Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Lincoln MKX. The Ford Flex will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lincoln MKX.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Flex as you will with the Lincoln MKX, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a 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). Whether you pick the Ford Flex or the Lincoln MKX, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 Flex and the Lincoln MKX have similar Destination Charges.
The Ford Flex is about the same width as the Lincoln MKX. If you go with the Ford Flex, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lincoln MKX.
With its lower torque engine, the Ford Flex doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lincoln MKX.
The Ford Flex has a larger turning radius than the Lincoln MKX, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
If you've got something you need to pull, the Ford Flex will do just as well as the Lincoln MKX, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Ford Flex has a little less horsepower than the Lincoln MKX.
The Ford Flex offers greater seating capacity than the Lincoln MKX, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Ford Flex has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Lincoln MKX.
The basic warranty of the Ford Flex is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lincoln MKX.
Compare the 2014 Ford Flex and the 2013 Lincoln MKX.
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MSRP*: $31,100 - $44,120
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MSRP*: $39,575 - $41,525
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $500||Up to $750|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 0.50%|
|City MPG:||16 - 18||17 - 19|
|Highway MPG:||23 - 25||23 - 26|
|Seating Capacity:||7 - 7||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$29,312 - $41,143||$37,597 - $39,449|
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