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Compare Honda Passport 3 vs Acura MDX 4

Reviews

Neoscore
43%
47%
Pros
  • Some offroad capabilities
  • High cargo capacity
  • Good engine reliability
  • High cargo capacity
Cons
  • Somewhat boring design
  • Poor offroad capabilities for an SUV

Variants

AWD
FWD
FWD
SH-AWD
Type S

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
1167 L / 41.2 cu-ft ~ 2852 L / 100.7 cu-ft
462 L / 16.3 cu-ft ~ 2690 L / 95.0 cu-ft
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
Passengers
5
7

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Vented 12.6"
FWDVentilated discs, 350.52 mmSH-AWDVentilated discs, 350.52 mmType SVentilated discs, 363.22 mm
Brakes | Rear
Solid 13"
Disc, 330.2 mm
Chassis Type
Unibody
Offroad | Approach Angle
AWD21.4 degFWD20.6 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
AWD27.6 degFWD26.8 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
245/50R20 or 265/45R20AWD265/45 R20FWD245/50 R20
FWD255/55 R19, 255/50 R20SH-AWD255/55 R19, 255/50 R20Type S275/40 R21
Turning Circle
AWD39.5 ft
12.3 m / 40.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door SUV
5-door SUV
Trim Levels
Sport, EX-L, Touring, Elite

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
AWD213 mm / 8.4 inFWD198 mm / 7.8 in
FWD185 mm / 7.3 inSH-AWD185 mm / 7.3 inType S170 mm / 6.7 in
Size | Height
1819 mm / 71.6 inAWD71.6 inFWD72.2 in
1704 mm / 67.1 in
Size | Length
4839 mm / 190.5 in
5039 mm / 198.4 in
Size | Width
1996 mm / 78.6 in
1999 mm / 78.7 in
Track Width | Front
AWD1694.0 mm / 66.7 inFWD1702.0 mm / 67.0 in
1720.0 mm / 67.7 in
Track Width | Rear
AWD1694.0 mm / 66.7 inFWD1702.0 mm / 67.0 in
1720.0 mm / 67.7 in
Weight
3959 - 4237 lbs
FWD1937.0 kg / 4270.4 lbsSH-AWD2043.0 kg / 4504.0 lbsType S2150.0 kg / 4739.9 lbs
Wheel Size
20 in
FWD8.5J x 19, 9.0J x 20SH-AWD8.5J x 19, 9.0J x 20Type S9.5J x 21
Wheelbase
2811 mm / 110.7 inAWD110.98 inFWD110.91 in
2891 mm / 113.8 in

Performance

Fuel Economy
FWD10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (combined) | 12.4 L/100km / 19.0 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)SH-AWD11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (combined) | 12.4 L/100km / 19.0 MPG (urban) | 9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (highway)Type S12.4 L/100km / 19.0 MPG (combined) | 13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (urban) | 11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (highway)
Towing Capacity
AWD2268 kg / 5000 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)FWD1588 kg / 3501 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
FWD1588 kg / 3501 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)SH-AWD2268 kg / 5000 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)Type S2268 kg / 5000 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
AWDFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveFWDFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
FWDFront-engine (transverse), Front-wheel driveSH-AWDFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveType SFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
FWDULEV70SH-AWDULEV70Type SULEV-70
Engine
J30AC
Engine | Bore
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
FWD11.5:1SH-AWD11.5:1Type S9.8:1
Engine | Displacement
3.5 L / 211.8 cu-in / 3471.0 cc
3.0 L / 182.9 cu-in / 2997.0 ccFWD3.5 LSH-AWD3.0 L
Engine | Power
280.0 hp / 208.8 kW @ 6000 rpm
FWD290.0 hp / 216.3 kW @ 6200 rpmSH-AWD290.0 hp / 216.3 kW @ 6200 rpmType S355.0 hp / 264.7 kW @ 5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
80.7 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
118.5 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
355 Nm / 261.8 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
FWD362 Nm / 267.0 lb-ft @ 4700 rpmSH-AWD362 Nm / 267.0 lb-ft @ 4700 rpmType S480 Nm / 354.0 lb-ft @ 1400-5000 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 engine
FWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 SOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderSH-AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 SOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderType STurbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
19.5 gal
Transmission | Gears
9-speed
10-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic SportShift

Production

Availability
2019
2021FWD2021SH-AWD2021Type S2022
Debut
2018 LA Auto Show
2020-10-14
Made In
USA
USA
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