Comparison - Honda Pilot EX-L 2020 - vs - Toyota 4Runner TRD PRO 2021

General

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Also called:

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
39,860
Updated: 
23 Aug 2019
$
50,470
Updated: 
08 Oct 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2021
Total Seating: 
8
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
5-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.50gals
23.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Steel Sapphire
#171F34
Obsidian Blue
#080932
Dark Cherry
#3C0E11
Black Forest
#304830
Crystal Black
#000000
Modern steel
#595959
Lunar Silver
#C4C4C4
Platinum White Pearl
#E7E9E8
Color: 
Lunar Rock
#7D8C83
Super White
#F7F7F7
Midnight Black Metallic
#171717
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#4E4E4E

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2020 Honda Pilot comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 9-speed shiftable automatic, 6-speed automatic.No major changes for 2020.New top-line Black Edition trim level.

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
Collision warning and adaptive cruise control are overly sensitive
Third-row access is narrow

By: 
edmunds.com

For 2020, the Honda Pilot receives the mildest of updates. Along with a small price increase, the Pilot lineup adds a new range-topping model called the Black Edition. Honda fans will recognize that the same edition is available on the Ridgeline mid-size pickup truck. Likewise, the Pilot Black Edition has standard all-wheel drive, blacked-out exterior bits, and red interior accents.

Pros
Strong and efficient V-6, roomy and practical interior, plenty of available tech.

Cons
Clunky six-speed automatic transmission, minivan-like appearance, frustrating touchscreen.

By: 
usnews.com

The 2020 Honda Pilot is a three-row family crossover at the top of its class.

Pros
Handsome looks
Good seats all the way around
Comfortable power
Standard active safety tech
Good infotainment on most versions

Cons
Base model skimp on features
Too conservative?
9-speed isn’t much more fuel-efficient
Top trims lack convincing luxury features

By: 
thecarconnection.com

New 4Runner Trail Special Edition.Standard LED headlights for all 4Runners.TRD Pro trim gets new wheels and retuned shock absorbers.

Pros
Lots of off-road capability
Wide variety of configurations to suit many buyers
Versatile cargo area, especially with the optional slide-out floor

Cons
Choppy ride quality compared with more modern crossover SUVs
V6 engine is not particularly fuel-efficient
Tall step-in height makes for awkward entry and exit

By: 
edmunds.com

The latest 4Runner adds a new limited-production Trail Edition for 2021. Toyota says it will only build 4000 copies, which are based on the base SR5 model and come with rear- or four-wheel drive. The Trail Edition is equipped with 17-inch dark gray TRD wheels and black exterior badges. Inside, it has black seats with tan stitching and all-weather floor mats.

Pros
Highly capable off-road,
roomy cargo hold,
loads of standard driver assists.

Cons
Poor fuel economy,
sloppy on-road ride-and-handling,
shabby interior materials.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Toyota 4Runner is a hugely capable and cool throwback SUV with a modern price attached.

Pros
Very capable
Good looks
Big touchscreen
Old-school SUV
Awesome TRD Pro versions.

Cons
Outdated crash-test scores
Old interior
Dismal fuel economy
Others are more comfortable

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
19.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
4.00L
Torque: 
262ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
278ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
280hp
at 6 000rpm
270hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.40Feet
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
no
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
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)
Power Rear Seat Easy Entry
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
196.50in
191.30in
Width: 
78.60in
75.80in
Height: 
70.60in
72.00in
Ground Clearance: 
7.30in
9.60in
Front Track: 
66.30in
Rear Track: 
66.30in
Wheel Base: 
111.00in
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
39.30
Rear Head Room: 
39.90
38.60
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
38.40in
32.90in
Front Hip Room: 
59.10in
56.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
62.00in
57.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.30in
55.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
62.00in
57.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
83.80cu.ft
89.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.50cu.ft
47.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
19.70degrees
33.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
20.80degrees
26.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4287.00lbs
4750.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

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

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
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Manual Folding Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding With Storage Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Cargo Area Light
Hidden Storage Well
Capless Fuel Filler
Conversation Mirror with Sunglasses Holder
Integrated Sunshades (2nd-Row)
Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside 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
15 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
JBL Premium Brand Stereo System
550 Watts Stereo Output
JBL Premium Brand Speakers
1 Subwoofer(S)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
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
17 X 7.0 In.
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
All Terrain Tires
Fullsize Non-Matching Spare Tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
70
Diameter: 
R17

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 Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid rear disc brakes
Rear Ventilated 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
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
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
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp

Options

Exterior Options: 
Door Edge Guards
Running Boards Anodized Detail
TRD 17" Alloy Wheels - Matte Black
TRD 17" Cast Bronze Wheel
Predator Tube Step
Hood Protector
Rock Rails
Blackout Emblem Overlays
Paint Protection Film (Front Bumper)
Ball Mount
Trail Running Boards
Running Boards
Trailer Ball - 2 5/16"
Paint Protection Film
Trailer Ball - 2"
Interior Options: 
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Divider
Sliding Rear Cargo Deck
Cargo Tote
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net - Envelope
Carpet Cargo Mat
Dashcam
Coin Holder/Ashtray Cup
All Weather Floor Liners
Carpet Floor Mats
Covercraft Pet Seat Cover - Tan
Covercraft Pet Seat Cover - Black
Covercraft Pet Seat Cover - Gray
Cargo Tray

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Beige Leather
#958875
Black Leather
#221F22
Gray, leather
#868F8E
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#191919