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2014 Lincoln MKT vs. 2014 Scion xB Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Lincoln MKT offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Scion xB. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lincoln MKT and the Scion xB in the front seats.

Convenience
The Lincoln MKT will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Scion xB, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Scion xB, 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 Scion xB.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln MKT is much wider than the Scion xB, 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 Scion xB.

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 Scion xB.

Handling
The Lincoln MKT has a significantly larger turning radius than the Scion xB, 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 Scion xB. 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 Scion xB, 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 Scion xB.


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2014 Lincoln
MKT

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MSRP*: $43,050 - $45,045
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2014 Scion
xB

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MSRP*: $16,970
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.25% --
City MPG: 16 - 17 22
Highway MPG: 23 - 25 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
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 $16,122

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