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SUV Clash Round 2: 2017 Honda Pilot vs 2017 Toyota Highlander

By James Yu , Jan 09, 2017 08:49 AM EST
The epic clash between the 2017 Honda Pilot vs 2017 Toyota Highlander arrives at crashing conclusion. (Photo : AutoGuide.com/YouTube)

An SUV clash between the 2017 Honda Pilot vs 2017 Toyota Highlander took place just a couple of weeks ago. The two SUVs battled it out in performance, safety, comfort, infotainment system and price where the round ended in a draw. Now, 2017 Honda Pilot and 2017 Toyota Highlander are back to settle the score. Which one will be victorious?

2017 Honda Pilot vs 2017 Toyota Highlander: First Round Recap

In the first round of the SUV clash between 2017 Honda Pilot vs 2017 Toyota Highlander, the 295 horsepower of the latter pulled ahead of the 2017 Honda Pilot that only had 280 horsepower. Landing in the aspect of safety however, the 2017 Honda Pilot managed to even the field against the 2017 Toyota Highlander with a rating of 9.3 against the latter's 8.5. Upon reaching the technology and price stage, the 2017 Honda Pilot and 2017 Toyota Highlander ended up in a draw as they both pack considerable features and have similar price ranges from base to top trims. Now, it's time to pick up where they left off.

2017 Honda Pilot vs 2017 Toyota Highlander: Cargo Space

The fact of the matter is most people get an SUV because it provides the perfect family vehicle. Not only do SUVs provide more seats for bigger families but they also give more space for cargo, a feature that gives a lot of convenience in long journeys for family vacations. The 2017 Honda Pilot offers 16.5 cubic feet of space even if all seats are occupied. The 2017 Toyota Highlander on the other hand only offers 13.8. It does not require a math genius to see which is better here.

2017 Honda Pilot vs 2017 Toyota Highlander: Aesthetic Appeal

Both the 2017 Honda Pilot and 2017 Toyota Highlander have undergone some facelift. Given however, that beauty is in the eye of the beholder as they say it, we'll leave the judgement to you as to which of the two SUVs has more appeal in the aesthetic aspect. Some say it's the 2017 Honda Pilot, others say it's the 2017 Toyota Highlander. What do you say?

2017 Honda Pilot vs 2017 Toyota Highlander: The Final Score

The official scoreboard puts the 2017 Honda Pilot in the lead after it gains the upper hand with its large cargo space. Given the fact however, that the aesthetic battle has no official result and that the 2017 Honda Pilot is ahead of the 2017 Toyota Highlander, it seems that the former is our winner in this bout. Of course, the battle on the field is far from over as consumers will still get to decide, which one drives out from the dealership. So, which one won in your book?

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