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:


The MKZ vs other Recent luxury cars

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


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.


front photo of the 2012 Lincoln MKZangle photo of the 2012 Lincoln MKZ

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