Lincoln MKZ 3.0 225HP vs Ford Mondeo III Sedan 1.8 16V 110HP manual

Lincoln MKZ 3.0 225HP

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9 reasons for

Lincoln MKZ, model available from 2006.
It has 3.0 225HP petrol engine produced from 2006.
Drive has manual gearbox.

2 reasons for

Ford Mondeo III Sedan, model available from 1999 to 2007.
It has 1.8 16V 110HP petrol engine produced from 2001 to 2007.
Drive on the front axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Ford Mondeo III Sedan 1.8 16V 110HP manual

9 reasons for Lincoln MKZ 3.0 225KM in comparison to Ford Mondeo III Sedan 1.8 16V 110HP manual

Reasons for

Maximal power

225 > 110 hp
The Ford Mondeo III significantly loses with the Lincoln MKZ in the category of amount of horses under the hood having them by 115 hp less. As a result the engine of the Lincoln MKZ, as opposed to the Ford Mondeo III Sedan 1.8 16V 110HP manual, provides lots of power and good acceleration.


1,834 > 1,813 mm
Width of a car influences on room in the cabin and also stability during driving. The Lincoln MKZ is widther by 21 mm in comparison to the Ford and is not really worth considering. The average for the „mid-size” class amounts to approximately 1,764 millimeters and is by 4 % larger than the width of the Lincoln MKZ 3.0 225HP.

Fuel tank

65 > 58 l
The Ford Mondeo III Sedan 1.8 16V 110HP manual gives way to the Lincoln in the field of fuel tank size. The Lincoln is able to carry by 7 l more fuel in relation to its rival.


4,824 > 4,731 mm
The Lincoln MKZ 3.0 225HP is 93 millimeters longer in comparison to the Ford Mondeo III Sedan. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and usually have plenty of trunk space. Although the Lincoln MKZ occurs to be better option for families or drivers who value soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Ford Mondeo III Sedan may be more appropriate to the young as it will not make problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.

Rear track

1,550 > 1,540 mm

Price range

luxury > popular

Model release date

2006 > 1999
Production of the older vehicle began 7 years prior to its rival hence it is reasonable to suppose that this vehicle features not so modern solutions used.


1,444 > 1,427 mm
The higher a vehicle is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of putting big amount of stuff to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 17 millimeters to the advantage of the Lincoln MKZ is insignificant and does not matter much.

Front track

1,554 > 1,520 mm


2 reasons for Ford Mondeo III Sedan 1.8 16V 110KM manual in comparison to Lincoln MKZ 3.0 225HP

Reasons for

Trunk capacity

450 > 333 l
With more boot size the Ford will have much more room for loading things and be more functional car compared with the Lincoln MKZ. If the capacity of the trunk is appeals to you, the Ford will be better to buy as it is around 117 liters more spacious than the boot of its competitor.


2,754 > 2,728 mm
Ford Mondeo III Sedan has 1 percent longer wheelbase when compared to the Lincoln MKZ. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, cars with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.

Cars specifications

Lincoln MKZ 3.0 225HP Ford Mondeo III Sedan 1.8 16V 110HP manual
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 2006 1999
    Facelifting no no
    Class D D
    Payload - 1,860 kg
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