2022 Toyota Highlander vs. Honda Pilot

2022 Toyota Highlander vs. 2022 Honda Pilot
2022 Toyota Highlander


2022 Honda Pilot

Starting MSRP

3.5L V6 Engine


3.5L V6 Engine
21 MPG City/29 MPG Highway

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

20 MPG City/27 MPG Highway
295 Horsepower


280 Horsepower

Hybrid Configurations?

Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+)

Safety System

Honda Sensing®

If you’re shopping the midsize SUV market, what’s the difference between the 2022 Toyota Highlander vs. Honda Pilot? While both are common sights on the Wappinger roads, there are some significant differences between the two models. Whether you’re looking for a safe family car or a workhorse for the Poughkeepsie roads, it’s the Toyota Highlander that surpasses expectations every time. Continue your research below, and see why the Highlander just might be your next SUV!



Highlander vs. Pilot: Price & Features

Budget is often a top concern with Fishkill shoppers and between the Highlander vs. Pilot, the Highlander has the more affordable starting price. Not only does the Honda Pilot cost well over $2,000 more, but it also doesn’t come with as many standard and optional features as the Toyota Highlander. Take a look at the two entry-level models for comparison below:

  • The Highlander– $35,855*: Offers 5 USB ports, a Smart Key System, and much more on its base Highlander L trim. 
  • The Honda Pilot – $38,080: Requires upgrades to its trim level or features to get the same convenience features. 

Highlander vs. Pilot: Performance

Next, how do the 2022 Toyota Highlander vs. Honda Pilot compare in terms of performance and power? Both share similar components under the hood, but the Highlander manages to squeeze out greater capabilities from its powertrain. From horsepower to fuel economy, compare the 2022 Toyota Highlander vs. Honda Pilot below:

  • Engine: Both SUVs are equipped with a standard 3.5L V6 engine, but the Toyota Highlander delivers stronger performance and better fuel economy. 
  • Horsepower: The Highlander generates up to 295 hp for smoother power on the open roads, while the Pilot falls a little short with only 280 hp. 
  • MPG Ratings: The Highlander also generates stronger fuel economy figures of 21 MPG city/29 MPG highway. The Honda Pilot, on the other hand, only manages 19 MPG city/27 MPG highway. Plus, only the Highlander offers a hybrid powertrain option for even more fuel-friendly travels.

Test Drive the Toyota Highlander at DCH Wappingers Falls Toyota

Comparing the midsize SUVs on the market, time and time again, the Toyota Highlander comes out on top. If you want to see why so many drivers choose the Highlander over the competition, feel free to visit our showroom in Wappingers Falls. We’d be happy to get the keys in your hand for a test drive, and you can contact us with any questions or even apply for financing in advance!


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