2021 gmc acadia vs 2021 honda pilot

2021 GMC Acadia vs. 2021 Honda Pilot

2021 GMC Acadia SL


2021 Honda Pilot LX
$30,995 MSRP

Starting Price

$32,550 MSRP
2.5L I-4

Base Engine

3.5L V6

Available Engine Options

21 city mpg /27 highway mpg

Base Fuel Economy

20 city mpg /27 highway mpg


If you’re looking for a spacious, powerful, and versatile crossover to transform your Kearney commute, then you may have top contenders on your list like the 2021 GMC Acadia or Honda Pilot. Each comes with its own set of performance and interior features, but only one can round it out with a stellar price. Explore which option suits you best with a closer look at the 2021 GMC Acadia vs. Honda Pilot, then shop our inventory for your next GMC crossover at Roberts Robinson Chevrolet Buick GMC!

Honda Pilot vs. GMC Acadia: Starting Price

In terms of starting price, Liberty-area customers will appreciate the competitive pricing of the base GMC Acadia configuration, which is $30,995 MSRP. Those considering the Honda Pilot will have to stretch their budget a bit further to accommodate its $32,550 MSRP. The lower starting price of the GMC Acadia allows you to consider other options in the lineup that fit your needs or invest in your favorite OEM parts and accessories to customize your crossover.

Honda Pilot vs. GMC Acadia: Engine Options

When you look at the fuel economy you’ll get around Liberty, you can go a little bit further in the Acadia, as it comes with a 21 city mpg/27 highway mpg rating compared to the 20 city mpg/27 highway mpg fuel efficiency rating of the Pilot. No matter which model you choose, you’ll have the support of a 9-speed automatic transmission and an available all-wheel-drive system. You may also be interested in the slightly stronger base engine offered in the Honda Pilot, however, the GMC Acadia lineup offers customers three different engine options to get the power and capabilities you’re looking for. Compare the 2021 GMC Acadia vs. Honda Pilot engine options below:

GMC Acadia Engines

  • 2.5L 4-cylinder engine with 193 horsepower and 188 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.0L turbo engine with 228 horsepower and and 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.5L V6 engine with 310 horsepower and 271 lb-ft of torque

Honda Pilot Engine

  • 3.5L V6 engine with 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque

Honda Pilot vs. GMC Acadia: Interior Features

Many Kansas City car shoppers want extra passenger space from their next crossover, and they’ll be pleased to see that the Acadia and Pilot both come with ample space for both passengers and cargo. You can also utilize the split fold-down rear seats in each to maximize your cargo room. While the Acadia and Pilot may be in the same lane in terms of seating and storage capabilities, there Acadia forges its own path with exclusive features such as:

  • OnStar® & GMC Connected Services
  • Passenger Sensing System
  • Rear climate controls
  • Tire Fill Alert
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Three USB ports
  • Urethane steering wheel
  • StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system with traction control
  • Teen Driver safety

Bring Home a New GMC Acadia for Sale from Roberts Robinson Chevrolet Buick GMC

Once you’ve had a chance to see the 2021 GMC Acadia vs. Honda Pilot, are you ready to experience the difference for yourself behind the wheel of a GMC model of your own on Liberty roads? Lease or finance a new GMC Acadia for sale at Roberts Robinson Chevrolet Buick GMC, and save on your favorite GMC crossover package when you take advantage of our new vehicle specials. You can apply for financing online, or speak with our sales team about leasing your next ride. Contact us today to schedule a test drive at our dealership right here in Excelsior Springs!


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