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2014 Lexus ES 350 vs. 2014 Lincoln MKS Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Lexus ES 350 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 350.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus ES 350 as you will with the Lincoln MKS, 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 Lexus ES 350 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 350 and the Lincoln MKS have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus ES 350 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 350, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lincoln MKS.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Lexus ES 350 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lincoln MKS.

Handling
The Lexus ES 350 has a smaller turning radius than the Lincoln MKS, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Lexus ES 350 has less horsepower than the Lincoln MKS, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus ES 350 and the Lincoln MKS. The Lexus ES 350 has significantly less cargo room than the Lincoln MKS, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Lexus ES 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKS.

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2014 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*: $36,620

2014 Lincoln
MKS

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MSRP*: $40,690 - $47,680
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City MPG: 21 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 31 25 - 28
Engine(s): V-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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Invoice*: $34,300 $38,656 - $45,296

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