The Lexus ES 300h offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Lincoln MKS with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Lincoln MKS will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 300h.
With the Lexus ES 300h you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lincoln MKS, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
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 Lexus ES 300h will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Lexus ES 300h and the Lincoln MKS have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Lexus ES 300h 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 Lexus ES 300h, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lincoln MKS.
The Lexus ES 300h has much less torque than the Lincoln MKS, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Lexus ES 300h has a smaller turning radius than the Lincoln MKS, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus ES 300h is significantly less powerful than the Lincoln MKS. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus ES 300h and the Lincoln MKS. The Lexus ES 300h has significantly less cargo room than the Lincoln MKS, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Lexus ES 300h comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKS.
Compare the 2014 Lexus ES 300h 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:||40||17 - 19|
|Highway MPG:||39||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*:||$37,000||$38,656 - $45,296|
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