2022 Honda Pilot vs. 2022 Acura MDX

2022 Honda Pilot vs. 2022 Acura MDX

Shopping for your three-row SUV in the Carmel area? Car shopping itself can get overwhelming, but having to pick out the right vehicle for three rows of passengers is even more challenging. As you’re researching the available models, you have probably came across the 2022 Honda Pilot and Acura MDX, but is the Pilot or MDX best for your lifestyle? Find out in the following Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX guide from Penske Honda! Feel free to see our new ride specials afterward.

 

2022 Honda Pilot

vs.

2022 Acura MDX
$38,080 MSRP*

Starting MSRP

$48,000 MSRP
7

Number of Trims

6
Up to 152.9 cubic feet

Maximum Passenger Volume

Up to 139.1 cubic feet
7 to 8 (8 is standard on most trims)

Passenger Capacity

7
Intelligent Variable Torque Management™ (i-VTM4®) AWD system

AWD System

Super Handling All-WHeel Drive™ (SH-AWD)

 

2022 Pilot or MDX: Pricing & Trim Levels

While you are expecting to spend a significant amount of money when you want a brand new SUV near Fishers, you wouldn’t want to spend more on a model with less value. Both the Pilot and MDX are respectable models, but you can access more capabilities and features for less in a Pilot model. The 2022 Honda Pilot Sport is the base level and starts at just $38,080 MSRP* while the Acura MDX starts at $48,000, which is almost $10,000 more! Plus, you can upgrade to higher trims for less and have more trim levels to choose from as the Pilot has 7 while the MDX only has 6. See the Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX pricing breakdown below:

Honda Pilot Pricing

  • 2022 Honda Pilot Sport: Starts at $38,080 MSRP*
  • 2022 Honda Pilot EX-L: Starts at $40,310 MSRP*
  • 2022 Honda Pilot Special Edition: Starts at $40,910 MSRP*
  • 2022 Honda Pilot TrailSport: Starts at $44,810 MSRP*
  • 2022 Honda Pilot Touring: Starts at $44,870 MSRP*
  • 2022 Honda Pilot Elite: Starts at $50,370 MSRP*
  • 2022 Honda Pilot Black Edition: Starts at $51,870 MSRP*

Acura MDX Pricing

  • 2022 Acura MDX w/ Standard Package: Starts at $48,000 MSRP
  • 2022 Acura MDX w/ Technology Package: Starts at $52,700 MSRP
  • 2022 Acura MDX w/ A-Spec® Package: Starts at $58,400 MSRP
  • 2022 Acura MDX w/ Advance Package: Starts at $61,950 MSRP
  • 2022 Acura MDX w/ Type S Package: Starts at $66,700 MSRP
  • 2022 Acura MDX w/ Type S Advance Package: Starts at $72,050 MSRP

Buy your new Honda Pilot at Penske Honda and you can enjoy one of our new vehicle specials!

2022 Pilot or MDX: Interior Dimensions

Westfield drivers who are shopping for three-row SUVs like yourself aren’t doing it for no reason – you need to drive around a large group of people on a daily basis and need a vehicle that is spacious enough to keep everyone comfortable. Both the Honda Pilot and Acura MDX have three rows of seating, but the difference is that the Honda SUV can seat up to 7 or 8 people while the Acura SUV can only seat up to 7 people. What’s more is that you will find the 8-people seating capacity to be standard on almost all trims in the Pilot lineup!

In addition to seating capacity, the 2022 Honda Pilot just provides more space for both passengers and cargo alike. More room isn’t something you’d mind about when you need to drive around your large family on a daily basis! Here are the interior dimensions for the 2022 Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX:

Honda Pilot Interior Dimensions:

  • Passenger Volume: Up to 152.9 cubic feet
  • Headroom (Front/Middle/Rear): 40.1 / 40.2 / 38.9 inches
  • Legroom (Front/Middle/Rear): 40.9 / 38.4 /31.9 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front/Middle/Rear): 62.0 / 62.0 / 57.6 inches
  • Hiproom (Front/Middle/Rear): 59.1 / 57.3 / 44.6 inches
  • Cargo Volume Behind 3rd-Row: 16.5 / 18.5 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd-Row: 46.8 / 55.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 1st-Row: 83.9 / 109.0 cubic feet

Acura MDX Interior Dimensions:

  • Passenger Volume: Up to 139.1 cubic feet
  • Headroom (Front/Middle/Rear): 38.5 / 38.1 / 36.2 inches
  • Legroom (Front/Middle/Rear): 41.6 / 38.5 / 29.1 inches
  • Shoulder Room (Front/Middle/Rear): 61.9 / 60.3 / 55.2 inches
  • Hiproom (Front/Middle/Rear): 59.3 / 57.8 / 40.6 inches
  • Cargo Volume Behind 3rd-Row: 16.3 / 18.1 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd-Row: 39.1 / 48.4 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 1st-Row: 71.4 / 95.0 cubic feet

See the New Honda Pilot for Sale at Penske Honda

MDX or Pilot? If you’re looking for an SUV with great value, the winner is quite clear. Come on over to our Indianapolis showroom to experience all the 2022 Pilot has to provide for your commutes! Reach out to us to schedule an appointment today.

 

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