2021 Toyota Highlander vs. 2021 Honda Pilot

2021 Toyota Highlander vs. 2021 Honda Pilot
2021 Toyota Highlander


2021 Honda Pilot
3.5L V6 Engine


3.5L V6 Engine
21 MPG City/29 MPG Highway

EPA-Estimated MPG

20 MPG City/27 MPG Highway
295 hp


280 hp

Hybrid Configurations?

Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+)

Safety System

Honda Sensing®

Are you searching for a stylish new mid-size SUV for all your passenger and storage needs in Hanover? The 2021 Toyota Highlander and the 2021 Honda Pilot are popular with Marshfield drivers and are worth consideration. Their fantastic performance and premium interior features make them an excellent choice for those who want an SUV that can handle their daily commute and weekend adventures in Pembroke. Below McGee Toyota of Hanover helps you compare the 2021 Toyota Highlander vs. 2021 Honda Pilot, so you can decide which is best for you!



Highlander vs. Pilot: Engine Performance

When looking at performance specs, you’ll see that the Highlander has the edge. Overall, the Toyota Highlander delivers more power in its base engine and better fuel economy.

  • Engine: Both SUVs come with a 3.6L V6 engine, but the Toyota Highlander offers stronger performance and better MPG.
  • Transmission: With 295 horsepower and a smooth-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission, the Highlander will get you where you need to go around Scituate quickly and efficiently.
  • MPG Ratings: The Highlander provides an EPA estimated 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway, and the Honda Pilot gets 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway.

If you want even better fuel economy, the Toyota Highlander also offers a hybrid model that gets up to 36 city/35 highway EPA-Estimated gas mileage on Hanover roads.

Highlander vs. Pilot: Safety

If you are constantly driving your friends and family around Scituate, you would want to keep everyone safe! While both models have their own safety system, the Toyota Highlander offers the Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+) that include must-have, advanced features to give you extra peace of mind. In this system, you will find:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Road Sign Assist
  • And more!

Discover the 2021 Toyota Highlander at McGee Toyota of Hanover!

Now that you know more about the Highlander vs. Pilot, visit our Hanover showroom to explore the Highlander in person! When you’re ready, our financing team will help you get into the Toyota of your dreams at a price you can afford. Apply for financing online today, then reach out to us to get behind the wheel.


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