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2008 Lincoln Mark LT vs. 2001 Toyota Avensis

To start off, 2008 Lincoln Mark LT is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Toyota Avensis. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Toyota Avensis would be higher. At 5,408 cc (8 cylinders), 2008 Lincoln Mark LT is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Lincoln Mark LT (300 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 152 more horse power than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (148 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2008 Lincoln Mark LT should accelerate faster than 2001 Toyota Avensis. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Lincoln Mark LT weights approximately 898 kg more than 2001 Toyota Avensis. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2008 Lincoln Mark LT is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2008 Lincoln Mark LT. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2001 Toyota Avensis, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2008 Lincoln Mark LT (495 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 303 more torque (in Nm) than 2001 Toyota Avensis. (192 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2008 Lincoln Mark LT will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2001 Toyota Avensis.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Lincoln Mark LT 2001 Toyota Avensis
Make Lincoln Toyota
Model Mark LT Avensis
Year Released 2008 2001
Body Type Pickup Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5408 cc 1997 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 300 HP 148 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 495 Nm 192 Nm
Torque RPM 3750 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 90 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 106 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 9.8:1
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 7 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2358 kg 1460 kg
Vehicle Length 5690 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 2010 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1870 mm 1680 mm
Wheelbase Size 3520 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 8.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 114 L 60 L


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