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Comparing the 2023 Honda Pilot to the 2023 Toyota Highlander and the 2023 Kia Telluride

Our Franklin team wants you to have a quick path to the model that matches your needs, and our comparisons are a strong starting point. We put the 2023 Honda Pilot against other popular options like the 2023 Toyota Highlander and the 2023 Kia Telluride. All you need to do is read our comparison and contact our team for more information about the 2023 Honda Pilot and how it could be the model that matches your Nashville lifestyle.

Our comparison looks at desired features and traits of each model, offering a clear view of what they can do. We encourage you to read our comparison to get an idea of what these popular SUVs can do, and visit our Franklin dealership whenever you're ready for a 2023 Honda Pilot test drive!

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2023 Honda Pilot vs 2023 Toyota Highlander

  • The 2023 Honda Pilot comes with standard safety features that the 2023 Toyota Highlander needs to upgrade to include.
  • You will get more horsepower from the 2023 Honda Pilot than the 2023 Toyota Highlander.
  • There's a ten-speed automatic transmission on the 2023 Honda Pilot, while the 2023 Highlander only comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
  • The rear seats of the 2023 Honda Pilot provide more legroom than the rear seats of the 2023 Highlander, making it a great choice for anyone who travels with many passengers.
  • With more overall passenger volume, the 2023 Honda Pilot could be a better choice for you than the 2023 Toyota Highlander.
  • Both models have a tri-zone automatic climate control system to keep your cabin at the right temperature during any Franklin drive.
  • You can have more ground clearance on the 2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport than any 2023 Highlander.
  • You can add more speakers to the 2023 Honda Pilot than you will find for the 2023 Toyota Highlander.
  • You can find trims for each model with seating up to eight passengers.
  • Steel skid plates are equipped on the 2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport, something you won't find anywhere in the 2023 Toyota Highlander lineup.


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2023 Honda Pilot vs 2023 Kia Telluride

  • The front seats of the 2023 Honda Pilot and 2023 Kia Telluride have comparable legroom measurements, but the 2023 Honda Pilot has more rear legroom.
  • You'll have more cargo space behind the second row of seats in the 2023 Honda Pilot than the 2023 Telluride.
  • The 2023 Kia Telluride only has a dual-zone automatic climate control system, while the 2023 Honda Pilot has a tri-zone automatic climate control system.
  • There's a ten-speed automatic transmission on the 2023 Honda Pilot and an eight-speed automatic transmission on the 2023 Kia Telluride.
  • Both models come with a wide range of standard safety features to keep you confident navigating even the heaviest traffic along your route.
  • Upgrading above the base of the 2023 Honda Pilot adds an Active Shutter Grille to improve aerodynamics. The 2023 Telluride does not offer a similar feature in its lineup.
  • Both models offer seating for seven or eight passengers, letting you find one that suits your needs.
  • The 2023 Honda Pilot has front-wheel drive standard and an available Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4®) AWD System. The 2023 Telluride also has front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive.
  • Upgrading to the 2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport or higher trim level will add a One-Touch Power Panoramic Moonroof, while the 2023 Kia Telluride has a sunroof on upgraded trims.
  • You'll find Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ equipped on both models for straightforward smartphone connectivity.