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2018 Honda Pilot vs 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

Passenger side exterior view of a gray 2018 Honda Pilot on the left "vs" Passenger side exterior view of a black 2018 Chevrolet Traverse

It is time to upgrade your vehicle because your current car isn’t large enough to keep up with your growing family’s daily needs. The 2018 Honda Pilot and the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse are two of the most stylish and spacious SUV’s on the market today, they not only give you the additional interior space you desperately desire but they also keep you looking good as you cruise around town with the kids in tow. Either of these two vehicles would be a substantial improvement over your current car, but once you look past their exteriors their differences begin to expose themselves. Find out all of the differences and similarities between the 2018 Honda Pilot and the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse right here and drive home happy today.

2018 Honda Pilot


2018 Chevrolet Traverse

3.5L V6 Standard Engine 3.6L V6
280 HP/ 262 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 310 HP/ 266 LB-FT
6-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 9-Speed Automatic
19 MPG City/ 27 MPG HWY Fuel Economy* 18 MPG City/ 27 MPG HWY

Compare the 2018 Pilot & The 2018 Traverse

The standard drivetrain specs between the 2018 Honda Pilot and the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse are very similar with the Traverse providing slightly more power while the Pilot offers a little increase in fuel economy. Both the 2018 Honda Pilot and the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse have spacious seating for eight passengers and offer versatile split folding second and third-row seats, but the 2018 Pilot provides 109 cubic feet of total cargo volume while the 2018 Traverse only offers 98.2 cubic feet.

All-Wheel Drive (AWD) is made available across all five trim levels of the 2018 Honda Pilot and the 2018 Honda Pilot Elite trim level receives standard AWD, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse only offers AWD across four of its six trim levels. The 2018 Honda Pilot also boasts a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera with Guidelines for added confidence while parallel parking or simply backing out of the garage. Other standard features of the 2018 Honda Pilot include Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure, SmartVent® Front Side Airbags, 3-Point Seatbelts in all seating positions, and even Driver Front Passenger Seatbelt Reminders. With a slightly more efficient drivetrain, more interior cargo space, and more trim levels offering AWD, the 2018 Honda Pilot sneaks past the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse at the finish line. Come take the 2018 Honda Pilot on a test drive today at Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, NC.

*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.