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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Hybrid
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Hybrid 40 39 $37,000 $39,500
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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$658 / 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 40 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 33 mpg
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 53.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 36.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.1 96.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 44.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.8 55.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Leg Room (in) 40 37
Front Head Room (in) 37.5 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.6 62.3
Length, Overall (in) 192.7 194.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 58.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 62
Wheelbase (in) 111 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 73.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 15.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 12.4
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 12.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 38
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55VR17 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55VR17 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3660 3719
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 18 X 8
Fuel System Sequential MPI Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4500 270 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA 999
Displacement 2.5 L/152 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5700 240 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 40 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 40 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 33
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.21
Trans Type 1 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Trans Order Code NA 44W
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.96
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.45
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.58
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.91
Vehicle Name Lexus ES 300h Lincoln MKZ
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension Type - Rear Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 4.6 (Est) 7.0 (Est)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 590
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