Comparison image of a white 2020 Honda Passport and a white 2020 Honda Pilot

What Are the Differences Between the 2020 Honda Passport and the 2020 Honda Pilot?

SUV Comparison: 2020 Honda Passport vs 2020 Honda Pilot

Honda offers a number of terrific crossover and SUV models that customers really appear to love! Two of the larger models that they have available are the 5-passenger 2020 Honda Passport and the 7-passenger 2020 Honda Pilot. Customers can explore both models here at White’s Honda today!

Both the 2020 Passport and the 2020 Pilot feature a 3.5L V6 engine that generates 280 horsepower and up to 262 pound-feet of torque. There are a few other similarities between the two models, but today we will highlight how these two Honda SUVs differ. Let’s get started!

Exterior view of a gray 2020 Honda Passport

2020 Honda Passport Key Specifications

The 2020 Honda Passport, equipped with the 3.5L V6 engine, is able to achieve 20 mpg* in the city and 25 mpg* on the highway with FWD and 19 mpg* in the city and 24 mpg* on the highway with AWD equipped. These fuel economy ratings put the 2020 Passport at, or near, the top of its class in fuel efficiency.

When it comes to interior volume, the 2020 Honda Passport offers two rows of seating and plenty of cargo space. The 2020 Honda Passport interior specifications are highlighted below!

  • Standard Cargo Volume: 41.2 Cubic Feet
  • Maximum Cargo Volume: 77.9 Cubic Feet
  • Total Passenger Volume: 115.9 Cubic Feet
Exterior view of a blue 2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Honda Pilot Key Specifications

Unlike the 2020 Honda Passport, the 2020 Honda Pilot offers two different transmission options. These include the 9-Speed Automatic Transmission, which the 2020 Passport also offers, and a 6-Speed Automatic Transmission. Below is a list of the fuel economy ratings the 2020 Pilot achieves with its combinations of transmission and drivetrain options.

  • 6-Speed AT with FWD: 19 MPG (City) / 27 MPG (Hwy)*
  • 6-Speed AT with AWD: 18 MPG (City) / 26 MPG (Hwy)*
  • 9-Speed AT with FWD: 20 MPG (City) / 27 MPG (Hwy)*
  • 9-Speed AT with AWD: 19 MPG (City) / 26 MPG (Hwy)*

In addition to the difference in fuel economy, the 2020 Honda Pilot, as a three-row SUV also offers much different interior dimensions as well! These key dimensions are highlighted in the list below.

  • Three-Row Cargo Volume: 16.5 Cubic Feet
  • Two-Row Cargo Volume: 46.8 Cubic Feet
  • One-Row Cargo Volume: 83.9 Cubic Feet
  • Total Passenger Volume: 153.1 Cubic Feet

As you can see, these two models vary quite a bit in the key specifications that they offer! Check them out at White’s Honda for yourself today!


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*Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.