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2014 Lincoln MKS vs. 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Lincoln MKS offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Toyota Avalon Hybrid 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 Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Convenience
With the Toyota Avalon Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Lincoln MKS, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 MKS is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln MKS is much wider than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, 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 Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Lincoln MKS does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Handling
The Lincoln MKS has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lincoln MKS has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lincoln MKS and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lincoln MKS will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lincoln MKS than that of the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

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2014 Lincoln
MKS

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MSRP*: $38,850 - $45,840

2014 Toyota
Avalon Hybrid

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MSRP*: $35,805 - $41,650
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.25% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 17 - 19 40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 25 - 28 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
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*: $36,908 - $43,548 $32,224 - $37,486

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