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2019 Acura MDX

2019 Acura MDX

2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Acura MDX vs 2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Acura MDX


2019 Honda Pilot
290-hp 3.5L V6

Standard Engine

280-hp 3.5L V6

Safety System

Honda Sensing
20 mpg city/27 mpg highway

Fuel Efficiency

19 mpg city/27 mpg highway
90.9 cubic feet

Max Cargo Space

83.9 cubic feet

Shopping for a full-size SUV that delivers a strong performance and advanced safety to keep your family protected around Wallingford? Then you’ll want to compare the 2019 Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX.

MDX vs. Pilot: Engines & Fuel Economy

Both the MDX and Pilot come with front-wheel drive and a 3.5L engine. The Pilot engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission, but the MDX gets a more powerful nine-speed automatic transmission.

The MDX also provides more power, delivering 290 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque. The Pilot only delivers 280 hp and 262 lb-ft of torque.

The MDX is also more fuel-efficient on Hamden streets. With its base engine, the MDX earns 20 mpg/city* and 27 mpg/highway.* The Pilot, on the other hand, earns 19 mpg/city and 27 mpg/highway.

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.

MDX vs. Pilot: Luxury Features

When it comes to interior comfort and technology, the 2019 Acura MDX provides more for New Haven drivers than the Honda Pilot Touring and Elite. Here are a few highlights from the Acura MDX interior:

  • Eight-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)

Find an Acura MDX for Sale at Acura by Executive

To learn more about the Acura MDX and experience its features and performance firsthand, contact us to schedule a visit to our North Haven showroom. You can also see how it compares to the Acura RDX.

*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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