Comparison - Buick Encore Sport Touring 2018 - vs - Lincoln MKT Premiere 2018

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Opel Mokka,Bitter Mokka,Vauxhall Mokka

Also called:

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2015 Buick Encore small overlap IIHS crash test
2017 Buick Encore Review and Road Test - DETAILED in 4K
2016 Buick Encore review by thecarconnection
2016 Buick Encore by AutoCasey
2019 Lincoln MKT | The Weird Luxury Station Wagon
Model: 
Average Price: 
27,065
Updated: 
15 Feb 2018
43,530
Updated: 
02 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
no
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.00gals
18.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Cherry Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#5E283F
Coastal Blue Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#006DAD
Graphite Gray Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#454948
Ebony Twilight Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#090909
Quicksilver Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#DADEDD
River Rock Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#906240
Summit White/Black Carbon Metallic
#FFFFFF
White Frost Tricoat/Satin Nickel Metallic
#DDE0DB
Winterberry Red Metallic/Black Carbon Metallic
#7B2029
Color: 
Ruby Red
#AC1115
Iced Mocha
#7C7571
Ingot Silver
#A4A4A6
Blue Diamond
#003760
Ivory Pearl
#B5AD9B
Black Velvet
#0B0A13
White Platinum
#C8C8C8
Burgundy Velvet
#450000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Buick Encore ranked #3 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Buick Encore has a score of 8.2 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 41 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Nice interior with lots of standard features
User-friendly infotainment system
Nimble handling
Excellent predicted reliability

Cons
Underpowered base engine
Higher base price than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

Its interior is comfortable, well designed, and more premium than most of its rivals, but it never quite reaches full-luxury levels of comfort.An ionizing interior air cleaner enhances the Encore’s climate-control system, HD radio joins the list of features in the infotainment arena, and last year’s gas cap is ditched in favor of a capless fuel-filling system. A coppery-gold hue called Coppertino Metallic is also new for 2018.

Pros
Intuitive and holistic infotainment suite,
premium interior,
comfortable ride.

Cons
Disappointing fuel economy,
slightly gawky proportions,
limited active safety features.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2018 Buick Encore does the pint-size crossover thing well, although it lacks some safety tech and gets pricey with options.

Pros
Refined interior
Pint-sized dimensions
Good ride quality
Attractive styling inside and out

Cons
Cramped inside
Underpowered base engine
Pricey with options
Lacks some safety tech

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Lincoln MKT has some appeal in its distinctive design, appealing list of features and strong available turbocharged V6 engine. But its dated overall design holds it back from being a truly desirable pick for a luxury crossover.The 2018 Lincoln MKT trims are renamed Premiere and Reserve, replacing the base MKT and EcoBoost, respectively.

Pros
Generous number of standard features
Optional turbocharged V6 provides strong acceleration

Cons
Tight rear headroom and luggage space
Dated interior design and controls
Many safety features are optional
Base MKT isn't particularly rewarding to drive

By: 
edmunds.com

Look beyond its styling and you’ll find that the 2018 Lincoln MKT makes a great passenger-hauler. Limo services nationwide know that.The 2018 Lincoln MKT is a three-row luxury crossover SUV that's bound to be your next black-car ride.

Pros
Roomy interior
Comfortable seats
Comfortable seats
Top-tier infotainment

Cons
Ungainly, to put it bluntly
Frustrating controls inside
Very thirsty
Did we mention it’s ugly?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Lincoln MKT ranked #20 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Lincoln MKT has a score of 7.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 57 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
User-friendly infotainment system
Spacious first- and second-row seats
Above-average cargo space

Cons
Subpar fuel economy
Stale cabin design
Not overly agile

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.40L
3.70L
Torque: 
148ft-lbs
at 1 850rpm
278ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
138hp
at 4 900rpm
303hp
at 6 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.70Feet
42.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Air Conditioning
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Adjustable Pedals
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
168.40in
207.60in
Width: 
69.90in
76.00in
Height: 
65.30in
67.40in
Ground Clearance: 
6.20in
Front Track: 
60.60in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
Wheel Base: 
100.60in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.60
40.10
Rear Head Room: 
38.80
39.00
Front Leg Room: 
40.80in
43.00in
Rear leg room: 
35.80in
41.80in
Front Hip Room: 
51.70in
55.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.20in
58.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
50.10in
55.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.60in
58.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
48.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1016lbs
4500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.80cu.ft
17.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
22.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
27.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3237.00lbs
4702.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
2-Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
6 -way power driver seat
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Height adjustable driver seat
Leatherette/Cloth
Bucket front seats
Fold flat passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
8-Way Power Driver Seat
8-Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest
Folding Center Armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Leather steering wheel
Leather And Wood Steering Wheel
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Speed sensitive volume control
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 total speakers
USB Connection
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Memory Card Slot
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control
10 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 7.0-In.
19-In
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
All-Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Emergency Service*
Rear center 3-point belt
Dual front and dual rear side-mounted airbags
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Post-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Self-Leveling Headlights
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Child Seat Anchors
Dusk-Sensing Headlights
Adaptive Headlights
4-Wheel ABS
Emergency Braking Assist
Front And Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Buick Interior Protection Package
Active Package
Road Trip Package
Safety Package
Equipment Group 100A
Exterior Options: 
Accessory Carrier Hitch
Front License Plate Bracket
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Power Glass Moonroof
Front License Plate Bracket
Splash Guards
Front License Plate Bracket
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats
Front Footwell and Cup Holder Lighting Kit
Custom Molded Cargo Tray
Intellilink Audio System w/Color Touch Navigation
Cargo Mat
Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
Bose Premium 7-Speaker Audio System
Premium All-Weather Floor Liners
Cargo Net

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Ebony, leatherette/cloth
#1E1E1E
Color: 
Charcoal Black
#444645
Light Dune
#BAB8AE