2018 Acura MDX vs 2018 Honda Pilot

Three-row crossovers are designed to offer versatile people and cargo hauling capabilities. The 2018 Acura MDX vs the 2018 Honda Pilot compares two models in this segment.

The 2018 Acura MDX and 2018 Honda Pilot each come equipped with a V-6 engine. The 2018 MDX comes equipped with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that produces 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque while earning up to 20 miles per gallon in the city and 27 mpg on the highways for 23 mpg combined.* The 3.5-liter V-6 powering the Pilot produces 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque while earning 19 mpg city, 27 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined.

2018 Acura MDX


2018 Honda Pilot

3.5-liter V-6 Engine 3.5-liter V-6
290 horsepower, 267 pound-feet torque Engine Performance 280 horsepower, 262 pound-feet torque
5,000 pounds Max Towing 5,000 pounds
20 mpg city/27 mpg highway/23 mpg combined* Best Fuel Economy Ratings 19 mpg city/27 mpg highway/22 mpg combined

2018 Acura MDX Interior and Features

The 2018 Acura MDX offers a variety of comfort, safety and technology features.

Safety and Driver Assistance Features: Forward Collision Warning (FCW) System, Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Head-Up Warning (HUW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) System, Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) System, Blind Spot Information (BSI) System, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow (LSF), Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines, Surround-View Camera System, Rear Cross Traffic Monitor, front and rear parking sensors.

Technology and Comfort Features:Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity, ELS Studio Premium Audio System, HD Radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, tri-zone automatic climate control, push-button ignition, heated and ventilated front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, power moonroof.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.