2019 Acura MDX

2019 Acura MDX

2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX

The 2019 Acura MDX and 2019 Honda Pilot are both full-size SUVs with plenty of power under the hood and a reputation for safety. Additionally, both offer a luxurious set of features. When you compare them side-by-side, however, you’ll see that the new Acura MDX is the more powerful and well-equipped SUV. We’ve compared the Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX for Aurora shoppers below!


MDX vs. Pilot: Engines & Fuel Economy

Front-wheel drive and 3.5L V6 engines power the MDX and Pilot. The Pilot gets a standard 6-speed automatic transmission while the MDX sports a 9-speed automatic. The MDX coaxes more power from its V6 engine; it generates 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque vs. 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque from the Pilot. The MDX is also more fuel-efficient on Highlands Ranch streets. With its base powertrain, the MDX earns 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway.* The Pilot, on the other hand, earns 19 mpg city/27 mpg highway.

2019 Acura MDX Fuel Efficiency

MDX vs. Pilot: Safety Features

The 2019 Honda Pilot comes standard with Honda Sensing, which includes driver assists like lane departure warning and a collision mitigation braking system. You’ll also get features like a rearview camera and optional blind-spot monitoring. Of course, the Acura MDX offers all those features as well. What sets them apart is safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In NHTSA frontal crash tests, the 2019 Acura MDX earned a five-star rating.** The 2019 Honda Pilot earn four stars.

2019 Acura MDX Safety Features

MDX vs. Pilot: Luxury Features

When it comes to interior comfort and technology, the 2019 Acura MDX pulls ahead. Even at the base level, it offers more than Littleton drivers would get on the Honda Pilot Touring and Elite. Here are a few highlights from the Acura MDX interior:

  • 8-speaker sound system
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • HomeLink
  • sports seats with a premium leather-trimmed interior
  • 12-way power front seats
  • 50/50-split third-row seats
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Up to 90.9 cubic feet of cargo room (vs. 83.9 in the Pilot)
2019 Acura MDX Interior

Find an Acura MDX for Sale at Mile High Acura in Denver!

Ready to learn more about the 2019 Acura MDX SUV, such as its available colors, or check out our Acura MDX vs. Audi Q7 comparison? Contact us to schedule a test drive near Parker and Centennial! Don’t forget to ask about our new vehicle specials on Acura luxury SUVs!

*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 only) and other factors.

**Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov. Model tested with standard side airbags.

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Mile High Acura
2799 S Havana St
Denver, CO, 80014 United States
(303) 369-7800
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