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2020 Lincoln Corsair vs. 2021 Subaru Ascent Review

New 2020 Lincoln Corsair

2020 Lincoln
Corsair

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New 2021 Subaru Ascent

2021 Subaru
Ascent

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MSRP*
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$35,945 to $44,830
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$32,295 to $45,445
Invoice* $34,327 to $42,364 $30,304 to $42,290
MPG - City 21 - 22 20 - 21
MPG - Hwy 29 26 - 27
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Lincoln Corsair than the Subaru Ascent. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Lincoln Corsair and the Subaru Ascent.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lincoln Corsair as you will with the Subaru Ascent, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a 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 Lincoln Corsair will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru Ascent. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Lincoln Corsair will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Subaru Ascent.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln Corsair is much slimmer than the Subaru Ascent, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Lincoln Corsair, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Subaru Ascent.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Lincoln Corsair and the Subaru Ascent are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Subaru Ascent is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Corsair for pulling heavy loads. The Lincoln Corsair has a little less horsepower than the Subaru Ascent.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Lincoln Corsair seats a lot fewer people than the Subaru Ascent. The Lincoln Corsair has significantly less cargo capacity than the Subaru Ascent.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lincoln Corsair than that of the Subaru Ascent.