|2015 Toyota Avalon||2015 Lincoln MKZ|
|103.6/16.0 Cubic-Feet||Passenger/Cargo Volume||96.5/15.4 Cubic-Feet|
|268-Hp 3.5-Liter V-6||Standard Engine||240-Hp 2.0-Liter Turbo I-4|
|21 MPG/31 MPG||Fuel Economy City/Hwy||22 MPG/33 MPG|
2015 Toyota Avalon vs 2015 Lincoln MKZ
Car shoppers who are looking for a full-size sedan with a combination of comfort, style, overall quality and excellent performance would be very satisfied with either the Toyota Avalon or Lincoln MKZ. Both sedans offer touches of luxury at a more affordable prices than their European competitors. Take a look at our 2015 Toyota Avalon vs 2015 Lincoln MKZ comparison, and you will see why the Avalon is the premiere choice for an entry-level luxury sedan.
When it comes to luxury and comfort, both vehicles offer a refined interior space with high-quality materials. However, with 103.6 cubic-feet of passenger space, the Avalon offers much more room for passengers to relax and stretch out. This is especially more pronounced in the backseat of the Avalon, with its greater head and legroom. The Avalon also edges out the MKZ with storage capacity with 16.0 cubic-feet of cargo volume. If you want a vehicle with plenty space for either your passengers or your stuff, the Avalon is the obvious choice.
High Performance of the 2015 Toyota Avalon
Both of these luxury sedans deliver fantastic performance that matches their luxurious credentials. The 2015 Toyota Avalon editions come with a muscular 268-Horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 engine while the standard 2015 Lincoln MKZ is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 with only 240 horsepower. Also, the Avalon provides a steadier, more comfortable and compliant ride to go along with its more quiet cabin. Additionally the MKZ is hampered by its poorer visibility, which is an important factor to consider not only for performance, but also for safety as well.
You would think that the 2015 Avalon, with its more powerful engine, would get a lower fuel economy. However, the Avalon and MKZ have fairly equal fuel-efficiency ratings. While the MKZ gets an EPA-est. mpg of 22 city/33 hwy, the Avalon has only a slightly lower 21 city/31 hwy mpg to go along with its high-performance engine. The 2015 Toyota Avalon, with its affordability, performance and luxurious features, is clearly the superior choice. Come visit us here at Tuscaloosa Toyota and check out this exquisite luxury sedan for yourself. Also, be sure to check out our no-cost non-factory Lifetime Warranty, which extends the standard Powertrain Warranty for any new Toyota model.