When we compare the 2019 Honda Pilot's and the 2019 Toyota 4Runner's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Honda Pilot has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2019 Toyota 4Runner has the advantage in the areas of reliability and resale value. Based on this comparison of the 2019 Honda Pilot's and the 2019 Toyota 4Runner's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Honda Pilot is a better car than the 2019 Toyota 4Runner.
2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2019 Toyota 4Runner Pricing
A used 2019 Honda Pilot ranges from $23,768 to $35,995 while a used 2019 Toyota 4Runner is priced between $29,999 to $45,411.
2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2019 Toyota 4Runner Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 Honda Pilot loses 44.4 percent of its value and the 2019 Toyota 4Runner loses 24.7 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Toyota 4Runner retains 19.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 Honda Pilot.
2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2019 Toyota 4Runner Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Honda Pilot is 8.8 out of 10 while the Toyota 4Runner's quality rating is 8.7 out of 10. This results in the Honda Pilot being ranked 4 out of 30 Best Midsize SUVs and the Toyota 4Runner being ranked 5 out of 30.
2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2019 Toyota 4Runner Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Honda Pilot is 9.1 out of 10. For the Toyota 4Runner the reliability rating is 9.2 out of 10. This gives the Toyota 4Runner a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Honda Pilot.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 Honda Pilot’s base engine makes 280 horsepower, and the 2019 Toyota 4Runner base engine makes 270 horsepower. The Pilot is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 527 miles. The 4Runner is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 483 miles. This gives the 2019 Honda Pilot the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2019 Toyota 4Runner. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2019 Honda Pilot, a crossover/midsize SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The 2019 Toyota 4Runner, a midsize SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front leg room cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2019 Honda Pilot has higher safety ratings than the 2019 Toyota 4Runner, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.