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Compare 2023 Honda CR-V vs 2023 Honda Pilot

2023 Honda CR-V vs 2023 Honda Pilot
2023 Honda CR-V 2023 Honda Pilot


1.5L Turbocharged I-4 3.5L V6


190 hp 285 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

28/34 * 19/27 *

  Seating Capacity

5 Passengers 8 Passengers

  Max Towing Capacity

1,500 lbs ** 5,000 lbs **

  Max Cargo Space

76.5 cubic feet 1 111.8 cubic feet 1

  Climate Control

Automatic Climate Control System Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control System with Humidity Control and Air Filtration

2023 Honda CR-V vs 2023 Honda Pilot

Serving Murfreesboro, TN

At Honda of Murfreesboro, our inventory always carries many popular SUV models. The CR-V and the Pilot are some models our customers are often interested in. While they both have a long-standing appeal for SUV shoppers and are often compared to each other, these Honda models deliver a different ownership experience. What should you be aware of before you decide between the 2023 CR-V and the 2023 Pilot?


The Honda CR-V has four trim options, with two powertrains across the trims. A 190-horsepower, four-cylinder, 1.5-liter turbo gas system is standard and comes with a CVT and front-wheel drive. Optionally, you can add all-wheel drive to your CR-V. The CR-V's other powertrain is a 204-horsepower, hybrid 2.0-liter, four-cylinder system. In comparison, the 2023 Honda Pilot is available with only one engine. This is a 285-horsepower, 3.5-liter, V6 system with front-wheel drive and an auto 10-speed transmission. All-wheel drive is optional for many Pilot trims.


The CR-V and the Pilot share some aspects of Honda's modern design language, such as their wide grille and connecting, slim headlights. The CR-V's headlights have an upper LED bar as an accent. This model also has thin, upright air vents placed over the black bumper. The CR-V displays its sporty side with pinstripe accent lines and thick molding across the side doors. The Pilot has a three-row cabin, so it has a longer body with a taller roof. While the Pilot's grille is similar to the CR-V's grille, this feature is more extensive. In addition, the headlights have a lower LED bar. The Pilot is distinguished by its larger air vents on the front, metal-accented bumper, and smooth sides.


The 2023 CR-V and the 2023 Pilot offer a fantastic range of comparable features. These include adaptive cruise control, rain-sensing wipers, a heated steering wheel, forward collision mitigation, a Bose sound system, driver's memory settings, a hands-free liftgate, a wireless charging pad, smart device app connections, and a navigation system. If you opt for the Pilot, you may also have access to heated seats in the first and second rows, a wireless hotspot, second-row captain's chairs, parking sensors, power-folding side mirrors, a cabin intercom system, and automatic wipers.

Do you want to check out the CR-V and the Pilot up close? Our Honda of Murfreesboro associates are thrilled to help you explore today's inventory. Visit us soon, or contact one of our sales associates by phone or online today.

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* 2023 Honda CR-V: 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX, EX, & EX-L trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD LX, EX, & EX-L trims. 43 city/36 highway/40 combined mpg rating for the 2WD Sport trim. 40 city/34 highway/37 combined mpg rating for AWD Sport & Sport Touring trims. Based on 2023 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.
* 2023 Honda Pilot: 19 city/27 highway/22 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 19 city/25 highway/21 combined mpg rating for non-TrailSport AWD trims. 18 city/23 highway/20 combined mpg rating for TrailSport. Based on 2023 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.
** Towing requires accessory towing equipment. Please see your Honda dealer for details. For 2023 Honda Pilot, maximum towing capacity for AWD trims is 5,000 lbs, and maximum towing capacity for 2WD trims is 3,500 lbs.
1. Based on SAE J1100 cargo volume measurement standard plus, where applicable, floor space between seating rows and seats in their forward-most and upright position.