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2014 Acura RLX

2014 Lincoln MKS

  2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid 2014 Lincoln MKS
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Invoice $44,324 $38,656
20/31 17/28
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Bottom Line The 2014 Acura RLX leaves the bold ambition to other brands; it's a studied update that delivers smoother looks, quicker performance, and better fuel economy, but no more excitement. Read Full Review The 2014 Lincoln MKS doesn't fly in the same business class with the best German luxosedans, but it's a quiet, capable alternative in the second tier of big, upscale sedans. Read Full Review
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  • Smooth V-6 growl
  • Gas mileage estimates lead the class
  • Interesting new safety features
  • More spacious rear seat
  • Pure, clear Krell audio sound


  • Design isn't distinctive
  • Rear-wheel steering is a pretty exotic solution
  • Multiple screens, multiple guesses?
  • Less rear-seat headroom than there seems to be


  • Conservatively styled
  • Rippling turbo power
  • A hushed cabin
  • Almost everything's standard
  • Cabin is understated


  • Badge lacks prestige
  • Feels as big as it is
  • Back-seat head room is slim
  • MyLincoln Touch is complex
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