DCH Paramus Honda is a new and used car dealership that will provide for all of your auto needs in the Paramus, NJ area, drop by to see us today! If you're looking for a safe new Midsize SUV, you can count on, check out the 2017 Honda Pilot and keep reading to see how it compares to the Ford Explorer!
According to U.S. News & World Report, the 2017 Honda Pilot ranks No. 4 in the midsize SUV rankings while the Explorer fails to crack the top ten, coming in at No. 15.
Regarding pricing, the base 2017 Honda Pilot comes in $1,000 less than the base model Ford Explorer. The Pilot, starting at $30,595, also offers a V6 engine with push-button start as well as leading features like a USB port, Bluetooth, a multi-angle rearview camera and seven-speaker audio system. The Explorer only has six speakers and a basic backup camera.Safety
The 2017 Honda Pilot bests the Ford Explorer regarding safety as well. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Pilot was awarded a 9.3 safety score and a five-star crash test rating. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) called the Pilot a Top Safety Pick. While the Explorer also scored five stars from the NHTSA, it received lower marks in the areas of side impact testing, front impact testing, and roof strength tests. The Explorer did not merit a Top Safety Pick recognition.
Not only does the Honda Pilot win the contest of comfort and refinement, but it also wins the race with a substantial lead. The Pilot offers its occupants a quiet and refined cabin with a dash composed of soft-touch materials. The Explorer can also offer a pleasant cabin, but only in the upper trim levels. When looking for value in your fit and finish, the choice is the Pilot. Slide behind the driver's seat and see for yourself at DCH Paramus Honda.
While the Explorer gives you three engines to choose from, the front-wheel drive V6 Pilot and the all-wheel drive Pilot both get better fuel-economy than any of the Ford models. The best Explorer model with a 2.3-liter turbo engine gets 19 miles-per-gallon in the city and 27 on the highway, the Pilot gets 19 mpg in the city.
Besting the Explorer in Pricing, Features, Safety, Comfort, Refinement, and Fuel Efficiency, the choice is the 2017 Honda Pilot. Take home your next new Honda today from DCH Paramus Honda.
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