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2020 Lexus GS 350 vs. 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review

New 2020 Lexus GS 350

2020 Lexus
GS 350

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New 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2020 Lincoln
MKZ Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$51,065 to $55,155
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$42,500
Invoice* $47,490 to $51,226 $40,376
MPG - City 19 - 20 42
MPG - Hwy 26 - 28 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 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 Lexus GS 350 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus GS 350.

Convenience
The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Lexus GS 350, 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 Lexus GS 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus GS 350 and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Lexus GS 350 is a little narrower than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Lexus GS 350 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 Lexus GS 350 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Handling
The Lexus GS 350 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus GS 350 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 Lexus GS 350 and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lexus GS 350 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.

Warranty
The Lexus GS 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.