2014 Honda Pilot

2014 Honda Pilot greater SUV value than Chevy Tahoe

Today we decided to compare Honda’s large SUV with the Chevrolet Tahoe. While the Pilot will not tow 8,000 lbs, it will carry 8 adults in relative comfort at a fraction of the cost of your Tahoe. And, it comes standard with many features that the Tahoe doesn't offer.

Some would say comparing the Honda Pilot to Chevrolet’s Tahoe is much like comparing apples to oranges. I disagree. Both vehicles utilize a truck based platform, will seat 8 or more while rolling down the road in relative comfort. While it's true that the Tahoe is 11” longer than the Pilot, the interior space difference between the two is negligible. As demonstrated by headroom measurements, the behemoth Tahoe offers a mere additional inch over the cab height of the Pilot. And here lies one of the many short comings of the Chevrolet..

When one purchases a Tahoe, they're buying a downsized Suburban mounted on a ½ ton Chevy truck chassis. And, it rides like a Chevy truck. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve owned many G.M. products over the years and as trucks go they're reliable and infinitely rebuildable.

As to the Pilot, by Honda standards it's big. But when compared to the Tahoe comes in at 1,000 lbs lighter, a foot shorter in curb length and 6” shorter in height. The Pilot's ride is superior due to suspension characteristics shared with the Ridgeline.


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Do you own a Pilot or a Tahoe? I'd like to read you here. Your thought provoking commentary is always welcome at Torque News Honda.
i just need to know which is good tahoe or pilot n how about maintenance which is cheaper.plslet me know. thank u