Comparison: 2019 Honda Pilot vs 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Comparison: 2019 Honda Pilot vs 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Drivers in the market for a top-of-the-line SUV will want to read the below comparison of the 2019 Honda Pilot and 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both vehicles are versatile and have similar starting prices, but you will discover that the Honda Pilot offers drivers much more value. Visit Friendly Honda in Poughkeepsie, NY and get behind the wheel of the new 2019 Honda Pilot.

Performance

2019 Honda Pilot

The 2019 Honda Pilot redefines the modern family SUV and offers five different trims to choose from; LX, EX, EX-L, Touring, and Elite. The Pilot is equipped with a 3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 direct-injection engine paired with a front-wheel drive 6-speed automatic transmission on the LX, EX, and EX-L trims, and a 9-speed automatic transmission on the Touring and Elite trims. The engine generates 280-hp and 262 lb.-ft. of torque. All trims have an available all-wheel drive, while the Elite grade comes standard with AWD. The estimated EPA-rating for the 2WD drivetrain is 27 mpg of highway driving and 19 mpg in the city, while the 4WD earns 26 mpg highway and 18 mpg city*.

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee comes in seven different trims; Laredo, Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit, SRT® and Trackhawk. All trims, except for SRT® and Trackhawk, are powered by a 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The Trailhawk, SRT®, and Trackhawk come standard with all-wheel drive, and all other trims have the option for all-wheel drive. The base engine has a fuel economy of 26 mpg on the highway and 19 mpg of city driving. Additional engines offered on the 2019 Grand Cherokee include a 5.7-liter V8, 6.4-liter V8, and a 6.7-liter V8.

Convenience and Technology

2019 Honda Pilot

To make your drive easy, CabinTalk™ allows you to communicate with rear-seat passengers, and HondaLink® offers access to fuel range/status and to lock or unlock your doors remotely and both are optional. When planning a weekend getaway, the available hands-free access power liftgate, 60/40 split of the second- and third-row seats to create multiple cargo configurations, 109 cu. ft. of cargo volume behind the first row, and Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation system with 3D renderings will all be invaluable. The optional 10-speaker 590-watt premium audio system, Blu-ray™ rear entertainment system with 10.2-inch display, and Copilot with CabinControl™ which allows passengers to change music and adjust climate controls from their smartphone will make your travels even more enjoyable.

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The available SiriusXM Guardian™ offers remote access to your vehicle and allows you to locate your car in a crowded parking lot, start your vehicle, or retrieve vehicle information remotely. An optional CommandView® dual-pane panoramic sunroof lets you and your passengers take in the views while listening to your favorite music through the available Harman Kardon® premium audio system which includes 825-watts and 19 speakers. To make sure you don’t get lost, opt for the available Uconnect® 4C Nav system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen display.

Pricing

2019 Honda Pilot

Starting at $31,450 MSRP**

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Starting at $31,695 MSRP

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery pack age/condition and other factors.

**Prices shown are Honda suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or a destination and handling charge. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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