2016 Lincoln MKC 2016 Toyota RAV4
240 @ 5500 RPM Horsepower 176 @ 6000 RPM
270 @ 3000 RPM Torque 172 @ 4100 RPM
23 MPG Combined Fuel Economy 26 MPG
2.0L I-4 Engine 2.5L I-4

2016 Lincoln MKC vs 2016 Toyota RAV4

2016 Lincoln MKC Infotainment System

If you are the type of person who appreciates the finer things in life, then a Lincoln brand vehicle is the perfect choice for you. Last year Lincoln unveiled its all-new Lincoln MKC model to compete in the red-hot compact luxury SUV segment. This model was released to rave reviews last year, and the brand is looking to build upon that momentum for the new 2016 model year. They have added new premium upgrades and changes that took an already great SUV and made it even better.

The new 2016 LIncoln MKC was only released a few months ago, but it has already become one of the best-selling Lincoln vehicles at our dealership. We have customers coming in every single day to ask us questions about how the new 2016 Lincoln MKC compares to the competition. Therefore, we have decided to match it up against one of the most iconic compact SUVs of all time, the Toyota RAV4, in order to show the ways that the MKC is superior. Continue reading to learn more about this 2016 Lincoln MKC vs 2016 Toyota RAV4 comparison.

2016 Lincoln MKC: Classy and Compact

Now, the 2016 Lincoln MKC and 2016 Toyota RAV4 are both great vehicles. However, they are targeted at different types of buyers. The 2016 Lincoln MKC targets luxury-oriented car shoppers who don’t accept anything less than the finer things in life. Therefore, the MKC is outfitted with premium materials, soft-touch surfaces and offers a smooth and classy feel that is simply unmatched by the competition. On the other hand, the 2016 Toyota RAV4 is geared more towards the budget-oriented shopper. It doesn't even come close to matching the high-end features that come with the MKC.

Another way that the new 2016 Lincoln MKC is clearly able to outclass the new 2016 Toyota RAV4 is with its overall performance characteristics. The 2016 Lincoln MKC is able to produce an outstanding 240 horsepower with 270 pound-feet of torque. On the other hand, the 2016 Toyota RAV4 is only able to make 176 horsepower with 172 pound-feet of torque. Also, even though the MKC boasts so much more power, it still has a fuel economy rating that is on par with the RAV4, which is very impressive.

Interior of the 2016 Lincoln MKC