In comparing the Honda Pilot's and the Toyota FJ Cruiser's specifications and ratings, the Honda Pilot has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Toyota FJ Cruiser has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Honda Pilot's and the Toyota FJ Cruiser's specifications and ratings, the Honda Pilot is a better car than the Toyota FJ Cruiser.
Honda Pilot vs. Toyota FJ Cruiser Pricing
A used 2014 Honda Pilot ranges from $10,000 to $38,569 while a used 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser is priced between $23,071 to $43,995.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Honda Pilot’s base engine makes 250 horsepower, and the Toyota FJ Cruiser base engine makes 260 horsepower. The Pilot is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 525 miles. The FJ Cruiser is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 380 miles. This gives the Honda Pilot the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Toyota FJ Cruiser. Both models use gasoline.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Honda Pilot has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.