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2017 Honda Pilot vs 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

With so many different crossover and SUV options on the market it can be difficult to choose the best one. The Pilot is Honda's largest available SUV and due to its towing capability, large seating capacity and features it is appealing to many customers. Take a look at this 2017 Honda Pilot vs 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan comparison to get more information.

The Pilot is a three-row crossover SUV that serves as a good alternative for a minivan. While the 2017 Pilot seats up to eight passengers the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan only offers seating for five passengers but the upcoming 2018 Tiguan model will offer an optional third row of seating. Overall, the Pilot just has more space when compared to the Tiguan. The additional seating takes away slightly from the cargo volume but the configurable interior creates a space to fit many needs.

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2017 Honda Pilot LX VS 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan S
3.5-Liter V6 Engine with 280 hp Engine 2.0-Liter Turbocharged Four-Cylinder with 200 hp
Available All-Wheel Drive Not Available
8 Seating Capacity 5
18.5 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume 23.8 Cubic Feet

2017 Honda Pilot Engine Specs and Towing

The Honda Pilot is powered by a standard V6 engine and the Tiguan is powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and has no V6 engine option available. The 2017 Pilot also offers available all-wheel drive while Tiguan customers won't find that option available to them. Customers will also notice that the Pilot has superior towing capabilities as well with more than double the amount of the Tiguan's towing capacity. The 2017 Pilot is capable of towing up to 5,000 pounds while the 2017 Tiguan is only able to tow up to 2,200 pounds.

The Pilot LX serves as a good base model with an impressive amount of features from a rearview camera, Bluetooth, a 5-inch central display screen, 18-inch alloy wheels, cruise control and more. Check out our website to read more about the Honda Pilot or contact us today to talk with a team member for more information or to schedule a test drive.

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