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2020 Acura TLX vs. 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review

New 2020 Acura TLX

2020 Acura
TLX

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New 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2020 Lincoln
MKZ Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$33,000 to $48,950
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$42,500
Invoice* $31,343 to $46,452 $40,376
MPG - City 20 - 23 42
MPG - Hwy 29 - 33 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Acura TLX as you will with the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Acura TLX will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura TLX and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Acura TLX is about the same width as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Acura TLX takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Acura TLX does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Handling
The Acura TLX has a larger turning radius than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura TLX has a much more powerful engine than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. 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 Acura TLX and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Acura TLX will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Warranty
The Acura TLX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.