Honda Pilot vs. Dodge Durango: Which three-row SUV is right for you? If a more agile and spacious ride with higher-rated efficiency, more standard safety assists, a higher passenger capacity, and generous standard features strikes your fancy, the Pilot may be the winning SUV for you and your family. Read on to see the details, and visit our Honda dealership near Chicago, IL, for a test drive.
The first point in our Honda Pilot vs. Dodge Durango comparison belongs to the Pilot, as this three-row SUV can seat seven or eight occupants; the Dodge Durango fits six or seven occupants.
They're same-segment SUVs, though, with similar sizes to boot.
2022 Honda Pilot:
2022 Dodge Durango:
Despite its smaller exterior size, a new Honda Pilot for Sale offers more interior room.
Specifically, the Pilot has 152.9 cubic feet of passenger volume while the Durango has 141 cubic feet. The Durango provides a maximum cargo volume of 85.1 cubic feet, and the Pilot offers a maximum cargo volume of 109 cubic feet.1
Honda Pilot vs. Dodge Durango headroom is an overall win for the Pilot; it has 40.1-inches of front, 40.2-inches of second-row, and 38.9-inches of third-row headroom. The Durango has 39.9-inches of front, 38.6-inches of second-row, and 37.8-inches of third-row headroom.
Honda Pilot vs. Dodge Durango legroom sees the Pilot offer 40.9-inches up front while the Durango has 40.3-inches in the same row.
When you lease a new Honda Pilot, you'll get a standard 3.5-liter V-6 engine with 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque. The Durango has a standard 3.6-liter V-6 engine that makes 293 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.
Honda Pilot vs. Dodge Durango acceleration can be a victory for the Pilot. CarIndigo lists the fastest V-6-powered Durango 0-60 mph time as 6.4 seconds2, while they show the Pilot launching from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.9 seconds.3
As well, the 2022 Honda Pilot delivers up to an EPA-estimated 20/27 MPG (city/highway),4 while the most efficient 2022 Dodge Durango delivers an EPA-estimated 19/26 MPG (city/highway).5
|2022 Honda Pilot Sport||2022 Dodge Durango SXT|
|Engine||3.5L V6||3.6L V6|
|Horsepower||280 hp||295 hp|
|Torque||262 lb-ft @ 4,700 rpm||260 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm|
|Transmission||9-speed Automatic||8-speed Automatic|
|EPA Est. MPG (city/hwy)||20/27||19/26|
|Towing Capacity||5,000 lbs||6,200 lbs|
The Dodge Durango offers a standard eight-way power driver's seat and dual-zone auto climate control. The Honda Pilot gives you a standard 10-way power driver's seat, heated front seats, and a tri-zone auto climate control system. That's just a taste of the Honda Pilot vs. Dodge Durango standard features.
And the hits keep coming. The Honda Pilot offers you a standard seven-speaker sound system, while the Dodge Durango has a standard six-speaker sound system. Both models have a standard 8-inch infotainment touch-screen display with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration. Still, only the Pilot has a standard Walk Away Auto Lock® function, CabinControl® compatibility, and a 60/40 split third-row bench.
When comparing Honda Pilot vs. Dodge Durango features, keep in mind that the 2022 Honda Pilot has a slightly lower starting price than the 2022 Dodge Durango.
For the final round, let's see how the Honda Pilot vs. Dodge Durango standard safety assistance features stack up.
Standard on 2022 Honda Pilot Sport:
Standard on 2022 Dodge Durango SXT:
The Durango does offer adaptive cruise control, a lane-keep assist, forward collision warning, and many other equivalent Honda Pilot safety features as standard on higher trims; the Honda Pilot offers them as standard on every trim level.
From MPGs to standard driver assists, the Pilot flies over the Durango and on to victory. Visit Muller Honda of Gurnee today to feel its other advantages with a test drive, or, if you'd prefer all that in a smaller package, check out our Honda Pilot vs. Passport comparison before swinging by.
Honda Pilot vs. Dodge Durango gas mileage is a battle won by the Pilot at every level. Specifically, the 2022 Honda Pilot delivers up to an EPA-estimated 20/27 MPG (city/highway),4 and the 2022 Dodge Durango delivers up to an EPA-estimated 19/26 MPG (city/highway).5 For top-rated three-row SUV fuel efficiency, the Honda Pilot has your back.
The Dodge Durango can seat six to seven occupants, while a Honda Pilot can seat as many as eight occupants. The Pilot also has more passenger room, offering 152.9 cubic feet vs. the Dodge Durango's 141 cubic feet. With extra-spacious head and legroom measurements, the Honda Pilot is ready to please all of your family and friends.
The 2022 Honda Pilot is available in the seven following trim levels:
Visit Muller Honda of Gurnee to discover all the details of your favorite Honda Pilot trim level.
1Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus, where applicable, floor space between seating rows and seats in their forward-most and upright position.
2This information is not verified by the official manufacturer and shall serve solely as unofficial general information. For details, visit: https://www.carindigo.com/dodge/durango/0to60
3This information is not verified by the official manufacturer and shall serve solely as unofficial general information. For details, visit: https://www.carindigo.com/honda/pilot/0to60
420 city/27 highway/23 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 19 city/26 highway/22 combined mpg rating for non-TrailSport AWD trims. 19 city/25 highway/21 combined mpg rating for TrailSport. Based on 2022 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.
5EPA estimated 19 city mpg / 26 hwy mpg with 3.6-liter V-6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission, RWD. Actual mileage may vary.