2012 Honda Pilot vs Toyota 4Runner

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Honda Pilot vs Toyota – 2012

When considering the Pilot vs Toyota 4Runner, interesting patterns emerge. The is one of the last traditional truck-based utility vehicles. By comparison, the is a good example of the car-based vehicles that dominate the While SUVs were appreciated for their strength and as four-wheel drive vehicles, are less appealing as family Most people need a fuel-efficient vehicle and do not have opportunities for off-road driving. vehicles still offer of seating and cargo space, them a functional choice.

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MSRP: — $40,970

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These two vehicles the ends of the spectrum of choices. The is a great choice for transporting and cargo, while the 4Runner is to handle the toughest driving The Pilot shows where the is going and the 4Runner shows the of the SUV. Those who will be the vehicle for recreation will the strength and sturdiness of the 4Runner, but will be disappointed in the firm and stiff handling.

Under the hood, the 2012 Pilot has a 3.5 Liter V6 that a respectable 250 horsepower and is mated a five-speed automatic transmission. is the only engine and transmission on the Pilot and benefits from 253 of torque. Front-wheel drive is on every trim package the offers, but there is an option for drive.

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The 4Runner a larger 4.0 Liter V6 that out 270 horsepower and turns 278 pound-feet of This is the only engine and is combined with a five-speed which is the only transmission All trim levels come four-wheel drive in either a version with a locking differential or a part-time dual-range

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This gives it a 5,000 towing capacity in all trim The Honda Pilot only a 2,000 pound capacity for the drive and 4,500 in four-wheel

The extra power of the 4Runner it an advantage in acceleration from to sixty. It turns in a time of 7.2 and only slows to 8.2 in four-wheel The reduced power of the Pilot it to 9.1 seconds to sixty miles per This is not always an important but the Pilot is more likely to be as transportation on long trips and the may be needed on the highway. There is not need for acceleration on the trail, but the definitely benefits from the power.

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The extra would seem to hurt the mileage of the 4Runner, but it manages 17 per gallon in the city and 23 on the highway, for a 19 mpg, which is respectable. The drive only costs an mile per gallon on the highway. The Honda Pilot is a little efficient with 18 city, 25 and combined 21 mpg and four-wheel drive it to 17 city, 24 highway, and 20 overall.

The 2012 Pilot is configured to seven passengers in three of seats. The third row is a little but can accommodate two adults. When the and third rows of seats are there is 87 cubic feet of space, but the boxy design it feel larger. The 4Runner seats five, but there is an for a very snug third row of Without the seats, there is a 90 cubic feet of storage and removable deck that can more than 400 pounds.

As a truck based SUV, The is has body-on-frame construction that is for hauling and poor, or off-road, conditions. This is one of the last built this way and makes it prepared for recreational driving. It not have the stiff over-sprung so common to trucks, which a pleasing driving experience. The Pilot has a much softer more common to car-based vehicles. This makes feel slow and cumbersome, but city and highway driving smoother. These two SUVs demonstrate opposite ends of the The 4Runner is a big tough four-wheel ready to tackle any off-road The Pilot is more suited to driving, especially for those who to transport kids to different

Toyota 4-Runner truck
Toyota 4-Runner truck

Toyota 4-Runner truck
Toyota 4-Runner truck

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