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Dodge Durango vs. Honda Pilot

When comparing the Dodge Durango to the Honda Pilot, the Dodge Durango has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and base engine power. The Honda Pilot has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, interior volume and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Dodge Durango versus the Honda Pilot, the Honda Pilot is a better car than the Dodge Durango.

Dodge Durango versus Honda Pilot Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Dodge Durango ranges from $27,765 to $44,999 while a used Honda Pilot from the same model year range is priced between $27,476 to $40,251. For a new model, the Dodge Durango's price is between $39,603 and $64,547, with the Honda Pilot priced between $41,102 and $52,058.

Dodge Durango versus Honda Pilot Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Dodge Durango is 8.1 out of 10 while the Honda Pilot's quality rating is 8.7 out of 10. This results in the Dodge Durango being ranked 10 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs and the Honda Pilot being ranked 2 out of 25. Out of 15 Best Midsize SUVs for the Money, the Dodge Durango is ranked 15 and the Honda Pilot is ranked 2. The Dodge Durango is also ranked 12 out of 31 Best SUVs with 3 Rows while the Honda Pilot is ranked 4 out of 31. The Dodge Durango is also ranked 12 out of 21 Best SUVs with 3 Rows for the Money while the Honda Pilot is ranked 4 out of 21. The Dodge Durango is also ranked 13 out of 28 Best Crossover SUVs for the Money while the Honda Pilot is ranked 3 out of 28. The Dodge Durango is also ranked 15 out of 61 Best Crossover SUVs while the Honda Pilot is ranked 3 out of 61.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Dodge Durango’s base engine makes 293 horsepower, and the Honda Pilot base engine makes 285 horsepower.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the Honda Pilot has the advantage of offering more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Dodge Durango has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Honda Pilot.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Honda Pilot has higher safety ratings than the Dodge Durango, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Dodge Durango

2023 Honda Pilot

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$39,603 - $64,547

Used Asking Price:

$27,765 - $44,999

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

41.9%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$41,102 - $52,058

Used Asking Price:

$27,476 - $40,251

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.4%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.7 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 61
5 / 25
10 / 25
10 / 15
11 / 31
12 / 31
12 / 21
13 / 28
15 / 61
19 / 31
19 / 25
21 / 31
23 / 25
45 / 61
54 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 61
2 / 31
2 / 25
2 / 25
2 / 25
2 / 15
3 / 61
3 / 61
3 / 28
4 / 31
4 / 21
6 / 25
8 / 31
8 / 31
42 / 61

Summary Review

Like all Dodge products, the three-row Durango is notable for being big, bold, and performance-oriented (on SRT/Hellcat trims). The 710hp SRT Hellcat version is one of the most powerful SUVs ever created.

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Summary Review

The Honda Pilot is one of America’s favorite three-row family vehicles. All but two trim levels offer seating for eight passengers, though many buyers opt for the 7-passenger configuration with two large captain's chairs in the second row.

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Pros and Cons

  • Amazing performance in SRT and Hellcat trims
  • Luxury level content in Citadel and SRT trims
  • Three V8 engine choices

  • No green (hybrid/electric) option available
  • Aging platform

Pros and Cons

  • Seating for up to 8 in almost every trim 
  • Family-friendly features galore
  • Among the largest interior volume and cargo capacity of this segment’s SUVs
  • One of the most “made-in-America” models in this segment (Alabama)

  • No green (hybrid/electric) powertrain option available
  • Overdue for an update

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

SXT, SXT Launch Edition, SXT Plus, GT, GT Plus, GT Launch Edition, GT Premium, Citadel, Pursuit, R/T, R/T Plus, R/T HEMI Orange, R/T Premium, SRT 392, SRT 392 Plus, SRT 392 Premium, SRT Hellcat, SRT Hellcat Plus, SRT Hellcat Premium

Trim Levels

Sport, EX-L-8P, EX-L-7P, TrailSport, Touring, Elite

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

293 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

260 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.062 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

285 hp @ 6100 rpm

Torque:

262 foot-lbs @ 5000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.066 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 26 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

467 / 640 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.7 inches

Cargo Space:

17.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

85.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

158.2 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

41 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

61.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

40.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.8 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

61.7 inches

Cargo Space:

18.6 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

87 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

177.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4750 lbs

Width:

85.5 inches

Height:

72.1 inches

Length:

200.8 inches

Wheelbase:

119.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.1 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4313 lbs

Width:

78.5 inches

Height:

71 inches

Length:

199.9 inches

Wheelbase:

113.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

P265/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

20.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

255/50R20