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2012 Lincoln MKX

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  2012 Lincoln MKX FWD 4-door Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Volkswagen Touareg 4-door TDI Lux *Ltd Avail* Side Exterior View
Invoice $37,202 $41,251
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Bottom Line The 2012 Lincoln MKX lives up to the promise of top-notch American luxury, with some of the newest luxury and tech features as its controversial showpieces. Read Full Review The 2012 Volkswagen Touareg offers refined powertrains, excellent interior comfort, as well as a luxurious feel--although it carries a luxury-class price tag for a mainstream brand. Read Full Review
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  • We "get" MyLincoln Touch
  • Interior's business-class finishes
  • Tech features abound
  • Comfortable seats


  • Big winged grille isn't everyone's taste
  • That's really 305 horsepower?
  • Power tailgate is slow to open or close
  • MyLincoln Touch's learning curve


  • Strong, high-mpg TDI
  • Responsive driving feel
  • Nicely appointed interior
  • Quiet, composed ride


  • Luxury price, mainstream brand
  • Lack of high-tech options
  • Hybrid's a tough sell next to TDI
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