New Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander SUV Comparison


Jeep Grand Cherokee


Honda Pilot


Toyota Highlander

Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Honda Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander

Powerful Performance

There is no shortage of power under the hood of the Jeep Grand Cherokee with four powerful engines for Pittsburg, CA drivers to choose from. The Honda Pilot only has one powertrain option and the Toyota Highlander has two; none of which are as powerful. Powering the Honda Pilot is a 3.5L V6 engine with 280 horsepower. While the Toyota Highlander offers a 185 horsepower 2.7L four-cylinder engine and a 3.5L V6 with 295 horsepower. The base engine for the Jeep Grand Cherokee is a 295 horsepower 3.6L V6 that is capable of towing up to 6,200 lbs. The 3.6L V6 also comes equipped with fuel-saving technology that shuts the engine off when at a stop. Both the Pilot and Highlander are also available with stop-start technology but only up more expensive trim levels. The Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander also offer towing abilities, but once again they fall short of the Jeep Grand Cherokee with only a 5,00 lbs. max towing capacity. The three remaining engines the Jeep Grand Cherokee has to offer are all powerful V8 engines with the ability to tow up to 7,200 lbs. Choose between a 5.7L HEMI V8 with 360 horsepower, a 6.4L SRT V8 that generates 475 horsepower or that Supercharged 6.2L HEMI V8 with a mind-blowing 707 horsepower.

Utility & Capability

Many Antioch drives who are in the market for an SUV are looking for a vehicle that can keep up with their active lifestyle. Not only can the Jeep Grand Cherokee keep up, but will push you further with unmatched off-road capabilities, impressive towing power, and ample cargo space for whatever you need to bring. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is the smallest of the three SUVs with seating for up to five and maximum cargo space of 68.3 cubic feet. While the Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot offer seating for eight and slightly more cargo space, both SUVs aren’t up for off-road adventures. Both the Highlander and Pilot also don't offer a suspension that can be raised or lowered, but the Jeep Grand Cherokee does. The class-exclusive Quadra-Lift Suspension System can be raised for better ground clearance off-road and lowered for more efficient and aerodynamic driving on road. The Jeep Grand Cherokee also has a number of performance features that make the Jeep Grand Cherokee a true sports utility vehicle. The Selec-Terrain® Traction Management System adapts to match the conditions with five different settings; Auto, Snow, Sand, Mud, and Rock. The Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander only offer a less superior all-wheel-drive system. Another exclusive feature of the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee is Off-road Pages that provides real-time vehicle statistics and diagnostics for safe off-road performance. The Off-road Pages feature will show you your Jeep Grand Cherokee's wheel articulation, transmission temperature, suspension height, pitch, and roll.

Safety Features

Safety is one of the most important features of a new vehicle for Concord drivers and the Jeep Grand has safety in its DNA. Using high-strength steel with specially designed front and rear crumple zones the Jeep Grand Cherokee protects occupants by redirecting crash energy away from passengers. The 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee also comes standard with ParkSense Rear Park Assist, ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera, Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection. Other available advanced safety features that include Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop, and LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist. Both the Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander feature many of the same advanced safety features but don't offer Automated Parking. The Jeep Grand Cherokee is available with Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist to make parking a breeze.

Trim Levels & Features

It may be easy for many Vallejo drivers to choose the Jeep Grand Cherokee as their next SUV to handle all of their adventures. But choosing which Jeep Grand Cherokee model matches your style and level of performance is a little more difficult with 11 well-equipped trim levels to choose from. The Honda Pilot has five different trim levels, which most of the cool tech and latest advanced safety features are only available on the most expensive trim levels. The same goes for the Toyota Highlander with eight different trim levels to choose from. Many of the best features are only available for an additional cost on select trim levels.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is the only SUV that has two performance models that feature track-tuned suspension and high-performance engines that generate impressive horsepower. The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and Trackhawk both features race-inspired interior, Brembo performance brakes, and unique exterior design for a bold and daring look. While the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk and High Altitude are the ultimate off-road luxury SUVs with premium interior materials and the latest version of Uconnect 4C Navigation with Off-Road Pages. To help keep you on the road less traveled. The Jeep Grand Cherokee also features a standard 7-inch touchscreen Uconnect multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Honda Pilot doesn't come equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard, forcing you to buy a more expensive trim level.

With so many Jeep Grand Cherokee models to choose from the best way to find one that is best for you is to make your way down to Lithia Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Concord and go for a test drive. So what are you waiting for? Come experience the Jeep Grand Cherokee from the best seat in the house. The driver's seat.

Show Only


14 Vehicles matching:
  • All Listings
  • Page 1 of 1
  • Page 1 of 1
Plus government fees and taxes, any finance charges, $85 dealer document processing charge, any electronic filing charge and any emission testing charge. 

Schedule Your Free Test Drive

By submitting your contact information, you consent to be contacted by telephone about purchasing a vehicle or obtaining vehicle financing. Clicking on the Submit button above is your electronic signature.


Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Concord

4901 Marsh Drive
Directions Concord, CA 94520-5346

  • Sales: 925-798-4000
  • Service: 925-798-4000
  • Parts: 855-521-4646


  • Monday 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am-8:00pm
  • Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm

We use cookies and browser activity to improve your experience, personalize content and ads, and analyze how our sites are used. For more information on how we collect and use this information, please review our Privacy Policy. California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here.

; ;