2022 Acura MDX Type S Pricing Announced

December 16, 2021 — TORRANCE, Calif.

Just in time to celebrate the holidays and usher in a happy new year, the turbocharged 2022 Acura MDX Type S will begin arriving at dealerships nationwide next week. A high-performance version of the new Acura flagship, MDX Type S is the first Acura SUV to wear the Type S badge and the most powerful, best handling and most lavishly equipped Acura SUV ever. MDX Type S has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $66,700, while MDX Type S with Advance Package has an MSRP of $72,050.

Model / Trim


with Destination2

EPA Mileage Rating3

2022 MDX Type S



17 / 21 / 19

2022 MDX Type S with Advance Package



17 / 21 / 19

MDX Type S is one of three new Acura Type S models to debut this year, demonstrating how the spirit of Precision Crafted Performance is pulsing through the Acura core model lineup. Acura Type S performance variants strengthen the fundamentals of driving performance with significant enhancements to each element of the vehicle experience (acceleration, braking and turning) – without compromising creature comforts or daily drivability.

With a standard third row and torque-vectoring Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™, the 355 horsepower MDX Type S delivers an unmatched combination of thrilling dynamics and family-friendly accommodations. More information on the 2022 Acura MDX Type S is available here.

2022 MDX Type S Highlights:

  • 3.0-liter Type S Turbo V6 with 355 hp (SAE net @ 5,500 rpm), 354 lb.-ft. of torque (SAE net @ 1,400-5,000 rpm)
  • Performance-tuned 10-speed automatic transmission with stronger internals, quicker shifts and rev-matched downshifts
  • Performance-tuned Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ to maximize handling performance
  • Acura first air suspension system features adjustable ride height and a smooth, comfortable ride
  • Adaptive Damper System with three different Type S-specific damping profiles
  • Seven-mode Integrated Dynamics System (IDS) with Type S-exclusive Sport+ and ride height-increasing Lift modes
  • Brembo® front brakes featuring 14.3-inch rotors and red four-piston fixed calipers
  • Standard 21-inch wheels with self-sealing high-performance all-season tires
  • New front-fascia styling features open-surface Diamond Pentagon grille that improves cooling
  • Type S-signature quad exhaust finishers with active exhaust valves
  • Acura-first massaging seats with 9 different modes to calm the driver and front passenger after a spirted drive (Type S with Advance Package)
  • 25-speaker, 1,000-watt ELS STUDIO 3D® Signature Edition premium audio system (Type S with Advance Package) with PrecisionDrive® carbon fiber speakers and CenterParquet® enhancing the listening experience for front and rear passengers

2022 MDX Type S Key Features


MDX Type S

MDX Type S
with Advance Package

3.0L V6 Turbo – 355 HP, 354 TQ

Sport Tuned 10-Speed Automatic

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™

Adaptive Air Suspension with Auto Leveling

21-inch Wheels with Self-Sealing Tires

Brembo Front Brakes, Electro Servo Brake System

Full-LED Exterior Lighting

True Touchpad Interface with 12.3-inch HD display

Precision Cockpit Digital Instrument Cluster

Head Up Display (HUD)

Wireless CarPlay® / Android Auto™ Integration

Alexa Built-In

Wireless Charging Pad

ELS Studio 3D®: 16 Speakers, 710 watts

ELS Studio 3D® Signature Edition: 25 Speakers, 1000 Watts, LED Illuminated Door Speakers

7-Mode Integrated Dynamic System (IDS)

12-way Power Front Seats, Milano Leather + Ultrasuede

16-way Power Front Seats, Milano Leather

9-way Massaging Front Seats

Heated & Ventilated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Flat Bottom Sport Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel

Genuine Aluminum Trim

Open Pore Wood Trim with Black Metallic Finish

IconicDrive™ Ambient LED Lighting

Remote Engine Start with feedback

Surround View Camera

Hands Free Access Power Tailgate

Gloss Black Lower Trim, Roof Rails

Acoustic Laminated Rear Door Glass

Ultra-Plush Floor Mats and Carpeting

2022 MDX Type S Key Specs and Dimensions


2022 MDX SH-AWD®

2022 MDX Type S


3.5-liter V6

3.0-liter Turbo V6


10-speed AT

Sport Tuned 10-speed AT

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™



Peak Horsepower (SAE Net)

290 @ 6,200 rpm

355 @ 5,500 rpm

Peak Torque (SAE Net)

267 @4,700 rpm

354 @ 1,400 – 5,000 rpm

Double Wishbone Front Suspension

With Air Suspension and Adaptive Damper System

Multi-Link Rear Suspension

With Air Suspension and Adaptive Damper System

Stabilizer Bar (mm, Fr/Rr)

31.8×5 / 21.7 x 4

30.5 / 20.0 x 3.5

Belt-driven electric power-assisted steering with variable ratio

Braking System


Electro Servo
Brembo Front Brakes

Wheelbase (in.)



Length (in.)



Width (in.)



Height (in.)



Track (in., Fr/Rr)

67.7 / 67.7

67.7 / 67.7

Ground Clearance (in. unladen)


6.7 – 9.4

EPA Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)



Cargo Volume (cu ft)* – Behind Third Row, Standard / Max

16.3 / 18.1

16.3 / 18.1

Cargo Volume (cu ft)* – Behind Second Row, Standard / Max

39.1 / 48.4

39.1 / 48.4

Cargo Volume (cu ft)* – Behind First Row, Standard / Max

71.4 / 95.0

71.4 / 95.0

Curb Weight (with Advance Package)



About Acura
Acura is a leading automotive nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a commitment to expressive styling, high-performance and innovative engineering, all built on a foundation of quality and reliability. The Acura lineup features five distinctive models – the ILX and TLX sport sedans, the RDX and MDX sport-utility vehicles, high-performance Type S variants and the electrified NSX supercar. Integra will return to the Acura lineup in 2022.

All 2021 model year and newer Acura vehicles sold in America are made in the U.S., using domestic and globally sourced parts.

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1. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) excluding tax, license, registration, destination charge, premium paint surcharge, and options. Dealer prices may vary.
2. MSRP including $1,045 destination charge.
3. Based on 2022 EPA mileage ratings; Use for comparison purposes only; Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid models), and other factors.

[Source: Acura]

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