Lincoln LS vs Lincoln MKZ Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2006 Lincoln LS
CarGurus Instant Market Value
8 listings nationwide


2020 Lincoln MKZ
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CarGurus Instant Market Value
120 listings nationwide
8 GREAT deals
40 GOOD deals


Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Lincoln LS

Lincoln's sporty luxury sedan pares down its trim lineup this year to, well, a Sport V8. Built on a Jaguar platform, the rear-wheel drive 2006 Lincoln LS adopts exterior styling from ...

2020 Lincoln MKZ
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Michael Perkins Preview:

With the passenger-car shakeup at Ford still settling, the fate of the Lincoln MKZ is uncertain. Many expected it to bow out in 2019, but 2020 sees it hanging on with subtle changes to...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Lincoln LS
Melissa writes:
No I never owned any of these cars,but i have drivin both and would definately choose the Lincoln over the t...
Matthew writes:
The most fun thing to drive and boy is it fast its got to be underrated horse and torque.
Handling Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang V6 Convertible RWD worse.
"The suspension is great in corners and steering feel is VERY good"
Front Seats Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang V6 Convertible RWD worse.
"The mustang had better support but heated and cooled front seats is a must have and the ls seats get pretty cold when cooling fan is on."
Sean 2006 Lincoln LS SportReview:

Lincoln Ls — A pretty quick car, looks nice and paint is great. Lincoln build quality not as great as a BMW, but...

2020 Lincoln MKZ
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ringstaffwillie writes:
One are the best car sedan midsize that been made
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Lincoln MKZ Standard AWD worse.
ringstaffwillie writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Lincoln MKZ Standard AWD worse.


2006 Lincoln LS
2020 Lincoln MKZ
Reserve I AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
17 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
26 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 18 gal
Fuel Type
280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
245 hp @ 5,500 RPM
286 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
275 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,900 cc
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.36 in x 3.38 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 5 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 3 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.8 in 44.3 in
Back Legroom 34.4 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.5 cu ft 15.4 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Length 194.4 in 194.1 in
Width 73.2 in 83.3 in
Height 56.4 in 58.2 in
Wheelbase 114.5 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2006 Lincoln LS
2020 Lincoln MKZ
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Exterior Colors

  • 3-Coat White Platinum Metallic
  • Ceramic Pearl Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Empire Blue Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Iced Mocha Metallic Premium Colorant
  • Infinite Black Metallic
  • Magma Red Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Red Carpet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Rhapsody Blue Premium Colorant
  • Silver Radiance Metallic

Option Packages

  • Engine: Twin-Turbocharged 3.0L V6
  • Elements Package
  • Luxury Package
  • Monochromatic Package
  • Panoramic Retractable Vista Roof
  • Wheels: 19" Ultra Bright Machined Aluminum

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