The 2016 Honda Pilot vs. the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2016 Honda Pilot

2016 Honda Pilot

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Both the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2016 Honda Pilot are family-friendly sport utility vehicles that offer all-condition capability, smart cargo space, and lots of the latest technology and features. So which one do you drive home here in the Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL area? Take a look at this comprehensive comparison to make up your mind!

Seating

The 2016 Honda Pilot is a three-row crossover with seating for up to eight, while the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee only has space for up to five in two rows. The Pilot provides you more front and second row headroom, more front and second row hiproom, and more legroom in front as well, so you and your passengers can relax and be more comfortable.

Fuel Economy

The gas powered 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee earns an EPA estimated 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway/22 mpg combined in the two-wheel powered base trim. The 2016 Honda Pilot comes up better with an EPA estimated 19 mpg city/27 mpg highway/22 mpg combined* with six-speed or 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway/23 mpg combined with nine-speed transmission.

Safety

The 2016 Honda Pilot with Honda Sensing received the 2016 Top Safety Pick+ ranking in Insurance Institute for Highway Safety testing – that means ‘Good’ scores in all crash tests. The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee scored a sub-par ‘Marginal’ in the Small Front Overlap crash test. The Pilot also comes with important features like a rearview camera and active head restraints standard, while the Grand Cherokee does not.

Cargo Volume

The 2016 Honda Pilot can put away up to 83.9 cubic feet of cargo, while the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee can only carry up to 68.3 cubic feet of luggage with the second row folded down. Plus, you know you can carry whatever you can fit in the Pilot, because it has a payload capacity of 1,633 pounds, while the Grand Cherokee can only carry 1,180 pounds.

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake Today

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake to test drive the latest 2016 Honda Pilot today. We’re confident that you’ll find the Pilot is the correct choice for you and your family. We’re located at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake, IL, so stop by today!

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.