2019 Honda Pilot vs 2019 Ford Explorer

The 2019 Honda Pilot takes on the Three-Row Competition

When it comes to transporting your family safely and comfortably, it's hard to beat a three-row SUV. When it comes to three-row SUVs that are well-equipped and built with high-quality materials, it's hard to beat the 2019 Honda Pilot. At King Auto Center, we think very highly of our 2019 Honda Pilot, and we're willing to put it up against even the toughest competition to illustrate for you what makes it superior.

The 2019 Honda Pilot vs. the 2019 Ford Explorer

  • Seating capacity and space. Both of these popular SUVs have three rows of seating. But, the 2019 Honda Pilot can accommodate up to eight people comfortably, while the Explorer can only seat a maximum of seven people. Plus, the Ford Explorer third row seating area is cramped and best left to small children, while the third row for the 2019 Honda Pilot is a little more spacious.
  • Safety features. Both SUVs also have a similar roster of available safety features. But, the 2019 Honda Pilot makes them standard, whereas the Ford Explorer only has them available starting at the second trim level up. Koloa and Kapaa families will feel more secure with the standard safety feature on the 2019 Honda Pilot, which include adaptive cruise control, frontal collision warning, and automatic emergency braking. The 2019 Ford Explorer doesn't offer automatic emergency braking anywhere in its lineup.
  • Tech features. As with the safety features, the 2019 Honda Pilot also offers Kalaheo, HI drivers more standard technology features than the 2019 Ford Explorer. Starting at the second trim level, 2019 Honda Pilot drivers can expect standard features that include a touchscreen interface and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. These features are also available at the second trim level for the Ford Explorer, except here they're optional, at extra expense, and have to be specifically requested as part of a package.

Test Drive the 2019 Honda Pilot in Lihue

Discover everything that makes the 2019 Honda Pilot stand out from the competition in person, by stopping by to visit us and test driving one for yourself. We're convenient for people in the Waimea area, and we look forward to helping you find your next vehicle.

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