilot you’ll see how much room you’ll have with its 109 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. You’ll see that the Toyota Highlander is a little more compact and only offers 84.3 cubic feet of cargo space, so you may need to make multiple trips. Passengers will also feel more relaxed and comfortable in the Pilot as it comes with 152 cubic feet of passenger space, while you’ll only have 139.1 cubic feet of maximum passenger space in the Highlander.

Find the Honda Pilot and More Great SUVs at Honda North

Now that you’ve had the chance to compare these great SUVs, are you ready to take home the Pilot or Highlander? Make your way over to Honda North where you can learn more about the Pilot and see how it compares to other popular models like the Nissan Pathfinder. Be sure to browse our inventory of new Honda Pilot models for sale as well as our other Honda SUVs for sale. Contact us today and schedule a test driver near Ipswich and Reading!

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