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2016 Dodge Charger vs. 2017 Lincoln MKZ Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Charger than the Lincoln MKZ. The Lincoln MKZ will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Dodge Charger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Dodge Charger as you will with the Lincoln MKZ, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Dodge Charger will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lincoln MKZ. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Dodge Charger will cost more in transportation costs than the Lincoln MKZ.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Charger is much wider than the Lincoln MKZ, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Dodge Charger, which is slightly longer than the Lincoln MKZ.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Dodge Charger is somewhat more powerful than the Lincoln MKZ.

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

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Charger is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lincoln MKZ.

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2016 Dodge
Charger

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MSRP*: $27,995 - $65,945

2017 Lincoln
MKZ

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MSRP*: $35,010 - $49,560
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.07% As low as 0.25%
City MPG: 13 - 19 20 - 21
Highway MPG: 22 - 31 28 - 31
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 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*: $27,561 - $63,538 $33,259 - $46,587

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.