2016 Honda Pilot vs. Acura MDX
The 2016 Honda Pilot and the Acura MDX are quite similar. That’s no secret to the drivers of Miami Beach, Coral Gables, and Miami, especially when these SUVs share many exterior and design traits. But are they similar in terms of performance specifications and features?
To help you find out, Braman Honda in Miami, FL, has compared these equally attractive SUVs in the guide below.
Under the Hood
In terms of performance, the 2016 Honda Pilot and the 2016 Acura MDX offer similar V6 engines that produce about 280 horsepower. Both are also equipped with an available all-wheel drive system to optimize capabilities in adverse road conditions. Best of all, these SUVs come with performance technologies such as Variable Cylinder Management™ and a direct injection system to enhance efficiency.
The main difference between the performance of these two vehicles is that the 2016 Pilot comes with the Eco Assist™ System. This feature can adjust the powertrain to produce a fuel-efficient drive. The Acura MDX doesn’t include the Eco Assist™ System.
Interior Technologies and Space
Both the 2016 Honda Pilot and the Acura MDX have available infotainment systems that provide access to numerous entertainment features and a navigation system. These SUVs are also home to an impressive rear seat entertainment system that can play two separate DVDs and other videos on a large screen at the same time.
In addition, everyone in the Honda Pilot can enjoy that technology within its spacious interior. This SUV can seat a maximum of eight passengers and comes with 152.9 cubic feet of passenger volume. Unfortunately, the Acura MDX can only fit seven passengers and only has a maximum of 132.3 cubic feet of interior space.
Safety and Security
Whether you’re considering the Honda Pilot and the Acura MDX as a commuter vehicle or a family SUV, they can help you and everyone on board stay safe on the road ahead. With each, you’ll find available Road Departure Mitigation and a Collision Mitigation System for your security and peace of mind. A Lane Keeping Assist System and Adaptive Cruise Control system are also available.
On top of that, the Pilot offers Forward Collision Warning and Lane Departure Warning. When these technologies sense that you’re in danger of a collision, they’ll activate audible and visual alerts to help you stay safe. The Acura MDX doesn’t come equipped with these warnings.
Choosing Between the 2016 Honda Pilot and Acura MDX
As stated previously, the 2016 Honda Pilot and the Acura MDX are similar SUVs. So consult the comparison above and be sure to experience their full capabilities and get behind the wheel of each one so you make the right car buying choice so you can drive home in the best vehicle for you.
Drivers who want a better look at the new 2016 Honda Pilot are welcome to stop by Braman Honda in Miami, FL. We’re located just minutes away from Gladeview and Coral Gables, so contact our showroom and schedule your test drive today!