Compare 2018 Chrysler 300 vs 2018 Lincoln MKZ

2018 Chrysler 300
2018 Lincoln MKZ
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300C RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
300 300C RWD 16 25 $39,491 $40,995
300 300S AWD 18 27 $37,445 $38,795
300 300S RWD 19 30 $35,120 $36,295
300 Limited AWD 18 27 $38,606 $40,045
300 Limited RWD 19 30 $36,281 $37,545
300 Touring AWD 18 27 $30,971 $31,495
300 Touring L AWD 18 27 $30,971 $31,495
300 Touring L RWD 19 30 $28,621 $28,995
300 Touring RWD 19 30 $28,621 $28,995
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Black Label AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MKZ Black Label AWD 20 28 $46,887 $49,880
MKZ Black Label FWD 21 31 $45,111 $47,990
MKZ Hybrid Black Label FWD 41 38 $45,111 $47,990
MKZ Hybrid Premiere FWD 41 38 $33,825 $35,605
MKZ Hybrid Reserve FWD 41 38 $37,961 $40,170
MKZ Hybrid Select FWD 41 38 $35,488 $37,355
MKZ Premiere AWD 20 28 $35,620 $37,495
MKZ Premiere FWD 21 31 $33,825 $35,605
MKZ Reserve AWD 20 28 $39,747 $42,060
MKZ Reserve FWD 21 31 $37,961 $40,170
MKZ Select AWD 20 28 $37,282 $39,245
MKZ Select FWD 21 31 $35,488 $37,355
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,491
$46,887
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,995
$49,880
Monthly Payment Estimate
$683 / month
$831 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
Classic lines? Big V-8 power? Rear-wheel drive? The 2018 Chrysler 300 still has us by the feels. The 2018 Lincoln MKZ is a comfortable, quiet luxury sedan with the right ingredients but lacks in execution.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 55.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 44.3
Front Hip Room (in)
56.2 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
40.1 37
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 37.9
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 53.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.3 96.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.5 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 36.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 62
Wheelbase (in)
120.2 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75 73.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 62.3
Length, Overall (in)
198.6 194.1
Height, Overall (in)
58.7 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.3 15.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.4
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 12.4
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)
18.5 18
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.9 38
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR20 P245/40VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
TVJ NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR20 P245/40VR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TVJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4380 3900
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 19 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Engine
Displacement
5.7 L/345 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
363 @ 5200 245 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
394 @ 4200 275 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
EZH 999
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 28
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.62 3.36
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 1.91
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.53 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.13 2.96
Trans Order Code
DFK 44W
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.45
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 4.58
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chrysler 300 Lincoln MKZ
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 7.7
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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