2020 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2020 Honda Pilot: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2020 Honda Pilot Review

New 2020 Toyota 4Runner

2020 Toyota
4Runner

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New 2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Honda
Pilot

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MSRP*
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$36,120 to $49,865
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$31,650 to $49,720
Invoice* $33,230 to $45,876 $28,943 to $45,425
MPG - City 16 18 - 20
MPG - Hwy 19 26 - 27
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 Honda Pilot than in the Toyota 4Runner, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Toyota 4Runner and the Honda Pilot.

Convenience
The Honda Pilot requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota 4Runner, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Toyota 4Runner is somewhat more expensive than the Honda Pilot. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Toyota 4Runner and the Honda Pilot have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota 4Runner is much slimmer than the Honda Pilot, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Toyota 4Runner is slightly shorter than the Honda Pilot, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Toyota 4Runner transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Honda Pilot.

Handling
The Toyota 4Runner has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Pilot, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Toyota 4Runner will do just as well as the Honda Pilot, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Toyota 4Runner has a little less horsepower than the Honda Pilot.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Toyota 4Runner seats a lot fewer people than the Honda Pilot. The Toyota 4Runner has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Honda Pilot.

Warranty
The Toyota 4Runner comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Pilot.