When we compare the Lincoln MKC's and the Honda CR-V's specifications and ratings, the Lincoln MKC has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars and base engine power. The Honda CR-V has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, resale value and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Lincoln MKC's and the Honda CR-V's specifications and ratings, the Honda CR-V is a better car than the Lincoln MKC.
Lincoln MKC vs. Honda CR-V Pricing
A used 2019 Lincoln MKC ranges from $21,992 to $32,663 while a used 2019 Honda CR-V is priced between $22,614 to $31,356.
Lincoln MKC vs. Honda CR-V Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Lincoln MKC loses 52.6 percent of its value and the Honda CR-V loses 36.5 percent of its value. This means the Honda CR-V retains 16.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Lincoln MKC.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Lincoln MKC’s base engine makes 245 horsepower, and the Honda CR-V base engine makes 184 horsepower. The MKC is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 424 miles. The CR-V is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 448 miles. This gives the Honda CR-V the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Lincoln MKC. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/compact SUVs, the Honda CR-V has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Lincoln MKC has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Honda CR-V has higher safety ratings than the Lincoln MKC, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.