2021 Honda Pilot vs 2021 Ford Explorer

2021 Honda Pilot on left vs 2021 Ford Explorer on right

When shopping for a family-friendly SUV, drivers have several capable vehicles to choose from. Two contenders include the 2021 Honda Pilot and the 2021 Ford Explorer. Each offers three rows of seating, advanced safety features, entertainment technology and more. Only one of these vehicles offers the best value to the driver. Continue reading below to learn how the 2021 Honda Pilot compares to the 2021 Ford Explorer from the experts at Battison Honda in Oklahoma City, OK.

2021 Honda Pilot LX


2021 Ford Explorer (Base Trim)

3.5-liter V6 engine Engine 2.3-liter turbo inline-4 engine
280 horsepower / 262 pound-feet of torque Horsepower / Torque 300 horsepower / 310 pound-feet of torque
5,000 lbs. (with AWD). Max. Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs.
Up to 8 Passengers Passenger Capacity Up to 6 Passengers

Key Comparison of 2021 Pilot & 2021 Explorer

There is a lot to consider when choosing between the 2021 Honda Pilot LX and the 2021 Ford Explorer. The 2021 Pilot LX comes with a V6 engine that is used throughout the Pilot model lineup, while Explorer shoppers have to opt with a higher trim level option to enjoy V6 performance. Additionally, the Pilot provides more space for passengers, as it has seats for eight passengers and the Explorer can carry up to six people.

Shop New Honda Vehicles in Oklahoma City, OK

Drivers searching for a family-friendly SUV that checks all the boxes on their wish list are encouraged to view and test drive the 2021 Honda Pilot at Battison Honda in Oklahoma City, OK. Our dealership carries a vast selection of new 2021 Honda Pilot models and our team is eager to show them off to interested parties. Feel free to view our inventory and schedule a test drive once you find a vehicle you would like to experience from behind the wheel. We hope to see you soon!

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