A head to head comparison of a 2018 Honda Pilot to a 2018 Volvo XC90 in Engine Performance Near San Antonio, TX.

Honda Pilot

Compared To Volvo XC90 2018

The Pilot’s 3.5 SOHC V6 produces 30 more horsepower (280 vs. 250) and 4 lbs.-ft. more torque (262 vs. 258) than the XC90 T5’s standard 2.0 turbo 4 cyl.

As tested in Motor Trend the Honda Pilot is faster than the XC90 T6 2.0 DOHC 4 cyl.:
PilotXC90
Zero to 30 MPH2.2 sec2.3 sec
Zero to 60 MPH6.2 sec6.7 sec
Zero to 80 MPH10.7 sec11.2 sec
Passing 45 to 65 MPH3.3 sec3.5 sec
Quarter Mile14.8 sec15.1 sec
Speed in 1/4 Mile93.9 MPH90.4 MPH