The new 2019 Lincoln Continental is nothing short of amazing! It oozes confidence at every angle and boasts everything you've come to love about luxury vehicles. As a true American icon, the Lincoln Continental first appeared back in 1939. Since then, several luxury vehicles have come and gone. 
 
The Lexus LS on the other hand, first hit the market back in January of 1989 and has undergone several iterations since then. Today, the 2019 Lincoln Continental and Lexus LS are two of the highest-rated luxury sedans available on the market. This leads many consumers to question which sedan outshines the other. 
 
Let's take a closer look at the head-to-head between the 2019 Lincoln Continental and 2019 LS at Vic Bailey Lincoln. Contact Vic Bailey today to schedule a test drive of the new 2019 Lincoln Continental in Spartanburg, SC!

2019 Lincoln Continental vs Lexus LS: Interior Passenger & Cargo Space

While the Lexus LS and Lincoln Continental are both five-passenger sedans, the Continental offers you more space. For starters, the 2019 Lincoln Continental offers an expansive 106.4 cubic feet of passenger volume, while the 2019 Lexus LS only crams in 99.4 cubic feet. The Lincoln Continental boasts an impressive 7 extra cubic feet of passenger volume than the Lexus LS. In particular, the Continential will allow you and passengers to enjoy:
  • 3.4 extra inches of front legroom 
  • 2 extra inches of front headroom 
  • 0.4 extra inches of front hip room 
  • 2.4 extra inches of rear legroom 
  • 0.4 extra inches of rear headroom 
And when it comes to cargo space, the Continental's versatility is unmatched by the Lexus LS. The available rear seats on the Continental can fold down to accommodate bulky and long cargo while the LS doesn't offer folding seats.

 

2019 Lincoln Continental vs 2019 Lexus LS: Engine Performance

Both of these luxury sedans feature powerful engines designed to offer you a confident driving experience. The Lexus LS is powered by an impressive 3.5L V6 engine that delivers up to 416 horsepower. On the other hand, the 2019 Lincoln Continental offers an available twin-turbocharged 3.0L V6 engine that produces a bludgeoning 400 horsepower and up to 400 lb.-ft. of torque. 
 
Based on an independent test conducted by MotorTrend, the Lincoln Continental's available twin-turbo V6 is substantially faster than the 3.5L V6 in the Lexus LS. The Continental blazed from 0 to 60 in only 5.4 seconds, while the Lexus LS took a bit longer at 5.8 seconds. In the quarter mile, the Continental clocked in at 13.8 seconds, while the Lexus LS came in at 14.2 seconds. This extra giddy up means the Continental handles like a sports car while the Lexus LS lumbers around like a land yacht.

Contact Vic Bailey Lincoln for the Dynamic 2019 Lincoln Continental

If you're in the market for a luxury sedan, you owe it to yourself to experience the dynamic new 2019 Lincoln Continental. You can find the entire lineup of Lincoln Continentals at Vic Bailey Ford in Spartanburg, SC. Since 1969, Vic Bailey Lincoln has helped countless drivers from throughout Spartanburg and the surrounding South Carolina areas. In fact, we are the oldest Lincoln dealership in South Carolina, and we're looking forward to helping you find the perfect car for you. Contact Vic Bailey Lincoln today for the new 2019 Lincoln Continental!