The 2010 Lincoln MKZ
is a midsize luxury sedan. Powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission, the MKZ comes with front-wheel drive as standard, while the optional electronically-controlled all-wheel-drive system can transfer power side-to-side and front-to-rear.
A pretty speedy vehicle, the MKZ boasts an attractive exterior and well-appointed cabin that is loaded with advanced technologies and gadgets. Its safety ratings are in the average range, as is its fuel economy of 17 mpg city / 24 mpg highway.
New for 2010
The 2010 Lincoln MKZ was restyled, receiving a transmission with new gear ratios, a slightly revised engine, freshened styling inside and out, a new Sport Appearance package, added convenience features, and a new instrument panel and center stack.
Engine: 3.5L V-6
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Body Style: Sedan
Trim: Base Sedan
On the Outside
The Lincoln MKZ's exterior is distinguished by its signature split-wing grille, large headlights that dwell deep into the trunk lid, and Lincoln badges that adorn the front fenders.
From the Inside
The Lincoln MKZ's interior is highlighted by a big navigation screen and the Lincoln version of Ford's famous Sync system.
With a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that generates 263 horsepower and 249 pound-feet of torque coupled to six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift mode, the Lincoln MKZ comes with front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive being an option.
Standard safety features on the Lincoln MKZ include side-impact and side-curtain airbags for front- and rear-seat passengers, stability control, and dual-stage front-impact airbags, along with driver-seat position sensors and a three-level front passenger seat load sensor.
MKZ FWD: 18 mpg city/27 mpg hwy
MKZ AWD: 18 mpg city/24 mpg hwy
- Smooth ride
- Competent handling
- Lack of V-6 refinement
- Average fuel economy
Nice but sedate luxury midsize sedan
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