2012 Lincoln MKZ

2012 Lincoln MKZ

$35-37k luxury car, designed in U.S.A., built in Mexico 17-41 city / 24-36 hwy 297-717 mile range, gas or hybrid engine
156 to 263 hp 152 cu. in. 4-cylinder to 213 cu. in. V6 4 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

What are people saying about the MKZ

"There are no complaints about the power."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's engine
"Smart electronics integration."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's controls
"Excellent infotainment features."
edmunds.com | talking about the vehicle's stereo

Meet the Family

We're showing the base model, the most popular version of the MKZ. The lineup also includes:

Pros

The MKZ vs other Recent luxury cars

Highway gas mileage Good highway fuel efficiency Help
27 mpg
MSRP Very inexpensive Help
$35,520
child door locks Child door locks Help
Standard
Cupholders Many cupholders Help
8
folding rear seats Folding rear seats Help
Standard
premium radio Premium radio Help
Standard
Airbags More airbags Help
6
Passengers Above average number of seats Help
5
CD changer CD changer Help
Standard
Transmission Has a semi-automatic transmission Help
power outlets Power outlets Help
Standard

Cons

The MKZ vs other Recent luxury cars

rear air conditioning Rear air conditioning Help
Not Available
1/4 mile Pokey 1/4 mile time Help
15.7 s s @ 93.0 mph mph
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
Horsepower Somewhat underpowered Help
263 HP @ 6,250 RPM
Rear passenger crash test Less safe for passengers in the rear in side collisions Help
3 stars
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
Air compressor Naturally-aspirated engine Help
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help
0-60 mph Sluggish 0-60 time Help
7.3 seconds
Braking distance at 60mph Really lengthy braking distance from 60mph Help
142 ft
Front passenger crash test Less safe for the front passenger in head-on collisions Help
3 stars
Lateral acceleration Poor cornering ability Help
0.76 g
Rollover resistance Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
4 stars
paddle shifters Paddle shifters Help
Not Available
Has rear spoiler Doesn't have a rear spoiler Help
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help

Other Trims

This model comes with front-wheel drive, but the MKZ is also available with all-wheel drive.

Appearance

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