2019 Honda Pilot

2019 Honda Pilot

2019 GMC Acadia

2019 GMC Acadia

2019 Honda Pilot vs. 2019 GMC Acadia

Honda Pilot


GMC Acadia
27 mpg * on base LX trim with 6-speed transmission

Fuel Economy (Highway)

26 mpg
9-Speed Automatic Available


6-Speed Automatic Only
3,500 pounds

Towing Capacity (Base Model)

1,000 pounds
Eight Passengers

Passenger Capacity

Seven passengers
152.9 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

143.8 cubic feet
109 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

79 cubic feet

Performance Specs

Between the Honda Pilot vs. GMC Acadia, which SUV has the performance that New Jersey drivers really want? The Honda Pilot is not only more efficient, but also better equipped than the GMC Acadia.

  • Fuel Economy: Whether you commute on the highway or stick to the city roads of Westfield, the Honda Pilot has stronger fuel economy figures. The Pilot generates up to 27 mpg* on the highway with the base model LX trim and 6-speed automatic transmission, while the Acadia falls short by one mile per gallon.
  • Transmission: Additionally, the Pilot offers the option of both a 6-speed automatic transmission and a smoother 9-speed automatic transmission – while the Acadia only offers a 6-speed automatic.
  • Towing: The Pilot isn’t just about efficiency and comfort, it also has serious towing chops with a minimum towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. The GMC Acadia can only muster up a 1,000 lb towing capacity.

Seating and Cargo Space

Comparing the GMC Acadia vs. Honda Pilot, which model has more interior space? No matter your needs, the spacious Honda Pilot is likely the better option for you.

  • Seating: The Honda Pilot offers comfortable seating for up to eight passengers with a whopping 152.9 cubic feet of space to kick back and relax. The GMC Acadia only seats a total of seven people with a passenger volume of 143.8 cubic feet – a difference of nearly 10 cubic feet.
  • Cargo Space: The 109 cubic foot cargo capacity found on the Pilot bests the 79 cubic foot capacity of the Acadia by 30 cubic feet. Whether you have a big family on the go or need a roomy vehicle to tow furniture and equipment, the impressive capacity of the Honda Pilot makes it the obvious choice.

View the Pilot Today at VIP Honda

You’ve seen the GMC Acadia vs. Honda Pilot head-to-head, and now you see why so many customers choose the Pilot every day at VIP Honda. Feel free to drop by our North Plainfield showroom to get behind the wheel of a new Honda Pilot with our experts. Still researching your options? Compare the Honda Pilot vs. Honda Odyssey or the Honda CR-V vs. Pilot , find out more about the 2019 Honda Pilot safety features or preview our current Honda Pilot lease deals!

*Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
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