|2015 Toyota Highlander||2015 Honda Pilot|
|3.5-liter V-6||Engine||3.5-liter V-6|
|5,000 lbs.||Towing Capacity||4,500 lbs.|
2015 Toyota Highlander vs 2015 Honda Pilot
If you are yearning for a high-quality and roomy crossover SUV, your list should start with the Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot. Both of these models are among the best three-row crossover SUVs, and are strong in many areas, including safety, comfort and advanced technology. On top of all that, they are reasonably priced. In order to help you decipher the best choice between these two top-rated crossover SUVs, we've put together this useful 2015 Toyota Highlander vs 2015 Honda Pilot comparison.
For upgrades in previous years, many crossover SUVS have become more refined, striking a balance between the ruggedness of off-road action and the comforts of on-pavement driving. The 2015 Highlander represents the pinnacle of this delicate balance. It has the passenger space to be a more viable alternative to minivans, while having the capabilities to traverse challenging terrains and haul the heavy loads. Overall, the Highlander is a more thoroughly balanced and versatile vehicle than the Pilot.
Superior Performance of the 2015 Toyota Highlander
Both the Highlander and Pilot are unique among crossover SUVs in that they use truck-based frames, which make them more suited to off-road driving and heavier-duty hauling jobs then the pair's crossover competitors. However, if want a vehicle with better performance, the Highlander is the clear winner. While they both have a similar 3.5-liter V-6 engine, the Highlander produces more power with 270 horsepower and 248 torque. This added power doesn't result in lower fuel economy, for the Highlander and Pilot have a nearly identical fuel efficiency rating. The Highlander also edges out the Pilot in towing power, with an impressive towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.
In addition to the more sophisticated performance and versatility of the 2015 Highlander, it also comes better equipped with more advanced tech like the Entune App suite, high definition traffic predictions and Doppler weather overlay. With all these great features and characteristics, the 2015 Highlander is the indisputable choice as the better crossover SUV. If you want to learn more or take this fantastic vehicle for a test drive, please feel free to contact us here at Tuscaloosa Toyota. Also, be sure to check out our no-cost non-factory Lifetime Warranty, which extends the standard Powertrain Warranty for any new Toyota model.