Comparison - Lincoln MKT Premiere 2018 - vs - Kia Sportage EX 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
43,530
Updated: 
02 Jun 2018
27,900
Updated: 
03 Sep 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
no
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
no
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.60gals
16.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
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
Color: 
Black Cherry
#6E7377
Burnished Copper
#97775D
Hyper Red
#A93341
Mineral Silver
#8D8D90
Pacific Blue
#3C4D5D
Snow White Pearl
#B3B2B7
Sparkling Silver
#7A797E

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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

There’s a lot to like about the sharp-handling, attractive 2018 Kia Sportage, even if its fuel economy doesn’t impress.

Pros
Distinctive styling
Great ride and handling
Optional turbo power
Quality feel inside
Stellar infotainment

Cons
Lousy fuel economy
Styling not for everyone
So-so visibility
Limited configurability

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Kia Sportage ranked #4 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Kia Sportage has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 22 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Premium interior
Two rows of spacious seats
Agile handling and smooth ride
Excellent warranty and predicted reliability rating

Cons
Unimpressive engines
Below-average fuel economy
Smaller cargo hold than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

The Sportage stands pat with its unmistakable front-end styling and steadfast powertrain duo for 2018. Instead of changing those, Kia has extended some of its active safety features to lower trims, upgraded several standard features, and reshuffled the contents of option packages.

Pros
Audi-like interior,
long list of features,
speedy turbo engine.

Cons
Poor fuel economy,
limited cargo space,
love-it-or-hate-it styling.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
16.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.70L
2.40L
Torque: 
278ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
175ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
303hp
at 6 500rpm
181hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
42.40Feet
34.80Feet

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: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Adjustable Pedals
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
207.60in
176.40in
Width: 
76.00in
73.00in
Height: 
67.40in
65.20in
Ground Clearance: 
6.80in
Front Track: 
63.30in
Rear Track: 
63.80in
Wheel Base: 
117.90in
105.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.10
39.30
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
43.00in
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
41.80in
38.20in
Front Hip Room: 
55.70in
54.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.60in
57.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.90in
51.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.10in
55.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
60.10cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
4500lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.90cu.ft
30.70cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
28.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
4702.00lbs
3739.00lbs

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
no
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
1 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
Hands-free entry

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
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
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding Center Armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Reclining rear seats
Split-folding rear seatback

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 And Wood Steering Wheel
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated steering wheel
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: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
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
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
160 watts stero output
6 total speakers
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Extended sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
One-touch power sunroof
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Variable intermittent wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19-In
18 X 7.0-In. Wheels
Wheels more: 
All-Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
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
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: 
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
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Emergency Braking Assist
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 100A
EX Premium Package
EX Sport Appearance Package
Ex Awd Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Mud Guards
Cross Bars
Bumper Applique
Paint Protection Package
Wheel Locks
Snow White Pearl Premium Paint
Tow Hitch
Interior Options: 
Cargo Tray
Interior Light Kit
Interior Light Kit
Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Cargo Cover
Auto-Dimming Mirror W/Homelink And Compass
Interior Light Kit
Carpet Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Charcoal Black
#444645
Light Dune
#BAB8AE
Color: 
Beige, leather
#BD9A7F
Black, leather
#070707
Brown, leather
#393129
Gray, leather
#A0A0A0
Grey, leather
#6A6A6A