Top 10 Crossovers with the Most Third-Row Legroom

Top 10 Crossovers with the Most Third-Row Legroom

4. 2012 Honda Pilot – 32.1 Inches

On the downward slope of this Top 10 list is the blocky Pilot. Honda’s take on a three-row crossover has 32.1 inches of legroom in its aft-most bench seat. That figure is married with 38.2 inches of headroom. Shaquille O’Neal could probably wear a sombrero back there and still not graze the headliner.

The Pilot rides on the third-smallest wheelbase here at a petite 109.2 inches. Despite this “shortcoming” it offers a maximum of 87 cubic feet of cargo volume. Amazingly there are 18 cubic feet of space available behind the third row, third-best in this test. Chrysler, are you paying attention? This is how you efficiently engineer a crossover.

Under the hood is a 250 horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine. It’s matched to a five-speed automatic transmission, just like the Subaru Tribeca and Toyota Highlander. See a pattern here? Why are these Japanese automakers cutting corners in the transmission department?

GALLERY: 2012 Honda Pilot


  • Hasdragontatoos

    Nissan you screwed the pooch! this is a mini-van not an SUV!! 

  • Srikanth .Y.S.

    wht abt MDX, Q7, X5, etc…

  • Tee

    first of all the xc90 offers 32.4 inches of leg room so where is that at… u guys need to fix this its not right at all.

  • bigmike

    Crossovers not suvS, like how the explorer and old range rover sports are now the same design, since ford bought them to take the design, sneaky fyi never buy a land rover product unless you like to fork out the money, biggest pos out there.

  • Murad Iqbal

    Toyota Sequoia has the highest 3rd row leg room. Why wasn’t it mentioned here?

  • ColumWood

    We’d classify that as an SUV rather than a crossover.


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