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2015 BMW X3 vs. 2014 Lincoln MKX Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln MKX than in the BMW X3, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the BMW X3 and the Lincoln MKX.

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 BMW X3 is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln MKX. 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 X3 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Lincoln MKX.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X3 is much slimmer than the Lincoln MKX, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the BMW X3 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lincoln MKX.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the BMW X3 and the Lincoln MKX are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The BMW X3 has the same turning radius as the Lincoln MKX, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X3 has a lot less horsepower than the Lincoln MKX.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X3 and the Lincoln MKX. The BMW X3 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Lincoln MKX.

Warranty
The BMW X3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKX.

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2015 BMW
X3

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MSRP*: $38,400 - $45,100

2014 Lincoln
MKX

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MSRP*: $38,575 - $40,525
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.11% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.10% As low as 0.25%
City MPG: 19 - 21 17 - 18
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 23 - 26
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-6 V-6
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*: $35,330 - $41,490 $36,647 - $38,499

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