Compare 2011 Lincoln MKX vs 2011 Lexus RX 350

2011 Lincoln MKX
2011 Lexus RX 350
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FWD 4-Door
FWD 4-Door
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,076
$35,363
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,415
$39,075
Monthly Payment Estimate
$657 / month
$651 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
You won't need any excuses to say you've chosen the 2011 Lincoln MKX; it delivers on the promise of the brand: top-notch American luxury, with some of the best luxury and tech features wrapped in. Much of the appeal of the 2011 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h rests in the way they provide comfort and security to driver and passengers while sealing out the world.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 57.6
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
39.6 37.1
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.4 99.7
Second Hip Room (in)
55.2 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 58.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
186.7 187.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.3 66.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.2 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 107.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.0 74.2
Track Width, Front (in)
65.4 64.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.6 80.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.3 40.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 19.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.7 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.6 38.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electronic Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/60R18 P235/60R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60R18 P235/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4251 4178
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
305 @ 6500 275 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SEFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
280 @ 4000 257 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
99K NA
Displacement
3.7L/213 3.5L/211
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 4.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 1.90
Trans Order Code
44J NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 4.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.60
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 3.30
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.42
Trans Type
6 6
Summary
Body Style
4 Door SUV Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Lincoln MKX Lexus RX 350
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4
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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