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2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 vs. 2020 Lincoln Continental Review

New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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New 2020 Lincoln Continental

2020 Lincoln
Continental

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MSRP*
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$72,550
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$46,305 to $75,470
Invoice* $68,197 $44,222 to $71,182
MPG - City 21 16 - 18
MPG - Hwy 28 24 - 27
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-6
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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln Continental than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, due to its greater head- and legroom. 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 will require fewer stops at 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). The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is somewhat more expensive than the Lincoln Continental. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 and the Lincoln Continental have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is much slimmer than the Lincoln Continental, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is slightly shorter than the Lincoln Continental, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is somewhat more powerful than the Lincoln Continental.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 and the Lincoln Continental. The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has significantly less cargo room than the Lincoln Continental, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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