2018 CHEVY TAHOE VS HONDA PILOT


  

On the hunt for a full-size SUV that combines power, efficiency, space, and the latest in technology? Shoppers in Chalfont, Warrington, and Doylestown have two great vehicles to choose from. Our team at Fred Beans Chevrolet have put together this comparison of the 2018 Chevy Tahoe and the 2018 Honda Pilot to help you choose between them. Let's get started by looking under the hood!

TAHOE VS PILOT: PERFORMANCE

The 2018 Chevy Tahoe is standardly powered by a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 engine that comes paired with a standard rear-wheel drivetrain and 6-speed automatic transmission. This trio standardly manufactures an incredible 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque while maximizing fuel economy with its Direct Injection technology and Active Fuel Management®. With this much power to offer, the Tahoe can tow an incredible 6,600 pounds trailer weight.

As for the 2018 Honda Pilot, you'll have a 3.5L V6 engine leading the way. You'll still get direct fuel injection but you'll miss out on a great deal of power. This engine puts out just 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque resulting in a fraction of towing capability. With this vehicle, you'll only have a maximum 3,500 pounds of towing capability to work with.

TAHOE VS PILOT: INTERIOR SPACE

 

When you're shopping for a full-size SUVs, interior space and comfort is probably near the top of your priority list. The 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe and the 2018 Honda Pilot deliver with the following passenger space dimensions:

Front / Rear Legroom 

2018 Chevrolet Tahoe 

  • 45.3 inches / 39 inches

2018 Honda Pilot

  • 40.9 inches / 38.4 inches 

Front / Rear Hip Room

2018 Chevrolet Tahoe

  • 60.8 inches / 60.3 inches

2018 Honda Pilot

  • 59.1 inches / 57.3 inches 

Front / Rear Shoulder Room

2018 Chevrolet Tahoe

  • 64.8 inches / 65.1 inches

2018 Honda Pilot

  • 62 inches / 62 inches 

As you can see, the Tahoe has quite a bit more wiggle room to offer than the Pilot. Additionally, the Tahoe offers more seats than the Pilot with a maximum passenger capacity of nine while the Pilot maxes out at eight passengers. You can also keep all of your passengers comfortable with its Dual Zone Front Automatic Climate system while the Pilot only standardly offers a manual air conditioning system.

The Tahoe also have a leg up on the Pilot when it comes to cargo. The Tahoe boasts a maximum cargo capacity of 94.7 cubic feet with the rear seats folding down. The Pilot, unfortunately, only offers 83.9 cubic feet of total cargo space.

TAHOE VS PILOT: TECHNOLOGY

Technology is important for both convenience and entertainment. That's why both the 2018 Chevy Tahoe and the 2018 Honda Pilot come standardly equipped with a smart infotainment system featuring Bluetooth™ compatibility, rear-view cameras, and satellite radio.

However, the Tahoe takes technology a step further with a standard 8-inch touchscreen as compared to the Pilot's 5-inch color LCD screen and available Built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot. Passengers can connect their compatible devices to the hotspot and surf the web right from the road.

2018 CHEVY TAHOE VS 2018 HONDA PILOT: THE VERDICT

As you can see, the 2018 Honda Pilot has a few great features but the 2018 Chevy Tahoe takes the cake in every category. Shoppers in Chalfont, Warrington, and Doylestown should get behind the wheel and see for themselves what the Tahoe can do.

Give us a call at Fred Beans Chevrolet today to schedule a test drive!

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