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Lincoln MKS

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2013-2016
2013 Redesign Year
Lincoln MKS 2016
The MKS feels out of step with the automaker's more impressive, recent models. This large, Ford Taurus-based sedan is powered by a choice of thrashy, unrefined 3.7-liter V6 or a potent 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6. For its size, the cabin feels decidedly cave-like, exaggerated by the limited outward visibility. The ride-something a luxury car should be good at-is neither isolating enough nor adequately composed. The infotainment system makes a notable update to Sync 3 for 2016. Despite the trunk's size, a small opening limits its usefulness. The outdated and outclassed MKS was replaced by the stylish, all-new Continental in 2017.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2016 $18,675 - $22,150 $15,850 - $19,350
2015 $17,200 - $18,575 $13,600 - $15,550
2014 $14,475 - $15,750 $11,005 - $12,155
2013 $12,350 - $13,425 $8,995 - $9,995
2009-2012
2009 Redesign Year
Lincoln MKS 2012
This sedan debuted in 2009, with a 3.7-liter V6 that provides good power but isn't particularly refined. In lieu of a V8, a turbocharged V6 is available, as is all-wheel-drive. The ride is comfortable, but not always settled. Handling is secure, but lacks agility and none of the three suspension settings are ideal. The interior is roomy, but the driving position and footwell are narrow. Despite nice interior materials, details come up short. A short opening limits the usefulness of the otherwise huge trunk, and a high rear deck restricts rear visibility. More recent models gained the MyLincoln Touch infotainment system, which is convoluted and frustrating to use.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2012 $10,375 - $11,400 $7,160 - $8,110
2011 $8,925 - $9,750 $5,820 - $6,570
2010 $7,900 - $8,375 $4,840 - $5,290
2009 $7,350 - $7,550 $4,340 - $4,540
2013-2016
2013 Redesign Year
Lincoln MKS 2016
The MKS feels out of step with the automaker's more impressive, recent models. This large, Ford Taurus-based sedan is powered by a choice of thrashy, unrefined 3.7-liter V6 or a potent 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6. For its size, the cabin feels decidedly cave-like, exaggerated by the limited outward visibility. The ride-something a luxury car should be good at-is neither isolating enough nor adequately composed. The infotainment system makes a notable update to Sync 3 for 2016. Despite the trunk's size, a small opening limits its usefulness. The outdated and outclassed MKS was replaced by the stylish, all-new Continental in 2017.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2016 $18,675 - $22,150 $15,850 - $19,350
2015 $17,200 - $18,575 $13,600 - $15,550
2014 $14,475 - $15,750 $11,005 - $12,155
2013 $12,350 - $13,425 $8,995 - $9,995
2009-2012
2009 Redesign Year
Lincoln MKS 2012
This sedan debuted in 2009, with a 3.7-liter V6 that provides good power but isn't particularly refined. In lieu of a V8, a turbocharged V6 is available, as is all-wheel-drive. The ride is comfortable, but not always settled. Handling is secure, but lacks agility and none of the three suspension settings are ideal. The interior is roomy, but the driving position and footwell are narrow. Despite nice interior materials, details come up short. A short opening limits the usefulness of the otherwise huge trunk, and a high rear deck restricts rear visibility. More recent models gained the MyLincoln Touch infotainment system, which is convoluted and frustrating to use.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2012 $10,375 - $11,400 $7,160 - $8,110
2011 $8,925 - $9,750 $5,820 - $6,570
2010 $7,900 - $8,375 $4,840 - $5,290
2009 $7,350 - $7,550 $4,340 - $4,540