It appears MKZ was never eager for more power. It delivers 240 horsepower. The poor performance is a bit shadowed by the design. Although the front-end and rear-end treatment are not that splendid, but still the outward appearance reflects elegance.
This Lincoln does not have panoramic glass roof. There is no glass vast expanse. The doors can be closed lightly. A good thing about this car is its interior quietness. It even copes greatly with expressway speeds.
What`s extremely encouraging about this car is its affordable price, $45, 550.
According to customers` perceptions, they seem to have lower anticipations. However, they turn out to be positively surprised. It offers comfort and luxury, the two things usually most considered before buying a car. The engineers took good care of the sound deadening. There is satisfying switchgear, and the soft-touch materials offer high comfort.
Lincoln is known to compete with Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Lexus, and Mercedes-Benz. It has similar front-drive models as Lexus and Audi. The ES offers plenty of comfort and the rear seat room is bigger, whereas the Audi offers higher performance. Moreover, the MKZ cannot be put in the same basket with ATS 2.0T. Cadillac.
Base Price: $38,710
As-Tested Price: $45,550
Drivetrain: 2.0-liter turbocharged I4; AWD, six-speed automatic
Output: 240 hp @ 5,500 rpm, 270 lb-ft @ 3,000 rpm
Curb Weight: 3,874 lb
Fuel Economy (EPA City/Highway/Combined): 22/31/25 mpg
AW Observed Fuel Economy: 23.3 mpg