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2018 Honda Pilot vs 2018 Buick Enclave

Passenger side exterior view of a blue 2018 Honda Pilot on the left "vs" a driver side exterior view of a gray 2018 Buick Enclave on the right

When in search of a new full-size SUV, you want it to be spacious, stylish and loaded with all of the modern conveniences that it can possibly have. Two of the most complete SUV’s available to you for the 2018 model year are the Honda Pilot and the Buick Enclave. Both of these full-size SUV’s provide their owners with flexible interior space for passengers and cargo as well as all of the interior amenities that you have been wishing for. Either of these vehicles would easily be an upgrade over whatever you are currently driving, but once you start to dive into the differences you will find one fits your needs better than the other.

2018 Honda Pilot


2018 Buick Enclave

3.5L V6 Standard Engine 3.6L V6
280 HP/ 262 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 310 HP/ 266 LB-FT
19 MPG City/ 27 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 18 MPG City/ 26 MPG HWY
8 People Passenger Capacity 7 People
*Ratings determined by EPA. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

What are the Differences Between the 2018 Pilot & the 2018 Enclave?

As you can see from the chart above the standard drivetrain specs of the 2018 Honda Pilot and the 2018 Buick Enclave are very similar, with the Pilot providing better estimated fuel economy and the Enclave delivering slightly better horsepower and torque. The 2018 Honda Pilot also has more standard seating than the 2018 Enclave and the 2018 Pilot provides passengers with more third-row legroom, shoulder room, and headroom than the 2018 Enclave too.

Other awesome features of the 2018 Honda Pilot include an available 8” Color Touchscreen Display that is loaded with Bluetooth Connectivity, Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™ to keep important navigation, messaging and even traffic information right at your fingertips. The 2018 Honda Pilot also comes with a 4.2” Color LCD Multi-Information Display that puts vital trip information front and center for the driver to see. You can find all of these same features inside the 2018 Buick Enclave just at higher trim levels than they are available on the 2018 Honda Pilot. With better EPA estimated fuel economy, more passenger space, and quicker access to the latest technology features on the interior, the 2018 Honda Pilot makes itself the easy choice over the 2018 Buick Enclave. Take the spacious and stylish 2018 Honda Pilot for a test drive today at Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, NC.