Lincoln MKZ Review 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Drive & Car and Driver

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2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

The Fusion hybrid gets the treatment.

What Is It?

A hybridized MKZ or a Lincoln-ized Ford Fusion #x2014;either would be an accurate of the 2011 Lincoln MKZ hybrid. if you know anything about excellent Fusion hybrid (a 10Best winner), very about its new-for-#x2019;11 entry-luxury will present any surprises. The MKZ drives its front wheels and is powered by the same combination of a Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder and an electric with a total system of 191 hp.

Likewise, it features the same CVT and the same impressive EPA fuel-economy of 41 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.

The Lincoln#x2019;s mimics the Fusion#x2019;s nifty instrument cluster, with its virtual plant growing as a reward for economical driving#x2014;although the version additionally sprouts up to flowers. Each flower is harder to cultivate, and they in the display until the fuel-economy is reset or the car crashes into a VW New at which point they be transferred to the Beetle#x2019;s dash-mounted Besides its distinct Lincoln the MKZ hybrid comes standard an array of luxury features genuine wood and leather and Lincoln#x2019;s version of Sync the new MyLincoln Touch system,

How Does It Drive?

When we the Fusion hybrid as a 10Best in 2010, we noted that can drive it for fun (a hybrid first) or for is also fun.#x201D; This verbatim to the MKZ hybrid. As with the MKZ, the hybrid#x2019;s road are benign. Considering it#x2019;s an car with low-rolling-resistance tires, the hybrid offers a surprising of feedback through the steering

The regenerative brakes feel as as the nonhybrid MKZ#x2019;s standard great by normal-car standards but good for a hybrid#x2014;and the transitions full-electric, hybrid, and gas-only are utterly seamless. In other the hybrid drives like the MKZ. Sure, it gives up 72 hp to the V-6 but the hybrid#x2019;s acceleration is more adequate.

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How Does It Stack Up?

with its only apples-to-apples (for now), the Lexus the MKZ is easily more pleasant to and quieter over the road. the HS250h#x2019;s noisy powertrain, interior, and meager fuel of 35 mpg city and 34 mpg highway render it unimpressive as a Lexus or a hybrid, the MKZ library-like ambience, solid quality, and excellent fuel make it the easy choice the two. Compared with the hybrid with which it so much, though, the difference is

What#x2019;s the Cost?

In a world efficiency costs money, the that Lincoln is charging the $35,180 for the base MKZ hybrid as it is for the V-6 MKZ is a genuine#x2014;and pleasant#x2014;surprise. The 2010 HS250h starts at $35,525, and the Fusion hybrid we tested with extras) came in at Options for the MKZ hybrid include a THX surround-sound system and navigation, are bundled with other and ends for $3595.

If you want it all, more or every available option#x2014;navigation, sunroof, adaptive headlamps, interior lighting, blind-spot a rearview camera, rain-sensing chrome-clad wheels, and more#x2014;is in one kitchen-sink package for $5695. At $41,000 fully loaded, the MKZ tells a value story is almost as impressive as its economy

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