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2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder

2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder

Want to compare 2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Nissan Pathfinder to find the perfect 3-row crossover SUV to meet your needs? We’ve matched them up across all key factors, so read on discover how these two models measure up when it comes to:

  • Interior Space
  • Standard and Available Features
  • Safety Technology

Pilot vs. Pathfinder: Interior Space

The Honda Pilot seats up to 8 with the standard 2nd row bench seat or 7 with available 2nd row Captain’s Chairs, whereas the Nissan Pathfinder simply seats 7 across all configurations.

Not content with offering space for more passengers, the Pilot also delivers more cargo space:

  • Cargo Space Behind the 3rd Row: Up to 18.5 cubic feet in the Pilot vs. 16.2 in the Pathfinder.
  • Cargo Space Behind the 2nd Row: Up to 55.9 cubic feet in the Pilot vs. 47.4 in the Pathfinder.
  • Cargo Space Behind the 1st Row: Up to 109.0 cubic feet in the Pilot vs. 79.5 in the Pathfinder.

Pilot vs. Pathfinder: Standard and Available Features

You’ll notice a few differences in standard features between the Honda Pilot and the Nissan Pathfinder, including a 7-speaker audio system in the entry-level Honda vs. a 6-speaker system in the entry-level Pathfinder, but the biggest differences come when you turn to available features.

Only the Honda Pilot offers:

  • CabinTalk® In-Car PA System
  • Power Tailgate with Available Hands-Free Access
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Compatibility

Pilot vs. Pathfinder: Safety Technology

The latest driver assistance features can warn you of danger, increase your awareness, and even act independently to avoid hazardous situations. That’s why the 2021 Honda Pilot brings the following across all trims:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)

With the 2020 Nissan Pathfinder, those features are either absent completely or only available with pricier trim levels.

Visit Victory Honda of Muncie, IN to Take a Closer Look at the New Honda Pilot

Whether you want the tech to integrate quickly and easily with your smartphone or the space to accommodate up to eight, the Pilot outpaces the Pathfinder, and you can apply for financing online to start making it your own without delay. For any further advice or assistance, simply contact us directly.


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

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