The 2015 Lincoln MKZ is a midsize luxury sedan that comes in two trim levels: MKZ and MKZ Hybrid. The 2015 Lincoln MKZ both trims come with 18-inch wheels, automatic and adaptive LED lights, LED taillights, adaptive suspension dampers, ignition keyless and entry (via the keypad), dual-zone automatic climate control, leatherette upholstery, a 60/40-division folding seat in the rear, heated eight way power front seats with power lumbar, driver memory settings, tilt-wheel and its telescoping, cruise control, auto-dimming rearview mirror full power accessories.
2015 Lincoln MKZ Standard tech equipment includes Sync voice command system; the MyLincoln Touch infotainment system with 8 inch screen interface; camera rearview; rear parking sensors; and a 11-speaker system audio CD player, auxiliary jacks input / USB / iPod and satellite radio.
Most of the options are grouped into packages. The 2015 Lincoln MKZ Select a package adds an auto-dimming driver-side mirror, a power tilt-wheel and its telescoping, leather upholstery, ambient lighting, and HD radio. Package Reserve includes those features plus navigation system, a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert, power-close trunk lid, heated steering wheel, a 110-volt power outlet, the spirit of the front seats and heated rear seats. Select and Reserve packages, 19-inch wheels and 14-speaker premium audio system sound available.
The 2015 Lincoln MKZ Technology package bundles adaptive cruise control, automatic high-beam control, automatic parallel parking system,lane-keeping assist, lane-departure warning, and the frontal-collision warning with automatic braking for collision mitigation. Summer Tire Handling package (awd, non-hybrid) that includes 19-inch wheels, summer tires and sport organized in the suspension and steering rack. Individual option highlights include a standard sunroof, a glass ceiling panoramic sunroof with a key, massaging front seats, a power sunshade rear and airbag embedded seatbelts in the rear.
2015 Lincoln MKZ Interior
Internally, streams, and the center of a large number of 2015 Lincoln MKZ and console, without buttons or handles, feels mildly futuristic. But while the aesthetic looks forward, building materials do not go much more than what you get in the fusion related. The brushed metal accents are nice from a distance but exposed garden-variety of plastic on closer inspection. In absence of a steering-wheel-mounted shifter stalk, the MKZ has gear selector buttons, but feel small and simple, without damped feeling concerned.
The 2015 Lincoln MKZ’s styling to give them bear little space inside than the Fusion. The high center console can make front seating area feel a bit confining, and coupelike roof line infringes on the headroom of taller rear seat passengers. The rear-seat legroom, however, is generous.
The 2015 Lincoln MKZ standard MyLincoln Touch (aka MyFord Touch) system handles Bluetooth, navigation and other functions car with a crisp 8 inch screen. And there is still a useful Sync voice command system that can control many of the functions of the car. In practice, however, MyLincoln Touch’s processing speed still seems sluggish during certain tasks. Even so, it is much better over the past iterations and tech-savvy owners will likely appreciate the broad skills. The 2015 Lincoln MKZ offers a decent trunk space at 15.4 cubic, although the ability of hybrid shrinks 11.1 cubic feet because of the battery. Non-interest include the 60/40 division chair folding rear.
2015 Lincoln MKZ Engine
The 2015 Lincoln MKZ offers three engine choices. A 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, generating 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque through a six automatic transmission speed. Front-wheel drive standard, and all-wheel drive is optional. In the test, 2015 Lincoln MKZ i all-wheel drive with the engine accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds, the average time for the class. The 2015 Lincoln MKZ front-drive returns the EPA-estimated 26 mpg combined (22 city / 33 highway); Awd models rate 25 mpg combined (22/31).
The optional 3.7-liter V6 produces 300 hp and 277 lb-ft of torque, through a six-speed automatic and either front- or all-wheel drive. In the test, a V6-powered all-wheel drive MKZ covered with a zero to 60 mph in 6.7 seconds, a below-average for an luxury sedan entry with engine upgrades. Front-drive V6 model to return an EPA-estimated 22 mpg combined (19/28), and the all-wheel drive model to achieve 21 mpg combined (18/26).
Finally, the 2015 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid of two 2.0-liter cylinder with an electric motor combine to produce a total of 188 hp. The form of front-wheel drive only and uses a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to return 38 mpg combined (37 city / 38 highway).
2015 Lincoln MKZ Safety
Standard safety features for 2015 Lincoln MKZ include antilock disc brakes, stability and control fire, front side-impact airbags, the front knee airbags, side curtain airbags, rearview camera and rear parking sensors. The 2015 Lincoln MKZ and features programmable MyKey system, allowing parents to set boundaries for speed car stereo volume drivers and their young. Sync provides emergency crash notification that automatically dials 911 in the event of airbag deployment.
Optional equipment includes blind-spot monitoring; the rear cross-traffic alerts; a lane-departure warning; a lane-keeping assist system, warning system a forward-collision brake priming; and inflatable seatbelts rear. In brake testing, i 2015 Lincoln MKZ with standard all-season tires of 121 feet and 60 mph, the average distance for this part.
In government crash tests, the 2015 Lincoln MKZ received the maximum five-star overall safety crash, and five stars for frontal-impact protection and four stars for side-impact protection. In Insurance Institute for the Highway Safety (IHS) exams, i MKZ received a top score of “Good” in the side-impact, moderate-strength printing frontal overlap on the roof and the protection of Whiplash (seatbelts and head restraints) test. A score of “Acceptable” second best was awarded for the performance of the 2015 Lincoln MKZ and the test frontal printing a small overlap.