2016 Lincoln MKZ changes, redesign, specs

2016 Lincoln MKZ changes, redesign, specs

A brand-new generation of the Lincoln MKZ is almost ready to hit the market and amaze everyone with its excellent design, powerful engine options, and bunch of technology. If you are looking for a luxury sedan with distinctive and eye-catching design, great fuel economy, which is at the same time comfortable place to drive in the new MKZ could be the right choice. The company prepares something great for the 2016 model, because they want the vehicle to stay competitive. Many things have been changed when it comes to the new 2016 Lincoln MKZ starting from the exterior, to the interior, and of course engines. If you want to find out more about the car, stay tuned.

2016 Lincoln MKZ changes

The upcoming 2016 Lincoln MKZ will be based on the Ford Fusion. This might be kind of weird because the vehicles are completely different in terms of the exterior design. We must admit that the company has done a great job when it comes to the look of the car and most of the broader-market siblings won’t have what the new MKZ has. The newcomer will have newly designed headlights and taillights. Both the headlights and taillights will come with LED technology. The bumper will also be revised, together with door handles. As you can notice, the company paid attention to details and no wonder the vehicle looks so great. There will also be newly designed, winged grille to fulfill the appealing look of the car. The thing we like the most about the vehicle is a capless-fuel-filler system that enables a user to refill without getting hands dirty. When it comes to the exterior design of the 2016 Lincoln MKZ, we don’t have an objection

New Lincoln MKZ 2016 interior redesign

The interior design of the new Lincoln MKZ 2016 hasn’t changed significantly compared to its predecessor. However, you will see some changes when it comes to the wheel, instrument panel, and center console. The company now used high-end materials such as aluminum and chrome accents. The cabin is stuffed with a lot of useful equipments. For example, customers will be offered leather upholstery, heated front seats, audio system with 11 speakers, MyLincoln Touch with 8 inch display, 8 airbags, and stability control as standard. As for the optional equipment, there will also be a great choice including navigation with voice recognition, heated rear seats, blind spot monitoring, lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and many others.

2016 Lincoln MKZ specs and price

The base engine for the new 2016 Lincoln MKZ is a 2.0-liter EcoBoost inline-4 with the maximum output of 240 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. Second engine is 3.7-liter V6 with 300 horses and 277 lb-ft of torque. The new MKZ is available in front-wheel drive system as standard while all-wheel drive system comes as an option. If you prefer a hybrid engine, you can get a 2.0-liter inline-4 and permanent magnet AC synchronous motor with the maximum output of 188 net hybrid system hp and 129 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy of the hybrid engine is estimated at 41/39 mpg city/highway.

2.0-liter EcoBoost/FWD $36.085 $38.020 $40.505 $46.500
2.0-liter EcoBoost /AWD $37.975 $39.910 $42.395 $48.390
3.7-liter V6/FWD $37.385 $39.320 $41.805 $47.800
3.7-liter V6/AWD $39.275 $41.210 $43.695 $49.690

More info on official Lincoln site.

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