2010 Lincoln MKX  RealSafeCars77Safety Rating

#21 of 2010 SUVs

#45 of all 2010 vehicles


The MKX, part of Lincoln's lineup since 2007, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. 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 MKX 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 MKX has a score of 77, implying a 0.046% chance of driver death (4.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Lincoln MKX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0458% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.2353%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0458% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.2353% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Lincoln MKX is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Lincoln MKX is 10% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9564BMW X3INFINITI EXLincoln MKXAcura ZDXAcura RDXCadillac SRXM.-B. M-ClassVolvo XC60Volvo XC90Volvo S80Audi Q5Acura MDXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Lincoln MKX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 95. The 2010 Lincoln MKX is safer than the 2010 BMW X3 and less safe than the 2010 Acura RDX, the 2010 Cadillac SRX, the 2010 Acura MDX, the 2010 Audi Q5, the 2010 Volvo S80, the 2010 Volvo XC90, the 2010 Volvo XC60, and the 2010 Mercedes-Benz M-Class. It is about as safe as the 2010 INFINITI EX.

Find another model