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2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Acura MDX

2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2021 Acura MDX

2021 Honda Pilot

vs.

2021 Acura MDX

$32,250 MSRP*

Starting Price

$44,500 MSRP**
280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque

Engine Specs

290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque
5,000 lbs

Max Towing Capacity

5,000 lbs
Standard

Collision Mitigation Braking
System™ (CMBS™)

Standard
Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
with Low-Speed Follow

Standard
Standard

Lane Keeping Assist
System (LKAS)

Standard

The Acura MDX is popularly considered a luxury version of the Honda Pilot. While there’s some truth to that, it doesn’t mean the Acura is automatically better than the Pilot. Compare 2021 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Acura MDX for yourself across key factors and you might find the former is a better fit for your own unique needs and wants.

To see what we mean, let’s compare Pilot vs. MDX on:

  • Trims and Pricing
  • Performance and MPG 
  • Interior Space

Pilot vs. MDX: Trims and Pricing

The Acura MDX does provide several cutting-edge features you won’t find with the Honda Pilot, but it starts considerably higher.

The 2021 Honda Pilot trim range covers:

  • 2021 Honda Pilot LX: Priced at $32,250 MSRP*
  • 2021 Honda Pilot Elite: Priced at $48,420 MSRP*

The 2020 Acura MDX trim range covers:

  • 2020 Acura MDX Standard: Priced at $44,500 MSRP**
  • 2020 Acura MDX Entertainment with Advance Package: Priced at $60,250 MSRP**

Pilot vs. MDX: Performance and MPG

Acura models invariably focus on performance, and the 2020 MDX is no exception. It delivers:

  • Up to 290 hp.
  • Up to an EPA-estimated 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway with the 2020 Acura MDX Standard FWD***

The Honda Pilot provides a balance of power and efficiency with:

  • Up to 280 hp.
  • Up to an EPA-estimated 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway with the 2021 Honda Pilot LX CVT****

Pilot vs. MDX: Interior Space

It’s common for luxury models to provide less space than others, and that rule certainly holds true when you compare the Acura MDX against the Honda Pilot. You’ll find:

  • Seating for up to 8 and up to 109.9 cubic feet of cargo space in the Honda Pilot.
  • Seating for up to 7 and up to 90.9 cubic feet of cargo space in the Acura MDX.

The 2021 Honda Pilot is Available Now from Ocean Honda of Brockton

The team here at Ocean Honda of Brockton can be of assistance whether you want to explore used vehicles priced under $10,000 or arrange a test drive in the latest Honda Pilot. For any further advice or information, feel free to contact us today.

Disclaimers: 

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Prices shown do not include taxes, license or a destination & handling charge. Destination charge for ILX, TLX and RLX is $965.00, NSX is $1800.00 and MDX and RDX is $995.00. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

***Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

****Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.

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