2020 Highlander vs. 2020 Pilot in Manassas, VA

2020 Highlander vs. 2020 Pilot

When you’re in the market for an SUV that can seat up to eight passengers, your wish list of wants and needs is extensive. It needs to be safe, spacious, and reliable. You’ll want entertainment features for yourself and your passengers so that long road trips and quick grocery runs alike are fun. Plus, you’ll need plenty of cargo space for everyone’s bags and gear, as well as comfortable seats and ample head and legroom for ultimate comforts. In your search for your perfect SUV, you’ve likely seen many worthy candidates including the Toyota Highlander and the Honda Pilot.

Each of these SUVs offers family-friendly qualities, but when it’s time to make a decision, you’ll want to consider these key attributes:

2020 Toyota Highlander Interior

2020 Toyota Highlander Center Console2020 Toyota Highlander Steering Wheel2020 Toyota Highlander Cargo Space

2020 Honda Pilot Interior

2020 Honda Pilot Center Console2020 Honda Pilot Steering Wheel2020 Honda Pilot Cargo Space

Interior Comparison

Both SUVs offer options for eight and seven passenger capacities with either two benches in the rear or captains’ chairs in the middle row. Drivers will find plenty of room in each of the Highlander’s three rows, and the extra head and legroom inside the Highlander will be a relief for taller drivers and passengers. Both the Highlander and the Pilot offer comparable cargo capacities, but the Highlander pulls ahead in standard measurements behind the seats. The Highlander offers conveniences such as a power-driver’s seat, power liftgate, and an automatic tri-zone climate control as standard features, while these amenities can only be accessed through trim level upgrades in the Pilot.

Performance Review

The Highlander and the Pilot are family-friendly vehicles, so they’re built to offer a calm, comfortable ride. For the 2020 model year, the Highlander received an upgrade to its standard powertrain, with all trim levels sporting a peppy V6 engine. This upgrade delivers unprecedented enthusiasm and power for city and highway driving. Additionally, all trim levels of the Highlander come equipped with a 5,000-pound towing capacity, where the Pilot’s standard capacity is 3,000 pounds. When you need a vehicle for all of your adventures big and small, the Highlander is your better bet.

Technology Features

While both SUVs offer modern technology conveniences, the Highlander offers smartphone connectivity via Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, as well as Amazon Alexa as a standard feature. On the other hand, the smartphone features are only available for the Pilot in higher trim levels, and Honda does not offer Amazon Alexa compatibility. An in-cabin PA system is offered as a standard feature in the Highlander, whereas this handy feature is only offered in the upper trim levels of the Pilot. A wireless phone charger and other amenities are also offered in lower trim levels of the Highlander, making it an incredible value over the Pilot.

Find Your SUV in Manassas, VA at Miller Toyota

If the Highlander sounds like it has earned its place in your driveway, we would be happy to show it to you in person at Miller Toyota. Stop by our dealership to explore our inventory, find your perfect vehicle, and pick a trim level that matches your wish list of features and budget. Our friendly Toyota brand experts will be able to help you with any questions you may have along the way.

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