In comparing the Acura TL's and the Lincoln MKZ's specifications and ratings, the Acura TL has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Lincoln MKZ has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Acura TL's and the Lincoln MKZ's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Acura TL vs. Lincoln MKZ Pricing
A used 2014 Acura TL ranges from $10,983 to $21,930 while a used 2014 Lincoln MKZ is priced between $9,495 to $19,994.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Acura TL’s base engine makes 280 horsepower, and the Lincoln MKZ base engine makes 240 horsepower. The TL is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 537 miles. The MKZ is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 545 miles. This gives the Lincoln MKZ the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Acura TL. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Acura TL has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The Lincoln MKZ has the advantage in the areas of front leg room, rear leg room and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Lincoln MKZ has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.