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Acura RDX vs. Honda Pilot Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura RDX vs. Honda Pilot Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $47,425

Acura RDX   
Difference: $2,115

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202120212021
ModelRDXPilotPilot
TrimBaseEliteBlack Edition
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $38,200 $48,420 $49,920
Advance Package 6,700    
AWD 1,500    
Advance Package 6,347    
AWD 1,421    
Options (change) 8,200 0 0
Options (change) 7,768 0 0
Destination 1,025 1,120 1,120
Total Price $47,425 $49,540 $51,040

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Honda Pilot

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Pilot Elite
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,235
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,771
Model Year202120212021
ModelRDXPilotPilot
TrimBaseEliteBlack Edition
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine272hp I4280hp V6280hp V6
TransmissionT10T9T9
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/27 MPG19/26 MPG19/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)410, 10540, 10540, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-19245/50-20245/50-20
Total Price$47,425$49,540$51,040
Adjustments for Features0-4,350-4,350
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$47,425$45,190$46,690
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,500

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Features Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Honda Pilot

Model Year202120212021
ModelRDXPilotPilot
TrimBaseEliteBlack Edition
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1500  
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400$1400
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100$100
Adaptive cruise control $750$750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000  
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Remote window/roof operation$15  
Sunshades, second row $125$125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25$25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Side curtain airbags$350  
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500$500
Terrain selector $200$200
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100
Trailer sway control $25$25
Wide-view rear camera$0  
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75  
Cargo net $40$40
Class III trailer hitch $250$250
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Roof rails $250$250
Second-row low console $100$100
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system $100$100
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0  
DVD-compatible player $0$0
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted $1000$1000
HDMI port $25$25
Media drive$15  
Rear air vents$100  
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250$250
Rear HVAC unit $400$400
Siri Eyes Free support$0  
Surround sound$250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300  
Traffic + travel information$25  
Traffic information $25$25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250
Glass roof panel(s) $300$300
Laminated front side windows $200$200
Rear bumper protector $40$40
Skid plate (one) $50$50
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75  
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75  
Conversation mirror $25$25
LED headlights$1000  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25  
Powertrain 
Active rear differential $500$500
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100  
Floor mats, third row (optional) $0$0
Folding third row seats $600$600
Heated second row seats $200$200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75$75
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Manual recliner, third row seats $125$125
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power release, second row seats $50$50
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350$350
Machined alloy wheels$350  
Suggestive steering $0$0
Total Value of Features$7,505$11,855$11,855
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$4,350$4,350
Value of Feature Adjustments0-98-95

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Specifications Comparison: Acura RDX vs. Honda Pilot

Model Year20212021
ModelRDXPilot
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.3 in111.0 in
Length186.8 in196.5 in
Width74.8 in78.6 in
Height65.7 in70.6 in
Curb Weight4,019 lb.4,158 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.1 gal.19.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.0 in40.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room60.0 in62.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.0 in59.1 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom38.0 in40.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.0 in62.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room50.0 in57.3 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in38.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in57.6 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in44.6 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in31.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
31.1 ft316.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
31.146.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
58.9 ft383.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura RDX

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Remote start150Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Traffic + travel information25No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
DVD-Audio-compatible player0Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Surround sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15No
ELS, 410W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Total Requested447569%
Total Not Requested204031%

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