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

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
MSRP
$50,220
Invoice
$45,881
Average Price Paid
$44,582
1,448 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
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2021 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
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2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$49,829
11 listings nationwide

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2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$60,775
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

It’s been seven years since Honda last redesigned the Pilot, the automaker’s popular midsize three-row crossover SUV. In most ways, age has been kind to it, but to love a 2021 Honda Pi...

2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Acura MDX Sport Hybrid, a 3-row hybrid luxury SUV, carries over for 2020. Its closest competitor is the Lexus RX L Hybrid. The MDX Sport Hybrid’s powertrain comprises a 3.0-liter...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 5
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
No User Reviews
2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
10
GuruNYQLY writes:
Purchased 2020 MDX Hybrid with Advance package. What a car! Comfort, beautifully designed and worth every penn...
Handling Ranked 2020 Lexus RX Hybrid worse.
"MDX Hybrid feels like a sports car. The 4 engines are flawless in their interaction. "
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Lexus RX Hybrid worse.
"Have the Expresso Milano leather that is beautifully textured. The Lexus is very nice and though there is richness everywhere, the MDX just feels laid out better."
Guru11C86 writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T quattro Premium AWD better.
"Sucks"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Audi A4 Allroad 2.0T quattro Premium AWD better.
"Ducks"

Specs

2021 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.5 gal 19.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Torque
262 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.66 in
3.39 in x 3.39 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 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 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
Leather Seats -- 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 Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 40.9 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 38.4 in 35.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,521 lbs 1,191 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 196.5 in 196.2 in
Width 78.6 in 77.7 in
Height 70.6 in 67.4 in
Wheelbase 111 in 111 in

Available Options

2021 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
SH-AWD with Advance Package

Exterior Colors

  • Canyon Bronze Metallic
  • Fathom Blue Pearl
  • Gunmetal Metallic
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Majestic Black Pearl
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Performance Red Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl

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