When we compare the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid's and the Toyota Camry's specifications and ratings, the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. The Toyota Camry has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, reliability, resale value, interior volume, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid's and the Toyota Camry's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Camry is a better car than the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.
Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vs. Toyota Camry Pricing
A used 2020 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid ranges from $24,051 to $36,330 while a used 2020 Toyota Camry is priced between $19,817 to $30,914.
Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vs. Toyota Camry Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid loses 56.7 percent of its value and the Toyota Camry loses 40.7 percent of its value. This means the Toyota Camry retains 16.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.
Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vs. Toyota Camry Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is 8.6 out of 10 while the Toyota Camry's quality rating is 9.0 out of 10. This results in the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid being ranked 2 out of 27 Best Luxury Hybrid Cars and the Toyota Camry being ranked 2 out of 13 Best Midsize Cars.
Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vs. Toyota Camry Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is 8.4 out of 10. For the Toyota Camry the reliability rating is 9.0 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Camry a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid’s base engine makes 188 horsepower, and the Toyota Camry base engine makes 203 horsepower. The MKZ Hybrid is rated to deliver an average of 41 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 546 miles. The Camry is rated to deliver an average of 34 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 595 miles.This gives the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Toyota Camry the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Toyota Camry, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, a hybrid midsize car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room. The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid and Toyota Camry are comparable in regards to front shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid and the Toyota Camry have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.