2016 Honda Pilot 2WD LX 6AT vs 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2016 Honda


2016 Jeep

No280 HP Yes290
Yes262 Torque No260
YesStandard Variable Assisted Steering NoNot Available

2/3 Winner

  • Horse Power 96.55% 96.55%
  • Torque 100% 100%
  • Variable Assisted Steering 100% 100%
Even with a little less power, the 2016 Honda Pilot still comes out ahead of the 2016 Grand Cherokee. The power difference is negligible, especially when you consider that the Jeep is carrying 400 pounds of extra weight. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is just too heavy to compete on the quickness scale.
Yes19 City MPG Yes19
Yes27 Highway MPG No26
Yes22 Combined Fuel Economy Yes22

1/3 Winner

  • City MPG 50% 50%
  • Highway MPG 100% 100%
  • Combined Fuel Economy 50% 50%
The extra weight of the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee certainly comes into play with the subpar fuel efficiency scores. The 2016 Honda Pilot will cost you less  out on the highway. Drive the lighter and nimbler Honda Pilot and save money at the pumps.
Yes4* NHTSA Rollover Safety Rating No3*
Yes5* NHTSA Overall Rating No4*

2/2 Winner

  • NHTSA Rollover Safety Rating 100% 100%
  • NHTSA Overall Rating 100% 100%
Here the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration has some things to say about the safety of these vehicles. The Honda Pilot clearly strips the Jeep Grand Cherokee of any claims to safety. Not only did it perform better in rollover testing, but the NHTSA also gave the 2016 Honda Pilot a five-star overall rating.
Yes83.9 Maximum Cargo Volume No68.3
Yes152.9 Passenger Volume No105.4
YesStandard Front Adjustable Seat Height NoOptional
YesStandard Rearview Camera NoOptional

4/4 Winner

  • Maximum Cargo Volume 100% 100%
  • Passenger Volume 100% 100%
  • Front Adjustable Seat Height 100% 100%
  • Rearview Camera 100% 100%
In every category, the Honda Pilot simply shines. It has more room, more capabilities, and better features. When it comes to hauling, the Honda Pilot has 14.5 extra cubic feet of cargo capability and plenty of extra room for passengers.

9/12 Winner

  • Over all 75% 75%
U.S. News Best Cars for Families   NHTSA 5-Star Safety Ratings   2016 IIHS Top Safety Pick+

2016 Honda Pilot is the winner!

The 2016 Honda Pilot proves it has what it takes to stand against any SUV out there. When looking for a truly grand vehicle, the 2016 Honda Pilot out drives the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee at every turn. Pilot has been called one of the most durable and long lasting SUVs in its class.

Fuel economy estimates and driving range based on EPA test data. Your actual driving distance will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle. Based on 2014-2016 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. Complete comparison details can be found at Awards and accolade information can be found at

The 2016 Honda Pilot with Honda Sensing™ has been awarded the coveted 2016 TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in recognition of its superior crash safety performance. Safety matters most, and the 2016 Honda Pilot earned top marks with a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). [1] Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program ( Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB). U.S. News has recognized the 2016 Honda Pilot as the Best Car for Families in its class of 3-Row SUVs. This vehicle was recognized for its expansive standard features, spacious interior, and safety and reliability ratings. [1] View U.S. News Best Cars at