2017 Lincoln MKZ vs. 2016 Subaru WRX STI Review

Comparison Review

The Lincoln MKZ offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Subaru WRX STI. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lincoln MKZ, drivers may find the Subaru WRX STI a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

With the Lincoln MKZ you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Subaru WRX STI, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 MKZ is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru WRX STI. 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 MKZ is much higher than that for the Subaru WRX STI.

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

With its lower torque, the Lincoln MKZ doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Subaru WRX STI.

The Lincoln MKZ has a larger turning radius than the Subaru WRX STI, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Lincoln MKZ is somewhat more powerful than the Subaru WRX STI.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lincoln MKZ and the Subaru WRX STI. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lincoln MKZ will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru WRX STI.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lincoln MKZ than that of the Subaru WRX STI.

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Compare the 2017 Lincoln MKZ and the 2016 Subaru WRX STI.

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2017 Lincoln

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MSRP*: $35,010 - $49,560

2016 Subaru

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MSRP*: $34,695 - $39,995
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.25% As low as 3.84%
City MPG: 20 - 21 17
Highway MPG: 28 - 31 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $33,259 - $46,587 $32,820 - $37,750

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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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.