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2022 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Review

Picture of the 2022 Honda Pilot

2022 Honda
Pilot

MSRP*: $38,080 to $51,870
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Picture of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4

2021 Volkswagen
ID.4

MSRP*: $39,995 to $48,175
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MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 82.1 - 83.9 ft3 64.2 ft3
Engine
  • 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 201-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 295-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T, Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode 1-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 hp 201 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 500 - 5,000 lbs 2,200 - 2,700 lbs
Exterior Length 196.5 in 180.5 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 72.9 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 37.6 in
Head Room Front 39.5 - 40.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.9 in
Front 40.6 - 41.1 in
Rear 38.4 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Pilot than in the Volkswagen ID.4. The Volkswagen ID.4 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Pilot.

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). Whether you pick the Honda Pilot or the Volkswagen ID.4, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Pilot is much wider than the Volkswagen ID.4, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Honda Pilot, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen ID.4.

Handling
The Honda Pilot has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volkswagen ID.4, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volkswagen ID.4 is clearly the choice over the Honda Pilot for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Pilot greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen ID.4.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Honda Pilot does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Honda Pilot more than the Volkswagen ID.4, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Honda Pilot, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen ID.4.