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2017 Lincoln MKZ vs. 2016 Toyota Avalon Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Avalon than the Lincoln MKZ, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lincoln MKZ will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Avalon.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lincoln MKZ as you will with the Toyota Avalon, 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 MKZ is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Avalon. 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 MKZ will cost more in transportation costs than the Toyota Avalon.

Dimensions
The Lincoln MKZ is a little wider than the Toyota Avalon, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Lincoln MKZ takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Avalon.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Lincoln MKZ transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon.

Handling
The Lincoln MKZ has about the same turning radius as the Toyota Avalon, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lincoln MKZ has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Avalon. 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 MKZ and the Toyota Avalon. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Lincoln MKZ as you will in the Toyota Avalon.

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

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2017 Lincoln
MKZ

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MSRP*: $35,170 - $49,720

2016 Toyota
Avalon

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MSRP*: $32,650 - $40,450
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.25% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 20 - 21 21
Highway MPG: 28 - 31 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
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*: $33,412 - $46,737 $29,385 - $36,406

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