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Compare the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse vs 2018 Honda Pilot

2018 Chevrolet Traverse 2018 Honda Pilot Versus

2018 Chevrolet Traverse


2018 Honda Pilot

3,6L V6


3.5L V6
18 city / 27 hwy

Fuel Economy

19 city / 27 hwy*
310 hp


280 hp

Serving Chantilly, VA, Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, VA

If you have a big family, a three-row crossover will prove to be a great choice. The redesigned Chevrolet Traverse definitely deserves some serious consideration. Not only does the new Traverse boast improved fuel economy, but it also delivers a stronger performance on the road. Drivers will also like the Traverse’s brawnier exterior styling and updated technologies. The 2018 Honda Pilot has also received a lot of positive reviews. Let’s see which one of these SUVs comes out ahead in this head-to-head comparison.


  • • Traverse: 310 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque
  • • Traverse: Standard nine-speed automatic transmission
  • • Pilot: 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque
  • • Pilot: Standard six-speed automatic transmission

Both SUVs come standard with a muscular V6 engine. However, the Traverse’s extra 30 horsepower will come in handy when hauling around a full load of passengers and cargo. With that said, the Pilot does come with slightly superior fuel economy with 19 and 27 mpg in the city and highway* respectively. Chevy offers the front-wheel-drive only Traverse RS. And though the Pilot doesn't come with multiple engine options, it's standard and impressive 262 lb-ft of torque will certainly more than suffice for drivers who prioritize power and acceleration.

Interior and Features

  • • Traverse: 38.4 inches 2nd row legroom
  • • Traverse: Standard 7.0-inch touch screen
  • • Pilot: 38.4 inches 2nd row legroom
  • • Pilot: Standard 5.0-inch display

Your family can take advantage of the Traverse and Pilot's spacious designs. The extra space in their 2nd rows will come in handy on long road trips when your passengers need extra stretching room. As far as entertainment goes, drivers will be able to enjoy both the Pilot and Traverse' top-notch infotainment systems. Both infotainment systems include some of your favorite features, including Bluetooth® streaming audio, USB smartphone/audio interface and Apple CarPlay™.

Safety Features

  • • Traverse: Standard OnStar
  • • Traverse: Standard Teen Driver Technology
  • • Traverse: Forward Collision Alert

  • • Pilot: Colllision Mitigtaion Braking System™
  • • Pilot: Lane Keeping Assist System
  • • Pilot: Forwarding Collision Warning

Both the 2018 Traverse and 2018 Honda Pilot come with superb safety technology. The Traverse's OnStar system provides around-the-clock access to emergency personnel in the case of emergencies. Furthermore, the Traverse's Teen Driver Technology allows parents to monite their teenager's driving habits. For the Pilot, one of its top safety specs is the Collision Mitigation Braking feature: In the case of an oncoming collision, the Pilot will provide automatic braking assist to reduce the risk of an accident. Furthermore, its Lane Keeping Assist nudges you back into your lane whenever it detects drifting. Both vehicles also come with Forward Collision Warning technology.

Both the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse and 2018 Honda Pilot are great choice for a family SUV. To experience them firsthand, schedule a test drive at Pohanka Chevrolet in Chantilly, VA, and Pohanka Honda in Capitol Heights, MD!

*Based on 2018 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.

Current Inventory

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