2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Honda Pilot

2019 Toyota Red Highlander

2020 Toyota Highlander***

2020 Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander

2020 Honda Pilot


2020 Toyota Highlander
$31,650 MSRP*

Starting Price

$34,600 MSRP
8 passengers

Max Seating Capacity

8 passengers
152.9 cubic feet

Max Passenger Volume

141.3 cubic feet
109.0 cubic feet

Max Cargo Space

84.3 cubic feet
16.5 cubic feet

Rear Cargo Space

16.0 cubic feet
5,000 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds

If you want a powerful SUV that can handle your demands in Winder, there are two leading choices on the market: 2020 Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander. Both offer robust performance and spacious interiors, but should you ultimately choose a Pilot or Highlander? We think that the 2020 Honda Pilot is the clear winner – and we think you’ll be convinced as well! Check out our SUV comparison guide and see for yourself:

Pilot or Highlander: Starting Price

Savvy shoppers in Monroe are always on the hunt for a great bargain, and the Honda Pilot is the more affordable right off the bat. The difference between the Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander base models is nearly $3,000! 

  • 2020 Honda Pilot LX Starting MSRP: $31,650*
  • 2020 Toyota Highlander Starting MSRP: $34,600

Pilot or Highlander: Performance

Between the 2020 Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander, performance is similar. Both models have comparable fuel economy, torque, horsepower, and towing specs.

2020 Honda Pilot

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque.
  • EPA-estimated 19 mpg city** and 27 mpg highway** (Honda Pilot LX 2WD)
  • Maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds

2020 Toyota Highlander: 

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 290 hp and 263 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 21 mpg city and 29 mpg highway (Highlander FWD)
  • Maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds

Pilot or Highlander: Interior

Finally, what about space? Both models are three-row SUVs with seating for up to 8 passengers, but the Honda Pilot really shines in this category with a whopping 109.0 cubic feet of cargo space. The Highlander falls far short with just 84.3 cubic feet of cargo room for Watkinsville families. 

Honda Pilot Cargo Capacity

  • Behind the third row: 16.5 cubic feet
  • Maximum cargo space: 109.0 cubic feet
  • Passenger volume: 152.9 cubic feet

Toyota Highlander Cargo Capacity

  • Behind the third row: 16.0 cubic feet
  • Maximum cargo space: 84.3 cubic feet
  • Passenger volume: 141.3 cubic feet

Find Your Next SUV with Phil Hughes Honda

You’ve read all about the 2020 Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander, now it’s time to start shopping! If you’re ready to explore the Honda Pilot lineup, we offer an extensive inventory in Athens – along with a convenient online shopping experience, Hughes Fast Lane. Feel free to reach out to us at Phil Hughes Honda with any questions!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.
**Based on 2020 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.
*** 2019 Model

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