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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Lincoln MKZ
AWD
MSRP
$38,750
Invoice
$37,006
Average Price Paid
$32,702
314 listings nationwide

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AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Lincoln MKZ
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,833
3 listings nationwide

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2016 Lincoln MKS
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,240
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Lincoln MKZ
AWD
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...

2016 Lincoln MKS
AWD
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Lincoln MKZ
AWD
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2016 Lincoln MKS
AWD
10
GuruVNHY4 writes:
Exceptional in all aspects.
20
David writes:
Purchased the Lincoln MKS over the Taurus SHO due to the creature comforts and value. It is an amazing car
Family Car Ranked 2015 Ford Taurus SHO AWD better.
"To me, the Lincoln MKS is almost too nice of a vehicle to use as a family car. It is more refined and doesnt appear to be your average moms car"
Value Ranked 2015 Ford Taurus SHO AWD worse.
"For the same price, the Lincoln is much nicer and has many more amenities than the Taurus"
Pita7327 writes:
I had a Lincoln MKS rental for 3 weeks. It was a 2020 with all the bells and whistles you can imagine. The L...
Power Ranked 2009 Cadillac CTS worse.
"More powerful engine and because it was so new."
Back Seats Ranked 2009 Cadillac CTS worse.
"Beautiful, new leather seats with tons of leg room."

Specs

2020 Lincoln MKZ
AWD
2016 Lincoln MKS
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
245 hp @ 5,500 RPM
305 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque
275 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
10.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
3,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.75 in x 3.41 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 3 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 44.3 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 37 in 38.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.4 cu ft 19.2 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 194.1 in 205.6 in
Width 83.3 in 85.5 in
Height 58.2 in 61.6 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 112.9 in

Available Options

2020 Lincoln MKZ
AWD

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 Clearcoat
  • Magma Red Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Red Carpet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Silver Radiance Metallic

Option Packages

  • Convenience Package
  • Wheels: 19" Ultra Bright Machined Aluminum
2016 Lincoln MKS
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Java
  • Luxe
  • Platinum Dune Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Option Packages

  • Technology Package
  • Equipment Group 101A
  • Vista Roof
  • Wheels: 20" Premium Painted Aluminum

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