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2014 Lincoln MKX vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln MKX than in the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Lincoln MKX and the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lincoln MKX, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Lincoln MKX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Lincoln MKX and the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln MKX is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Lincoln MKX, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Drivetrain
The Lincoln MKX has much lower torque than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Lincoln MKX has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class is clearly the choice over the Lincoln MKX for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Lincoln MKX greatly out-muscles the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Lincoln MKX and the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class. With the Lincoln MKX, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

Warranty
The Lincoln MKX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class.

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2014 Lincoln
MKX

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MSRP*: $38,575 - $40,525

2015 Mercedes-Benz
GLK-Class

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MSRP*: $37,900 - $39,900
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 3.49%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.25% --
City MPG: 17 - 18 18 - 24
Highway MPG: 23 - 26 25 - 33
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $36,647 - $38,499 $35,247 - $37,107

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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