2013 Lincoln MKZ Test Drive Review

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Lincoln MKZ Hybrid (2nd gen)

2013 Lincoln MKZ: Drive Review

The all-new Lincoln MKZ is built on the same as Ford’s handsome mid-size yet looks nothing like a Most notable are its nearly profile, with a steeply-raked and stretched backlight (it’s aerodynamically slicker than the MKZ it replaces) and a new, more horizontal-bar interpretation of the marque’s split-wing grille. The front LED turn with the steering for cornering visibility, and LED lamps at the enable a distinctively slim taillamp.

Its beautifully understated cabin is of rich natural materials and surfaces, and its supple premium trim is complimented by tasteful and metal-toned accents. One bold is the row of shift selection buttons Neutral, Reverse, Drive and running up the left side of the console, instead of a console-mounted lever, which frees up for more storage areas.

The Lincoln MKZ also offers a of two engines or a fuel-efficient hybrid The standard 2.0-liter turbocharged four delivers 240 horsepower and MPG. The optional 3.7L V6 ups the to 300 horses at the cost of three MPG and highway).

Both drive the front or available AWD) all four through a six-speed automatic steering-wheel shift paddles. But the choice to optimize fuel is the available Ford 188-hp system, which teams a four with an electric and an electronic continuously variable (CVT).

Among the new MKZ’s safety features is a Lane System that uses a in the rearview mirror to read markers and help avoid drifting due to distraction or fatigue, and Adaptive Cruise Control and Warning with Brake which automatically adjust speed to traffic and give and audible alerts when a front-end collision is detected. excellent Active park and Blind Spot Information (BLIS) with cross-traffic make parallel parking a and warn of oncoming vehicles backing out of a parking space. And the MKZ is the

sedan in its class to offer second-row outboard seatbelts spread impact forces to or reduce injuries to rear

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid (2nd gen)

We were pleasantly surprised by the (refined-strut front/integral-link rear) largely because standard Drive Control delivers an balance of smooth ride and handling. It transparently responds to inputs and road conditions to operation of the engine, transmission, power-assisted steering (EPAS), Noise Control, traction and control systems and Computer-Controlled (CCD). You select Sport, or Comfort CCD modes through Touch, and they do make a Our test car’s V6 was strong sounded muscular), its steering was and its braking stable and powerful.

We also found its SYNC command and MyLincoln Touch much improved over versions.

Front to rear, patch to top, this Lincoln MKZ looks great and out, drives beautifully and in every way a terrific mid-size sedan well worth a look. The best new Lincoln in years, it’s a great to the revival of this once-great

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Lincoln MKZ Hybrid (2nd gen)
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