Ford Explorer vs Lincoln MKT Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,722
Average Price Paid
$33,359
37 listings nationwide

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2019 Lincoln MKT
AWD
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AWD
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AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,161
2019 Lincoln MKT
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$42,478
13 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

2019 Lincoln MKT
AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

In Lincoln’s SUV lineup, the MKT fits between the midsize MKX and the gargantuan full-size Navigator. The MKT features minimal changes for 2019. It still includes the same basic design...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
40
writes:
Good vehicle... very roomy... almost too roomy... still kinda loose on the handling
2019 Lincoln MKT
AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2019 Lincoln MKT
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
--
365 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
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350 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.6 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 43 in
Back Legroom 39 in 41.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 17.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,183 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 4,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 207.6 in
Width 89.3 in 85.7 in
Height 69.9 in 67.4 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 117.9 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
2019 Lincoln MKT
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • 3-Coat White Platinum Metallic
  • Blue Diamond Metallic
  • Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Ceramic Pearl Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Iced Mocha Metallic
  • Infinite Black Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • 2nd Row 40/40 Dual Captains Chairs (Heated/Cooled)
  • 2ND Row Console Refrigerated
  • Class III Trailer Tow

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