2019 FORD EXPLORER VS. 2019 HONDA PILOT
Plenty of space for the family and off-road capabilities define the three-row SUV segment. This vehicle class has evolved mightily now that both the Ford Explorer and Honda Pilot have received a host of changes to make them two of the most attractive options for families on the go. With rugged toughness to help Canadian drivers overcome whatever the off-road throws their way, these large SUVs are perfect year-round vehicles. But which is perfect for you?
To help you choose between the two, we’ve put the 2019 Ford Explorer up against the 2019 Honda Pilot, highlighting some key aspects of both. Get to know these vehicles, how they’re similar and different, before you get behind the wheel for a test drive!
2019 FORD EXPLORER VS. 2019 HONDA PILOT COMPARISON
2019 FORD EXPLORER
2019 HONDA PILOT
|2.3L or 3.5L EcoBoost, 3.5L Ti-VCT||Engine Options||3.5L i-VTEC V6|
|Intelligent 4WD, with Terrain Management||Drive System||Intelligent Variable Torque Management AWD|
|280 HP, 310 lb-ft||Horsepower, Torque||280 HP, 262 lb-ft|
|6-speed automatic||Transmission||9-speed automatic|
|Up to 5,000 lbs.||Towing Capability||Up to 5,000 lbs.|
In terms of value, the 2019 Ford Explorer and 2019 Honda Pilot are neck-and-neck, with similar MSRPs and both SUVs getting their power from similar engine classes. But let’s take a closer look. You get more engine options with the Explorer, with added torque benefits from the Ford. Both SUVs have similar drive systems that will take you off-road with ease, comfortability and efficiency, as well as maintaining equal amounts of towing capability.
FORD EXPLORER VS. HONDA PILOT CONCLUSION
When you come in to take a look at the Explorer, you’ll fall for its quick, enthusiastic steering, digital gauges, and gorgeous interior that presents pristine luxury across its spacious frame. You’re able to mix and match features and powertrains, so get the Explorer that truly represents what you want out of an SUV. Take a look at the Explorer; it’s finely finished with angular looks and sophisticated details to make it stand out on the road, moreso than the Pilot. It’s things like this that give the Explorer much more value, in addition to more options and power. Don’t just take our word for it, experience it for yourself and come in to book a test drive today!