When we compare the 2020 Honda Pilot's and the 2020 GMC Acadia's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Honda Pilot has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2020 GMC Acadia has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2020 Honda Pilot's and the 2020 GMC Acadia's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Honda Pilot is a better car than the 2020 GMC Acadia.
2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 GMC Acadia Pricing
A used 2020 Honda Pilot ranges from $26,560 to $38,794 while a used 2020 GMC Acadia is priced between $24,577 to $38,998.
2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 GMC Acadia Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 Honda Pilot loses 44.4 percent of its value and the 2020 GMC Acadia loses 52.8 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Honda Pilot retains 8.4 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 GMC Acadia.
2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 GMC Acadia Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Honda Pilot is 8.8 out of 10 while the GMC Acadia's quality rating is 8.3 out of 10. This results in the Honda Pilot being ranked 3 out of 30 Best SUVs with 3 Rows and the GMC Acadia being ranked 7 out of 30. Out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs, the Honda Pilot is ranked 4 and the GMC Acadia is ranked 13. The Honda Pilot is also ranked 4 out of 30 Best Midsize SUVs while the GMC Acadia is ranked 10 out of 30.
2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 GMC Acadia Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Honda Pilot is 9.1 out of 10. For the GMC Acadia the reliability rating is 8.3 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 2020 Honda Pilot’s base engine makes 280 horsepower, and the 2020 GMC Acadia base engine makes 193 horsepower. The Pilot is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 527 miles. The Acadia is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 513 miles.This gives the 2020 GMC Acadia the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2020 Honda Pilot the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the 2020 Honda Pilot has the advantage of offering more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2020 GMC Acadia has the advantage in the areas of front leg room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2020 Honda Pilot has higher safety ratings than the 2020 GMC Acadia, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.88 out of 5 Stars.