Compare 2014 Lincoln MKZ vs 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

2014 Lincoln MKZ
2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
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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 XLE Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XLE Premium 40 39 $32,224 $35,805
4-Door Sedan XLE Touring 40 39 $33,299 $37,000
4-Door Sedan Limited 40 39 $37,486 $41,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,431
$32,224
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,190
$35,805
Monthly Payment Estimate
$587 / month
$597 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
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.
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Fuel Economy
City
38 mpg 40 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.4 102.3
Second Leg Room (in)
37 39.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
53.8 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 58.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 111
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 72.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 62.6
Length, Overall (in)
194.1 195.2
Height, Overall (in)
58.1 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.1 14
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 11.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 11.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38 37.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P215/55VR17
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3828 3594
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
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
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
129 @ 4000 156 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
99U NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 @ 6000 200 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
38 40
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
38 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 39
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.57 3.54
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lincoln MKZ Toyota Avalon Hybrid
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.9 (Est) 4.6
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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