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Lexus ES vs. Lincoln MKZ Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Lexus ES vs. Lincoln MKZ Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $46,395

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve   
Difference: $4,102

Lowest Total Invoice: $43,693

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve   
Difference: $3,294

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Model Year201720172017
ModelESMKZMKZ
Trim300hHybrid ReserveHybrid Black Label
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,820 $39,670 $47,830
Base Invoice $39,171 $37,488 $44,960
Luxury Package 1,670    
Sunshade, rear, power 210 305  
Obstacle detection, rear 500    
LED headlights 515    
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Audio Package 2,590    
Blind spot warning system 500    
Heated steering wheel 450    
Power decklid 400    
Cargo net 64 25 25
Remote start 499    
Cargo mat 105    
Bodyside moldings 199    
Technology Package   2,395 2,395
Climate Package   695 695
Revel 14 speakers   1,180  
Sunroof   1,200  
Luxury Package 1,536    
Sunshade, rear, power 192 278  
Obstacle detection, rear 460    
LED headlights 473    
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Audio Package 2,392    
Blind spot warning system 460    
Heated steering wheel 416    
Power decklid 368    
Cargo net 38 23 23
Remote start 310    
Cargo mat 65    
Bodyside moldings 131    
Technology Package   2,180 2,180
Climate Package   633 633
Revel 14 speakers   1,074  
Sunroof   1,092  
Options (change) 7,702 5,800 3,115
Options (change) 6,841 5,280 2,836
Destination 975 925 925
Total Price $50,497 $46,395 $51,870
Total Invoice $46,987 $43,693 $48,721

The configured Lexus ES 4dr Sedan has a 156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

The configured Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sedan has a 141-horsepower 2.0L I4 Hybrid engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

Even when the Lexus ES and Lincoln MKZ are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Lexus ES 300h trim is $41,820. The features would cost an additional $7,702. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $50,497.

The base sticker price of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve trim is $39,670. The features would cost an additional $5,800. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $46,395.

The base sticker price of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Black Label trim is $47,830. The features would cost an additional $3,115. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $51,870.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus ES trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Lincoln MKZ trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Lexus ES 4dr Sedan has a 156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

The configured Lincoln MKZ 4dr Sedan has a 141-horsepower 2.0L I4 Hybrid engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

Even when the Lexus ES and Lincoln MKZ are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Lexus ES 300h trim is $39,171. The features would cost an additional $6,841. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $46,987.

The invoice of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve trim is $37,488. The features would cost an additional $5,280. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $43,693.

The invoice of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Black Label trim is $44,960. The features would cost an additional $2,836. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $48,721.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus ES trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Lincoln MKZ trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Lincoln MKZ

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,892
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,980
Model Year201720172017
ModelESMKZMKZ
Trim300hHybrid ReserveHybrid Black Label
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine156hp I4 H141hp I4 H141hp I4 H
TransmissionCVT-6CVTCVT
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)40/39 MPG41/38 MPG41/38 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)835, 15?, 14?, 20
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17245/40-19245/40-19
Total Price$50,497$46,395$51,870
Adjustments for Features0-1,790-4,140
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$50,497$44,605$47,730
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$3,125
Total Invoice$46,987$43,693$48,721
Adjustments for Features0-1,686-3,889
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$46,987$42,007$44,832
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,825

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Features Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Lincoln MKZ

Model Year201720172017
ModelESMKZMKZ
Trim300hHybrid ReserveHybrid Black Label
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100  
CVT $1000$1000
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100$100
Active noise reduction $0$0
Adaptive cruise control$750  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000$1000
Keyless entry keypad $50$50
Remote climate control $25$25
Semi-automated parking system $500$500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25$25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0  
Driver drowsiness monitor $150$150
Inflatable rear seat belts  $200
Rear side airbags$300  
Safety key $5$5
Temporary spare tire$150  
Cargo Management 
Console with shifter$150  
Console without shifter $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $0$0
Apple CarPlay support $0$0
Automatic air recirculation$100  
Concierge Services - 4 year subscription  $200
DVD-compatible player$0  
Siri Eyes Free support$0  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300  
Voice control for external devices $0$0
Water-repellent front-door glass$15  
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350$350
Bodyside moldings$75  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $50$50
Laminated front side windows $200$200
Rear spoiler$200  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25  
Approach detection $25$25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75$75
Detailed driving style feedback $100$100
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250
LED headlights$1000 $1000
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25  
Power-folding mirrors $50$50
Steering-linked headlights $150$150
Xenon HID headlights $500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100  
Folding second row seats $300$300
Heated second row seats $200$200
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200
Leather door panel trim  $250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150$150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100  
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Synthetic suede headliner  $1000
Upgraded floor mats  $0
Upholstered instrument cluster hood, leather  $200
Wood trim$300$300 
Wood trim, alternative type  $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500$500
Total Value of Features$4,940$6,730$9,080
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,790$4,140
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,686-3,889

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Specifications Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Lincoln MKZ

Model Year20172017
ModelESMKZ
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.0 in112.2 in
Length192.7 in193.9 in
Width71.7 in73.4 in
Height57.1 in58.1 in
Curb Weight3,638 lb.3,871 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.2 gal.16.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.5 in37.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.6 in57.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in55.1 in
Row 1 Legroom41.9 in41.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in36.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in55.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in53.8 in
Row 2 Legroom40.0 in37.0 in
Cargo Volume15.2 ft315.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus ES 300h

Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Wood trim300Yes
Total Requested1700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Audio Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested107575%
Total Not Requested35025%

Option Package Details
Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve

Revel, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)
FeatureValueRequested?
Revel, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Surround sound250Yes
HD radio50Yes
Total Requested30046%
Total Not Requested35054%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested145051%
Total Not Requested140049%
Climate Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200No
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Wiper de-icer25No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested40064%
Total Not Requested22536%

Option Package Details
Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Black Label

Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested145051%
Total Not Requested140049%
Climate Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200No
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Wiper de-icer25No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested40064%
Total Not Requested22536%

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