2023 Honda Pilot vs. 2023 Subaru Ascent

2023 Honda Pilot vs. 2023 Subaru Ascent

The 2023 Honda Pilot is a reliable and spacious SUV that is perfect for your next adventure. It has muscular exterior styling, robust performance, and an optimized interior. It has a sleek exterior with standard LED headlights and available roof rails and a comfortable interior with available leather-trimmed seats and a panoramic moonroof.

To help you make an informed purchase, we compare the 2023 Pilot to another highly competitive eight-passenger SUV in the market, the 2023 Subaru Ascent. We list the features of both vehicles so that you can see which one best fits your needs. Visit Battison Honda dealership in Oklahoma City, OK, to learn more about the 2023 Honda Pilot and to take it for a test drive.

2023 Honda Pilot


2023 Subaru Ascent

285-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Horsepower & Engine 260-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder
37.8 feet Turning Diameter 38 feet
86.5 - 87.0 ft Cargo Area 72.8 - 75.6 ft
3,500 - 5,000 lbs Towing Capacity 2,000 - 5,000 lbs

Which Model Should You Choose?

The 2023 Pilot has a slight edge in terms of performance, with a more powerful engine and a slightly better fuel economy rating in the city. However, the Ascent has a better fuel economy rating on the highway. The Pilot also has a slightly larger cargo space than the Ascent, but both vehicles offer plenty of space for passengers and cargo.

For infotainment, the Pilot comes with a standard 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, while the Ascent has a standard 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Both vehicles offer a variety of available features, including a panoramic moonroof, heated and ventilated front seats, and leather seats.


Both vehicles are both great choices for families. The Pilot has a more powerful engine and a slightly larger cargo space, while the Ascent has a lower starting MSRP and comes standard with EyeSight®. Ultimately, the best choice for you will depend on your individual needs and preferences.

Schedule a Test Drive of the 2023 Honda Pilot in Oklahoma City, OK

Visit Battison Honda to learn more about the latest Honda CR-V. You can schedule a test drive to see how the model drives and find the best one for your everyday needs. Our sales team is here to help you.