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2014 Lincoln MKT vs. 2014 Mazda Mazda5 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 Lincoln MKT than the Mazda Mazda5. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lincoln MKT and the Mazda Mazda5 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lincoln MKT as you will with the Mazda Mazda5, as they get the same number of miles per 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 MKT will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mazda Mazda5, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Lincoln MKT is much higher than that for the Mazda Mazda5.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln MKT is much wider than the Mazda Mazda5, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Lincoln MKT, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mazda Mazda5.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Lincoln MKT does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mazda Mazda5.

Handling
The Lincoln MKT has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mazda Mazda5, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lincoln MKT has a much more powerful engine than the Mazda Mazda5. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Lincoln MKT offers greater seating capacity than the Mazda Mazda5, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lincoln MKT than that of the Mazda Mazda5.


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2014 Lincoln
MKT

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MSRP*: $43,050 - $45,045

2014 Mazda
Mazda5

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MSRP*: $20,140 - $24,670
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.88%
City MPG: 16 - 17 21 - 22
Highway MPG: 23 - 25 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 6 - 6
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $40,898 - $42,792 $19,263 - $23,593

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