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2017 Honda Pilot vs 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

In terms of a three-row crossover SUV with a spacious interior, powerful capabilities and plenty of features there are few that can compete with the Honda Pilot. Large crossover SUVs make a great alternative from minivans for families that need the additional interior volume and seating capacity but maybe need some more strength and power. Take a look at this 2017 Honda Pilot vs 2018 Volkswagen Atlas comparison to see how these two three-row crossovers compare.

The 2017 Honda Pilot is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine and while the Atlas offers a standard V6 engine as well, the Pilot features a greater standard towing capability. The Pilot's towing capacity ranges from 3,500 to 5,000 pounds while the Atlas offers a range of 2,000 to 5,000 pounds. The Pilot offers a respectable amount of balance for customers from versatility to practicality.

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2017 Honda Pilot LX VS 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
3.5-Liter V6 Engine 3.6-Liter V6
3,500 to 5,000 lbs. Towing Capacity 2,000 to 5,000 lbs.
8 Seating Capability 7

19/27 MPG* (2WD) 

18/26 MPG** (AWD)

Fuel Economy

18/22 MPG (2WD) 

17/23 MPG (AWD)

2017 Honda Pilot Standard Features

The 2017 Honda Pilot is available in five trim levels LX, EX, EX-L, Touring, and Elite. The LX trim serves as the model's base model but it by no means is basic when it comes to standard features. The 2017 Honda Pilot LX includes a 5-inch central display screen, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, cruise control and more. The Pilot LX is a great option for buyers looking for a no frills, three-row crossover SUV that offers seating for up to eight passengers and has the power for towing. Other features available on the Honda Pilot include smartphone connectivity, heated mirrors, a rear entertainment system, a power liftgate, heated seats and more.

The 2017 Honda Pilot is available now at Davenport Honda. Contact us today if you are interested in learning more about the Pilot or if you are interested in scheduling a test drive in the Rocky Mount, NC area.

*Based on 2017 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.

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