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2020 BMW 530 vs. 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review

New 2020 BMW 530

2020 BMW
530

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New 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2020 Lincoln
MKZ Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$53,900 to $56,200
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$42,500
Invoice* $50,625 to $52,765 $40,376
MPG - City 24 - 25 42
MPG - Hwy 31 - 33 N/A
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
The BMW 530 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 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 MKZ Hybrid, 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). The BMW 530 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 MKZ Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 530 is about the same width as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the BMW 530 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 BMW 530 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Handling
The BMW 530 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 BMW 530 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 BMW 530 and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW 530 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

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