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This is a comparison between the Toyota LandCruiser Prado and the Lincoln MKX. The MKX is sort of comparable to the Prado due to size and that it shares the Mazda CX-9 and Ford Edge platform. We think the Lincoln MKX variant is clearly the more stylish model of the others. Hopefully Ford will come to the same conclusion instead of stupid models they have tried on the past.

We like the MKX and hope that Ford eventually does release this version to the country rather than the plainer Edge. We prefer the design treatment better than the Mazda CX-9 which is getting old. The MKX re-design gives it a more balanced and tough yet premium look to the car.

Judging by the number of CX-9, Kulgers and Commodore station wagons on the road we think the MKX will easily compete and better them. If packaged as the versions in the US the existing models the MKX makes them look like yesterday's news. Hopefully Ford will tell us soon if the MKX does make it beyond the US market.   


Lincoln MKX
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Toyota LandCruiser Prado

The car market is full of models which haven't worked in the country. The main problem is commitment, poor marketing and pricing. Just because something is made in the US doesn't hold much weight here. Sure we have weird ones who like to put Chevy badges on their Holdens because they think their driving a one tells you what sort of mentality they have - confused. Thankfully there aren't too many like that.

What will make a the MKX sell here (as a Ford) is that it is reliable, looks goods and has the option of a sunroof, alloys and leather trim. I not kidding that's what the masses seem to aspire to here. Don't sell the Ford Edge it looks cheap and nasty.

 

 


 
Last known pricing (RRP)
NOT including on roads, discounts etc...
December 2010

Toyota LandCruiser Prado
2010 $58,490 - 88,990 AUD

Lincoln MKX
2010 $39,145 USD 

 

 


Landcruiser Prado Lincoln MKX

Engines  
1GR-FE (modified)
V6 Petrol
Quad Cam with Dual VVTi EFI
4 Litre (3956cc)
Claimed 203Kw @ 5600RPM
Claimed 380Nm @ 4400RPM

1KD-FTV (modified)
IL4 DOHC Diesel
Turbo-charged - Intercooler
Direct Injection - Common Rail
3 Litre (2982cc)
Claimed 128Kw @ 3400RPM
Claimed 410Nm @ 1600-2800RPM
Duratec V6
V6 Petrol
24 valve iVCT EFI
3.7 Litre (3726cc)
Claimed 204Kw @ 6250RPM
Claimed 367Nm @ 4250RPM
Weight  
2195 - 2435Kg
Towing capacity up to 2500kg
Approx 2097Kg
Towing capacity up to 2000kg
Fuel capacity & consumption  
Up to 150 litres
IL6 Petrol 11.5 litres per 100km (Auto)
IL4 Diesel 8.5 litres per 100km (Auto)
Up to 76 litres
V6 Diesel 12.2 litres per 100km (Auto)
Other specifications  
5 speed Auto  or 6 speed manual
Overall height/width 1845/1890
Overall length/Wheelbase 4930/2790
Track (front/rear) 1585/1585
ANCAP safety rating 4/5
*Based on CX-9 specifications.
6 speed Auto
Overall height/width 1728/1936
Overall length/Wheelbase 5099/2875
Track (front/rear) 1654/1644
ANCAP safety rating x/5
Capability  
Angle of: (degrees)
Approach 32
Departure 24-25
Breakover 22
Drive system AWD
Minimum ground clearance 220mm
Water Fording depth 700mm Max
Angle of: (degrees)
Approach ???
Departure ???
Minimum ground clearance 206mm
Toyota Prado dashboard Lincoln MKX

Performance  
Prado performance figures  
Pricing  
2009 $47,100 - 79,500 AUD
*Always check with the dealer for up to date pricing, specifications, on-road costs, accessories and specials etc.. everything as usual is subject to change!
2010 $39,145 USD
*Always check with the dealer for up to date pricing, specifications, on-road costs, accessories and specials etc.. everything as usual is subject to change!

 


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