Volvo XC90 Vs. Honda Pilot Comparison

Volvo XC90 vs. Honda Pilot

If you're looking for a new SUV for sale, you're probably wondering how the Volvo XC90 vs. Honda Pilot compare. To help you find the right new SUV for your family, our team has put together an XC90 vs. Pilot review and comparison to show you how each of these new cars for sale stack up.

We're going to compare starting MSRP, engine performance, fuel economy, seating, dimensions, and interior features. After you read our Volvo XC90 vs. Pilot comparison, we're confident you'll be calling our dealership for Volvo XC90 lease specials.

2022 Volvo XC90
2022 Volvo XC90
Starting MSRP*:$49,900
Engine:2.0L 4-cylinder
Horsepower:250
EPA-Estimated MPG*:21/30/25 (City/Highway/Combined)
Seating:Up to 7
Length: 194.9-inches
Width: 79.1-inches
Cargo volume (SAE)103.8 cu. ft.
Fuel tank size:18.8 gal
Interior benefits:
  • 2 LCD monitors
  • Voice Activation and Radio Data System
  • 10 speaker high performance audio system
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • 4 USB ports
  • Sensus Navigation Pro
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
Shop Model: View Volvo XC90 Inventory
2022 Honda Pilot
2022 Honda Pilot
Starting MSRP*:$39,060
Engine: 3.5L V-6
Horsepower: 280
EPA-Estimated MPG*:20/27/23 (City/Highway/Combined)
Seating:Up to 8
Length:196.5-inches
Width: 78.6-inches
Cargo volume (SAE):151.7 cu. ft.
Fuel tank size:19.5 gal
Interior benefits:
  • 2 LCD monitors
  • 7 speaker audio system
  • 3 USB ports
  • HondaLink
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Radio Data System
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
Shop Model: View Volvo XC90 Specials


Compare Volvo XC90 and Honda Pilot Performance

When you want a new SUV with seating for up to seven, you, of course, want room for your gear and passengers, but you also want performance. Let's take a look at the standard engines, horsepower, and mpg figures in the Volvo XC90 vs. Honda Pilot.

The new 2022 Volvo XC90 is motivated by a 2.0L four-cylinder engine that delivers 250 horsepower when equipped with the T5 powertrain. Drivers who upgrade to the Volvo T6 powertrain will gain an engine that is turbocharged and supercharged for increased horsepower and performance. When it comes to fuel economy, drivers of the new Volvo XC90 can expect an EPA-estimated 21/30/25 mpg1 (City/Highway/Combined).

The Honda Pilot has a larger 3.5L V-6 under the hood that delivers a slightly more robust 280 horsepower, but fuel economy is reduced to an estimated 20/27/23 mpg (City/Highway/Combined). So far, the Volvo XC90 three-row SUV offers better fuel economy than the Honda Pilot.

Volvo XC90 vs. Honda Pilot Cargo Space

As far as Volvo XC90 vs. Honda Pilot dimensions, the Volvo XC90 measures 194.9-inches long and 79.1-inches wide. The new Honda Pilot for sale comes in at a slightly longer 196.5-inches and a more narrow 78.6-inches wide. This allows for the 2022 Volvo XC90 to offer comfortable seating for up to seven and 103.8 cubic feet of cargo volume. The Honda Pilot is bigger than the Volvo XC90 and offers 151.7 cubic feet of cargo room.

Interior Benefits Compared: Honda Pilot vs. Volvo XC90

Both of these new three-row SUVs for sale come equipped with two LCD monitors, Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ integration, Bluetooth® wireless technology, and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

In the Volvo XC90, you and your passengers can connect to four USB ports and enjoy a 10-speaker high-performance audio system along with voice activation and a Radio Data System. Honda Pilot owners will have to make do with only three USB ports and a seven-speaker audio system that isn't high-performance.

When you're driving your next new car, you're going to be sitting in the cabin. Don't you want that cabin to be as comfortable as possible? In our Volvo XC90 vs. Honda Pilot interior comparison, the Volvo XC90 outperforms the competition once again.

Honda Pilot vs. Volvo XC90 Cost of Maintenance

After you make your decision, you'll need to keep your new car running like new. That's where our Volvo-certified service center and car repair specials come in. Following the factory-set maintenance schedule for your Volvo XC90 and performing regular oil changes are essential to ensure your vehicle performs as she should.

To help you stay on track, we offer regular service specials and discounts on new OEM auto parts. When your new Volvo SUV is due for her first oil change or brake pad replacement, use one of our oil change coupons or other service specials when you book your appointment.

If you like to perform minor auto repairs yourself, you can order new auto parts online through our website and have new wiper blades or cabin air filters sent directly to you. If your vehicle is showing signs of a dead car battery, order a replacement battery through our parts department.

Volvo Lease Specials and Incentives

Now that you know more about how the Volvo XC90 vs. Honda Pilot compare and how we can help save on auto repair at our dealership, you're probably ready to see if you qualify for lease deals and finance offers on new Volvo models.

The first thing to do is submit a credit application through our website. Once you are pre-approved for an auto loan, we can tell you about custom lease deals, $0 down offers on new cars, and Volvo XC60 specials.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which is bigger: Honda Pilot or Volvo XC90?

When comparing Volvo XC90 vs. Honda Pilot size, the Honda Pilot is longer than the Volvo XC90 but not as wide. The Volvo XC90 is 194.9-inches long and 79.1-inches wide. The new Honda Pilot is 196.5-inches long and 78.6-inches wide. The 2022 Volvo XC90 offers 103.8 cubic feet of cargo volume compared to the 151.7 cubic feet in the Honda Pilot.

Which has more cargo space: Volvo XC90 vs. Honda Pilot?

The Honda Pilot has more cargo space than the new Volvo XC90 for sale. The new three-row Honda Pilot provides up to 151.7 cubic feet of cargo space, while the Volvo XC90 gives you 103.8 cubic feet of cargo space to load up with gear and groceries. The Honda Pilot is roughly 1.5-inches longer than the Volvo XC90 and approximately half an inch narrower.

Is the Volvo XC90 all-wheel drive?

The Volvo XC90 comes with a choice of either FWD or AWD. If you opt for the Volvo T5 powertrain, you'll have an FWD or AWD SUV with a turbocharged engine and 250 horsepower. Drivers who opt for the T6 powertrain will have a more powerful AWD SUV that is turbocharged and supercharged. Talk to our team about Inscription vs. Momentum trim configurations.

Contact Giles Volvo Cars El Paso To Learn More

Thank you for reading our Volvo XC90 vs. Honda Pilot comparison and review. We hope we've answered your questions about how these new SUVs for sale compare. When you're ready for an in-person tour, schedule your test drive and try on the new Volvo XC90 and Volvo XC90 Recharge plug-in hybrid for sale at our dealership near you.


1For more information, please visit the official US government source for all fuel economy at www.fueleconomy.gov


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