2018 Lincoln MKT  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#33 of 2018 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#76 of all 2018 vehicles

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

The 2018 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 2018 Lincoln MKT has a score of 78, implying a 0.045% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2018 Lincoln MKT has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.045% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.1376%, meaning the average driver has a 0.045% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.1376% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 Lincoln MKT is 4% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2018 Lincoln MKT is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

10063INFINITI Q70INFINITI QX60Lincoln MKTAudi Q7Volvo S90Lincoln MKXNissan ArmadaVolvo XC90M.-B. GLE-ClassFord ExpeditionAcura MDXLexus RXComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 Lincoln MKT with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 100. The 2018 Lincoln MKT is safer than the 2018 INFINITI Q70 and less safe than the 2018 Audi Q7, the 2018 Volvo S90, the 2018 Lincoln MKX, the 2018 Lexus RX, the 2018 Acura MDX, the 2018 Ford Expedition, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, the 2018 Volvo XC90, and the 2018 Nissan Armada.

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