2025 Acura MDX Type S profile view in Urban Gray Pearl

Acura MDX Type S Versus BMW X5

Discover how the MDX Type S compares to the BMW X5.

The MDX Type S is the better high-performance SUV compared to the BMW X5 because the MDX Type S offers a more driver-focused experience, including a Head-up Display and more drive modes. The MDX Type S clearly beats out the competition in providing an individualized, adrenaline-pumping drive.

2025 MDX

Type S Advance

2025 X5

xDrive 40i

Starting at MSRP

$74,950*

$68,000

Horsepower (SAE net)

355

375

Power Front Seats

16-Way

16-Way

Selectable Drive Modes

7

3

Center Display

12.3 in

14.9 in

Head-Up Display

Standard

Available With Package Upgrade

Premium Audio

Bang & Olufsen®

31 Speakers

HiFi Sound System

10 Speakers

Cargo Volume

71.4 cu.ft*

72.3 cu.ft*

MDX Type S vs:

ADVANTAGES

2025 Acura MDX Type S 3/4 front view in Urban Gray Pearl

Shown: MDX Type S Advance in Urban Gray Pearl.

Why Choose The MDX Type S?

The powerful Acura MDX Type S conquers the competition with a 3.0L turbo V-6 engine that releases 355-HP* and rear-biased Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD®) for a visceral driving experience. The ultra-refined interior features 16-way power front seats with 9 massage functions, intuitive technology and studio-quality sound.

2025 Acura MDX Type S First-Class Seating

First-Class Seating

In the MDX Type S Advance, both driver and front passenger experience the comfort of heated and ventilated 16-way power seats and 9 massage functions. Second-row outboard seats also are heated. The massage feature is unavailable in the BMW X5 xDrive 40i and leather seating is optional, while ventilated front seats and heated second-row seats are only available as upgrades.

Shown: MDX Type S Advance with Azurite Blue Interior.

2025 Acura MDX Exciting Drive Modes

Exciting Drive Modes

The Integrated Dynamics System on the MDX Type S Advance allows you to customize your driving experience with seven different modes, including Sport+ and Lift modes using the Dynamic Mode drive dial. Sport+ mode maximizes performance and can also lower ride height, while the on-demand Lift mode increases ground clearance up to 50mm. You won’t find Lift mode in the BMW X5 xDrive 40i.

Shown: MDX Type S Advance with Ebony interior.

2025 Acura MDX Type S Google Built-In

Google built-in

Experience exceptional wireless convenience with the MDX Type S. Use Google built-in* to answer calls and send messages using Google Assistant, download your favorite music and podcasts from Google Play, and find your way with ease using Google Maps. The BMW X5 does not include the convenience of Google built-in.

Shown: MDX SH-AWD with A-Spec® Package with Red Interior.

2025 Acura MDX Type S Bang & Olufsen Sound System

BANG & OLUFSEN® Ultra Sound System

The BANG & OLUFSEN® Ultra Sound System in the MDX Type S Advance crafts a superior immersive sound experience with 31 meticulously engineered speakers. The BMW X5 features only 10 speakers with their premium audio system.

Shown: MDX SH-AWD with Advance Package with Espresso Interior.

2025 Acura MDX Type S Head-Up Display

Head-Up Display

The MDX Type S Advance projects essential vehicle information, digital speedometer, and turn-by-turn navigation on your lower windshield so you can focus on the road. The BMW X5 xDrive 40i requires a package upgrade to take advantage of this helpful technology.

Shown: MDX SH-AWD with Advance Package with Espresso Interior.

OFFERS

Acura Graduate Offer

Acura Graduate Offer

$500 in savings

Acura would like to recognize your recent accomplishment by helping you get into the right luxury vehicle, with a $500 savings towards an eligible 2024 or newer Integra, TLX, RDX, MDX or ZDX vehicle when you finance or lease with Acura Financial Services (AFS) [1].
Full Description & Terms

Acura Military Appreciation Offer

Military Appreciation Offer

$750 in savings

In appreciation for your service, Acura would like to offer $750 savings towards an eligible 2024 or newer Integra, TLX, RDX, MDX or ZDX vehicle when you finance or lease through Acura Financial Services (AFS).
Full Description & Terms

KEEP EXPLORING

TLX side view in Apex Blue Pearl

TLX

Starting at $45,000*
RDX side view in Performance Red Pearl

RDX

Starting at $44,350*
 2025 Acura MDX Type S Advance driving on the highway at night

Make The MDX Type S Yours

Configure your MDX Type S today and connect with a local dealer to get behind the wheel of your Acura.

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