2017 Honda Pilot LX vs 2017 Ford Explorer

Lots of interior space, off-road capability and capable of towing 5,000 pounds the 2017 Honda Pilot makes a sensible choice for families looking for the vehicle that can cover it all. The Honda Pilot has a seating capacity of eight and the versatile interior makes getting the kids and cargo in and out of the crossover SUV. Take a look at the 2017 Honda Pilot LX vs 2017 Ford Explorer comparison to see how the Pilot matches up to other three-row SUVs available on the market.

The 2017 Honda Pilot is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 280 horsepower. As noted before, the Honda Pilot has a standard towing capability of 5,000 pounds. The Pilot also offers available all-wheel drive on all trims except for the Pilot Elite in which it is standard. The all-weather capability along side the towing capability make the Pilot a practical and well-rounded vehicle for a family on the go.

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2017 Honda Pilot LX VS 2017 Ford Explorer
3.5-Liter V6 Engine Engine 3.5-Liter Ti-VCT V6
Available All-Wheel Drive Drivetrain Intelligent 4WD
280 Horsepower Horsepower 290 Horsepower
8 Seating Capacity 7

2017 Honda Pilot Technology and Safety Features

The Honda Pilot was built around the modern family and that is why the three-row SUV features many of the latest safety and technology features available. New for the 2017 model year is smartphone connectivity with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a feature that is not found in the 2017 Ford Explorer. These features make it easier for the user to display their smartphone right to the touchscreen for easy convenience for such features as maps, messages, phone and more. All in all, there are five trim levels to choose from with the 2017 Pilot including LX, EX, EX-L, Touring and Elite.

Some other features customers will find in the 2017 Honda Pilot include a rearview camera, one-touch sliding second-row seats, a power liftgate, Honda Sensing® safety features, ambient lighting, push button start, a panoramic sunroof and much more. Compared to the 2017 Explorer, the Pilot LX offers more available technology and safety features to customers. The 2017 Honda Pilot is available now at Cale Yarborough in Florence SC. Please contact us today if you are interested in scheduling a test drive for the 2017 Honda Pilot.

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