Comparison - Honda Pilot EX-L 2019 - vs - Mazda CX-8 XD L Package 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
39,660
Updated: 
16 Apr 2019
37,260
Converted from Japanese Yen
Updated: 
30 Sep 2017
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
8
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
6-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Steel Sapphire
#171F34
Obsidian Blue
#080932
Dark Cherry
#3C0E11
Black Forest
#304830
Crystal Black
#000000
Modern steel
#595959
Lunar Silver
#C4C4C4
White Diamond
#FCFCFB

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

For 2019, the Honda Pilot gets a minor styling update.Smoother-shifting nine-speed transmission.The Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety features is now standard for all trims.New tech features, including a revised infotainment touchscreen.

Pros
A versatile, roomy interior with spacious rear seats
Ride is smooth and compliant in most conditions
Better fuel economy than rivals
Multiple clever storage compartments

Cons
A versatile, roomy interior with spacious rear seats
Ride is smooth and compliant in most conditions
Better fuel economy than rivals
Multiple clever storage compartments

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Honda Pilot ranked #6 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Honda Pilot has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 43 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Good cargo capacity
Adult-friendly third row
Smooth ride and easy to drive

Cons
Some competitors are more stylish and upscale inside

By: 
usnews.com

Subtle upgrades make the 2019 Honda Pilot a must-see for three-row crossover shoppers.

Pros
Refined V-6 engine
Interior flexibility
Comfortable seats
Rides well
Active safety gear standard

Cons
No hybrid option
9-speed automatic can be jerky
Minivans still work best
Captain’s chairs on Touring, Elite only

By: 
thecarconnection.com

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Pros
Excellent fuel efficiency
Stacks of standard features, especially in top-specification Asaki model
Plenty of room inside for a growing family

Cons
Diesel engine can run out of breath when overtaking
Quality of 360-degree camera is very poor
Three year warranty with no roadside assistance starting to fall behind the pack

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Diesel
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Diesel

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
2.20L
Torque: 
262ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
331ft-lbs
Horsepower: 
280hp
at 6 000rpm
187hp
Cam Type: 
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Push Button Start
Power Door and Tailgate Locks
Cargo Area Tie-Down Anchors (4 Total)
Cargo Area Bag Hooks
Map Lights (All Rows)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
196.50in
192.90in
Width: 
78.60in
72.40in
Height: 
70.60in
68.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
Front Track: 
66.30in
Rear Track: 
66.30in
Wheel Base: 
111.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
Rear Head Room: 
39.90
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
Rear leg room: 
38.40in
Front Hip Room: 
59.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
62.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
62.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
83.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.80degrees
Curb Weight: 
4287.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
power steering

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Bucket front seats
Rear Seats Features: 
Manual Folding Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Sliding Sunvisors
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
Cargo Area Light
Hidden Storage Well
Capless Fuel Filler
Conversation Mirror with Sunglasses Holder
Integrated Sunshades (2nd-Row)
Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
1 Subwoofer(S
215 Watts Stereo Output
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
7 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Rear Privacy Glass
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Intermittent Rear Window Wiper / Washer
Windshield
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid rear disc brakes
solid disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Beige Leather
#958875
Black Leather
#221F22
Gray, leather
#868F8E