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2015 Lincoln MKC vs. 2014 Mazda CX-9 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-9 than in the Lincoln MKC, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lincoln MKC will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-9.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lincoln MKC as you will with the Mazda CX-9, 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 Lincoln MKC is somewhat more expensive than the Mazda CX-9. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lincoln MKC will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mazda CX-9.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln MKC is much slimmer than the Mazda CX-9, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Lincoln MKC, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mazda CX-9.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Lincoln MKC and the Mazda CX-9 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Lincoln MKC has the same turning radius as the Mazda CX-9, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mazda CX-9 is clearly the choice over the Lincoln MKC for pulling heavy loads. The Lincoln MKC has a little more horsepower than the Mazda CX-9.

Utility
The Lincoln MKC has less seating than the Mazda CX-9, making the Mazda CX-9 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Lincoln MKC has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mazda CX-9.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lincoln MKC than that of the Mazda CX-9.

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2015 Lincoln
MKC

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MSRP*: $33,100 - $48,525

2014 Mazda
CX-9

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MSRP*: $29,985 - $36,625
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City MPG: 19 - 20 16 - 17
Highway MPG: 26 - 29 22 - 24
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $31,445 - $45,371 $28,382 - $34,658

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