Acura MDX vs Honda Pilot Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2023 Acura MDX
FWD
MSRP
$49,550
Invoice
$47,815
Average Price Paid
$49,980
59 listings nationwide

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2022 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
MSRP
$51,870
Invoice
$47,542
Average Price Paid
$51,821
176 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2023 Acura MDX
FWD
Fair Price
$50,497
Good Price
$49,349
Great Price
$48,694
2022 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
Fair Price
$52,426
Good Price
$50,181
Great Price
$48,897

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2023 Acura MDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$51,198
2022 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$47,580
173 listings nationwide
21 GREAT deals
46 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2023 Acura MDX
FWD
No Expert Reviews
2022 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
Natalie Harrington Preview:

The 2022 Honda Pilot proves a family-hauling SUV doesn’t have to be boring. It has a strong V6 engine, a long list of standard safety features, and a spacious cargo hold that’s ready f...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2023 Acura MDX
FWD
No User Reviews
2022 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
sdmedfield writes:
I like everything
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V EX AWD worse.
"Both have good cargo"
Value Ranked 2020 Honda CR-V EX AWD worse.
"Power, heavier, roomier and just feels better "

Specs

2023 Acura MDX
FWD
2022 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,200 RPM
280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
262 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
11.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.5 in x 3.66 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 38.5 in 38.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.3 cu ft 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,521 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.4 in 196.5 in
Width 78.7 in 78.6 in
Height 67.1 in 70.6 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in 111 in

Available Options

2023 Acura MDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Liquid Carbon Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2022 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Sonic Gray Pearl

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