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The 2013 Lincoln MKX vs. The 2013 Lexus RX 350


When shopping for a new luxury SUV you need to weigh all of your options.  At Preston Lincoln we have done that for you! We are comparing the all new 2013 Lincoln MKX and the 2013 Lexus RX 350.  Lincoln has revamped their lineup of vehicles with complete new looks,  these new looks are stunning and feature the well known split wing grill!

2013 Lincoln MKX vs. 2013 Lexus RX 350

2013 Lincoln MKX vs. 2013 Lexus RX 350

The Lincoln MKX and Lexus RX 350 both have V6 gas engines and six speed automatic transmissions.  When it comes to horsepower the Lincoln beats the Lexus.  The Lincoln MKX gets 305 horsepower at 6,500 rpm whereas the Lexus RX 350 only gets 270 horsepower at 6,200 rpm.

Gas mileage is an important selling point in vehicles.  The better the gas mileage the more money you save at the gas pump!  The Lincoln MKX gets 19 MPG city and 26MPG highway, the Lexus RX 350 gets 18 MPG city and 25 MPG highway.

The Lincoln MKX also takes the cake when it comes to available features that are standard with purchase.  In the Lincoln MKX rear parking aid, front reading lamps, leather seats, heated front seats, and the conventional spare tire are all standard!  However on the Lexus RX 350 the front reading lamps and conventional spare tire are not even available.  The other features such as rear parking aid, leather seats and heated front seats are available but not standard.

Not only does the Lincoln MKX offer features that the Lexus RX 350 does not, the Lincoln also has much more passenger space.  With 108.4” of passenger volume the Lincoln MKX clearly beats the 99.7” that the Lexus RX 350 offers.  If you have little kids or like doing carpools then the Lincoln MKX offers your ample room! gave a few reasons on why to buy the Lincoln MKX, the first being that it is quite powerful with its 305 horsepower.  Another is the spacious back seats with 52.9 cubic feet!  The MKX also offers great ground clearance of 7.9” for those areas when you run into rough terrain.

The Lincoln MKX also has great safety features!  Antilock brakes come standard with the MKX, it also has a stability control system and five airbags for the best amount of protection possible!  Child door locks are also standard on the MKX. says the Lincoln MKX has “substantial improvements in interior quality,” and also has “a plethora of entertainment options.”

Interior of The Lincoln MKX

Interior of The Lincoln MKX

The decision is obvious when it comes to choosing between the Lincoln MKX and the Lexus RX 350, the Lincoln MKX is the way to go!  Here at Preston Lincoln we have an abundance of 2013 Lincoln MKX’s!  To view our inventory visit

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