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2015 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2014 Lincoln MKX Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln MKX than in the Lexus RX 350, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 350 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lincoln MKX, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus RX 350 as you will with the Lincoln MKX, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a 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). The Lexus RX 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln MKX. 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 Lexus RX 350 and the Lincoln MKX have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

Handling
The Lexus RX 350 has the same turning radius as the Lincoln MKX, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Lincoln MKX is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350 for pulling heavy loads. The Lexus RX 350 has a little less horsepower than the Lincoln MKX.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Lexus RX 350 and the Lincoln MKX. The Lexus RX 350 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Lincoln MKX.

Warranty
The Lexus RX 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKX.

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2015 Lexus
RX 350

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MSRP*: $40,795 - $48,535

2014 Lincoln
MKX

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MSRP*: $38,575 - $40,525
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.52% As low as 0.25%
City MPG: 18 17 - 18
Highway MPG: 24 - 26 23 - 26
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Invoice*: $38,144 - $45,379 $36,647 - $38,499

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