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2014 Acura TL vs. 2015 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Acura TL offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Acura TL, drivers may find the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura TL as you will with the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). The Acura TL is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura TL and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Acura TL is about the same width as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Acura TL takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Acura TL does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Handling
The Acura TL has about the same turning radius as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura TL has a much more powerful engine than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura TL and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. The Acura TL has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Warranty
The Acura TL comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

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2014 Acura
TL

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MSRP*: $36,030 - $39,580

2015 Lincoln
MKZ Hybrid

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MSRP*: $35,190 - $45,555
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.50%
City MPG: 18 - 20 41
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 26 - 29 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $33,828 - $37,113 $33,431 - $42,822

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