Compare 2014 Lincoln MKZ vs 2014 Lexus ES 350

2014 Lincoln MKZ
2014 Lexus ES 350
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4-Door Sedan FWD Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 22 33 $33,431 $35,190
4-Door Sedan FWD Hybrid 38 37 $33,431 $35,190
4-Door Sedan AWD 22 31 $35,226 $37,080
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 21 31 $34,300 $36,620
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,431
$34,300
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,190
$36,620
Monthly Payment Estimate
$587 / month
$610 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Lincoln MKZ places many of its bets on its distinctive styling, as well as its modern technology and best-in-class fuel economy. The 2014 Lexus ES is an attractive package in its segment, and the hybrid model makes for a very compelling alternative to more expensive green luxury cars.
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Fuel Economy
City
38 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.4 100.1
Second Leg Room (in)
37 40
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 37.5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 57.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 62.6
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 192.7
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 62
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 111
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.1 15.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 11
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 17.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/55VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3828 3549
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 -
Engine
Engine Order Code
99U NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 @ 6000 268 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 4000 248 @ 4700
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
38 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
38 21
Transmission
Trans Type
1 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.57 3.46
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.30
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.42
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lincoln MKZ Lexus ES 350
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.9 (Est) 7.6 (Est)
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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