2017 Lincoln MKZ vs 2017 Acura TLX

Drivers looking for a luxury sedan with advanced features and high-quality specifications that won’t cost extra will want to check out the 2017 Lincoln MKZ. Every trim in the 2017 MKZ’s lineup offers a lengthy list of standard features, and drivers looking for a fuel efficient hybrid engine have that option on all trims as well.

Wondering how the 2017 Lincoln MKZ stands up to other luxury sedans? We’re putting this great vehicle to the test with a head-to-head comparison against one of its top competitors, the 2017 Acura TLX. Read on for an in-depth look at the features and specifications you can expect to find on both vehicles!

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2017 Lincoln MKZ vs 2017 Acura TLX
Lincoln Luxury Soft Touch Leatherette Base Trim Interior Leatherette
11-speakers Standard Audio System 7-speakers
245 hp; 275 lb.-ft. Base Engine Performance 206 hp; 182 lb.-ft.
7.1 seconds Acceleration (0-60 mph) 7.2 seconds

The 2017 Acura TLX only comes in one trim level, but the car has a few customization options car shoppers can choose from. The 2017 TLX comes standard with a 2.4-liter inline-4 cylinder that makes 206 horsepower and 182 pound-feet of torque, but drivers looking for additional power can spend a little more for the 3.5-liter V6 engine, which makes 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque. Drivers can also choose between front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive for their 2017 TLX’s drivetrain. Standard safety features for the 2017 TLX include a multi-view rear camera, Vehicle Stability Assist, Traction Control, Motion Adaptive Steering, Agile Handling Assist®, 4-Wheel ABS, Electronic Brake Distribution, Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist.

The 2017 Lincoln MKZ comes in eight trim levels, allowing drivers to choose the options and packages that matter most to them. Trim levels include Premiere, Hybrid Premiere, Select, Hybrid Select, Reserve, Hybrid Reserve, Black Label and Hybrid Black Label. Three engine options are available: a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine, a 2.0-liter Atkinson-Cycle engine and a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine that produces up to 400 horsepower, which is significantly higher than the 2017 Acura TLX’s most powerful engine. Drivers are also able to choose between front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. Standard features for all trim levels include SYNC® 3, 4-Wheel ABS, Belt-Minder®, the LATCH System, the SOS Post-Crash Alert System™, the Personal Safety System™, Individual Tire Pressure Monitoring, Traction Control, a rearview camera, Emergency Brake Assist, 10-way heated power front seats and SiriusXM® Satellite Radio.

Drivers interested in meeting the 2017 Lincoln MKZ up close and in person are encouraged to schedule an obligation-free test drive online or stop in and see our team at Mike Castrucci Alexandria. Have additional questions before getting in the driver’s seat? No problem! Contact a member of our team today!

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