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Lincoln MKZ
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Lincoln MKZ
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$35,190 - $37,080
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Car Type: Luxury midsized cars
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Lincoln MKZ Overview

The upscale MKZ is the most appealing and well-executed Lincoln in memory. Based on the Ford Fusion, it has a luxurious, quiet interior and its ride and handling rival some high-end European sports sedans. Powertrains include a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder and a 3.7-liter V6, both matched with a six-speed automatic, and a hybrid that returned an impressive 34 mpg overall in our tests. Disappointingly, the push-button, dash-mounted gear selector and touch-sensitive controls for climate and audio functions are distracting and frustrating to use. While the exterior styling looks appealing and modern, it compromises cabin access and rear seat room. Reliability is still unknown.

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