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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 Hybrid FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 22 33 $33,431 $35,190
4-Door Sedan FWD Hybrid 38 37 $33,431 $35,190
4-Door Sedan AWD 22 31 $35,226 $37,080
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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 38 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 37 mpg
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
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
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 96.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 44.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 62
Wheelbase (in) 111 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 73.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.6 62.3
Length, Overall (in) 192.7 194.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.1 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 11.1
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 13.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 38
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Front Tire Size P215/55VR17 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55VR17 P245/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3660 3828
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 18 X 8
Displacement 2.5 L/152 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5700 188 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 4500 129 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA 99U
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 40 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 40 38
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Trans Description Cont. CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.57
Trans Type 1 1
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus ES 300h Lincoln MKZ
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 4.6 (Est) 4.9 (Est)
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
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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