A 290-HP* V-6 mated to a quick shifting 10-speed automatic transmission delivers aggressive power and acceleration. Race through the gears with paddle shifters for a sportier drive. With up to 3,500 lbs. of towing,* the 2023 MDX ambitiously takes on any adventure.
19 MPG RATING CITY / 26 MPG RATING HWY / 22 MPG RATING COMBINED*
Rear-Biased Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ gives you precision control of your MDX by sending power to all four wheels. A 10-Speed automatic transmission and paddle shifters keep you in the torque band for power on demand. With a max towing capability of up to 5,000 lbs.,* the MDX is engineered to perform no matter the challenge.
19 MPG RATING CITY 25 MPG RATING HWY / 21 MPG RATING COMBINED*
Feel your adrenaline rush as the twin scroll turbochargers of the MDX Type S 3.0L turbo V-6 engine release 355-HP*. Engineered from motorsports DNA, the rear-Biased SH-AWD combined with the steering wheel-Mounted sport paddle shifters put you in command of the road.
17 MPG RATING CITY / 21 MPG RATING HWY / 19 MPG RATING COMBINED*
The double-Wishbone front suspension keeps your MDX glued to the ground with larger and wider wheels for highly responsive handling even when pushed to the limit.
An ultra-Rigid chassis and longer wheelbase work in tandem to create a more comfortable ride by reducing vibration and ambient noise. The chassis also improves handling response and performance for a superior drive.
For a connected driving experience, variable ratio steering delivers precision control. A tuned electric power steering booster delivers agile handling for superior maneuverability. Firm up the steering by switching to Sport mode for a more dynamic driving experience.
The first SUV with the Type S badge, the MDX Type S brings new levels of performance to your everyday drive. Large Brembo® front brake calipers featuring upsized rotors paired with NSX-Inspired Electro-Servo brakes deliver confident braking, while the dynamic air suspension allows you to lower or raise your ride height for extra ground clearance when you need it. Quad exhaust outlets symbolize the ultimate combination of Type S power, performance, and style.
Select from six unique driving modes, for unrivaled personalized performance.
Snow Mode helps you maintain traction and confidence by adjusting the amount of power going to each wheel so you’re ready when winter arrives.
Easier steering inputs and a reduced engine note make Comfort Mode a smooth ride with exceptional handling and satisfying efficiency.
Find the perfect balance of a comfortable ride, agile handling, and throttle responsiveness for your daily drive.
Unleash the full performance of the MDX in Sport Mode. Experience a sportier engine sound, and increased steering feedback and torque vectoring with available Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™.
Dare to heighten the excitement with Sport+ mode, exclusive to Type S. Firmer dampers, quicker throttle response and lower ride height at higher speeds maximize performance for every ride.
A first for Acura, the dynamic on-Demand Lift mode available with Type S offers more ground clearance for extreme on-Road conditions. Whether you’re navigating through sand or snow, an additional 50mm of height makes all the difference.
The MDX becomes the first SUV to join our heritage of Type S high-Performance vehicles with a turbocharged V-6 that produces 355-HP* and 354 lb-Ft.* of torque. Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™, larger Brembo® front brake calipers, and 21-In wheels deliver unrivaled handling. Available modern quilted leather seating surfaces, massaging front seats, and the 25-Speaker Signature Edition ELS STUDIO 3D®* audio system make the Type S a driver-focused masterpiece.
A longer body and tapering cabin create a powerful stance while increasing interior space. The Chicane™ LED daytime running lights flow into the pronounced beltline that follows through to the rear, giving the exterior a sense of dynamic motion.
Jewel Eye® LED headlights and Chicane™ LED taillights illuminate the sculpted style of the MDX. The 3D light blade of the Chicane taillights adds dramatic depth to the modern precision design of the exterior.
Styled for pure performance, the A-Spec® package features gloss black accents, 20-in Shark Gray wheels, and LED fog lights. The elevated aggressive design continues inside with a flat-bottom steering wheel, metal paddle shifters, and metal sport pedals for the ultimate driver-centric cockpit.
Intensify your MDX with a premium paint finish in Performance Red Pearl, Liquid Carbon Metallic, Majestic Black Pearl, Platinum White Pearl, Phantom Violet Pearl, the exclusive Apex Blue Pearl or Tiger Eye Pearl. This durable pigment is applied in a series of tinted clear coats for brilliant chromatic color that has a deep, rich finish.
Make a statement every time you hit the road in the MDX Type S. The aggressive quad exhaust outlets and rear diffuser will leave a lasting impression long after you’re gone, while exclusive front fascia and Type S badging highlight its performance-focused design.
Each MDX features an exclusive performance-focused wheel design. Tailor your MDX further with Acura Genuine Accessory wheels.
For those who are truly driven, the MDX is ready with an ultra-refined, technologically advanced cabin. The digital Precision Cockpit™ puts all your driving information front and center in brilliant HD. Be immersed in a bespoke atmosphere with the available Iconic Drive™ Ambient Cabin Lighting and premium leather-trimmed interior.
The cabin is rich with high-Grade authentic materials. Available open-Pore wood accents and a hand-Wrapped leather dash with French stitching emphasizes the premium craftsmanship of the MDX.
Enjoy an expansive view with the wide panoramic moonroof. Use CabinControl to operate the moonroof shade and create the perfect lighting and climate inside your MDX.
High-End craftmanship extends to every row with seating for up to 7 and adjustable configurations. The removable 2nd-Row center seat also offers easy access to the 3rd-Row. Available full-grain leather and authentic open-Pore wood trim welcome everyone to a first-Class experience.
Experience supreme levels of refinement with available 16-way power front seats with 9 massage modes. Premium Orchid and Azurite Blue leather seating choices offer high-class comfort and available distinctive dark wood trim surrounds you with sophistication.
The MDX features a max cargo capacity of 95 cu. ft* with all rows folded flat. Hidden cargo storage that has a reversible smart lid with a plastic side allows for easy cleaning and storing dirty items. Stow the smart lid to increase capacity for bulkier items like a stroller even with all 3 rows up.
Flowing naturally with the dashboard, the 12.3-in HD Center Display is the widest screen ever to be featured in an Acura. The multi-view rear camera, music, and available navigation are displayed with brilliant clarity and are easily controlled via the True Touchpad Interface™.
Stay connected through wireless Apple CarPlay®* integration. Easily access your music, texts, and navigation on the 12.3-inch HD center display. Enjoy effortless control through the True Touchpad Interface™ and Siri® Eyes Free.
Stay connected to your MDX through wireless Android Auto™* integration. Access music, texts and navigation with the 12.3-inch full HD center display. Enjoy effortless control through the True Touchpad Interface™ and the convenience of Google Assistant at the press of a button.
Alexa* seamlessly connects you to your MDX. Through voice activation, easily control music, use navigation, check the weather, search the internet, and connect to smart home devices by simply saying “Alexa”.
Elevate your sound experience with 25 speakers and over 1000 watts. Developed by a Grammy® award-winning producer, the available ELS STUDIO 3D®* Signature Edition fully immerses you in the music with high-Fidelity carbon speakers, including six Highline™ overhead speakers, doubling sound clarity and adding life to vocals and instruments.
AcuraLink®* helps you stay connected to your Acura through your smart phone. Enjoy convenient features like Remote Start, Find My Car, Automatic Collision Notification, and Enhanced Roadside Service.
The 12.3-in Precision Cockpit™ is configurable for a personalized digital experience. Select the layout to best fit your drive and view the advanced driver assistive system alerts displayed right in front of you. The MDX Type S welcomes you in style with an exclusive and modern start up sequence when you press the start button.
Engineered to keep you focused on the drive, the MDX projects critical information front and center with the 10.5-in Head-Up Display. Information like your speed, AcuraWatch® alerts, turn-by-turn navigation, and music are projected on the windshield.
Stay connected with Wi-Fi Hotspot Capability* and enjoy over the air updates to your MDX and allow your passengers to stream HD video for up to three devices. Select a AT&T data plan to get started.
Enjoy the convenience of wireless charging with Qi-compatible devices and keep your smartphone powered up.
Your MDX is equipped with a suite of innovative safety and driver-assistive technologies that help enhance driver awareness, avoid collisions, and mitigate the severity of an impact.*
Alongside AcuraWatch, additional available driver-assistive technologies help enhance overall driver awareness from all sides of the vehicle.
Acura Genuine Accessories enhance the versatility and striking looks of your MDX.
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