Comparison - Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk 2018 - vs - Lincoln MKC Reserve 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Jeep Liberty

Also called:

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Model: 
Average Price: 
30,995
Updated: 
29 Jan 2018
$
43,035
Updated: 
07 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.80gals
15.70gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Billet Metallic Clear Coat
#5C6467
DB Black Pearl Coat
#000000
Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat
#660B0A
Granite Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Light Brownstone Pearl Coat
#A99F93
White Knuckle Clear Coat
#FFFFFF
Color: 
Rhapsody Blue
#001639
Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#3E020C
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#262523
Infinite Black Metallic
#000000
Ceramic Pearl Metallic Tri-Coat
#EDE9EA
Baltic Sea Green Metallic
#334E55
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#8E1C26
Ingot Silver Metallic
#AEB2B5
Iced Mocha Metallic
#766E66
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
#F7F6F2

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Jeep Cherokee’s weak base engine power, below-average cargo volume, and low predicted reliability rating contribute to its place in the bottom half of our rankings. However, it does have some positives, such as a comfortable ride and admirable off-road abilities.

Pros
Comfortable, upscale cabin
Easy-to-use infotainment system
Remarkable off-road capabilities in this price range

Cons
Less cargo space than most compact SUVs
Underpowered base engine
Below-average fuel economy
Low predicted reliability rating

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Jeep Cherokee performs its crossover chores as asked, but loves the off-road tasks more.

Pros
Lovely cabin trim
Very good front seats
Trailhawk off-road skills
Lots of active-safety options
Good infotainment

Cons
Styling alternates from odd to derivative
Fuel economy is just okay
9-speed’s occasional hiccups
Interior space arrangement

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Go with the Trailhawk if your budget allows. While it's more expensive than most of the other Cherokee trim levels, its exclusive feature set makes the most of the Cherokee's off-road abilities, and that's the main reason to buy a Cherokee instead of another crossover in the first place.

PROS
Available V6 engine provides smooth and assertive power
Absorbent suspension smooths out rough surfaces
Capable and user-friendly 8.4-inch touchscreen on many models
Trailhawk offers unique off-road capability for a small crossover

CONS
Less cargo capacity than other small crossovers
Sluggish acceleration with four-cylinder engine

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lincoln MKC has a new grille that matches the one seen on brand's latest vehicles such as the Continental and Navigator. It's an improvement and gives the MKC a classier look. But the rest of the 2019 MKC is unchanged, which means it has some issues that prevent it from being a top contender in the premium crossover SUV segment.

Pros
More standard features than many of its competitors
Comfortable and quiet ride on the highway

Cons
Some interior materials look cheap considering the price point
Slower-than-average acceleration from either available engine
Some common driver safety aids only available on the top trim levels
Smaller back seat and cargo area compared to many competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lincoln MKC ranked #11 in Luxury Compact SUVs. Currently the Lincoln MKC has a score of 7.9 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Buttery ride
User-friendly infotainment system
Low base price

Cons
Subpar cargo space
Uninspiring handling
Undersized rear seats

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Lincoln MKC luxury crossover this year pairs refined powertrains with better looks, but it still lags the space or efficiency found in other rivals.

Pros
Quality interior
Refined road manners
New higher-end look
Easy to use Sync 3
Fun, but overpowered optional 2.3-liter turbo-4

Cons
Fuel efficiency leaves us wanting
Could use more standard advanced safety tech
Small rear seat

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Flexible
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
2.00L
Torque: 
171ft-lbs
at 4 600rpm
275ft-lbs
at 3 000rpm
Horsepower: 
184hp
at 6 400rpm
245hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Single overhead cam (SOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.10Feet
38.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
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: 
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electric Power Steering
Roadside Assistance
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Emergency Service
Keyless ignition
Mobile Interne
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)
Destination Download
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.00in
179.20in
Width: 
74.90in
73.40in
Height: 
67.80in
65.20in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
6.80in
Front Track: 
62.00in
62.40in
Rear Track: 
62.00in
62.50in
Wheel Base: 
107.00in
105.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.40
39.60
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
38.70
Front Leg Room: 
41.10in
42.80in
Rear leg room: 
40.30in
36.80in
Front Hip Room: 
53.80in
54.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.60in
56.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
49.90in
52.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.10in
55.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
54.90cu.ft
53.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
3000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
24.60cu.ft
25.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
29.90degrees
Angle of Departure: 
32.20degrees
Curb Weight: 
4028.00lbs
3952.00lbs

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: 
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -way power driver seat
6-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather/Cloth
Fold Flat Passenger Seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear 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: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
yes
More Entertainment: 
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers
1 subwoofer
9 total speakers
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent wipers
Rear power liftgate door
One-touch power sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.5 In
18 In.
Wheels more: 
Fullsize Non-Matching Spare Tire
All Terrain Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Inside mounted spare tire
Painted alloy wheels
Temporary spare tire
Null spare wheel
Null tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R18

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
Ventilated front disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid rear disc 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
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
4-Wheel ABS
Post-collision safety system
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
Airbag Deployment Notification
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Emergency braking assist
Rear center 3-point belt
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Post-collision safety system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Quick Order Package 27e
Comfort/Convenience Group
Technology Group
Cold Weather Group
Quick Order Package 25e
Quick Order Package 23e
Quick Order Package 27l
Quick Order Package 25l
Quick Order Package 23l
Trailer Tow Group
Climate Package
Reserve Equipment Group 300A
Technology Package
Aluminum Trim Package
Exterior Options: 
Power Front/Fixed Rear Full Sunroof
Front License Plate Bracket
Mopar Rock Rails
17" X 7.5" Black Painted Aluminum Wheels
19" Premium Painted 5 Spoke Aluminum Wheels
Front License Plate Bracket
20" Ultra Bright Machined Aluminum Wheels W/Ebony Painted Pockets
Trailer Tow Package
Locking Wheel Lug Nuts
Interior Options: 
Uconnect 3C NAV
9 Amplified Speakers W/Subwoofer
Premium Reversible Cargo Mat
Enhanced THX II Audio Sound System
Cargo Area Protector
All Weather Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#3A3A3A
Black, premium leather
#323232
Black/Light Frost Beige, leather
#8F887B
Black/Light Frost Beige, premium leather
#736C5F
Indigo Blue/Brown, leather
#474A54
Indigo Blue/Brown, premium leather
#63544A
Color: 
Rialto Green, leather
#344748
Cappuccino, leather
#B0A69C
Espresso, leather
#3E3838
Ebony, leather
#FFFFFF