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2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid: The Most Fuel-Efficient Luxury Sedan

by , 01/31/11

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Ford has a great thing going with the Fusion Hybrid, so they decided to take it one step further and create the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. Essentially a Fusion Hybrid with Lincoln luxury amenities, the Lincoln MKZ has entered the market with a bang by taking the title of the most fuel-efficient luxury hybrid from the Lexus HS 250h.

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Rated at 41 mpg city, 36 highway and 39 mpg combined, the MKZ Hybrid beats out the four-door Lexus by 4 mpg, even though the Lincoln is a much bigger car. The car is slightly more powerful too, producing 191 horsepower from a parallel hybrid powertrain.

The base car offers buyers a high-tech Sync system, which has a LCD touch-screen interface for running the entertainment system, climate control options and Bluetooth hands-free calling. The car also has leather seats as a standard option, but an additional $3,595 will get you a navigation package that has additional features like a blind-spot awareness system and a rear-view camera.

The car starts at $34,300 (which isn’t very expensive for a luxury car), but given its similarity to the Ford Fusion, we’re wondering if the car provides enough added value to justify the $6,000 price bump.

WHY THIS MATTERS

The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is now the world’s most fuel-efficient luxury vehicle.

Via MotorTrend

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2 Comments

  1. Lettie June 1, 2011 at 10:36 am

    Hey, you’re the goto expert. Thanks for hnganig out here.

  2. plcfischer February 3, 2011 at 10:24 pm

    Looks like the MKZ beat the HS 250 in sales for January 370 to 286. It is nice to see the better car win in sales as well as at the pump and the track.

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