2019 Honda Pilot copy

2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Acura MDX copy

2019 Acura MDX

2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2019 Acura MDX

The search for a spacious and safe SUV often leads shoppers to compare the Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX. While both these SUVs have a lot to offer, a closer look shows that one comes out ahead in pricing, safety features, and interior space. See what each of these SUVs have to offer for your daily jaunts in Sparta Twp!

2019 Honda Pilot


2019 Acura MDX

$31,450* MSRP


8 passengers

Seating Capacity

7 passengers
153 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

133 cubic feet
109 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Volume

90.9 cubic feet
46.8 cubic feet

Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row

45.1 cubic feet

Auto High-Beam Headlights


Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX: Pricing

If you consider yourself to be a budget-minded shopper, the Honda Pilot proves itself to be an exceptional buy. Despite being loaded with standard safety features and ample interior space, the Pilot is still much more affordable than the Acura MDX. Here’s the pricing breakdown:

  • 2019 Honda Pilot Starting Price
    • Starting MSRP of $31,450*
  • 2019 Acura MDX Starting Price
    • Starting MSRP of $44,300

Interior Dimensions

In addition to providing more seating, the 2019 Pilot also includes a more flexible interior to work with. Whether you want to bring all your friends along for the ride, or want to space and ability to form your SUV to fit your cargo, the Honda Pilot has you covered.

  • 2019 Honda Pilot Interior Dimensions
    • Seating Capacity: 8 passengers
    • Passenger Volume: 153 cubic feet
    • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row: 46.8 cubic feet
    • Maximum Cargo Volume: 109 cubic feet
    • Standard 2nd and 3rd Row 60/40 split seats
  • 2019 Acura MDX Interior Dimensions
    • Seating Capacity: 7 passengers
    • Passenger Volume: 133 cubic feet
    • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row: 45.1 cubic feet
    • Maximum Cargo Volume: Just over 90 cubic feet
    • 50/50-split 3rd row and 60/40 split-folding 2nd row

Safety Features

If you’re trying to decide between the MDX or Pilot based on safety features, you will notice some similarities. Both vehicles offer the following safety features:

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)
  • Road Departure Mitigation System™ (RDMS™)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)

However, if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that Honda Sensing® offers you more safety features for your Denville drives than AcuraWatch™, with features like:

  • Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR): Notifies the driver of posted speed limit signs
  • Honda LaneWatch™: When signaling right, your Display Audio Touch-Screen will show a large view of that lane
  • Auto High-Beam Headlights: With the AUTO setting selected in low-beam mode, your vehicle will automatically switch between high and low-beams depending on current driving conditions

Explore Your Pilot SUV Options at Sussex Honda

Explore the 2019 Honda Pilot configurations, and compare them to the Toyota Highlander and Nissan Pathfinder, and we think you will find a capable and versatile Pilot that will fit seamlessly into your life. Browse our 2019 Pilot inventory and then stop by Sussex Honda to test out the performance and features of the Pilot!

*Prices shown do not include taxes, license or a destination & handling charge. Destination charge for ILX, TLX and RLX is $995.00, MDX and RDX is $995.00. Actual vehicles/accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Please consult your selected dealer.

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