2014 Lincoln MKT vs. Its Competition

2014 Lincoln MKT
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

The 2014 Lincoln MKT is a showboat in many ways.

While there are plenty of competitors, all strong in their own ways, none of them are quite as distinctive.

The Ford Flex is closely related to the MKT and might warrant some consideration; even some luxury shoppers are going to find its boxy shape and MINI or Range Rover references to be a bit more handsome.

The new Acura MDX has a big eight-passenger interior and glints of personality, improved in most ways over its previous version.

The Audi Q7 is all about being tasteful, but it's quite expensive the way you'd really want to own it (as a diesel).

The Buick Enclave is more graceful, almost polite, but it's missing some of the tech features and the turbocharger from the big Lincoln, and simply doesn't drive was well.

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The provocative Lincoln MKT has undeniable charm--a fantastic cabin, great infotainment features, and paddle-shifted EcoBoost power--but you have to buy into the look.
The 2014 Acura MDX is more focused than ever on its mission of keeping the entire family comfortable, content, and entertained—and yes, that still includes the driver.
There's much to love about the 2014 Audi Q7 and few if any failings; it does everything a three-row crossover vehicle should do, with great elegance and sophistication—and skips the faux-rugged nonsense.
The 2014 Buick Enclave impresses with plus-sized chic--and it's one of the safest family crossovers you can buy.
Boring isn't in its vocabulary: the 2014 Ford Flex makes owning a family wagon a statement of style.
MSRP From    
Gas Mileage    
16 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded V-6Premium Unleaded V-6Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6Gas V6Regular Unleaded V-6
EPA Class    
Standard SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WDStandard SUV 4WD2WD Sport Utility VehicleStandard SUV 2WD
Style Name    
4-Door Wagon 3.7L FWDFWD 4-Doorquattro 4-Door 3.0T PremiumFWD 4-Door Convenience4-Door SE FWD
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
Passenger Doors    
Body Style    
Sport UtilitySport Utilityquattro Sport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport Utility
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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