Comparison - Lexus NX 300h AWD 2018 - vs - Lincoln MKT Premiere 2018

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2019 Lincoln MKT | The Weird Luxury Station Wagon
Model: 
Average Price: 
38,335
Updated: 
17 Mar 2018
43,530
Updated: 
02 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
no
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.80gals
18.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Eminent white pearl
#FAFAFA
Nebula Gray pearl
#3F3E40
Silver Lining Metallic
#A8A8A9
Atomic Silver
#7B7B75
Obsidian
#050507
Matador Red Mica
#7F1F2A
Autumn Shimmer
#653627
Blue Vortex Metallic
#653627
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: 

There's only one version of the 2018 Lexus ES 300h, but a couple of option packages are worth considering. The Premium package is inexpensive yet adds appealing luxury touches such as a power-adjustable steering wheel, driver-seat memory settings and wood trim (a definite upgrade over the standard piano black pieces).

PROS
Efficient hybrid powertrain returns high fuel economy
Luxurious interior with impressive fit and finish
Plenty of rear legroom, even for tall passengers
Lots of standard driver aids, and plenty of optional ones

CONS
Lots of noise while the electric motor recharges the battery
Enform app suite is a poor substitute for Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
Grabby brakes make it difficult to slow down smoothly
Infotainment system's controller is frustrating to use

By: 
edmunds.com

If you’re after a smooth, quiet, roomy, comforting luxury sedan that’s still good value, the 2018 Lexus ES may be one of the better choices.

Pros
Silent interior
40-mpg hybrid model
Larger inside than you’d think
Smooth ride
Engine pep

Cons
Brake feel could be better
Remote Touch interface clumsy, distracting
Grille doesn’t gel with rest of car
No Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Pros
Interior design
Bright instruments
No touch-sensitive panels
App-compatible multimedia system

Cons
Overpowering spindle grille
Remote Touch interface
Leather upholstery not standard
Unremarkable hybrid gas mileage estimates

By: 
cars.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: 
33.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
30.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
3.70L
Torque: 
278ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
194hp
at 5 700rpm
303hp
at 6 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.80Feet
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: 
no
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
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Destination Download
Roadside Assistance
Adaptive Cruise Control
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Adjustable Pedals
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.30in
207.60in
Width: 
73.60in
76.00in
Height: 
64.80in
67.40in
Ground Clearance: 
6.70in
Wheel Base: 
104.70in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.20
40.10
Rear Head Room: 
38.10
39.00
Front Leg Room: 
42.80in
43.00in
Rear leg room: 
36.10in
41.80in
Front Hip Room: 
55.10in
55.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.30in
58.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
53.90in
55.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.30in
58.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
53.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
4500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.80cu.ft
17.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
28.70degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.50degrees
Curb Weight: 
4180.00lbs
4702.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
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: 
Folding Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
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
8 Total Speakers
USB Connection
USB With External Media Control
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
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.0
19-In
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
All-Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R17
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
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Airbag Deployment Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
Emergency Service
4-Wheel ABS
LED Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
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: 
Comfort Package
Premium Package
Luxury Package
Navigation Package
Equipment Group 100A
Exterior Options: 
Rear Bumper Protector
F SPORT 19-In Split-Six-Spoke Forged Alloy Wheels
Mudguards
Power Back Door
Power Tilt And Slide Moonroof
Door Edge Guards
LED Headlamps
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Body Side Moldings
Paint Protection Film By 3M
Alloy Wheel Locks
18" Wheels W/All-Season Tires
Panoramic View Back Up Monitor
Power Rear Door W/Kick Sensor
Front License Plate Bracket
Interior Options: 
Cargo Net
Illuminated Door Sills
Electrochromic (Auto-Dimming) Inside Rear View Mirror W/Homelink Universal Transmitter
Leather Heated Steering Wheel
Carpet Cargo Mat
Heated/Ventilated Front Seats
60/40 Power Folding Rear Seats
Electrochromic (Auto-Dimming) Inside Rear View Mirror W/Compass
Key Gloves

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Creme Nuluxe with dark umber trim
#A08760
Flaxen Nuluxe with dark umber trim
#8E5F3F
Black Nuluxe with dark umber trim
#0C0E12
Color: 
Charcoal Black
#444645
Light Dune
#BAB8AE