2022 Acura MDX Type S vs. 2022 Acura MDX Type S Advance

2022 Acura MDX Type S Parked
2022 Acura MDX Type S

vs.

2022 Type S Advance
$66,700* MSRP

Starting Price

$72,050* MSRP
21-inch alloy wheels w/wide performance tires

Wheels

21-inch alloy wheels w/wide performance tires
3.0L Turbo V6

Engine

3.0L Turbo V6
355 hp

Horsepower

355 hp
10-speed automatic

Transmission

10-speed automatic

If you’re looking at the Acura MDX Type S vs. Acura MDX Type S Advance, you’re probably already aware of the additional power these upgraded versions of the MDX offer beyond the standard version, which performs great against the competition.

 

 

However, what happens when you compare the MDX Type S vs. Type S Advance? On paper, the higher price tag might scream superior performance SUV to Denver drivers. However, a closer inspection proves that these two MDX versions are much closer than you imagined.

Acura MDX Type S vs. Acura MDX Type S Advance Performance Comparison

You might expect the Acura MDX Type S Advance to slightly outperform the standard Type S. Let’s take a closer look at each sport sedan.

Acura MDX Type S Performance Specs

  • Engine: 3.0L Turbo V6 Engine
  • Horsepower: 355
  • SH AWD (Superhandling AWD)
  • 354 lb-ft of torque
  • Top Speed: 130 mph
  • 0-60 mph: 5.6 seconds
  • Transmission: 10-speed automatic

Type S Advance Performance Specs

  • Engine: 3.0L Turbo V6 Engine
  • Horsepower: 355
  • SH AWD
  • 354 lb-ft of torque
  • Top Speed: 130 mph
  • 0-60 mph: 5.6 seconds
  • Transmission: 10-speed automatic

After looking at the performance specs, it’s clear that the Type S Advance won’t get you from Aurora to Broomfield any faster than the standard Type S. These two vehicles are neck-and-neck in every performance category.

2022 Acura MDX Type S vs. 2022 Acura MDX Type S Advance: Interior

Both the MDX Type S and the MDX Type S Advance sport the Precision Cockpit with redesigned, comfortable heated seats and a power-slide function for the second row SUV seating. They also each come with an additional third row of seating. However, the MDX Type S Advance provides the ELS Studio 3D Signature 25-speaker audio system and the ability to upgrade interior colors to Acura’s Azurite Blue leather upholstery. The standard MDX S still has the impressive Infotainment System with Android Auto.

Acura MDX Type S vs. Type S Advance: Exterior

If you’re looking for a sportier or flashier version of the Type S out of the Type S Advance, you won’t have much luck. The Type S Advance shares the all-black, in-your-face front facade with the standard Type S. These two luxury SUVs also have identical rims and wheels and exact-matching Type S badging.

Is the Advanced Package Worth It?

The best part about the MDX Type S vs. Type S Advance is that if you’re looking for an upgraded interior that brings the features of the Advance, you can easily justify the price difference. However, if you’re performance-driven and looking to budget, you can easily save yourself around $5,000 by choosing the standard Type S.

Both Models Available at Fisher Acura

The best way to decide is to come down and get a feel for the interior of each version. Our top-notch team can help you decide if you have any difficult unanswered questions about the MDX Type S and the Type S Advance. One thing is certain – regardless of the package you choose, you’re getting a fantastic luxury SUV for an incredible price. Give us a call with any questions, or you’re always welcome to come and see us in person!

 

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*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,095 and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,195.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Premium Paint colors are $500 and not included. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor, and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

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