2019 BMW M550 vs. 2020 Lincoln Continental | NewCars.com

A member of the Cars.com family

2019 BMW M550 vs. 2020 Lincoln Continental Review

New 2019 BMW M550

2019 BMW
M550

See Details & Photos
New 2020 Lincoln Continental

2020 Lincoln
Continental

See Details & Photos
MSRP*
Get Your Price
$74,450
Get Your Price
$46,305 to $75,470
Invoice* $69,740 $44,222 to $71,182
MPG - City 18 16 - 18
MPG - Hwy 25 24 - 27
Engine(s) V-8 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 M550, 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 M550.

Convenience
The Lincoln Continental requires fewer visits to the gas station than the BMW M550, 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 M550 is somewhat more expensive 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 M550 and the Lincoln Continental have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW M550 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 M550 is slightly shorter than the Lincoln Continental, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW M550 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lincoln Continental.

Handling
The BMW M550 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 M550 has a much more powerful engine than the Lincoln Continental. 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 M550 and the Lincoln Continental. The BMW M550 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lincoln Continental.

Warranty
The BMW M550 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln Continental.