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2014 Lexus ES 350 vs. 2015 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 Lexus ES 350 than the Lincoln MKZ. The Lincoln MKZ will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 350.

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). Whether you pick the Lexus ES 350 or the Lincoln MKZ, 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. The Lexus ES 350 and the Lincoln MKZ have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus ES 350 is much slimmer than the Lincoln MKZ, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Lexus ES 350 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lincoln MKZ.

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

Handling
The Lexus ES 350 has about the same turning radius as the Lincoln MKZ, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Lexus ES 350 has less horsepower than the Lincoln MKZ, 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 MKZ. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Lexus ES 350 as you will in the Lincoln MKZ.

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

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2014 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*: $36,620

2015 Lincoln
MKZ

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MSRP*: $35,190 - $47,445
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.25%
City MPG: 21 22
Highway MPG: 31 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
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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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $34,300 $33,431 - $44,598

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