Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln MKS than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Lincoln MKS will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lincoln MKS as you will with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 Lincoln MKS or the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 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 Lincoln MKS and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Lincoln MKS is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Lincoln MKS, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
With similar torque, the Lincoln MKS and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.
The Lincoln MKS has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Lincoln MKS and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lincoln MKS and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lincoln MKS will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
The Lincoln MKS comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
Compare the 2014 Lincoln MKS and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
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MSRP*: $40,690 - $47,680
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MSRP*: $35,800 - $60,250
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $750||Up to $2,500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 1.99%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.25%||--|
|City MPG:||17 - 19||13 - 22|
|Highway MPG:||25 - 28||19 - 31|
|Engine(s):||V-6||Inline-4, V-6, V-8|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$38,656 - $45,296||$33,294 - $56,033|
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