2016 Honda Pilot Elite vs 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum

Remember when large SUVs were these big, bulky behemoths that simply clogged the roads and chugged down gas? As fun as those days were, we are glad to have the new SUVs that we have today, which are more stylish, more efficient, and just all around more fun. Two great examples of the advancements that SUVs have made in recent years can be found right here in this 2016 Honda Pilot Elite ve 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum comparison.

With this comparison, we are looking at the top two trims that each vehicle is available in. However, there are four other trims that both the 2016 Honda Pilot and 2016 Ford Explorer are available in. However, across the board the 2016 Honda Pilot trims are lower priced than the Explorer’s . Even when you are purchasing a $30,000 or $40,000 SUV, it is still nice to be able to save a few bucks each month on your car payments!

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2016 Honda Pilot Elite vs 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum
*$46,570 MSRP $52,970
280 hp, 3.5-liter V6 Engine 365 hp, 3.5-liter V6
**26 mpg hwy, 19 mpg city Fuel Economy 22 mpg hwy, 16 mpg city
153.1 cubic-feet Passenger Volume 151.6 cubic-feet

Relaxing, Spacious Interior in the 2016 Honda Pilot Elite

There is no denying that both vehicles in the 2016 Honda Pilot Elite vs 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum comparison are certainly comfortable. However, if you want the most space and comfort possible, the better option is the Pilot Elite. It offers more passenger volume and comes with a slew of outstanding comfort features. These include a 10-way power adjustable driver seat, a 4-way power adjustable passenger seat, and perforated, heated, and ventilated first and second row seats.

The 2016 Honda Pilot Elite also includes some great technology features including the Honda Sensing suite of driver assist technology and the HondaLink infotainment system. A 10 speaker, 540-watt audio system is also equipped to provide a premium listening experience.

If you would like to learn more about the 2016 Honda Pilot Elite vs 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum comparison, please get in touch with one of our Tylers Honda sales team members today.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $900.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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