2016 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2016 Honda Pilot

2016 Dark Blue Chevy Traverse

2016 Chevrolet Traverse
Red Honda Pilot

2016 Honda Pilot

The 2016 Chevrolet Traverse and the 2016 Honda Pilot are three-row crossovers that provide safe, convenient, and smart transportation for you and your family. If you’ve come this far, you’re probably trying to decide between the two. You can see a point-by-point comparison below.

Powertrains and Efficiency

When you’re packing a full load of passengers and gear, you don’t want a powertrain that struggles to get up to speed. While these two vehicles don’t vary dramatically in the power department, the standard V6 in the Traverse does make 281 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque a bit more than the 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque that the Pilot has on tap thanks to its smaller V6. These two crossovers have roughly similar fuel economy ratings, but the Traverse has a 22 gallon fuel tank, while the Pilot can only carry 19.5 gallons worth of gas, meaning more stops to fill up.

Features and Options

One big difference between these two vehicles is the standard OnStar telematics system in the Chevrolet. OnStar includes features like remote unlocking, enhanced roadside assistance, automatic collision notification, and more. The Honda doesn’t offer anything like that. OnStar also now includes 4G LTE wireless connectivity and in-car WiFi hotspot—another important feature that’s missing from the Pilot.

Measurements and Capacity

In the case of a family SUV, size is a big deal. The Chevy Traverse offers more front headroom, more front legroom, and more rear hiproom, to keep all your passengers comfy. The Traverse also offers more cargo space both with the seats up and with the seats folded. The Traverse can fit 24.4 cubic feet of cargo behind the rear seats, and up to 116.3 cubic feet with the rear sets folded down. The Pilot can only fit 18.5 cubic feet and 109.2 cubic feet respectively.

Visit Mike Anderson Chevrolet in Merrillville

We think that the Traverse is the clear choice in this comparison, so come visit Mike Anderson Chevrolet of Merrillville today. We’re right off I-65 on 61st Street in Merrillville, just a minute from Gary, and we have all the latest Chevy vehicles in stock. Come visit us today to test drive drive the current Traverse, and see for yourself why it’s a better value than the Pilot!