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2016 Honda Pilot LX vs 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Honda Pilot vs Jeep Grand Cherokee

Quality & Value Analysis

Honda Pilot and Jeep Grand Cherokee are comparatively priced, but lets see which one is a better value.  Jeep Grand Cherokee has an ALG Residual Value of 48% after 36 months, and 32% after 60 months.  Honda Pilot has a better ALG Residual Value of 56% after 36 months, and 40% after 60 months.  Fuel economy for both vehicles is 19mpg* city.  Jeep gets 26mpg on the highway and Honda gets 27mpg*.  Both SUVs are backed by a 36 Month/36,000 Mile Basic Warranty and a 60 Month/60,000 Mile Powertrain Warranty.

Performance & Engineering

Honda Pilot has a 3.5-Liter Engine with 280 Horsepower @6,000 rpm, and 262 Torque @4,700 rpm.  Jeep Grand Cherokee has a 3.6-Liter Engine with 293 Horsepower @6,400 rpm and 260 Torque @4,000 rpm.  Honda has front wheel drive, Jeep has rear wheel drive.  Jeep has a fuel capacity of 24.6 Gallons, Honda has a fuel capacity of 19.5 Gallons.  Both SUVs have Front and Rear Disc Brakes and Hill Start Assist.  Honda Pilot has a turning diameter of 39.4, Jeep Grand Cherokee has a turning diameter of 37.1.

Honda Pilot vs Jeep Grand Cherokee

Safety & Security

The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee has not been rated by the NHTSA at this time.  Honda Pilot got a 5-star rating in Front Driver, Front Side, Rear Side Crash Tests, Overall, Overall Side, Overall Side Barrier, and Side Pole Crash Safety Ratings.  It got 4-star ratings in Front Passenger Crash Test, Overall Front Crash Safety Rating, and Rollover Safety Rating.  Both SUVs come standard with Front Driver, Front Passenger, Front Side, and Side Curtain Airbags.  Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, ABS Brakes, Brake Assist, Tire Pressure Monitor, Child Proof Rear Locks, and Front Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor are also standard safety features of both SUVs.

Comfort & Convenience

Honda Pilot and Jeep Grand Cherokee have many of the same interior features.  Air Conditioning, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Cruise Control, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls for Audio and Cruise Control, Map Lights, Tilt/Telescopic/Adjustable Steering Column, Cargo Light, Driver's Vanity Mirror, Front Power Outlets, Rear Window Defroster, Floor Mats, Delayed Power Retention, and Multi Function Remote come standard in both SUVs.  Honda also comes with a Rearview Camera, which is an option available on Jeep but not a standard feature.  Jeep has steering wheel mounted transmission controls, and has 3 front power outlets instead of 2.

Honda Pilot has Front Adjustable Seat Height, which is a seating option in Jeep Grand Cherokee, but not standard. Both vehicles have Front Bucket Seats, and Second Row Split Bench Seat that Folds Down.  AM/FM Stereo/MP3 player with MP3/Auxiliary Audio Jack comes standard in both SUVs.  Standard storage features of Honda Pilot and Jeep Grand Cherokee include Armrest Storage, Beverage Holders, Cargo Area Tie-Downs, Console Storage, Door Pocket Storage, Overhead Console Storage, and Seatback Storage.  Exterior features of both SUVs include Rear Wiper, Remote Keyless Access System, Vehicle Theft Deterrent, Folding Side Mirrors, Power Side Mirrors, Tinted Glass, Privacy Glass, Automatic Headlights with Auto-Off, and Alloy Wheels.  Jeep Grand Cherokee has a 17 inch wheel dimension and comes with All-Terrain Tires, Honda Pilot has an 18 inch wheel dimension and comes with All-Season Tires.

*19 city/27 highway/22 combined mpg rating for 2WD 6AT models. 18 city/26 highway/21 combined mpg rating for AWD 6AT models. 20 city/27 highway/23 combined mpg rating for 2WD 9AT models. 19 city/26 highway/22 combined mpg rating for AWD 9AT models. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

Honda Pilot Right Choice

*Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).