When we compare the 2022 Honda Pilot's and the 2022 Kia Telluride's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Honda Pilot has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and resale value. The 2022 Kia Telluride has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, interior volume and base engine power. The 2022 Honda Pilot and 2022 Kia Telluride have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Honda Pilot's and the 2022 Kia Telluride's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Kia Telluride is a better car than the 2022 Honda Pilot.
2022 Honda Pilot vs. 2022 Kia Telluride Pricing
A used 2022 Honda Pilot ranges from $33,425 to $45,874 while a used 2022 Kia Telluride is priced between $35,980 to $51,802. For a new model, the 2022 Honda Pilot's price is between $38,048 and $52,033, with the 2022 Kia Telluride priced between $31,350 and $52,316.
2022 Honda Pilot vs. 2022 Kia Telluride Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Honda Pilot loses 44.4 percent of its value and the 2022 Kia Telluride loses 47 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Honda Pilot retains 2.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Kia Telluride.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 Honda Pilot’s base engine makes 280 horsepower, and the 2022 Kia Telluride base engine makes 291 horsepower. Both the Pilot and the Telluride are rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 527 and 489 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the 2022 Kia Telluride has the advantage of offering more front head room, front leg room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2022 Honda Pilot has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room and rear shoulder room. The 2022 Honda Pilot and 2022 Kia Telluride are comparable in regards to rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the 2022 Honda Pilot and the 2022 Kia Telluride have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.
A relative newcomer to the field of midsize SUVs, the Kia Telluride costs slightly
less than segment mainstay Honda Pilot. Still, it offers more in terms of standard
driver-assistance tech, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone
integration, as well as an 8-inch touchscreen (compared to only 5 inches on Pilot).
The Telluride also has sharper exterior styling and a high-quality cabin, including
standard synthetic leather seats, as opposed to the Pilot’s cloth seat covers on the
base LX trim. There’s more cargo room in the Telluride, too. The Kia’s engine has
slightly more horsepower, but the Honda has the advantage in terms of fuel
economy. Both SUVs provide a smooth ride, but the Telluride is more engaging to
drive. While both Honda and Kia enjoy a solid reputation for quality and
reliability, the Telluride has one of the best new-vehicle warranties in the
industry, including powertrain coverage for up to 10 years.