Compare Honda Pilot vs Subaru Forester

Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Other
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
280 hp @ 6000 rpm
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
262 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Other

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.4 ft
35.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Steel Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P245/60HR18
P225/60HR17
Rear Tire
P245/60HR18
P225/60HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
29 MPG
City
20 MPG
26 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
16.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
390 miles
431.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
526.5 miles
547.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.5 in
182.1 in
Height
70.6 in
67.5 in
Max Width
78.6 in
71.5 in
Front Width
66.3 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
66.3 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
111 in
105.1 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
8 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.9 in
43.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.1 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
62 in
58.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
54.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.4 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.2 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
62 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57.3 in
53.6 in
Third Row Leg Room
31.9 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
38.9 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
57.6 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
44.6 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,982 lbs
3,449 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
1,500 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
83.9 ft³
76.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
46.8 ft³
31.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16.5 ft³
31.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

Platinum White Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles