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2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vs. 2021 Genesis G70 Review

New 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2020 Lincoln
MKZ Hybrid

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New 2021 Genesis G70

2021 Genesis
G70

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MSRP*
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$42,500
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$36,000 to $48,200
Invoice* $40,376 $34,405 to $46,056
MPG - City 42 17 - 22
MPG - Hwy 39 25 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid than the Genesis G70. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid and the Genesis G70 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Genesis G70, 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 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Genesis G70. 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 MKZ Hybrid and the Genesis G70 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is about the same width as the Genesis G70. If you go with the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Genesis G70.

Drivetrain
The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid has much less torque than the Genesis G70, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid has a larger turning radius than the Genesis G70, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Genesis G70. 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 MKZ Hybrid and the Genesis G70. The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Genesis G70.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Genesis G70.