2019 Lincoln Continental  RealSafeCars90Safety Rating

#5 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#15 of all 2019 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Lincoln Continental
The Continental, which Lincoln introduced in 2016, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Continental packs some oomph. Lincoln offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 Lincoln Continental is safe 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 2019 Lincoln Continental has a score of 90, implying a 0.028% chance of driver death (2.5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Lincoln Continental has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0283% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.2376%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0283% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.2376% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Lincoln Continental is 41% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Lincoln Continental is 45% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

9862INFINITI Q70Cadillac XTSCadillac CTSAcura RLXINFINITI QX60Buick EnclaveLexus RXHyundai Genesis G80Lincoln ContinentalM.-B. E-ClassVolvo S90BMW 5 SeriesComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Lincoln Continental with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 98. The 2019 Lincoln Continental is safer than the 2019 INFINITI Q70, the 2019 Cadillac XTS, the 2019 Cadillac CTS, the 2019 Acura RLX, the 2019 INFINITI QX60, the 2019 Buick Enclave, and the 2019 BMW 5 Series. It is about as safe as the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the 2019 Hyundai Genesis G80, and the 2019 Lexus RX.

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