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Comparison: 2019 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2019 Honda Pilot

 

The Toyota 4Runner and Honda Pilot midsize SUVs go head-to-head in the below comparison. Drivers who appreciate a rugged, spacious, off-road capable SUV are sure to value what the 2019 Toyota 4Runner has to offer. Let our experienced team at Longo Toyota in El Monte share all of the benefits of owning a Toyota 4Runner, including being awarded the 2019 KBB Best Resale Value: Top 10 by Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com*.

Comfort and Convenience

2019 Toyota 4Runner

The 4Runner has so much to offer including comfortable seating for five passengers and an optional third row to accommodate up to seven. Standard features consist of 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support, 40/20/40 fold-flat second-row seats, remote keyless entry, heated power outside mirrors, and a power rear liftgate. Optional are SofTex® or perforated leather-trimmed seats, heated and ventilated front seats, dual-zone climate control, power rear glass, and a power moonroof. Also, a sliding cargo deck that can support up to 440 pounds with an under-floor storage compartment is available.

2019 Honda Pilot

The Pilot offers versatility for family activities accommodating up to eight people with three rows of seating. The second- and third-row seats provide 60/40 split-folding capability to create multiple configurations. The third row can be folded to create a useful flat cargo floor. Available features consist of leather seating, heated and ventilated front seats, a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat, second-row captain's chairs, tri-zone automatic climate control, a hands-free power liftgate, and a panoramic moonroof.

Technology

2019 Toyota 4Runner

A 6.1-inch touchscreen display with the Entune™ infotainment system, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® satellite radio, HD Radio™, voice recognition, a USB port, and an eight-speaker sound system are included. Integrated navigation and a fifteen-speaker JBL® audio system with GreenEdge™ speakers are available.

2019 Honda Pilot

A 5.0-inch color display, Bluetooth®, two USB ports, and a seven-speaker sound system come standard. Optional are the HondaLink infotainment system, an 8.0-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, SiriusXM® satellite radio, HD Radio™, navigation, a wireless charger, an additional USB port, a ten-speaker sound system, and a rear entertainment system with Blu-ray™.

Performance

2019 Toyota 4Runner

All seven trims of the 2019 Toyota 4Runner are equipped with a 4.0-liter V6 paired with a five-speed automatic transmission that pumps out 270-hp and 278 lb-ft of torque. The SR5, SR5 Premium, Limited, and Limited Nightshade Edition trims come standard with a rear-wheel drivetrain with optional all-wheel-drive. All-wheel drive is included in the TRD Off-Road, TRD Off-Road Premium, and TRD Pro trims. The 4Runner SUV is ready to tackle challenging terrain with its standard 9.6-inch ground clearance and skid plates along with optional Crawl Control, Multi-Terrain Select with four off-road settings, and Toyota’s Kinetic Dynamic Suspension system.

2019 Honda Pilot

A 3.5-liter i-VTEC® V6 engine powers each of the five trims. The engine is teamed with either a base six-speed or available nine-speed automatic transmission making 280-hp and 262 lb-ft of torque. The base trims come standard with front-wheel drive; however, the Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ AWD System is available. An intelligent traction management system helps to maintain traction and stability with Normal and Snow modes on the 2WD models and an added Mud and Sand mode on 4WD models.

Pricing

2019 Toyota 4Runner

Starting at $35,310 MSRP**

2019 Honda Pilot

Starting at $31,450 MSRP

*For more information, visit www.kbb.com

** MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $975 for cars (Yaris, Yaris iA, Yaris Liftback, 86, Corolla, Corolla iM, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Avalon HV), $1,095 for small/medium trucks, SUV’s and van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,495 for large SUV’s (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,495 for large truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called a “Deliver, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

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