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Black 2020 Honda Pilot EX

2020 Honda Pilot EX

Red 2019 Honda Pilot EX-L

2020 Honda Pilot EX-L*

2020 Honda Pilot EX


2020 Honda Pilot EX-L

Honda Sensing®


Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™


Heated Seats

Front and Back

Rear Entertainment System

Not Available

Power Tailgate

280 hp


280 hp

Starting MSRP


2020 Honda Pilot EX vs. Pilot EX-L

Chicago drivers love the Honda Pilot. If you’ve been thinking about making the Honda EX your next vehicle, you may have been wondering about the difference between the Honda Pilot EX and EX-L. Either SUV would look great in your driveway, but the EX-L has a little more to offer, by way of some awesome features that aren’t included in the Honda Pilot EX. Valley Honda of Aurora wants you to make an informed choice, so we list some of the specs below for a Honda Pilot EX vs EX-L comparison.

Other Differences Between the Honda Pilot EX and EX-L

As you can see from the chart above which compares the Honda Pilot EX vs the EX-L, both models have Honda Sensing® Safety & Driver-Assistive features, Apple CarPlay® Integration and Android Auto™ Integration, heated front seats, and the same amount of horsepower. But there are differences between the Honda Pilot EX and EX-L. Here is a list of features that are either standard or available on the EX-L, but not available on the EX:

  • Leather-trimmed seats
  • Advanced rear entertainment system
  • Power tailgate
  • 2nd row USB charging ports
  • HomeLink® Remote System
  • Integrated sunshades (2nd-row)
  • Automatic-dimming rearview mirror
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Leather-wrapped shift knobs
  • Front passenger’s seat with 4-way power adjustment
  • One-touch power moonroof with tilt feature
  • Hands-free Power Tailgate
Blue 2020 Honda Pilot Hands-Free Power Tailgate

Honda Pilot EX vs EX-L: Final Considerations

As you can see, the differences between the Honda Pilot EX and the EX-L have mainly to do with luxury features. The biggest decision for you comes down to price and extra features. The starting MSRP for the Honda Pilot EX is $34,530**, while the starting MSRP for the EX-L is $37,960**.

However, the added cost for the Pilot EX-L comes with a bevy of upgraded comfort, convenience, and technology features. You can expect the same performance from both models, though, as they are rated to perform at 280 hp and offer similar fuel economy.

Test Drive the Honda Pilot EX or EX-L at Valley Honda Today

You can see the Honda Pilot EX and EX-L for yourself at Valley Honda, and then compare them to see how they hold up to the Toyota Highlander. We’re just a short drive away from Oswego, so drop by or contact us today!

*2019 Pilot EX-L Model Image Shown

**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

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