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2015 Ford Explorer vs. 2015 Lincoln MKC Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Explorer than in the Lincoln MKC. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Ford Explorer and the Lincoln MKC.

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 Ford Explorer is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln MKC. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Ford Explorer and the Lincoln MKC have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Explorer is much wider than the Lincoln MKC, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Explorer, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lincoln MKC.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford Explorer doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lincoln MKC.

Handling
The Ford Explorer has a larger turning radius than the Lincoln MKC, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Lincoln MKC is clearly the choice over the Ford Explorer for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Explorer has a little more horsepower than the Lincoln MKC.

Utility
The Ford Explorer offers greater seating capacity than the Lincoln MKC, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Ford Explorer, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lincoln MKC.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Explorer is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lincoln MKC.

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2015 Ford
Explorer

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MSRP*: $30,600 - $42,670

2015 Lincoln
MKC

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MSRP*: $33,100 - $35,595
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City MPG: 16 - 17 --
Highway MPG: 22 - 24 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $28,841 - $39,790 $31,445 - $33,815

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