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2020 Lincoln Continental vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

New 2020 Lincoln Continental

2020 Lincoln
Continental

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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MSRP*
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$46,305 to $75,470
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$73,800
Invoice* $44,222 to $71,182 $69,372
MPG - City 16 - 18 21
MPG - Hwy 24 - 27 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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 Lincoln Continental than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The Lincoln Continental will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 requires fewer visits to 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). Based on MSRP, the Lincoln Continental is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lincoln Continental and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln Continental is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 Lincoln Continental, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Lincoln Continental and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Lincoln Continental has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lincoln Continental is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. 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 Lincoln Continental and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Lincoln Continental will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Warranty
The Lincoln Continental comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.