2016 Honda PilotIf you’re among the growing number of consumers seeking an SUV or crossover, you’ve likely compared many different models in your search for the one that best suits your needs. It’s also likely that you fall among the countless consumers for whom budgetary concerns are a big factor in making a vehicle buying decision.

In your search for a new vehicle, you may have wondered how the 2016 Chevy Traverse price compares with the competition. Will you get the amenities you’re looking for at a comfortable price onboard the Traverse? Or does a competing vehicle like the 2016 Honda Pilot come in at a lower cost?

Keep reading, and we’ll explore how these two nameplates compare side by side when it comes to their price tags.

Price Points

In terms of price, the Honda Pilot costs less than the Traverse at every trim level.

The following five trim levels make up the 2016 Pilot lineup:

  • Honda Pilot LX, MSRP $30,145 (for 2WD 6AT models)*
  • Honda Pilot EX, MSRP $32,580 (for 2WD 6AT models)*
  • Honda Pilot EX-L, MSRP $36,055 (for 2WD 6AT models)*
  • Honda Pilot Touring, MSRP $41,170 (for 2WD models)*
  • Honda Pilot Elite, MSRP $46,570*

The Traverse lineup includes the following four trim levels and their attendant prices:

  • Chevy Traverse LS, MSRP beginning at $31,205
  • Chevy Traverse 1LT, MSRP beginning at $34,005
  • Chevy Traverse 2LT, MSRP beginning at $36,505
  • Chevy Traverse LTZ, MSRP beginning at $42,145

Amenities for the Price

Among the 2016 Pilot models, drivers will receive a host of outstanding features.

The Honda Pilot LX offers key features that include a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines, push-button start, a 4.2-inch multi-informational display, USB audio interface, and a capless fuel filler.

The Pilot EX trim offers key features that include intelligent traction management, Smart Entry, LED daytime running lights, a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support, an 8-inch Display Audio touchscreen, SiriusXM Radio, HondaLink, three USB audio interface ports, and available Honda Sensing.

The Pilot EX-L’s key features include a power tailgate, One-Touch 2nd-Row Seats, leather-trimmed interior, four-way power-adjustable front passenger’s seat, heated front seats, available rear entertainment system, and Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System.

Key features onboard the Pilot Touring trim include the Honda Sensing Feature Suite, Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System, Blu-ray/DVD rear entertainment system, integrated second-row sunshades, 20-inch alloy wheels, Idle-Stop, dual second-row high-speed USB charging ports, and two-position memory for the driver’s seat.

The premium Pilot Elite’s key features include heated and ventilated front seats, heated second-row captain’s chairs, a heated steering wheel, panoramic roof, LED headlights with auto on/off and auto high-beams, and a Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Monitor.

Try Out the Pilot

Drivers can further explore the 2016 Honda Pilot at any Hampton Roads Honda Dealers location. Visit or contact one of our affiliated dealerships today to learn more about the impressive Pilot and take it for a test drive.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $900.00 destination charge, and options. Dealers set their own prices.