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2013 Lincoln MKX 2013 Acura MDX 2012 Volkswagen Touareg
     
4dr Wgn 3.7L V6 FWD
  • 4dr Wgn 3.7L V6 FWD
  • 4dr Wgn 3.7L V6 AWD
AWD
  • AWD
  • AWD with Technology Package
  • AWD with Technology and Entertainment Package
  • AWD with Advance Package
  • AWD with Advance and Entertainment Package
4dr VR6 Sport
  • 4dr VR6 Sport
  • 4dr VR6 Sport w/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr VR6 Sport w/Nav
  • 4dr TDI Sport
  • 4dr TDI Sport w/Nav *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr VR6 Lux *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr TDI Sport w/Nav
  • 4dr VR6 Lux
  • 4dr TDI Lux *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr TDI Lux
  • 4dr VR6 Exec *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr VR6 Exec
  • 4dr TDI Exec *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr TDI Exec

Prices

MSRP $39,575 $43,280 $43,375
Invoice $37,597 $40,092 $41,251
Avg. Paid N/A $31,915 $29,704

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.3 8.2 7.8
Critics' Rating 7.3 8.7 8.4
Performance 7.0 8.5 7.7
Interior 7.6 8.0 8.0
Safety 8.9 9.3 10.0
Reliability 3.0 3.5 2.5
Operating Cost N/A 7.3 7.4

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Lots of standard features
  • Comfortable ride
  • Good cargo space for the class
  • Athletic handling
  • Sharp steering
  • Straightforward navigation system
  • Great fuel economy with diesel engine
  • Straightforward climate, audio and navigation controls
Cons
  • Not very sporty
  • Glitch-filled MyLincoln Touch controls
  • Lackluster engine
  • Low fuel economy for the class
  • Limited cargo space for class

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.7L/213 Gas V6 3.7L/224 Gas V6 3.6L/195
MPG 19 City / 26 Hwy 16 City / 21 Hwy 16 City / 23 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Crossover Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111.2 108.3 113.9
Length, Overall (in) 186.7 191.6 188.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.0 78.5 76.4
Height, Overall (in) 67.3 68.2 68.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Dual Moonroof Optional
Sun/Moon Roof Optional Standard
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Standard
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4251 4594 4711

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard
Power Liftgate Standard Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 7 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 108.4 141.8 101.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.0 39.2 39.6
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 41.2 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 61.6 59.8
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 59.0 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 38.6 38.9
Second Leg Room (in) 39.6 38.7 34.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 61.5 56.7
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2 59.1 - TBD -
Third Leg Room (in) 28.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 68.6 83.5 58.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 32.3 42.9 32.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 15.0

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Four Wheel Drive Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.7L/213 3.7L/224 3.6L/195
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 305 @ 6500 300 @ 6300 280 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 280 @ 4000 270 @ 4500 265 @ 3000-4000
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Turning diameter 38.6 37.6 39.0

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 16 (Est) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 21 (Est) 23
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 21.0 26.4

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard

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