Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln MKS than the BMW ActiveHybrid 3, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and the Lincoln MKS in the front seats.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 as you will with the Lincoln MKS, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln MKS. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and the Lincoln MKS have similar Destination Charges.
Since the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 is much slimmer than the Lincoln MKS, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW ActiveHybrid 3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lincoln MKS.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lincoln MKS.
The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 has a smaller turning radius than the Lincoln MKS, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and the Lincoln MKS.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and the Lincoln MKS. The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 has significantly less cargo room than the Lincoln MKS, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The BMW ActiveHybrid 3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKS.
Compare the 2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 and the 2014 Lincoln MKS.
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MSRP*: $40,690 - $47,680
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $750|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 0.25%|
|City MPG:||25||17 - 19|
|Highway MPG:||33||25 - 28|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$45,680||$38,656 - $45,296|
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