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Honda Pilot vs Kia Telluride
Honda Pilot
Kia Telluride
At a Glance: Honda Pilot vs Kia Telluride
Honda Pilot

In your search for a new vehicle to take on rough roads, you’ve seen many options, including the Honda Pilot and the Kia Telluride. Both are great vehicles, and as we walk through this 2022 Honda Pilot vs. Kia Telluride comparison, we’ll let the results in each section speak for themselves.

For our prospective buyers in Marlton, Mt Laurel, and Cherry Hill, the Burns Honda team hopes this comparison helps you in your car-shopping journey!


EPA-ESTIMATED MPG

EPA-EST. MPG

20 CTY / 27 HWY¹ | 20 CTY / 26 HWY
Pilot vs Telluride
MAX CARGO SPACE

MAX CARGO

109 cu. ft. | 87 cu. ft.
Pilot vs Telluride
TRIM LEVELS

TRIM LEVELS

7 | 4
Pilot vs Telluride
Which is the Right SUV for You?
Select a category below to learn more about how the Honda Pilot compares to the Kia Telluride.
PERFORMANCE
Honda Pilot

When looking at each vehicle, it's important to consider fuel efficiency. After all, you’re bound to be behind the wheel a lot, and it's good to have a model that takes you far.

Efficient Performances

Looking at the 2022 Pilot, it achieves an EPA-estimated 20 city/27 highway MPG on its 2-wheel drive trims. ¹The Telluride slides in just under those figures, with a 20 city/26 highway MPG.

For further consideration, the Pilot does this with a 9-speed automatic transmission, offering more gear ratios that result in a more versatile performance. The Telluride has only an 8-speed automatic transmission.

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CARGO SPACE
Honda Pilot

When you tackle the roads, you’ll want to be confident that you have what you need. A large amount of cargo space is a key feature that’s often overlooked—luckily, both models deliver.

Roomy Cargo Space

The Pilot clocks in with up to 18.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row and up to 55.9 cubic feet behind the second row. For the most space, fold down all the back rows and open the space up to a whopping 109 cubic feet of max cargo.

Meanwhile, the Telluride only comes with 87 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first row. While convenient, it lacks the ability to expand that space as the Pilot has. This puts a hard limit on what you can either bring to work or out on the road for recreation.

Having all that space available means you aren’t limited to taking only the essentials—you can have it all in the Pilot.

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TECHNOLOGY
Honda Pilot

It’s important to know how each vehicle will make your driving experience feel. A great way to do this is with a look at some connectivity and interfacing features inside both models.

Connectivity on the Go

Both the Pilot and Telluride come outfitted with touchscreen multimedia systems—your hub for entertainment, connectivity, and information right on your dashboard. Each boasts similar features, like:

  • Apple CarPlay®
  • Android Auto®
  • Bluetooth™

However, there are some connectivity features you’ll find in the 2022 Honda Pilot that you won’t in its Kia competitor. This includes the SMS Text Message Function, a handy feature that makes texting on the go safe and convenient.

Another great feature is Wi-Fi® capability, also available on the Pilot. This is able to give you and your passengers access to a hotspot in your vehicle, perfect for connecting on those long trips. This type of feature does not make an appearance on the basic Telluride model.

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Ride in Style with the 2022 Honda Pilot
Honda Pilot

Though the Kia Telluride is impressive in its own right, with better fuel economy, more cargo space, and plenty of next-gen technologies, we think you’ll love commuting in the new Honda Pilot.

Prospective buyers in Marlton, Mt Laurel, and Cherry Hill, will want to contact us at Burns Honda and schedule your test drive today!

All of the tools you need to move forward with experiencing a new 2022 Honda Pilot for yourself are conveniently available right here online.


[1] 20 city/27 highway/23 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 19 city/26 highway/22 combined mpg rating for non-TrailSport AWD trims. 19 city/25 highway/21 combined mpg rating for TrailSport. Based on 2022 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.