When put next to each other, the Buick Envision and the Lincoln MKC have a lot in common when it comes to comfort, gas mileage, and high-end looks on the inside and outside.
When comparing their suitability, buyers need to look closely at each vehicle’s specs to see if it fits their design tastes and performance needs.
Even though each SUV has a lot to offer, buyers should look at the pros and cons of each to find the one that best fits their lifestyle and how they plan to use the vehicle. This summary shows the most important parts of each car that most buyers look for.
Comfort and Utility
The Buick Envision and the Lincoln MKC can both fit up to five people. The legroom and headroom are also about the same.
The driver and front passenger have a little more space in the Lincoln MKC, but the difference isn’t very big. The luxurious interiors of both cars come standard with leather power seats, power windows, and power locks.
The Lincoln MKC comes with a sunroof or moonroof as well. Overall, the Buick Envision is a little bit shorter and a little bit narrower than the Lincoln MKC. For some, this will make it easier to drive this SUV through city traffic and park in spaces that aren’t very wide.
Some people will also like the tighter turning radius of the Buick Envision, which makes it easier to drive in tight spaces. Even though there aren’t many differences in size between the Buick Envision and the Lincoln MKC, some people may feel more comfortable driving one over the other.
In the past, SUVs were not always known for being good on gas. But this has gotten better as technology and design have changed.
Both cars get about the same number of miles per gallon and use the same amount of gas. In the city, the Buick Envision gets 25 mpg, and on the highway, it gets 27 mpg. The same is true for the Lincoln MKC. It gets 18 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway.
With these ratings, both cars are good choices for people who want to use less gas on the road and on their daily commutes.
Power and Cargo Capacity
The Buick Envision doesn’t have as much power as the Lincoln MKC, which has 285 hp. It also has more torque than the Buick Envision, which makes it feel more powerful. It also makes it easier to pull behind a car.
The Lincoln MKC can pull up to 3,000 pounds, while the Buick Envision can only pull up to 1,500 pounds. The Lincoln MKC has a cargo space of 25.6 cu ft. and the Buick Envision has a cargo space of 26.9 cu ft. Both have a max payload of 1,023 pounds, but the Buick Envision can carry 1,318 pounds, while the Lincoln can only carry 1,023.
The MSRP for the Buick Envision is $37,550, which is less than the MSRP for the Lincoln MKC, which is $49,610. Even though the price tag might not be the deciding factor between these two cars, it is still an important factor.
People who want a luxury SUV will find that both the Buick Envision and the Lincoln MKC have a lot to offer. Because these two cars are similar, consumers need to think about how they will use the car and not just their brand loyalty before making a decision.
If they plan to tow heavy loads often, then the Lincoln MKC is the best option. For people who want a stylish car for their daily commute or other activities, choosing between the two may be more of a matter of taste.
In the end, it may come down to how much it will cost. The Lincoln MKC and the Buick Envision are both good luxury SUVs on the market right now.
Previous 2016 Model Comparisons
The Buick Envision and the Lincoln MKC are two new options in the luxury midsize crossover SUV market for the 2016 model year.
The Buick Envision is in the middle of the Encore and the Enclave. It was first sold in China, but later in 2016, it will be available in the United States. The Lincoln MKC came out in 2015 as part of the Lincoln Motor Company group, which had just changed its name. There are a lot of similarities between these two entries, but there are also many subtle differences.
About the 2016 Buick Envision
The Envision, which weighs two tonnes, is bigger than most cars in its class. It has a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that is turbocharged and makes 256 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. It has an automatic transmission with six speeds, all-wheel drive, and some hybrid technology that shuts off the engine when the car brakes, coasts, or stops. It also comes with a number of important safety features as standard equipment, such as lane-keeping assist, lane-change assist, adaptive cruise control, forward collision alert, collision mitigation braking, front and rear parking assist, and rear cross-traffic alert.
Other standard features include a heated steering wheel, driver seat and mirror memory settings, heated rear seats, leather-appointed seats, heated steering wheel, three-zone climate control, 19-inch silver wheels, and front intermittent rain-sensing wipers. Standard features include an 8-inch touchscreen, a noise-cancelling system, and a 4G LTE wireless hotspot that lets up to seven devices connect within 20 feet of the car.
On the Premium II trim level, standard features include front seats that can be cooled, high-intensity discharge headlights that can be moved, automatic high beams, automatic parking assist, and a head-up display. Optional features on the Premium II include a power-sliding panoramic sunroof and an adaptive cruise control with automatic front braking.
About the 2016 Lincoln MKC
The 2016 Lincoln MKC comes with a 2-liter turbo four-cylinder engine with 240 horsepower as standard. An optional 2.3-liter turbo engine with 285 horsepower is also available. It has an automatic transmission with six speeds. Models with all-wheel drive come with an adaptive suspension, while models with front-wheel drive can get one as an extra. There are many trim levels, including Premiere, Select, Reserve, and the top-of-the-line Black Label, which comes with both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
The MKC comes with leather upholstery, keyless entry, push-button start, remote start, heated windows, SD and two USB ports, high-intensity discharge headlights, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, a rear camera, and the SYNC® 3 driver connect system.
Seven airbags, anti-lock brakes on all four wheels, rear parking sensors, approach detection, electronic stability control with roll control, and tyre pressure monitoring come as standard safety features. Options for safety include automatic high-beam headlights, adaptive cruise control with mitigation braking and forward collision alert, blind-spot/cross-traffic warning, a lane-keeping system, and in and out park assist.
The Select trim comes with upgraded leather, wood trim, ambient lighting inside the car, daytime running lights that can be changed, heated power-folding side mirrors, and a cover for the trunk. The Reserve trim has front seats that can be heated or cooled, a panoramic moonroof, a blind spot and cross-traffic warning, a hands-free hatch lift, polished wheels, and a modem that is built into the car. Package choices depend on the trim level and transmission chosen, but they include
A tow package and a climate package with automatic high beams, heated rear seats and steering wheel, and rain-sensing front wipers are among the optional packages.