2010 Lincoln MKT  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#19 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#36 of all 2010 vehicles

The MKT, a mainstay of Lincoln's lineup since 2010, is a three-row large wagon with seating up to 7. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Strong on technology, it has offered Apple CarPlay since 2017. Lincoln offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2010 Lincoln MKT is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Lincoln MKT has a score of 78, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Lincoln MKT has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0444% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.0722%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0444% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.0722% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Lincoln MKT is 6% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Lincoln MKT is 13% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9955Cadillac DTSAcura RLLincoln MKXLincoln MKTM.-B. R-ClassAcura ZDXBMW X5Audi Q7M.-B. M-ClassVolvo XC90Acura MDXLincoln MKSComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Lincoln MKT with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 55 to 99. The 2010 Lincoln MKT is safer than the 2010 Cadillac DTS and the 2010 Acura RL and less safe than the 2010 Acura MDX, the 2010 Volvo XC90, the 2010 Mercedes-Benz M-Class, the 2010 Audi Q7, and the 2010 BMW X5. It is about as safe as the 2010 Lincoln MKX, the 2010 Mercedes-Benz R-Class, and the 2010 Acura ZDX.

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