Comparison - Lincoln MKX Reserve 2018 - vs - Lincoln MKT Premiere 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
49,055
Updated: 
18 Nov 2016
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: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
no
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.00gals
18.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Velvet Metallic
#000000
Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#3E020C
Ingot Silver Metallic
#AEB2B5
Luxe Silver Metallic
#7F7E80
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#262523
Midnight Sapphire Blue Metallic
#1C3D4F
Palladium White Gold Metallic
#E5E0DA
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#8E1C26
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
#F7F6F2
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 Lincoln MKX ranked #17 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Lincoln MKX has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 24 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Cushioned handling
Light on the wallet for the class, heavy on features
Top-tier crash test scores

Cons
Below-average gas mileage

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Lincoln MKX has an athletic feel and a classy interior, but we wish that its most advanced safety tech was available at a lower price point.

Pros
Robust V-6 engines
Comfortable, upmarket interior
Good infotainment system
Rides and handles well
Conservatively handsome looks

Cons
Thirsty lineup lacks hybrid option
Frustrating push-button shifter
Advanced safety tech is costly
Is Lincoln a true luxury brand?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The MKX is unchanged for the 2018 model year.Overall, we recommend the MKX's Select trim level. It's just above the base Premiere trim level and adds a few creature comforts. More important, it's the key to getting desirable options packages such as the Climate package and the Select Plus package

PROS
Quiet interior with spacious rear seating
Comfortable ride quality
A lot of features for the money
Strong turbocharged V6 engine option

CONS
Interior quality isn't as high as that of many European rivals
Thick roof pillars and a small rear window impair rear visibility

By: 
edmunds.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: 
16.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
23.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.70L
3.70L
Torque: 
278ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
278ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
303hp
at 6 500rpm
303hp
at 6 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.60Feet
42.40Feet

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
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless ignition
Destination Download
Mobile Internet
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Adjustable Pedals
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
190.00in
207.60in
Width: 
76.10in
76.00in
Height: 
66.20in
67.40in
Ground Clearance: 
7.80in
Front Track: 
64.80in
Rear Track: 
64.70in
Wheel Base: 
112.20in
117.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
40.10
Rear Head Room: 
39.20
39.00
Front Leg Room: 
42.80in
43.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.60in
41.80in
Front Hip Room: 
56.40in
55.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.90in
58.60in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.60in
55.90in
Rear Shoulder room: 
59.00in
58.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
68.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
4500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
37.20cu.ft
17.90cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
23.60degrees
Curb Weight: 
4387.00lbs
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: 
Heated mirrors
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
Driver cooled seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Passenger cooled seat
leather
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
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 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

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
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: 
yes
yes
More Entertainment: 
Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
Memory card slot
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
10 Total Speakers
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: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
One-touch power sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Privacy glass
Rear window wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Power glass sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20
19-In
Wheels more: 
Null spare wheel
Inside mounted spare tire
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Painted alloy wheels
All-Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Painted Alloy Wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R20
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: 
Rear ventilated 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
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Post-collision safety system
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Blind spot warning accident avoidance system
Adaptive headlights
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Airbag Deployment Notification
Destination Download
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: 
Equipment Group 800A
Cargo Utility Package
Cargo Accessories Package
Driver Assistance Package
Technology Package
Trailer Tow Package
Climate Package
Equipment Group 100A
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Satin Roof Rack Side Rails without Crossbars
21" Polished Aluminum Wheels
Front License Plate Bracket
Interior Options: 
All-Weather Floor Mats
Dual Headrest DVD Entertainment System
22-Way Adjustable Front Seats
Modern Heritage Theme
Thoroughbred Theme
Indulgence Theme

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Cappuccino, leatherette
#C3BFAE
Ebony, leatherette
#1A1A1A
Color: 
Charcoal Black
#444645
Light Dune
#BAB8AE