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2020 BMW 530 vs. 2020 Lincoln Continental Review

New 2020 BMW 530

2020 BMW
530

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New 2020 Lincoln Continental

2020 Lincoln
Continental

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MSRP*
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$53,900 to $56,200
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$46,305 to $75,470
Invoice* $50,625 to $52,765 $44,222 to $71,182
MPG - City 24 - 25 16 - 18
MPG - Hwy 31 - 33 24 - 27
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
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 Continental than the BMW 530, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lincoln Continental will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW 530.

Convenience
The BMW 530 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Lincoln Continental, 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 530 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lincoln Continental. 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 530 and the Lincoln Continental have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 530 is much slimmer than the Lincoln Continental, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The BMW 530 is slightly shorter than the Lincoln Continental, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
The BMW 530 has much less torque than the Lincoln Continental, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW 530 has a smaller turning radius than the Lincoln Continental, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 530 is significantly less powerful than the Lincoln Continental. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 530 and the Lincoln Continental. The BMW 530 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lincoln Continental.

Warranty
The BMW 530 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln Continental.