2019 Lincoln MKC vs. 2020 Toyota Highlander: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2019 Lincoln MKC vs. 2020 Toyota Highlander Review

New 2019 Lincoln MKC

2019 Lincoln

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New 2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota

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$33,995 to $49,610
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$34,600 to $48,800
Invoice* $32,465 to $46,633 $31,589 to $44,555
MPG - City 19 - 20 20 - 21
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 27 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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

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

The Toyota Highlander requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lincoln MKC, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Lincoln MKC or the Toyota Highlander, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lincoln MKC carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Toyota Highlander.

Since the Lincoln MKC is much slimmer than the Toyota Highlander, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Lincoln MKC, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Highlander.

With somewhat higher torque, the Lincoln MKC transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota Highlander.

The Lincoln MKC has the same turning radius as the Toyota Highlander, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander is clearly the choice over the Lincoln MKC for pulling heavy loads. The Lincoln MKC has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Highlander.

Soccer Moms beware - the Lincoln MKC seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Highlander. The Lincoln MKC has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota Highlander.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lincoln MKC than that of the Toyota Highlander.