2016 Lincoln MKC vs 2016 Audi Q5
The Lincoln MKC is one of the newest models in the brand lineup and has been wildly successful so far. It competes in the compact luxury crossover segment where it has been extremely popular since its release back in 2015. This vehicle is known for its bold and sophisticated exterior, spry performance, luxurious cabin and smooth ride. Lincoln has built upon the early successes of this model and made it even better for the all-new 2016 model year. We truly believe that the popularity of this vehicle will reach all-new heights for the 2016 model year.
The compact luxury crossover segment has been growing by leaps and bounds in recent years. There are now more vehicles than ever competing for market share in this segment. One of the vehicles that challenges the Lincoln MKC for market share every year is Audi’s Q5 model. However, we truly believe that the MKC is far superior to the Q5. We are going to prove that by conducting a 2016 Lincoln MKC vs 2016 Audi Q5 comparison review. This review will highlight some of the many ways that the Lincoln MKC is far superior to the competition, continue reading to learn more.
|2016 Lincoln MKC||vs||2016 Audi Q5|
|20 MPG||City Fuel Economy||20 MPG|
|240 @ 5500 RPM||Horsepower||220 @ 4450 RPM|
|270 @ 3000 RPM||Torque||258 @ 1500 RPM|
2016 Lincoln MKC: Compact Luxury
One of the ways that the new 2016 Lincoln MKC is superior to the 2016 Audi Q5 is with its overall performance characteristics. The 2016 Lincoln MKC comes standard with a 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4 engine that is able to produce a jaw-dropping 240 horsepower with 270 pound-feet of toque. That is more than enough power to weave through traffic during your daily commute. On the other hand, the 2016 Audi Q5 is very underpowered in comparison. The Audi Q5 is only able to make 220 horsepower with 258 pound-feet of torque. Also, both the 2016 Lincoln MKC and 2016 Audi Q5 have very similar fuel economy ratings. Therefore, if you are looking for the best of both worlds in regards to fuel economy and performance, the new 2016 Lincoln MKC is the obvious choice.
Another area where the new 2016 Lincoln MKC is clearly superior to the 2016 Audi Q5 is its overall value. The 2016 Lincoln MKC sells for a very affordable starting price of $33,260. On the other hand, the 2016 Audi Q5 starts at $40,900. That means the MKC is over $7,000 cheaper than the Q5 even though the two vehicles come comparably equipped. As a result, we feel that the new 2016 Lincoln MKC offers a lot more bang for your buck. Anyone who would like to set up a test drive in the new 2016 Lincoln MKC should feel free to stop in and see us here at Mike Castrucci Ford.