Blue honda pilot facing gold chevy traverse
2022 Honda Pilot

vs.

2021 Chevy Traverse
Up to 8 Passengers

Seating Capacity

Up to 8 Passengers
20 city / 27 highway mpg EPA-estimated* (EX-L trim, 9-speed automatic transmission)

Fuel Economy for the lowest AWD model

18 city / 27 highway mpg EPA-estimated (L, 9-speed automatic transmission)
19 city / 26 highway mpg EPA-estimated* (EX-L trim, 9-speed automatic transmission)

Fuel Economy for the lowest FWD model

17 city / 25 highway mpg EPA-estimated (LS, 9-speed automatic transmission)
Standard

Honda Sensing® Suite

Not Available
Standard

HondaLink®

Not Available
Leather

Seating Material on Base Trim

Cloth

2022 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Chevrolet Traverse 

Purchasing a new SUV that is reliable and satisfies all 8 passengers is no easy feat. Luckily, Performance Honda Bountiful is here to guide you through some of the most competitive models, such as the 2022 Honda Pilot and the 2021 Chevrolet Traverse. Perfect for big families or large friend groups, these two SUVs have three rows of seating and can seat up to 8 people! But which one is ultimately the better SUV for your Centerville commutes? Find out more below!  

Honda Pilot vs. Chevy Traverse: Fuel Economy

While fuel economy is important to many drivers, it is even more important for drivers who are constantly on the road, taking their family to places whether that is dropping their kids off at school or dropping their partner off to work. Let’s take a look at how the MPG ratings compare between the 2022 Honda Pilot and 2021 Chevy Traverse on their respective lowest trims for both FWD and AWD below! 

2022 Honda Pilot Gas Mileage Ratings

  • 2022 Honda Pilot EX-L 9-Speed Automatic Transmission FWD: 20 city / 27 highway mpg EPA-estimated*
  • 2022 Honda Pilot EX-L 9-Speed Automatic Transmission AWD: 19 city / 26 highway mpg EPA-estimated*

2021 Chevy Traverse Gas Mileage Ratings

  • 2021 Chevy Traverse L 9-Speed Automatic Transmission FWD: 18 city / 27 highway mpg EPA-estimated
  • 2021 Chevy Traverse LS 9-Speed Automatic Transmission AWD: 17 city / 25 highway mpg EPA-estimated

 

As you can see, the Honda Pilot is more fuel-efficient than the Chevy Traverse whether you opt for FWD or AWD. Save some money no matter how much you need to drive on the North Salt Lake roads with a new Pilot! You can also save some before you hit the road when you use the new Honda specials at Performance Honda Bountiful during your purchase. 

Honda Pilot vs. Chevy Traverse: Convenience & Comfort 

Besides saving gas money on constant commuting, you might be wondering how comfortable and convenient these SUVs are on longer rides. Driving with 8 passengers can sometimes get chaotic, especially when you’ve been on the roads for a while and someone’s getting restless. While both of these Honda and Chevy SUVs offer a suite of interior features, the 2022 Honda Pilot ultimately offers more convenience and comfort features already at its base trim, so you don’t need to upgrade and pay more to enjoy what is much needed driving 8 passengers around! 

 

From the standard leather seating in the base trim to keep everyone comfy and happy to the HondaLink® app where you can control and oversee information for your SUV, the Pilot features make it easy to navigate this important yet challenging task. See what else you can get standard on the base trim, the 2022 Honda Pilot EX-L, below:

 

  • Push Button Start
  • Power Windows w/ Auto-Up/Down Driver’s & Front Passenger’s Window
  • Multi-Functional Center Console Storage
  • Rear-Seat Heater Ducts
  • Cargo Area Light
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control System w/ Humidity Control, Air Filtration, & 2nd-Row Controls 
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheels
  • Map Lights
  • Driver’s & Front Passenger’s Seatback Pockets

Honda Pilot vs. Chevy Traverse: Safety

No matter how impressive the fuel economy or how many exciting features there are in either SUV, you and your passengers can’t enjoy them properly if you can’t drive on the Sandy roads with peace of mind. Both Honda and Chevy vehicles have plenty of safety technology to offer, but once again, the Honda Pilot offers more safety features standard on its starting configuration. You shouldn’t have to pay more to drive safe and sound and to keep your family and friends safe! Take a look at some of the standard features included in the Honda Sensing® Suite and beyond below.  

Honda Sensing® Suite & Driver-Assistance Tech

  • Lane Departure Warning 
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Road Departure Mitigation System
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Auto High-Beam headlights
  • Blind Spot Information System w/ Cross Traffic Monitor
  • Brake Assist
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera w/ Dynamic Guidelines
  • SmartVent® Front Side Airbags
  • Child-Proof Rear Door Locks 

Explore More of the New Honda Pilot at Performance Honda Bountiful!

The 2022 Honda Pilot has so much more to offer for your Ogden commutes! Reach out to us or schedule a test drive to learn more about this new Honda SUV from our team at Performance Honda Bountiful. If you can’t find the particular Pilot model you want in our inventory, use our vehicle service finder and we can get you one in Bountiful!

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​​*Based on 2020 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.
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