The Dodge Durango is a powerhouse in the mid-size SUV segment and has been trailblazing through its competition for almost three decades. Sporting a muscular build and backed up with potent powertrain options, the Durango is the definition of an all-American vehicle. Not to forget, its spacious cabin along with a wide array of technological features. But just like any other segment, the mid-size SUV segment is occupied several other capable counterparts, the Honda Pilot is one of them. Let’s have a look at the aspects that sets the Dodge Durango apart from the Honda Pilot.
Currently, in its third generation of evolution, the 2021 Durango receives an impressive list of upgrades that include an updated exterior with a new grille design, a tweaked front bumper, new headlights, a revised rear spoiler. And coming to the interior, the 2021 Durango gets an optional 10.1-inch infotainment system with an updated version of the Uconnect interface, a revised driver-oriented dashboard, wireless smartphone charging pad, and a new Tow N Go package available for the top-spec R/T trim. Planning to upgrade your SUV? The 2021 Dodge Durango is what you need to get. Contact us today to schedule a test drive.
2021 Dodge Durango
2021 Honda Pilot
|293 hp / 260 ft-lbs.
||280 hp / 262 ft-lbs.|
||Curb Weight (Pounds)
|6,200 lbs.||Towing Capacity (Pounds)||3,500 lbs.|
It is quite astonishing to go through the sheer number of powertrain options Dodge offers for its vehicles. And the 2021 Durango is no different. Other than the base engine mentioned in the table above, the Durango can also be configured with the following powertrains – a 5.7-liter V-8 that produces 360 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque, a 6.4-liter V-8 that produces 475 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque, and a monstrous 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 that pumps out 710 horsepower and 640 pound-feet of torque. With such a wide array of options, customers are left spoilt for choice. This gives Durango an advantage.
The Durango’s cabin is wide and spacious with plenty of room in both rows. An optional third row can also be opted for. The interior cabin has a premium look with high-quality materials embellishing all the surfaces inside. The updated infotainment ensures a seamless and user-friendly aspect which is far better compared to the Pilot’s interface. While the base trim comes with an 8.4-inch touchscreen, the higher trims come with an upgraded 10.1-inches. This is one more aspect that puts the Durango in front of the Pilot. Standard features of the 2021 Durango include Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, satellite radio, voice recognition, Bluetooth connectivity, a six-speaker stereo system, and four USB ports.
It is evident that the Pilot surpasses the Durango when it comes to active safety features. But it is worth noting that they are offered as optional features for the Durango.
The 2021 Durango offers a plethora of features and configurations in all aspects, making it a better pick compared to the 2021 Honda Pilot.