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2022 Honda Pilot vs. 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Review

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2022 Honda
Pilot

MSRP*: $38,080 to $51,870
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Picture of the 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2022 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

MSRP*: $34,045 to $79,595
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MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG 13 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG 17 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 82.1 - 83.9 ft3 67.4 - 72.4 ft3
Engine
  • 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 270-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 470-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T, M/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 hp 270 - 470 hp
Towing Capacity 500 - 5,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 196.5 in 188.4 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 40.8 - 41.2 in
Rear 38.2 - 38.3 in
Head Room Front 39.5 - 40.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.9 in
Front 40.7 - 42.6 in
Rear 40.2 - 41.7 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Honda Pilot, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Pilot.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Pilot as you will with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Pilot will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Pilot is much wider than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Honda Pilot, which is slightly longer than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Handling
The Honda Pilot has a smaller turning radius than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is clearly the choice over the Honda Pilot for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Honda Pilot and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Honda Pilot and the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Honda Pilot more than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. The Honda Pilot has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.