When comparing the Lincoln MKS's and the Lexus ES 350's specifications and ratings, the Lincoln MKS has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, interior volume and base engine power. The Lexus ES 350 has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Lincoln MKS's and the Lexus ES 350's specifications and ratings, the Lincoln MKS is a better car than the Lexus ES 350.
Lincoln MKS vs. Lexus ES 350 Pricing
A used 2016 Lincoln MKS ranges from $10,395 to $21,992 while a used 2016 Lexus ES 350 is priced between $18,494 to $28,968.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Lincoln MKS’s base engine makes 305 horsepower, and the Lexus ES 350 base engine makes 268 horsepower. The MKS is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 494 miles. The ES 350 is rated to deliver an average of 24 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 533 miles. This gives the Lexus ES 350 the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Lincoln MKS. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Lincoln MKS has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Lexus ES 350 has the advantage in the area of rear leg room. The Lincoln MKS and Lexus ES 350 are comparable in regards to front leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Lexus ES 350 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.