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2016 Honda Pilot vs 2016 Ford Explorer

SUV drivers want their vehicles to be able to accomplish everything. From daily commutes to towing off road, a sport utility vehicle was made to perform. The team at Davenport Honda is weighing the differences between the 2016 Honda Pilot and 2016 Ford Explorer to ensure drivers get the most out of their travels.

The 2016 Ford Explorer Base FWD model starts at a slightly higher price of $31,050 MSRP. While it's capable of hauling 2,000 pounds of additional cargo and offers 151.7 cubic feet of space for passengers, the Explorer Base FWD only earns an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-estimated 24 mpg highway fuel economy. Many drivers want more balance under the hood to make any length trip more efficient and resilient.

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2016 Honda Pilot 2WD LX VS 2016 Ford Explorer Base FWD
*27 MPG 24
**$30,145 MSRP $31,050
3,500 lbs. Towing capacity 2,000 lbs.
152.9 cu. ft. Passenger volume 151.7 cu. ft.
*19 city/27 highway/22 combined mpg rating for 2WD 6AT models. 18 city/26 highway/21 combined mpg rating for AWD 6AT models. 20 city/27 highway/23 combined mpg rating for 2WD 9AT models. 19 city/26 highway/22 combined mpg rating for AWD 9AT models. 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.

**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $900.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.

2016 Honda Pilot Rocky Mount, NC

While its competitor has a great deal to offer drivers in terms of versatility, the 2016 Honda Pilot 2WD LX takes the lead in some of the most important areas of performance. Starting at **$30,145 MSRP, the Pilot 2WD LX starts at a more attainable price point than its challenger. Offering 152.9 cubic feet of passenger space, the Pilot is roomier as well. When it comes to balancing its under-the-hood capabilities, the SUV earns an *EPA-estimated 27 mpg highway fuel economy while having the strength to haul up to 3,500 pounds. To experience this dynamic SUV, drivers can schedule a test drive with the team at Davenport Honda today.

2016 Honda Pilot entertainment technology
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