Compare 2012 Lincoln MKX vs 2012 Volvo XC90

2012 Lincoln MKX
2012 Volvo XC90
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 AWD 4-Door 16 23 $36,096 $38,400
XC90 AWD 4-Door Platinum 16 23 $39,762 $42,300
XC90 AWD 4-Door Premier Plus 16 23 $37,224 $39,600
XC90 AWD 4-Door R-Design 16 23 $38,728 $41,200
XC90 AWD 4-Door R-Design Platinum 16 23 $41,642 $44,300
XC90 AWD 4-Door R-Design Premier Plus 16 23 $39,104 $41,600
XC90 FWD 4-Door 16 23 $36,096 $38,400
XC90 FWD 4-Door Platinum 16 23 $39,762 $42,300
XC90 FWD 4-Door Premier Plus 16 23 $37,224 $39,600
XC90 FWD 4-Door R-Design 16 23 $38,728 $41,200
XC90 FWD 4-Door R-Design Platinum 16 23 $41,642 $44,300
XC90 FWD 4-Door R-Design Premier Plus 16 23 $39,104 $41,600

Pricing

Invoice Price

$38,922
$36,096

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$41,395
$38,400

Monthly Payment Estimate

$690 / month
$640 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.2
8.4

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2012 Lincoln MKX lives up to the promise of top-notch American luxury, with some of the newest luxury and tech features as its controversial showpieces. With seating for up to seven and safe, secure performance, the 2012 Volvo XC90 remains a smart pick for those who want an upscale yet family-oriented vehicle.

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Fuel Economy

City

17 mpg 16 mpg

Highway

23 mpg 23 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in)

39.6 36.4

Front Head Room (in)

40.0 40.1

Passenger Volume (ft³)

108.4 - TBD -

Second Hip Room (in)

55.2 53.6

Front Shoulder Room (in)

58.9 58.3

Second Head Room (in)

39.3 39.7

Passenger Capacity

5 7

Second Shoulder Room (in)

58.7 57.8

Front Leg Room (in)

40.7 41.0

Front Hip Room (in)

54.4 55.4

Third Shoulder Room (in)

- 54.1

Third Leg Room (in)

- 30.1

Third Hip Room (in)

- 44.5

Third Head Room (in)

- 35.5

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

76.0 74.7

Track Width, Front (in)

65.4 64.3

Min Ground Clearance (in)

7.9 8.9

Length, Overall (in)

186.7 189.3

Rear Door Opening Width (in)

- TBD - 44.4

Height, Overall (in)

67.3 70.2

Liftover Height (in)

- TBD - 31.1

Track Width, Rear (in)

65.2 63.9

Wheelbase (in)

111.2 112.6

Rear Door Opening Height (in)

- TBD - 32.2

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

- TBD - 34.3

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)

- TBD - 79.5

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

68.6 85.1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)

- TBD - 22.5

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

NA 8.8

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

- TBD - 44.4

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)

- TBD - 49.3

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

32.3 43.3

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

- TBD - 13.2 x 1.18

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)

- TBD - 12.1 x 0.79

Brake Type

Pwr Pwr

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

19.0 21.1

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

N/A 41.7

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

17.7 15.9

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

39.3 40.0

Steering Type

Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)

3.1 2.7

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P245/60R18 P235/65R18

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P245/60R18 P235/65R18

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - 397

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - 596

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - 3970

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- TBD - 3970

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4413 4751

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 x 8.0 18 x 7.0

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 x 8.0 18 x 7.0

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

- TBD - - TBD -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - 600

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

175 180

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

280 @ 4000 236 @ 3200

Engine Order Code

99K NA

Displacement

3.7L/227 3.2L/195

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

305 @ 6500 240 @ 6200

Engine Type

Gas V6 Gas I6

Fuel System

Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

23 23

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

17 16

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

19 18

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.84 1.56

Trans Type

6 6

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

NA NA

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 0.86

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.88 - TBD -

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.87 2.37

Trans Order Code

44J NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.39 4.06

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.41 1.16

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

NA NA

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.74 0.67

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.48 4.15

Summary

Vehicle Name

Lincoln MKX Volvo XC90

Body Style

Crossover 4 Door

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs NA

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Rear

Trailing Blade Independent

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs NA

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

9.6 10.2

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

3 3

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

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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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