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2023 MDX Type S

A Legacy of Performance Continues

The MDX becomes the first SUV to 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, messaging front seats, and the 25-speaker Signature Edition ELS STUDIO 3D® audio system make the Type S a driver-focused masterpiece. 

Presence With Power

Welcome to a design language that’s fluent in performance. The power of the MDX Type S is on full display with 21-inch alloy wheels wrapped in wide-performance tires, making it the largest wheel and tire pairing yet. Quad exhaust outlets and Type S badging give you a bold, yet refined presence on the road, while the exclusive Tiger Eye Pearl premium paint finish available will have every head turning.

Shown: MDX Type S in Tiger Eye Pearl.

Visceral And Versatile

Effortlessly personalize your drive by using the Dynamic Mode dial to choose between six different IDS Drive Modes visible on the 12.3-in HD Center Display. Amp up the exhilaration with the exclusive Sport+ mode or the new on-demand Lift mode that gives you more ground clearance for extreme on-road conditions. NSX-inspired Electro-Servo brakes paired with Brembo® 4-piston front brake calipers with larger rotors deliver authoritative stopping power.

Shown: MDX Type S Advance in Tiger Eye Pearl.

Advanced Interior Supreme Refinement

Massage Seating

Upgrade to a new class of comfort. The MDX Type S features available 16-way power front seats with 9 massage modes for maximum revitalization.

Shown: MDX Type S Advance with Orchid interior. Massage function graphics for illustration purposes only.

Signature Edition Sound

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.

Shown: MDX Type S Advance with Orchid interior.

HD Center Display


Seamlessly control the features of your MDX Type S with the brilliant 12.3-inch HD Center Display using the True Touchpad Interface™, from switching your massage mode to choosing a new playlist. Switch to the equally expansive Precision Cockpit™ digital gauge cluster to access important driver information.

Shown: MDX Type S Advance with Ebony Interior.

Tailored Details


A premium interior that's crafted with precision. Available quilted stitching adds a high level of refinement to any ride. Bold contrast stitching and piping provide a performance-inspired feel in addition to exclusive Type S badging.

Shown: MDX Type S Advance with Orchid interior.

2023 Acura MDX Type-S

The 2023 MDX houses a 290-HP81 V-6 engine paired to a double-wishbone front suspension for precision cornering. For even more exhilaration, the MDX Type S features an available 355-HP126 Turbo V-6 engine and available air suspension that thrills with every drive. Handling is further enhanced by the Integrated Dynamics System, including Lift mode for Type S, while available wider 21-in alloy wheels ensure adrenaline-inducing performance.

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**Based on current year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models only) and other factors.