2019 Toyota Highlander LE I4 FWD (SE)

2020 Toyota Highlander*

2020 Honda Pilot EX 2WD

2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Toyota Highlander vs. 2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Toyota Highlander


2020 Honda Pilot


Starting MSRP

3.5L V6 Engine


3.5L V6 Engine
21 MPG City/29 MPG Highway

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

19 MPG City/27 MPG Highway
295 hp


280 hp

Hybrid Configurations?

Toyota Safety Sense® (TSS)

Safety System

Honda Sensing®

Though there are a few great SUV options to choose from, many drivers tend to end up choosing between the 2020 Toyota Highlanderand 2020 Honda Pilot. Compare these models with us at Toyota of Naperville and drive off in your favorite. In the end, you’ll find the new Toyota Highlander has plenty to offer you and your daily commutes. Put these models head to head in order to compare them in terms of performance, interior technology, and more!

Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander: Price & Features

The first part of finding a new vehicle is looking at the price and all the features you get. While the Highlander starts at $34,600 MSRP* and the Pilot has a starting price of $31,650 MSRP, the Highlander offers more standard features. Take a look at the standard features on each model below:

  • The Highlander offers 5 USB ports, three-zone climate control, Toyota Safety Sense® (TSS), a Smart Key System, and much more on its base Highlander L trim.
  • The Honda Pilot, on the other hand, requires upgrades to its trim level or features to get the same convenience features.

Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander: Performance

Drivers want a vehicle that can perform well no matter how long the drive. Though both models have the same base engine, the new Highlander offers better fuel efficiency in the city and on the highway. Learn more about these SUV performance specs before choosing the one you want to cruise home in:

  • Engine: While both vehicles come with a 3.6L V6 engine, the Toyota Highlander offers stronger performance and better fuel economy.
  • Transmission: With 295 hp and an 8-speed automatic transmission, the Toyota Highlander can get you where you need to go quickly and easily.
  • MPG Ratings: Plainfield drivers will save more too with the Highlander EPA-estimated fuel economy, which is 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway. The Honda Pilot, on the other hand, earns 19 mpg city/27 mpg highway.

In addition to powerful and efficient performance, the Toyota Highlander provides impressive off-roading capabilities making this the perfect SUV for camping adventures.

Explore the Toyota Highlander with Toyota of Naperville!

After comparing the Toyota Highlander vs. Honda Pilot, get in touch with our team to get more information on the new Highlander of your dreams. There are a few trim options to choose from as well to ensure you get the model that’s best for you and your driving needs. We can also help you compare the Toyota Highlander vs. 4Runner or read up on the Toyota Highlander reviews. Ready to get behind the wheel today? Apply for financing online.

*2019 model image used. **MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $955 for Cars (Yaris HB, Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV, Supra), $1,120 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,325 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

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