Lincoln MKZ vs. Toyota Avalon

Chroma Elite Chromoflare
VS
Blizzard Pearl

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$28,424 - $31,299
$20,488 - $22,853

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.93 / 5
15 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
245 hp
268 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
Turbocharged 2.0L I
3.5L DOHC 24V V6 w/Dual VVT

Interior Features

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.3 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.9 in.
38.5 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37 in.
39.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.5 in.
37.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.4 cu. ft.
16 cu. ft.

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
111 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38 ft.
37.4 ft.

Length

Length
194.1 in.
195.3 in.

Width

Width
73.4 in.
72.2 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3739 - 3900 .lbs
3505 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
245 hp
268 hp

Torque

Torque
275 ft. lbs.
248 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
16.5 - 18 gal.
17 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 - 30 mpg
11 - 15 mpg

City

City
20 - 21 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 - 31 mpg
30 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lincoln MKZ
Toyota Avalon

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
96.5 ft³.
103.6 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3739 - 3900 lbs.
3505 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 - 24 mpg.
24

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

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

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 - 31 mpg.
30 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
1000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
100 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
1000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

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

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
999
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
3.5 L/211

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
44W
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58
3.30

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96
1.90

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91
1.42

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.71

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75
0.61

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94
4.15

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.21 - 3.36
3.24

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590
575

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 - 7.7
7.4

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Strut

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/40VR19 - P245/45VR18
P215/55VR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/40VR19 - P245/45VR18
P215/55VR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.
17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38 ft.
37.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 in.
11.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 in.
11.1 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.5 - 18 gal.
17 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.9 in.
38.5 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.3 in.
42.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.7 in.
58.2 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
55.1 in.
55.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.5 in.
37.9 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37 in.
39.2 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.3 in.
57 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
53.8 in.
54.6 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.2 in.
111 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
194.1 in.
195.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.4 in.
72.2 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.1 - 58.2 in.
57.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.3 in.
62.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62 in.
62.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³.
16 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
MKZ
Avalon

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
Intermediate Luxury

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4