2018 Lincoln MKC vs.
2018 Lexus NX 300

The new 2018 Lincoln MKC is a 5-passenger luxury SUV that offers style, a smooth comfortable ride, and more standard features than its competitors. For 2018, the MKC has been upgraded to offer Wi-Fi as a standard feature on all trims. If you are still debating whether you should get a 2018 Lexus NX 300 or a 2018 Lincoln MKC, we'll give you reasons to choose the Lincoln.

Interior Comfort and Style

The 2018 Lincoln MKC comes equipped with a spacious interior that makes each ride comfortable for solo trips, trips with friends or trips with a loaded vehicle. The MKC comes standard with similar features as the Lexus NX 300, like height adjustable driver seat, leatherette, leather steering wheel and heated mirrors. However, the Lincoln MKC has a lower starting price than the Lexus NX 300.

Competitive Perception:

The 2018 Lexus NX 300 's modern look offers style and comfort with its five seats and two rows, and ample leg room for passengers.

Lincoln Reality:

The Lincoln offers more space and features for an even more comfortable ride:with its five seats and two rows, and ample leg room for passengers.

  • Front Head Room (+2.2 inches)
  • Rear Head Room (+0.7 inches)
  • Rear Leg Room (+0.7 inches)
  • Cargo space (+7.5 cu. ft.)


Competitive Perception

The 2018 Lexus NX 300 has better performance with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission:

  • Horsepower 235 @ 4800
  • Torque 258 @ 1650
  • Estimated MPG 22/city and 28/highway

Lincoln Reality:

The 2018 Lincoln MKC is packed with more power with two turbocharged four-cylinder engines and a six-speed automatic transmission:

  • Horsepower 245 @ 5500
  • Torque 275 @ 3000
  • Estimated MPG 21/city and 28/highway


You can get more for less when choosing the Lincoln MKC: More style, more features, more luxury… for a lower price.

Competitive Perception:

Having a premium sedan with an emphasis on safety, performance and passenger pampering makes up for the higher price.

Lincoln Reality:

While the Lexus NX 300 has a great performance and luxury style, those same features and more can be found on the MKC for less.

  • Post-collision safety system, which automatically applies the brakes after airbag sensors pick up a collision, is standard on both vehicles.
  • Blind spot warning accident avoidance system is available on the MKC but not the NX 300.

The Lexus NX 300 makes a fierce competitor to the Lincoln MKC. However, the Lincoln MKC makes for a smarter luxury purchase. It offers many of the same features, and even some more, than the NX 300. When you purchase a Lincoln, you're purchasing luxury but for less. Enjoy more safety features, more interior space and more comfort with the Lincoln MKC.

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13303 Tamiami Trail North
Directions Naples, FL 34110

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