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TEST DRIVE: Lincoln’s New MKZ Has A Lot Of Flaws

Alex Davies / Insider

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We recently spent a weekend on the mountain roads of the Berkshires the 2013 MKZ, the car Ford to relaunch its flagging luxury Lincoln .

It’s a nice with a great body and cool features. But it’s by a series of flaws you simply see in similarly priced cars luxury kings BMW. and Audi.

Ford’s plan for the involves a name change Lincoln to the Lincoln Motor a big marketing push (including a Bowl ad starring Jimmy ), and an appearance by former football Emmit Smith (strange, retired athletes don’t represent youth and reinvention).

Ford executives have to Business Insider that the car is the most important part of the not the marketing surrounding it. But at the same they lowered the stakes by out this is the first of four new Lincoln will roll out in the four years.

A Fancy

Like many luxury the 2013 MKZ is based on a cheaper In this case, it’s the Fusion, a midsize sedan we .

The Fusion is a great $21,000 But even with a sexier and some extra luxury it is not a great $37,815 car the starting of the MKZ. (Our very model had a $51,185 price


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A retractable roof opens up than 15 square feet of space.

Overall, this is a car, and much better anything to come from in years.

We’re big fans of the exterior especially the little touches the chrome on the side mirrors are also heated, a nice for snowy weather).

The MKZ is comfortable and Thanks to active noise it’s quiet at 70 mph. The are easy to use.

With drive, it had no problem flying up the winding, unpaved driveway of the where we spent the weekend.

are all things we expect from cars. The one thing that sets the MKZ apart is its awesome panorama roof, which up more than 15 square of space overhead.

Our Complaints

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The MKZ is free of glaring but myriad little flaws add up. our list:

The beeping designed to you when you are too close to another car not stop after a few seconds. So if you a foot behind someone at a red it will beep until moving again.

The switch for the is in an unusual place, and hard to in the dark (a bad time not to have headlights on).

The very panoramic roof limits out the back of the car when it’s

The front seat automatically backward when the car is turned That’s nice for the driver, but not for the behind him.

There are no or climate controls in the back

Functions of the navigation system be used when the car is moving when there’s a passenger The smart move to limit distraction backfires here.

A of plastic behind the door fell off. This never happen in a brand $50,000 vehicle.

Alex / Business Insider

This of plastic popped out when I the door.

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Lincoln MKZ Electric Cars
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