When we compare the 2019 GMC Acadia's and the 2019 Honda Pilot's specifications and ratings, the 2019 GMC Acadia has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency. The 2019 Honda Pilot has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2019 GMC Acadia's and the 2019 Honda Pilot's specifications and ratings, the 2019 Honda Pilot is a better car than the 2019 GMC Acadia.
2019 GMC Acadia vs. 2019 Honda Pilot Pricing
A used 2019 GMC Acadia ranges from $20,971 to $34,794 while a used 2019 Honda Pilot is priced between $23,700 to $35,980.
2019 GMC Acadia vs. 2019 Honda Pilot Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2019 GMC Acadia loses 52.8 percent of its value and the 2019 Honda Pilot loses 44.4 percent of its value. This means the 2019 Honda Pilot retains 8.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2019 GMC Acadia.
2019 GMC Acadia vs. 2019 Honda Pilot Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the GMC Acadia is 8.3 out of 10 while the Honda Pilot's quality rating is 8.8 out of 10. This results in the GMC Acadia being ranked 7 out of 30 Best SUVs with 3 Rows and the Honda Pilot being ranked 3 out of 30. Out of 30 Best Midsize SUVs, the GMC Acadia is ranked 10 and the Honda Pilot is ranked 4. The GMC Acadia is also ranked 13 out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs while the Honda Pilot is ranked 4 out of 66.
2019 GMC Acadia vs. 2019 Honda Pilot Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the GMC Acadia is 8.3 out of 10. For the Honda Pilot the reliability rating is 9.1 out of 10. This gives the Honda Pilot a slight advantage in reliability compared to the GMC Acadia.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2019 GMC Acadia’s base engine makes 193 horsepower, and the 2019 Honda Pilot base engine makes 280 horsepower. The Acadia is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 494 miles. The Pilot is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 527 miles.This gives the 2019 GMC Acadia the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2019 Honda Pilot the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the 2019 Honda Pilot has the advantage of offering more front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2019 GMC Acadia has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front leg room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2019 Honda Pilot has higher safety ratings than the 2019 GMC Acadia, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.88 out of 5 Stars.