2020 Lincoln Continental vs. Its Competition

2020 Lincoln Continental
Brian León Brian León Contributing Writer

Lincoln would like to have you think that the Continental plays with the big boys in the luxury sedan market—Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series, Audi A8—but in reality, it’s closer to the near-luxury alternatives.

The Acura RLX is a great value option and features impressive hybrid powertrain tech, but it’s dated.

Cadillac’s CT6 is an excellent effort from another resurgent American luxury brand, and offers impressive semi-autonomous tech.

The Genesis G90 offers seriously impressive luxury for a discount over the Germans, and the Lexus LS is the best luxury sedan Japan has to offer.

Volvo’s S90 is more medium- than full-size but impresses with simple Scandinavian style.

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Quick Specs
The 2020 Lincoln Continental offers timeless style and plenty of value.
The 2020 Acura RLX’s familiar shape hides a forward-thinking powertrain.
In its final year, the 2020 Cadillac CT6 is a tempting look at what could have been from the luxury brand.
The 2020 Lexus LS is a throwback cruiser with edgy, space-age looks, though the hybrid version is unbeatable as a road-tripper.
The 2020 Volvo S90 is a mid-size luxury sedan that's an antidote for buyers wary of the German same-ness.
The 2020 Genesis G90 drops the silly luxury-car pretenses, and puts its smart money down on features and service.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
16 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy
Premium Unleaded V-6Premium Unleaded V-6Gas V6Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6Turbo/Supercharger Premium Unleaded I-4Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
EPA Class     
Large CarsMidsize CarsLarge CarsMidsize CarsMidsize CarsLarge Cars
Style Name     
Standard FWDSedan w/Technology Pkg4-Door Sedan 3.6L LuxuryLS 500 RWDT6 AWD Momentum3.3T Premium RWD
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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