2019 Honda Pilot vs 2019 Toyota Highlander

Comparison image of a gray 2019 Honda Pilot and a silver 2019 Toyota Highlander

Are you in the market for a new three-row SUV that offers both excellent engine performance and a spacious interior? If so, then you have a few excellent options to consider here in the Farmington, NM area. Two of the best 3-row SUVs available in the area are the 2019 Honda Pilot and the 2019 Toyota Highlander.

Both the 2019 Honda Pilot and the 2019 Toyota Highlander offer great engine performance and fuel economy ratings. Additionally, both of these SUVs feature very spacious interiors as well. You might be wondering which of these two SUV models is the better option for you. If so, then you are asking the right question! The staff here at Melloy Honda has gathered together enough information to conduct a simple model comparison that evaluates both of these models against one another. For the sake of this comparison, we are evaluating the LX trim of the 2019 Honda Pilot and the LE trim of the 2019 Toyota Highlander. Let’s check out how the 2019 Honda Pilot matches up with the 2019 Toyota Highlander together!

Engine Performance

2019 Honda Pilot


2019 Toyota Highlander

3.5L V6 Engine Base Engine 3.5L V6 Engine
280 Horsepower Engine Power 295 Horsepower
262 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 263 Pound-Feet
19 MPG / 27 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy)* 20 MPG / 27 MPG

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

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The table above highlights the key engine specifications for the 2019 Honda Pilot and the 2019 Toyota Highlander. As you can see in the table, both models are very evenly matched in engine performance output and fuel economy rating. In this case, the 2019 Toyota Highlander has a slight advantage over the 2019 Honda Pilot. The table below highlights the key interior dimensions for both the 2019 Honda Pilot and the 2019 Toyota Highlander.

Interior Volume

2019 Pilot


2019 Highlander

8 Passengers Passenger Capacity 8 Passengers
16.5 Cubic Feet Standard Cargo Capacity 13.8 Cubic Feet
83.9 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 83.7 Cubic Feet
169.4 Cubic Feet EPA Interior Volume 158.7 Cubic Feet

As you can see in the table, the 2019 Honda Pilot offers more interior cargo space than the 2019 Toyota Highlander. Overall, the 2019 Honda Pilot is very evenly matched with the 2019 Toyota Highlander, but it appears the 2019 Pilot is a better option for customers who need a more spacious interior. Contact the staff at Melloy Honda in Farmington, NM for more information today!

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