Your take on the 2004 Toyota Highlander vs 2004 Honda Pilot

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  1. JustinAngil

    JustinAngil Active Member

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    Im pretty much decided that it will be either one of those 2 cars that I will buy but I'm stuck on a dilemma on which one to buy. I test drove both cars and both are awesome rides.

    The Pilot is kind've family oriented, which doesn't match with me. But its pretty roomy and comes with a lot stuff that's standard.

    THe Highlander is smaller. It's said to be a "cross-over" SUV. It isn't that big. A lot of the stuff are options that increases the price if I add them on.

    Pilot: 3.5 V6 240 HP, 242 Torque
    Highlander: 3.3 V6 230 HP 242 Torque

    The dealer is offereing 31,525 for the Pilot EX w/ leather. He added on running boards for the deal.

    Another dealer is offering the 31650 for the highlander w/o leather.

    What's your take on those 2 cars?
     
  2. CHiEFTAiN

    CHiEFTAiN New Member

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    i have an '01 Highlander. i got the limited package with V6 4wd. i love it. has good power and can really go when u push it. its a fun car to drive. the only thing that i dont like is the VSC, it prohibits me from doing doughnuts... the pilot is definitely bigger than the highlander. it looks good too, but i settled for the highlander because i dont need all that room. i say u test drive both to get a good feel for the car... i'd be willing to answer specific questions if u have any.
     
  3. bubbaZR2

    bubbaZR2 i poop too much, then i get tired... OT Supporter

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    I would avoid both. For that kind of money you could get an SUV with a real 4x4 system. You seem to prefer japanese, so i would suggest a Nissan Pathfinder, or an Xterra. Both have a REAL 4x4 system, and nice powertrains. I dont really like the new 4 runner. Its a little too yuppie/soccer momish. But the previous generation 4runner was alright.

    Im saying this as a hardcore 4wheeler. I own 3 4x4s and absolutely love making full use of them.
     
  4. JustinAngil

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    There isn't much rough terrain in New York City except for Central Park. But I'd probably make front page for all the newspapers in the city if i bought a real 4x4 and put it to use in Central Park. :hs:
     
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    I'll basically be using it for picking up chicks and banging themin the spacey back seats.
     
  6. bubbaZR2

    bubbaZR2 i poop too much, then i get tired... OT Supporter

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    im just saying there is no way im going to spend 30k for a lifted stationwagon.
     
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    bubbaZR2 i poop too much, then i get tired... OT Supporter

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    but i dont see myself changing your mind or anything so, go with the Yota.
     

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