Comparing the 2018 Traverse to the Honda Pilot

Battle of the Best Midsized SUV

Honda Pilot and Chevy Traverse

McGrath Compares the Chevy Traverse and the Honda Pilot

Two of the most highly sought after midsized SUVs go head-to-head in a 2018 SUV comparison, the 2018 Chevrolet Traverse and the 2018 Honda Pilot. Below is a general comparison of the 2018 Traverse and Pilot.

2018 Chevy Traverse vs 2018 Honda Pilot
3.6L V6 Engine 3.5L V6
310 HP Horsepower 280 HP
266 lb-ft Torque 262 lb-ft
27 MPG Average Fuel Economy 27 MPG
98.2 cu-ft Max Cargo Space 82.1 cu-ft
7 Standard USB Ports 5 Standard

2018 Chevy Traverse

Exterior Design

family mid-sized suv
Inside the 2018 Chevy Traverse

Overall the design of the traverse is more appealing than the Honda Pilot. It has been designed with sleek, sculpting lines to give the SUV a dynamic shape. That's not all, the Traverse also has a unique chrome grille, LED D-Optic headlights, and dual exhaust. These unique features are not found on even the highest trim level of the Honda Pilot. The Traverse is also the most spacious midsize SUV in the market comfortably seating up to eight adult passengers.

Features 2018 Chevy Traverse 2018 Honda Pilot
20-inch Aluminum Wheels Feature Included Feature Included
LED D-Optic headlamps Feature Included Feature Not Applicable
Daytime Running Lights Feature Included Feature Included
Dual Exhaust Feature Included Feature Not Applicable


Front dash of the 2018 Chevy Traverse
Uconnect System in the 2018 Traverse

The 2018 Traverse is loaded with more technology advances than its counterpart the Pilot. Although the Pilot and Traverse both come standard with USB ports, the Traverse has two more than the Pilot, totaling in 7 USB ports. The Traverse comes standard with 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot to keep you connected on the go and Teen Driver Technology while the Pilot does not.

Features 2018 Chevy Traverse 2018 Honda Pilot
Navigation Feature Included Feature Included
4G LTE Hotspot Feature Included Feature Not Applicable
Rear Camera Mirror Feature Included Feature Not Applicable
Teen Driver Technology Feature Included Feature Not Applicable


Rear Camera Mirror in the Traverse

The 2018 Chevy Traverse received a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Traverse is equipped with more standard safety features than the Pilot making it the safer option on the road for you and your family. The Traverse High Country comes standard with the rear camera mirror that transforms the rearview mirror into a video screen of the vehicle's surroundings. It also comes with adaptive cruise control, rear cross traffic alert, forward collision warning, and many more features.

Features 2018 Chevy Traverse 2018 Honda Pilot
Rear Vision Camera Feature Included Feature Included
Lane Change Alert Feature Included Feature Not Applicable
Side Blind Zone Alert Feature Included Feature Included
Rear Cross Traffic Alert Feature Included Feature Not Applicable

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Pat McGrath Chevyland in Cedar Rapids Iowa

Pat McGrath Chevyland is Iowa's preferred Chevy dealer. Here you will experience a hassle-free and fun car buying experience. We offer transparent pricing, great financing options, and our sales consultants are trained and knowledgeable to answer any questions you have about your new Chevy Traverse. Stop on out to test drive the new Chevy Traverse!


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