2017 Honda Pilot vs. 2017 Acura MDX: Worth the Upgrade?

Acura MDX, Honda Pilot
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Pilot vs. MDX: Which One Is Best for You?

Acura is Honda’s luxury automaker. If you are a fan of Honda’s vehicles, stepping up to an Acura makes perfect sense. However, you should look at your overall priorities and your budget to determine if the extra money is worth the upgrade.

Both the Honda Pilot and the Acura MDX are 3-row midsize SUVs. These two vehicles score well in our rankings, partly due to high safety scores and the most up-to-date technology. The critics were highly-impressed with both vehicles. The Pilot was the winner of the U.S. News 2017 Best 3-Row SUV for Families award, and the MDX won our 2017 Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for the Money award.

You must consider a multitude of factors when choosing the best SUV, including performance, interior features, cargo capacity, safety, and reliability. The data that drives U.S. News scoring and ranking system is here to help you make an informed choice.

Click through the following slides to determine if the upgrade from the Honda Pilot to the Acura MDX is worth the extra money. Which vehicle is best for you based on your needs and preferences?

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