2019 Lincoln MKC vs. 2019 Lincoln Nautilus: What’s the Difference?

2019 Lincoln MKC vs. 2019 Lincoln Nautilus

Both the 2019 MKC and the 2019 Nautilus are recent additions to the Lincoln lineup, bringing fresh design and flair to the crossover SUV market. If you've been searching for a smart and luxurious take on the modern SUV, either of these models are likely to suit your needs, but which is best? To help you make that decision, our experts at Sutton Lincoln have compared the 2019 Lincoln MKC vs. 2019 Lincoln Nautilus, contrasting the best features of each model. For the purposes of this comparison, we will be analyzing the 2019 Lincoln MKC Select, starting at $36,750 MSRP, and the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus Select, starting at $44,545 MSRP.

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Features and Technology

Step into the future with the advanced tech equipped on the MKC and the Nautilus. Both models offer premium sound systems, touchscreen infotainment, and a variety of other options. Scan the following lists to gain a better understanding of each model's tech specs:

2019 MKC

2019 Lincoln MKC Interior Technology Panel
  • Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System with integrated SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link
  • Lincoln Premium Sound System with 10 speakers, including subwoofer
  • Lincoln Connect™ 4G LTE embedded modem with Wi-Fi hotspot capability
  • Remote Start System
  • Active Noise Control

2019 Nautilus

2019 Lincoln Nautilus Interior Technology Panel
  • 12.3-in. LCD instrument cluster display
  • SYNC® 3 Enhanced Voice Recognition Communications and Entertainment System with 8-in. LCD touchscreen
  • Voice-Activated Touchscreen Navigation System with pinch-to-zoom capability, and integrated SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link®

Price Overview

Each model shares a range of prices and model types, suited to a variety of tastes. Look through the breakdown below for pricing and trim levels of each model:

2019 MKC

  • Standard - Starting at $33,995 MSRP
  • Select - Starting at $36,750 MSRP
  • Reserve - Starting at $40,625 MSRP

2019 Nautilus

  • Standard - Starting at $40,340 MSRP
  • Select - Starting at $44,545 MSRP
  • Reserve - Starting at $48,875 MSRP

Performance Specs

No matter which model you choose, you're sure to be pleased by the resulting performance. Both the MKC and the Nautilus provide the passing power and fuel efficiency you need to spice up your daily driving. See the following list for specific performance figures of each model:

2019 MKC

  • 2.3L Twin-Scroll Turbo I4
  • 285 HP
  • 305 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 18 MPG city/25 MPG hwy

2019 Nautilus

  • 2.7L Turbo V6
  • 335 HP
  • 380 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 20 MPG city/27 MPG hwy

Size & Cargo Space

You'll find more than enough space for you and your passengers in either SUV, but the Nautilus does allow for more cargo storage. Look below for passenger and cargo specs of both Lincoln SUVs:

2019 MKC

  • Passenger Space: 5 passengers
  • Rear Cargo Space: 25.2 cu.-ft.
  • Total Cargo Space: 53.1 cu.-ft.

2019 Nautilus

  • Passenger space: 5 passengers
  • Rear cargo space: 37.2 cu.-ft.
  • Total cargo space: 68.8 cu.-ft.

Safety & Comfort

Ensure the safety and comfort of you and your passengers with the cutting-edge safety measures and luxurious trimmings found on both the MKC and the Nautilus. From tailored leather to integrated sensor technology, these Lincoln SUVs will change your driving experience for good. Check the safety and comfort features equipped on both models below:

2019 MKC

2019 Lincoln MKC Interior Design
  • Genuine wood accents on the instrument panel and door panels
  • Bridge of Weir Deepsoft™ leather-trimmed seats
  • Comfort 12-way power-adjustable driver's seat with memory feature
  • AdvanceTrac® with RSC®
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start
  • MyKey®
  • BLIS® with cross-traffic alert
  • Personal Safety System™
  • Rear view camera

2019 Nautilus

2019 Lincoln Nautilus Interior Design
  • Comfort front seats with 10-way power adjustability and driver's side memory feature
  • Heated front seats
  • Bridge of Weir Deepsoft™ leather seating
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Lincoln Co-Pilot360™
  • AdvanceTrac® with RSC®
  • Personal Safety System™
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start
  • MyKey®