2019 Toyota Highlander vs. 2019 Honda Pilot: An SUV Comparison

If you've been on the hunt for the perfect family SUV, then surely you've heard of the 2019 Toyota Highlander and the 2019 Honda Pilot. Both of these midsize SUVs offer the convenience, safety, and capability your family needs to make it through the week and celebrate the weekend. But which midsize is best suited for your lifestyle and budget? To help you decide, our experts at Galesburg Toyota compared the 2019 Toyota Highlander vs. 2019 Honda Pilot. Our Highlander hub highlights additional features that you're sure to connect with.

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Specifically, we compared the 2019 Toyota Highlander SE, starting at $40,640 MSRP, and the Honda Pilot EX-L, starting at $37,760 MSRP.

Toyota Highlander vs Honda Pilot
Engine Specs & Performance

While the 2019 Honda Pilot offers emblematic power, the true competitor in the SUV market is the 2019 Toyota Highlander. With better horsepower and innovative fuel economy, the Highlander has the ultimate capability of providing a powerfully smooth ride for you and your passengers. The following table lays out the key engine specs for both the Highlander and Pilot.

Toyota Highlander

SE

$40,640

STARTING MSRP

2019 Toyota Highlander SE - Salsa Red

Engine

3.5L V6

Horsepower

295 HP

Towing Capacity

Up to 5,000 lbs.

Fuel Efficiency MPG

19 City / 27 Hwy

Honda Pilot

EX-L

$37,760

STARTING MSRP

2019 Honda Pilot EX-L - Deep Scarlet

Engine

3.5L V6

Horsepower

280 HP

Towing Capacity

Up to 5,000 lbs.

Fuel Efficiency MPG

19 City / 27 Hwy

Toyota Highlander vs Honda Pilot
Tech & Comfort Features

If you're constantly on the go, your SUV should come with all the features you need to stay comfortable and connected. Both SUVs include with a few comparable features like Apple CarPlay® and heated front seats, but the 2019 Toyota Highlander comes with a host of features you simply can't find on the Honda Pilot. Key features you'll only find on the Toyota Highlander include:

  • Entune infotainment interface
  • Available 8-in. touchscreen display with navigation
  • Optional perforated leather upholstery
2019 Toyota Highlander interior front side

Toyota Highlander vs Honda Pilot
Safety Features

The 2019 Toyota Highlander has the ability to keep you protected when you need it the most. While the Pilot will keep you safe on the road, the Highlander includes a NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating that can't be beat. Some of the key features that the 2019 Toyota Highlander provides include:

  • Toyota Safety Sense P Pre-Collision System
  • Star Safety System
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • ToyotaCare maintenance plan
2019 Toyota Highlander exterior driving highway

Test Drive a New Toyota Highlander in Galesburg, IL

The best way to decide which SUV is best for your lifestyle is to schedule a test drive online or by calling our Toyota dealership in Galesburg, IL, at (309) 226-5417. The 2019 Toyota Highlander you want to try isn't difficult to find thanks to the fully stocked inventory and our extremely helpful staff. We look forward to seeing you at Galesburg Toyota in Galesburg, IL, soon!

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