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2020 BMW 228 Gran Coupe vs. 2020 Lincoln MKZ Review

New 2020 BMW 228 Gran Coupe

2020 BMW
228 Gran Coupe

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New 2020 Lincoln MKZ

2020 Lincoln
MKZ

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MSRP*
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$37,500
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$36,750 to $44,500
Invoice* $35,375 $35,096 to $42,276
MPG - City 23 20
MPG - Hwy 33 29 - 31
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, 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 BMW 228 Gran Coupe.

Convenience
The Lincoln MKZ requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lincoln MKZ. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Lincoln MKZ have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 228 Gran Coupe is much slimmer than the Lincoln MKZ, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lincoln MKZ.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lincoln MKZ.

Handling
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe has about the same turning radius as the Lincoln MKZ, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe has less horsepower than the Lincoln MKZ, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Lincoln MKZ. The BMW 228 Gran Coupe has significantly less cargo room than the Lincoln MKZ, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKZ.