2019 Lincoln MKZ  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#20 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#55 of all 2019 vehicles

The MKZ, a mainstay of Lincoln's lineup since 2007, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2019. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). 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 MKZ is above 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 MKZ has a score of 84, implying a 0.036% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Lincoln MKZ has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0364% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.1572%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0364% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.1572% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Lincoln MKZ is 22% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Lincoln MKZ is 28% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9862Chevrolet ImpalaKia CadenzaNissan MaximaVolkswagen ArteonLexus ES-350Hyundai Genesis G80Lincoln MKZChrysler 300Toyota AvalonINFINITI Q50Acura TLXKia StingerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Lincoln MKZ with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 62 to 98. The 2019 Lincoln MKZ is safer than the 2019 Chevrolet Impala, the 2019 Kia Cadenza, the 2019 Nissan Maxima, the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon, the 2019 Lexus ES-350, the 2019 Kia Stinger, the 2019 Acura TLX, the 2019 INFINITI Q50, and the 2019 Toyota Avalon and less safe than the 2019 Hyundai Genesis G80.

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