Lincoln MKZ 2018
Lincoln MKZ 2018 fits the sports sedan and Hybrid vehicle category. The Lincoln MKZ 2018 most impressive feature accounts to it being available in gas as well as Hybrid engine with Hybrid costing just as much as base model trim of gasoline engine. Thus the optional engine feature leaves the shoppers to choose from their respective interests. The American sedans from the old times have somewhat have been lacking from the Europeans and German sedans undoubtedly. The Lincoln MKZ 2018 is such example due to inferior interior styling on the inside, however in terms of options and features the Lincoln MKZ 2018 offers a wide-list of it as every American desires. The Lincoln MKZ 2018 received upgrade in front-end in the previous 2017 year. In addition the Lincoln MKZ 2018 has sleek lines with newer headlamps and Jaguar grille. As for the engine and performance the Lincoln MKZ 2018 has now 400 HP V6 engine for all performance enthusiasts and better drive on road.
The Lincoln MKZ 2018 is offered in offered in four trim levels and three power drive trains. A four-cylinder engine, six-cylinder engine and a Hybrid engine.
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Premiere trim is the base model least expensive trim that comes with Lincoln MKZ 2018. The Premiere has 18-inches wheels, adaptive cruise control, heated mirrors, Xenon headlamps, keyless entry and ignition, rear parking sensors, dual-zone climate control, simulated leather upholstery, power-adjustable front-seats with heating, driving setting memory. Other standard features include Sync 3 interface for infotainment, 8.0-inches infotainment system, smartphone integration, two USB ports, 11-speakrs sound system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The Premiere trim costs $35,605 for FWD whereas the AWD costs $37,495.
Next up the line is the Select trim for Lincoln MKZ 2018. The select trim upgrades the MKZ to leather upholstery, genuine wood trim, front-seats with four-way lumber adjustment, adjustable power-steering, a 110-volts household-styled outlet for power purpose and ambient lighting. Furthermore the Select Plus Package equips the Lincoln MKZ 2018 with power trunk lid, navigation system, rear-cross traffic seater and blind-spot monitoring. The FWD costs $36,000 with AWD version costing $38,000.
The Reserve trim has all the above features as standard however it further adds 14-speakers Revel Audio system, ventilated front seats, enhanced connectivity functionality along with 19-inches wheels as standard. The Reserve trim further can be upgraded to Luxury Package that has 20-speakers Revel Audio System and HD radio, 19-inches polished alloy wheels, sport-tuned suspension, painted brake calipers, multi-contour front seats, distinctive interior and exterior details, torque vectoring in V6 AWD version. The technology and Climate package are also available in Lincoln MKZ 2018 Reserve Trim. The most-liked Reserve trim costs $35,605 for FWD version whereas the AWD is priced at $42,060.
The Black Label trim is improved and upgraded in terms of interior with upgraded leather upholstery, simulated suede headliner and the most important one is choice between three different themes. The Black Label being the most exclusive trim in Lincoln MKZ 2018 offers mobile workshop, remote delivery, pick and drop for vehicle service and maintenance, and extended premium maintenance plan.
The other packages in trims include climate control which offers adaptive climate control, windshield viper de-icer, heated steering wheel and rear seats, automatic high-beam control. The technology package includes forward-collision warning and pre-collision assist, intervention and lane departure warning, automated parking assist system for perpendicular and parallel parking both. The FWD version in Black Label costs $47,990 whereas AWD versions costs $49,880.
As for the stand-alone options that can be availed in every trim for additional money are 19-inches wheels, panoramic or fixed sunroof, inflatable rear-seats safety belts and power sunshades.
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Engine & Power:
As for the engine options the 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine is standard for all trims combined with traditional six-speed transmission. The AWD is optional in place of standard FWD. The engine spins 245 HP and 275 lb-ft. of torque from the wheels. However the upgraded engine in shape of a 3.0L V6 engine with 6-speed automatic transmission is available in all trims except Premiere. The FWD generates about 350 HP whereas AWD makes 400 HP. The Hybrid power train available in 2.0L engine configuration produces a combined 188 HP.
The Lincoln MKZ 2018 is a luxury sedan that gives you a lot of features along with performance if you are shopping in a budget. However it certainly isn’t the best buy in its class. Still thinking to buy Lincoln MKZ 2018? Buy either a Hybrid version for lesser price more fuel-efficiency or Reserve Trim with V6.