2019 Lincoln MKT  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#45 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#96 of all 2019 vehicles

The MKT, part of Lincoln's lineup since 2010, is a three-row large wagon with seating up to 7. The Lincoln MKT provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Strong on technology, it has offered Apple CarPlay since 2017. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. 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 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 2019 Lincoln MKT has a score of 80, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Lincoln MKT has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0425% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8582%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0425% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8582% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Lincoln MKT is 9% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Lincoln MKT is 16% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

10060INFINITI Q70Cadillac XTSLincoln MKTINFINITI QX60Buick EnclaveCadillac XT5Nissan ArmadaAcura MDXM.-B. GLE-ClassLexus RXHyundai Genesis G80Lincoln ContinentalComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Lincoln MKT with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 60 to 100. The 2019 Lincoln MKT is safer than the 2019 INFINITI Q70 and the 2019 Cadillac XTS and less safe than the 2019 Buick Enclave, the 2019 Cadillac XT5, the 2019 Lincoln Continental, the 2019 Hyundai Genesis G80, the 2019 Lexus RX, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, the 2019 Acura MDX, and the 2019 Nissan Armada. It is about as safe as the 2019 INFINITI QX60.

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