Whether you need to transport a group of people or a group of objects, you cannot go wrong with a three-row crossover SUV. This class of cars is popular among buyers. Cars like the 2021 Honda Pilot are excellent examples of the space, technology, and handling characteristic of these autos. Its closest competition, the 2021 Toyota Highlander, does not compare.
Read further to discover for yourself how the best midsize crossover options compare. Then visit us for a test drive at Allen Honda in College Station, TX. Nothing compares to checking out a car in person, and no dealership compares to ours in terms of selection and pricing.
Right out the gate, the 2021 Pilot has the 2021 Highlander beat. It boasts a roomier cabin so you and your passengers can enjoy your personal space. The Pilot also has an adjustable cargo floor to simplify loading up your belongings.
An in-cabin PA system, premium audio setup, and captain’s chairs are all options on the 2021 Pilot. The Pilot LX audio system comes with a 5.0-inch touchscreen and all the basics. Above the base LX, you get a larger touchscreen, SiriusXM radio, and smartphone compatibility. Navigation is also optional on the EX, whereas it comes standard on the Touring and Elite.
Underneath the hood of the 2021 Pilot and 2021 Highlander lives a 3.5-liter V6 engine. It motivates each car with potent force. The Pilot, however, has a smoother shifting transmission. Honda is a superb transmission engineer, and it put a magnificent nine-speed automatic in the Pilot.
Capable of taking on any change in incline, the 2021 Pilot is fun to drive. It has light steering for maneuvering around corners. Its responsiveness is also easy on anything (or anyone) that might be in the back.
For more fuel efficiency, you will want the front-wheel-drive model for either car. The all-wheel-drive 2021 Pilot is worthwhile because it can tow up to 5,000 pounds, and its fuel economy is still better than most cars its size.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awarded the 2021 Pilot and 2021 Highlander five stars. Both cars are equipped with a lineup of driver-assist features with you in mind. In any 2021 Pilot trim, you will find forward-collision warning and automated emergency braking. They also come with lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control. These features are also standard on the 2021 Highlander.
One feature that is worth mentioning again is the 2021 Pilot’s in-cabin PA system. It allows the driver to monitor passengers without taking their eyes off of the road.
If you are ready to check out the 2021 Honda Pilot in person, please visit us at Allen Honda in College Station, TX. Our associates are friendly and knowledgeable. They can answer any questions you have about the Pilot, the rest of our inventory, or buying a car from us. We want to make sure you leave our lot in the auto of your dreams.