2020 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2019 Lincoln MKT: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2019 Lincoln MKT Review

New 2020 Lexus RX 350

2020 Lexus
RX 350

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New 2019 Lincoln MKT

2019 Lincoln
MKT

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MSRP*
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$44,150 to $51,750
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$49,500 to $52,500
Invoice* $41,281 to $48,388 $47,273 to $50,138
MPG - City 19 - 20 15
MPG - Hwy 26 - 27 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** - ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln MKT than in the Lexus RX 350, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 350 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lincoln MKT.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Lexus RX 350, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lincoln MKT.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Lexus RX 350 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lincoln MKT. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Lexus RX 350 and the Lincoln MKT have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 350 is a little narrower than the Lincoln MKT, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Lexus RX 350, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lincoln MKT.

Drivetrain
The Lexus RX 350 has much lower torque than the Lincoln MKT, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Lexus RX 350 has a larger turning radius than the Lincoln MKT, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Lexus RX 350 is clearly the choice over the Lincoln MKT for pulling heavy loads. The Lexus RX 350 has a little less horsepower than the Lincoln MKT.

Utility
The Lexus RX 350 has less seating than the Lincoln MKT, making the Lincoln MKT the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Lexus RX 350 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Lincoln MKT.

Warranty
The Lexus RX 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKT.