2011 Ford
Edge Limited
vs. 2011 Lincoln
MKX

2011 Ford Edge Limited

10.0

starting from

$37,325

Reasons to buy the Ford Edge Limited

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Has auxiliary audio input
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Average highway fuel efficiency
25 mpg
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Average range on the highway
475 miles
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Average city fuel efficiency
18 mpg
2011 Lincoln MKX

9.7

Runner-up

Lincoln MKX

starting from

$42,140
"Substantial improvements in interior quality."
edmunds.com | talking about the MKX's interior quality
"A plethora of entertainment options."
edmunds.com | talking about the MKX's stereo

Reasons to buy the Lincoln MKX

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Longer basic warranty
50,000 mile
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Longer-lasting basic warranty
4 year
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Quite powerful
305 HP @ 6,500 RPM
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Premium radio
Standard
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 8.4
2011 Ford Edge Limited Winner: Edge Limited
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  • The Edge Limited's auxiliary audio input jack lets you connect your MP3 player to the car's stereo
  • The Edge Limited has 2 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 12 vs 10
Cost 9.8 vs 10.0
2011 Lincoln MKX Winner: MKX
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  • Basic warranty lasts 14,000 more miles, 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Basic warranty lasts 1 more year, 4 year vs 3 year
Practicality 9.8 vs 10.0
2011 Lincoln MKX Winner: MKX
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Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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Performance 10.0 vs 10.0
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  • Both provide sporty handling
  • Fairly powerful
  • More gears
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both have power seats
  • Neither offers a sun roof
Road Tests - vs -
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Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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  • Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
  • Poor protection, 21% to 35% chance of serious head or chest injuries in a crash
Overall 10.0 vs 9.7

Entertainment System

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Edge Limited
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MKX
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Number of speakers 12 vs 10 Both have more speakers, but the Edge Limited in particular has a large number
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs No Neither offers speed-sensitive volume
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Not Available vs Standard Have your pick of music from around the world with the MKX 's satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs No The Edge Limited can connect your personal music device to the stereo system
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Has subwoofer No vs No Neither has a subwoofer; audio won't have that deep thumping bass sound
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entertainment system Optional vs Optional Both can be upgraded to include an entertainment system

Cost

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Edge Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited
2011 Lincoln MKX Lincoln
MKX
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MSRP $37,325 vs $42,140 The Edge Limited has a reasonable price, while the MKX is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 18 mpg vs 17 mpg Both get OK mileage in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile The MKX 's %s warranty covers lots of miles, but the Edge Limited's doesn't cover many
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 4 year The MKX 's basic warranty is long lasting, but the Edge Limited's is very short

Practicality

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Edge Limited
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Average number of seats
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Cargo space 68.9 ft3 vs 68.6 ft3 Both have OK cargo room
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front seats 55.5 ft3 vs 55.5 ft3 Both average size front seats
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Base payload capacity 909 lb vs 970 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Optional Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
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Cupholders 8 vs 8 Both have lots of cupholders
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Safety Features

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Edge Limited
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 5 vs 5 OK number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system MyFord vs None

Performance

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Edge Limited
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MKX
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Horsepower 285 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 305 HP @ 6,500 RPM Fairly powerful
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 More gears
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both only offer an automatic transmission, unlike most in this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 15.0 lb/hp vs 14.5 lb/hp Both provide sporty handling
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Drivetrain type all-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive Both have the usual drivetrain for this class of vehicle
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 38.6 ft vs 38.6 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Luxury Features

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Edge Limited
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MKX
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Road Tests

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Edge Limited
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MKX
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0-60 mph 8.1 seconds vs 7.2 seconds The MKX has a good 0-60 time, but the Edge Limited is just average
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Braking distance at 60mph 134 ft vs 132 ft Both have average braking ability for this class of vehicle
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1/4 mile 16.6 s @ 87 mph vs 15.5 s @ 91 mph The MKX 's 1/4 mile time is zippy, but the Edge Limited's is just OK
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Lateral acceleration 0.76 g vs 0.77 g Both have unremarkable cornering abilities
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

Crash Test Ratings

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Edge Limited
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MKX
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs 4 stars Good protection, only 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
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Front driver crash test 3 stars vs 3 stars Poor protection, 21% to 35% chance of serious head or chest injuries in a crash
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs Unknown

Other Vehicles to Consider

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2011 Ford Edge Limited 2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Edge Limited vs RAV4 Limited
2011 Ford Edge Limited 2011 Honda CR-V Edge Limited vs CR-V
2011 Ford Edge Limited 2011 Ford Explorer Edge Limited vs Explorer
2011 Ford Edge SE 2012 Chevrolet Traverse LT Edge SE vs Traverse LT
2011 Lincoln MKX 2012 Lincoln MKT MKX vs MKT
2011 Lincoln MKX 2012 Lincoln MKZ MKX vs MKZ
2011 Lincoln MKX 2011 Buick Enclave CXL MKX vs Enclave CXL
2011 Lincoln MKX 2011 Cadillac SRX MKX vs SRX
2011 Lincoln MKX 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland MKX vs Grand Cherokee Overland

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