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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 36 40 $24,573 $26,000
4-Door Sedan Limited 36 40 $28,859 $30,750
4-Door Sedan FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan AWD 22 31 $35,226 $37,080
4-Door Sedan FWD Hybrid 38 37 $33,431 $35,190
4-Door Sedan FWD 22 33 $33,431 $35,190
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$433 / month
$587 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Lincoln MKZ places many of its bets on its distinctive styling, as well as its modern technology and best-in-class fuel economy.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 36 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 33 mpg
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 45.5 44.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 37
Front Head Room (in) 40 37.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.9 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 57.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.8 96.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 58.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.9 62
Wheelbase (in) 110 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 73.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.9 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 -
Length, Overall (in) 189.8 194.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 15.4
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 12.4
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 38
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65VR16 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/65VR16 P245/45VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3457 3719
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Displacement 2.4 L/144 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 199 @ 5500 240 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 235 270 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA 999
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 38 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 36 22
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.80 1.91
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.64 2.96
Trans Order Code NA 44W
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.45
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.21 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.21
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Lincoln MKZ
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 4.8 (Est) 7.0 (Est)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 590
Crash Test Ratings
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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