2014 Honda Pilot
2014 Hyundai Santa Fe
*18 city/25 highway
18 city/25 highway
171 cu. ft.
160 cu. ft.
18 cu. ft.
13.5 cu. ft.
2014 Honda Pilot vs. 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe
If you put the 2014 Honda Pilot and the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe side-by-side, you might not realize that these crossover SUVs have a lot in common. Honda sticks with a boxier shape that makes for more cargo space and a higher roof for taller passenger while the Santa Fe is lower and looks more like a raised full-size sedan.
These different approaches to the crossover SUV present an interesting dichotomy. While both meet the needs of particular customers, our comparison of the 2014 Honda Pilot vs. 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe will show you why the 2014 Honda Pilot is one of the most complete crossover SUVs in its class.
Under the Hood of the Crossovers
Certainly, performance is a key attribute crossover shoppers look for. The 2014 Honda Pilot strikes a nice balance of power, space, and fuel economy behind the power of its 3.5-liter V-6 that yields 250-horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque. Paired to a five-speed automatic transmission and equipped with standard front-wheel drive, the 2014 Honda Pilot achieves *21 miles per gallon combined fuel economy according to EPA estimates.
The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe also is powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 that makes 290 horsepower and 252 pound-feet of torque. With the same equipment as the Pilot, the Santa Fe manages just 20 mpg combined.
Get Behind the Wheel of the Pilot
One of the things drivers appreciate about the 2014 Honda Pilot is its cargo space. With a maximum of 87 cubic feet of available cargo space with the second and third row stowed away, the Pilot not only offers more cargo space than the Santa Fe, but also more practical space with its boxier shape.
Crossovers are among the versatile vehicles on the road and finding one that meets your needs can be a challenging process. Test drive the 2014 Honda Pilot and find out what makes it one of the most complete crossover SUVs on the road.
*18 city/25 hwy/21 combined mpg rating for 2WD models and 17 city/24 hwy/20 combined mpg rating for 4WD models. Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.