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2018 Acura MDX FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
MSRP
$44,200
Invoice
$41,493
Average Price Paid
$40,293
943 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
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2018 Acura MDX
FWD
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EX AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$44,692
17 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,230

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Introduced in 2001, the Acura MDX is a luxury SUV that has grown family-friendly with redesigns in 2007 and 2014. Following a 2017 facelift, the 2018 MDX sees only minor updates. Last...

2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
No Expert Reviews

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

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
10
writes:
Amazing appearance, great seating, speed and styling, pricing could be a bit better and the lack of a panorami...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 INFINITI QX60 worse.
"headlights are way sleeker, overall body style looks less like a family wagon and more like a sport vehicle"
Back Seats Ranked 2018 INFINITI QX60 worse.
"2nd row captains chairs !!"
10
writes:
I liked the car very much but the service center which I had to deal with was terrible and couldnt fix things ...
Power Ranked 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir FWD worse.
"Not a technician so cant be clear it just was..."
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir FWD better.
"They are quite close in comfort"
2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 Acura MDX
FWD
2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 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 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 36.6 in 38.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15 cu ft 16.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,367 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.2 in 196.5 in
Width 77.7 in 78.6 in
Height 67.4 in 70.6 in
Wheelbase 111 in 111 in

Available Options

2018 Acura MDX
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Basque Red Pearl II
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • White Diamond Pearl

Option Packages

  • Roof Rails
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • LED Fog Lights
  • Wheel: 20" Berlina Black Alloy
  • Wheel: 20" Dark Chrome-Look Alloy
2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Forest Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Deep Scarlet Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Steel Sapphire Metallic
  • White Diamond Pearl

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