2020 Honda Pilot LX 2WD

2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Acura MDX FWD 7-Passenger

2020 Acura MDX

2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Acura MDX

2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Acura MDX
$31,550 MSRP*


$44,400 MSRP
8 passengers

Seating Capacity

7 passengers
152.9 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

132.7 cubic feet
16.5 cubic feet

Cargo Volume Behind 3rd Row

15 cubic feet
46.8 cubic feet

Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row

38.4 cubic feet
83.9 cubic feet

Cargo Volume Behind 1st Row

68.4 cubic feet

Auto High-Beam Headlights


Two SUVs are now updated for 2020, and Honda of Kirkland is here to break down the new 2020 Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX to see which new model is going to suit you best on Redmond and Woodinville roads. Whether it’s price, interior space, or safety features, learn more about these new SUVs and discover which one you’ll want to take home!

2020 Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX: Starting Price

One of the first things SUV drivers will look at is the starting price of the vehicle, and Pilot drivers will be glad to see that it has a much lower starting price when compared to the Acura MDX. Pilot customers won’t have to break the bank to get behind the wheel of the sedan they want, and even have extra left over to equip the Pilot with Honda accessories to make it all their own. Here are the starting prices of the Pilot LX and MDX:

2020 Honda Pilot LX Starting Price

  • Starting MSRP of $31,550*

2020 Acura MDX Starting Price

  • Starting MSRP of $44,400
Parked 2020 Pilot

2020 Pilot vs. MDX: Interior Dimensions

Drivers are also drawn to these two popular SUVs because of their incredible size and interior to ensure that you’ll have room for everyone and everything to come along for the ride. With the Pilot, you’ll have room for eight passengers, but in the MDX you’ll only have seating for seven.  The Pilot even delivers more interior space with its customizable 60/40 split-folding 2nd and 3rd-row seats, while you’ll feel a little more compact in the MDX with its 50/50-split 3rd row and 60/40 split-folding 2nd-row seats. Here are the dimensions for these models below:

2020 Honda Pilot LX Interior Dimensions

  • Seating Capacity: 8 passengers
  • Passenger Volume: 152.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 3rd Row: 16.5 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row: 46.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 1st Row: 83.9 cubic feet
  • Standard 2nd and 3rd Row 60/40 split seats

2020 Acura MDX Interior Dimensions

  • Seating Capacity: 7 passengers
  • Passenger Volume: 132.7 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 3rd Row: 15.0 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row: 38.4 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume Behind 1st Row: 68.4 cubic feet
  • 50/50-split 3rd row and 60/40 split-folding 2nd row

2020 Pilot vs. Acura MDX: Safety Features

With more room for passengers, both SUVs have been equipped with impressive brand-specific safety systems like Honda Sensing® and AcuraWatch™ that both offer drivers safety and driver-assist features such as Collision Mitigation Braking System, Road Departure Mitigation System, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Lane Keeping Assist System. Although when you opt for the Pilot LX, you’ll have access to several safety features not available in the MDX, which include:

  • 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
2020 Pilot driving

Test Drive the 2020 Pilot at Honda of Kirkland Today

After comparing these two SUVs, are you more drawn to the MDX or Pilot? If you’re interested in the Pilot, you can see how it holds its own against other models like the Honda Passport or check out our Pilot vs. Subaru Ascent or Pilot vs. Odyssey, Pilot vs. Toyota Highlander comparisons. Be sure to browse our inventory of new Pilot models for sale to see what suits your needs. Contact us today to schedule a test drive near Seattle!

Our New Pilot Inventory

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,095.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

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