Lincoln MKZ vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$35,605 - $37,495
$40,250 - $53,200

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.65 / 5
17 Reviews
4.69 / 5
49 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
245 hp
241 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
Turbocharged 2.0L I
2.0L Turbo I4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features

Power Steering

Power Steering
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.3 in.
41.7 - 42 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.9 in.
38.8 - 40.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37 in.
32 - 35.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.5 in.
35.6 - 37.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.4 cu. ft.
8.8 - 12.6 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/40VR19 - P245/45VR18
225/40ZR19 - P225/50HR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
111.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38 ft.
35.3 - 37.6 ft.

Length

Length
194.1 in.
184.5 in.

Width

Width
73.4 in.
71.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3739 - 3900 lbs.
3836 - 3957 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
245 hp
241 hp

Torque

Torque
275 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
4 Cylinder

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16.5 - 18 gal.
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 - 26 mpg
26 - 29 mpg

City

City
20 - 21 mpg
22 - 24 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 - 31 mpg
29 - 33 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Optional

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lincoln MKZ
Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
4MATIC Cabriolet, 4MATIC Coupe, 4MATIC Sedan, Cabriolet, Coupe, Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4 - 5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
96.5 ft³.
88.2 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3739 - 3900 lbs.
3836 - 3957 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 - 24 mpg.
25 - 27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 - 21 mpg.
22 - 24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 - 31 mpg.
29 - 33 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
2.0 L/121

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
Gasoline Direct Injection

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
421

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
999
9

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Automatic w/OD

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
5.35

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
3.24

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
44W
2.25

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
1.64

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
1.21

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58
1.00

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96
4.93

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
3.07

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45
6.6, 6.7, 7.1

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
150

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
Strut

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94
Multi-Link

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.21 - 3.36
Strut

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590
Multi-Link

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 - 7.7
R01 - R02

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
R01 - R02

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
225/40ZR19, 225/45R18, P225/40ZR19, P225/45HR18, P225/45R18, P225/50HR17

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
245/40R18, 255/35ZR19, P225/50HR17, P245/35ZR19, P245/40HR18, P245/40R18, P255/35ZR19

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
17 X 7 - 19 X 7.5 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/40VR19 - P245/45VR18
17 X 7 - 19 X 8.5 in.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/40VR19 - P245/45VR18
Aluminum

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Aluminum

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
Rack-Pinion

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
35.3 - 37.6 ft.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
4-Wheel Disc

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
4-Wheel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Yes

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Yes

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
13 in.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38 ft.
11.8 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
17.4 gal.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
38.8 - 40.9 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
41.7 - 42 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
54.8 - 55.3 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 in.
35.6 - 37.1 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 in.
32 - 35.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.5 - 18 gal.
51.7 - 55 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.9 in.
111.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.3 in.
184.5 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.7 in.
71.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.1 in.
55.3 - 56.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.5 in.
61.5 - 61.6 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37 in.
60.8 - 60.9 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.3 in.
8.8 - 12.6 ft³.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
53.8 in.
0.86

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
0.72

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
194.1 in.
C-Class

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.4 in.
Intermediate Luxury

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.1 - 58.2 in.
Convertible, Coupe, Sedan

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.3 in.
2.0

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62 in.
DOHC

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³.
aluminum

Model Group

Model Group
MKZ
4

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
4