2016 Lincoln MKZ – Changes, Black Label, Refresh, Hybrid
For all those who are searching for a luxury sedan with great styling and sporty driving feel, we recommend you to read about 2016 Lincoln MKZ.
Improvements and design of exterior
The brand new 2016 Lincoln MKZ will appear with slightly refreshed exterior, improved interior and great hybrid fuel economy. It will also get some new features inside. It is based on Ford Fusion. Speaking of the exterior, the look of the current model is introduced in 2013, and now it will be just slightly refreshed. It is a handsome, elegant and attractive vehicle. The front end will feature well known two part grille in a shape of wings and with chrome stripes. It will get adaptive LED headlights and LED taillights. It will ride on 18-inch wheels. But, it will also be offered with 19-inch wheels. This midsize sedan will be available in two trim levels. Those are base and Black Label.
2016 Lincoln MKZ interior and technology
Inside, 2016 Lincoln MKZ is convenient, elegant and modern. The cabin is sufficiently spacious and quiet thanks to active noise cancellation. It is decorated with nice wood trim. The seats are upholstered in quality leather and comfortable. The front seats are heated and rear can fold down if needed. On the center of the dashboard is placed an 8.0-inch MyLincoln touch screen. As for the equipment, it will come standard with dual-zone climate control, sound system with eleven speakers and CD player, USB, rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, eight airbags, stability control etc. Some of the optional features are navigation, blind spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, a panoramic roof and so on.
Engine and performance
Under the hood of 2016 Lincoln MKZ will be placed several types of engine. The first is a 2.0-liter 4 cylinder turbocharged engine. Its output is 240 horsepower and 270 lb/ft of torque. The second is a 3.7-liter V6 which will produce 300 horses and 277 pound-feet of torque. The third option is a hybrid. It is combination of a 2.0-liter 4 inline and an electric motor. Altogether they will produce 188 horsepower and 129 pound-feet of torque. This engine will be mated to CVT. Its fuel economy is estimated to be 41/39 mpg in the city/highway drive. It will be offered with FWD and AWD.
Release date and price
2016 Lincoln MKZ should be presented in late 2015. When it comes to price, the base model should cost around $35,000.