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Price Comparison (MSRP): Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX

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Invoice Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX

Lowest Total Price

Honda Pilot EX-L   
Difference: 7,700

Lowest Total Invoice

Honda Pilot EX-L   
Difference: 7,794
Model Year2016201620162016
ModelPilotMDXMDXMDX
TrimEX-LBaseTechnologyAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 35,905 42,865 47,290 53,080
Base Invoice 32,824 39,882 43,991 49,367
AWD 1,800 2,000 2,000 2,000
Honda Sensing 1,000      
AcuraWatch Plus Package   1,500 1,200  
AWD   1,857 1,857  
Honda Sensing   0 0  
AcuraWatch Plus Package   1,393 1,114  
Options (show) (change) 2,800 3,500 3,200 2,000
Options (show) (change) 2,554 3,250 2,971 1,857
Destination 880 920 920 920
Total Price 39,585 47,285 51,410 56,000
Total Invoice 36,258 44,052 47,882 52,144

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Summary

For this 2016 Honda Pilot vs. 2016 Acura MDX price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Pilot vs. MDX Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Pilot and MDX will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Honda Pilot EX-L's price is $5,590 lower than the Acura MDX's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Pilot vs. MDX Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Honda Pilot EX-L, the Acura MDX includes additional features worth $2110. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $2110 adjustment for the Acura MDX's additional features, the Honda Pilot EX-L is $5,590 less than the Honda Pilot EX-L.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Pilot EX-L
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 5,590
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 5,828
Model Year2016201620162016
ModelPilotMDXMDXMDX
TrimEX-LBaseTechnologyAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine280hp V6290hp V6290hp V6290hp V6
TransmissionA6T9T9T9
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/26 MPG18/26 MPG18/26 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers225, 7432, 8501, 10546, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-18245/60-18245/55-19245/55-19
Total Price39,58547,28551,41056,000
Adjustments for Features0-2,110-3,860-6,060
Feature-Adjusted Total Price39,58545,17547,55049,940
Cost Above Minimum002,3754,765
Total Invoice36,25844,05247,88252,144
Adjustments for Features0-1,966-3,595-5,643
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice36,25842,08644,28746,501
Cost Above Minimum002,2014,415

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Features Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX

Model Year2016201620162016
ModelPilotMDXMDXMDX
TrimEX-LBaseTechnologyAdvance
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000   
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400$1400$1400
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750   
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000$1000
Remote start$150  $150
Remote window/roof operation $15$15$15
Sunshades, second row   $125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250   
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25   
Blind spot camera, passenger side$300   
Blind spot warning system  $200$200
Front seat active head restraints$50   
Knee airbag, driver $100$100$100
Obstacle detection, front   $200
Obstacle detection, rear   $300
Rear cross-traffic detection  $100$100
Cargo Management 
Cargo net$40   
Class III trailer hitch$250   
Console with shifter$150   
Console without shifter $150$150$150
Roof rails   $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player $125$125$125
HD radio $50$50$50
Media drive  $25$25
MP3-compatible player $50$50$50
Navigation system  $600$600
Rain-sensing wipers  $175$175
Rear HVAC unit $400$400$400
Surround sound  $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $350$350
Traffic + travel information  $25$25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75  
Voice control for nav and audio  $100$100
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250   
Laminated front side windows $200$200$200
Rear bumper protector$40   
Skid plate (one)$50   
Wheel-lip moldings$75   
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror   $75
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror   $75
Conversation mirror$25   
Interior ambient lighting $150$150$150
LED headlights $1000$1000$1000
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25$25$25
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25$25
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop   $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats   $300
Coordinated climate control, front seats   $25
Door sill trim plates $100$100$100
Heated second row seats   $200
Leather door panel trim   $250
Manual recliner, third row seats$125   
Memory system, driver seat $200$200$200
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat   $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200$200
Suggestive steering$0   
Terrain selector$200   
Total Value of Features$5,505$7,615$9,365$11,565
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,110$3,860$6,060
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,966-3,595-5,643

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX

Model Year20162016
ModelPilotMDX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in111.0 in
Length194.5 in193.6 in
Width78.6 in77.2 in
Height69.8 in66.7 in
Curb Weight4,230 lb.4,260 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.19.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.1 in38.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room62.0 in61.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.1 in57.5 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom40.2 in38.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room62.0 in59.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.3 in57.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in36.6 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in35.6 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room57.6 in54.7 in
Row 3 Hip Room44.6 in40.6 in
Row 3 Legroom31.9 in28.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.5 ft315.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
46.8 ft345.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.9 ft390.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Honda Pilot EX-L

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Heated mirrors25Yes
Trailer sway control25Yes
Active rear differential500Yes
Terrain selector200No
Total Requested55073%
Total Not Requested20027%
Honda Sensing
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection100Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Total Requested1650100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Acura MDX

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Termporary spare tire150Yes
Trailer sway control25Yes
Active rear differential500Yes
Total Requested675100%
Total Not Requested00%
AcuraWatch Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection100Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Total Requested115061%
Total Not Requested75039%

Option Package Details
Acura MDX Technology

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Termporary spare tire150Yes
Trailer sway control25Yes
Active rear differential500Yes
Total Requested675100%
Total Not Requested00%
AcuraWatch Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Pedestrian detection100Yes
Total Requested35032%
Total Not Requested75068%

Option Package Details
Acura MDX Advance

AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Termporary spare tire150Yes
Trailer sway control25Yes
Active rear differential500Yes
Total Requested675100%
Total Not Requested00%

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