Very soon we could expect to see one interesting midsize luxury sedan which will include the option of AWD and a hybrid model – the new 2016 Lincoln MKZ.
Exterior and interior design and changes
This amazing five-seat luxury sedan won’t suffer many changes as far as its exterior is concerned. This means that it will keep many appearance features from the 2015 model. 2016 Lincoln MKZ comes equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels and traditional leather upholstery. It will be available in two trims, the Base and the hybrid one. In top of the line will be the Black Label model which will have custom color combinations and upgraded materials. With the new 2016 Lincoln MKZ comes and a very attractive interior. Some sources have said that its materials won’t be as good as those in competitors’ vehicles. Also the new MKZ comes with limited space for taller passengers. Trunk space will be quite big, but if we are talking about the hybrid version, it is about to lose this space to its battery pack. Beside this information, new MKZ will have many great new updates and changes. It will come with standard features like rear parking sensors, rearview camera, heated front seats, push-button start, voice-activated SYNC system, touch screen, satellite radio, two USB ports, Bluetooth and many more. Also there will be and available features like heated rear seats, panoramic sunroof, blind spot monitoring, navigation, parallel park assist, lane keep assist, THX II audio system, forward collision warning and pre-collision braking.
2016 Lincoln MKZ powertrain
The base 2016 Lincoln MKZ model comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, FWD and a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine achieves 41 mpg in the city and 39 mpg on the highway. Black Label comes equipped with a standard 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that achieves 41 mpg in the city and 39 mpg on the highway. There will be also and a 3.7-liter V6 power unit and AWD as optional. The hybrid version will feature a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, an electric motor and automatic transmission.
Release date and price
We could expect to see the new 2016 Lincoln MKZ revealed by the end of 2015. According to the sources, the base model will cost around $35,190 while you will have to pay around $45,605 for the Black Label.