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2020 Chrysler 300 vs. 2020 Lincoln MKZ Review

New 2020 Chrysler 300

2020 Chrysler
300

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New 2020 Lincoln MKZ

2020 Lincoln
MKZ

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MSRP*
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$30,040 to $41,995
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$36,750 to $44,500
Invoice* $29,563 to $40,501 $35,096 to $42,276
MPG - City 16 - 19 20
MPG - Hwy 25 - 30 29 - 31
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chrysler 300 than the Lincoln MKZ. The Lincoln MKZ will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chrysler 300.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chrysler 300 as you will with the Lincoln MKZ, 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 Chrysler 300 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 Destination Charge for the Chrysler 300 is much higher than that for the Lincoln MKZ.

Dimensions
Since the Chrysler 300 is much wider than the Lincoln MKZ, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chrysler 300, which is slightly longer than the Lincoln MKZ.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Chrysler 300 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lincoln MKZ.

Handling
The Chrysler 300 has a larger turning radius than the Lincoln MKZ, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chrysler 300 has a much more powerful engine than the Lincoln MKZ. 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 Chrysler 300 and the Lincoln MKZ. The Chrysler 300 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lincoln MKZ.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chrysler 300 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lincoln MKZ.