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2018 Honda Pilot EX-L vs 2018 Honda Pilot Touring

The 2018 Honda Pilot is one of the most attractive SUVs on the market thanks to its sleek and sporty exterior styling, powerful and efficient engine, and ample interior cargo and passengers space. The 2018 Honda Pilot is available in five trim levels and finding out the differences between them is critical to your car-shopping process. The EX-L and the Touring trims of the 2018 Honda Pilot posses many similarities and that is what makes their differences stand out even more drastically. Find out all the differences and similarities between the 2018 Honda Pilot EX-L and Touring trim levels standard drivetrain, interior space, and cabin comforts below.



Standard Drivetrain Specs

2018 Honda Pilot EX-L

Versus

2018 Honda Pilot Touring

3.5L 24-Valve V6 Standard Engine 3.5L 24-Valve V6
280 HP/ 262 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 280 HP/ 262 LB-FT
6-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 9-Speed Automatic w/ Paddle Shifters
19 MPG City/ 27 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 20 MPG City/ 27 MPG HWY
*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery package/condition, and other factors.

Not only are is the standard engine the same for the Pilot EX-L and the Touring but it is the same across all five trim levels of the 2018 Honda Pilot. The LX, EX, and EX-L trim levels pair the 3.5L V6 engine with the 6-Speed Automatic Transmission while the Touring and Elite trim levels pair it with the 9-Speed Automatic Transmision. All-Wheel Drive is available across all five trim levels as well and comes standard on the Elite trim level.

Interior Space

2018 Honda Pilot EX-L

Versus

2018 Honda Pilot Touring

5 People Passenger Capacity 5 People
151.7 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 151.7 Cubic Feet
109.2 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Space 109.2 Cubic Feet
3,500 Pounds w/ 2WD & 5,000 Pounds w/ AWD Towing Capability 3,500 Pounds w/ 2WD & 5,000 Pounds w/ AWD

The 2018 Honda Pilot EX-L and Touring also have the same Front, Middle, and Rear Seat Headroom, Legroom, Shoulder room, and Hip room.

Cabin Comforts

2018 Honda Pilot EX-L

Versus

2018 Honda Pilot Touring

8” High-Resolution Touchscreen Infotainment Interface 8” High-Resolution Touchscreen
AVAILABLE Rear Entertainment System STANDARD
Leather-Trimmed Seating Surfaces Leather-Trimmed
STANDARD Heated Front Seats STANDARD

Other standard interior amenities for both the 2018 Honda Pilot EX-L and Touring include Push-Button Start, a Tilt & Telescopic Steering Wheel, Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control, a Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel w/ Mounted Controls, and even an Automatic-Dimming Rearview Mirror. You can get behind the wheel of both the 2018 Honda EX-L and Touring editions today at Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, NC.