At first it would seem these two vehicles have a lot in common. Both have a 2.0L 4 cyl. Base engine. And are front-wheel drive. Their EPA-estimated miles per gallon are an identical 20 mpg city and 29 mpg gallon highway. Where they start to diverge is in raw horsepower. The 2016 Lincoln MKC boasts a full 240 horsepower while the 2016 Audi Q3 is at 200 horsepower. Both have 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission.
The 2016 Lincoln MKC is a small-luxury compact SUV available in two fuel-efficient turbocharged engines. Standard front wheel with all-wheel drive is also available. It is consistently described as solid, confident and safe to drive. It also offers active noise control that cancels out eternal sound waves, making for an incredibly quiet and luxurious ride.
The 2016 Lincoln MKC is a compact luxury SUV with a long list of standard and available features like dual-zone automatic climate control, push button start, rearview camera, and a SYNC 3 infotainment system among other things. It has wonderful available features like a panoramic sunroof, lane assist, collision wanting and blind spot monitoring. I t also has an outstanding 14-speaker THX II audio system available.
The 2016 Audi Q3 is an entry level vehicle. It lets you sport the Audi badge but it doesn’t offer much in the way of features. While the design is sophisticated, this is most definitely a basic model. It does offer the classic Audi fit and finish complete with leather seats. While both are covered by warranty the features differ slightly. The 2016 Lincoln MKC has a 6 year 70,000-mile drivetrain warranty while the @016 Audi Q3 will cover up to 4 years and 50,000.
|2016 Lincoln MKC||Vs.||2016 Audi Q3|
|2.0L 4 cylinder||Engine||2.0L 4 cylinder|
|240 hp||Horse Power||200 hp|
|270 - ft @ 3000 rpm||Torque||207 - ft @1700 rpm|
|7||Exterior Color Options||10|
These vehicles are about luxury and utility. If you are looking to ride comfortably, the 2016 MKC Lincoln has an abundance of interior room. It averages 2 to three inches more on features like shoulder and leg room. If you are thinking about cargo, there is a significant difference with the 2016 MKC having about 53 cubic feet of space while the Q3 has around 48 cubic feet.