When we compare the Lincoln MKC's and the Nissan Murano's specifications and ratings, The Nissan Murano has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, resale value, interior volume and base engine power. The Lincoln MKC and Nissan Murano have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Lincoln MKC's and the Nissan Murano's specifications and ratings, the Nissan Murano is a better car than the Lincoln MKC.
Lincoln MKC vs. Nissan Murano Pricing
A used 2019 Lincoln MKC ranges from $21,992 to $32,663 while a used 2019 Nissan Murano is priced between $20,002 to $32,069.
Lincoln MKC vs. Nissan Murano 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 Nissan Murano loses 49.8 percent of its value. This means the Nissan Murano retains 2.8 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 Nissan Murano base engine makes 260 horsepower. Both the MKC and the Murano are rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 424 and 532 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Nissan Murano, a crossover/midsize SUV, 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, a crossover/compact SUV, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Nissan Murano 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.