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2011 Lincoln MKZ

2011 Volvo S60

  2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 2011 Volvo S60
Invoice $32,565 $35,438
17/36 18/26
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Bottom Line The 2011 Lincoln MKZ has a foot in both luxury worlds, with buttery leather and wood for traditionalists, and hybrid power with flower petals for the high-minded greens. Read Full Review Volvo is no longer just for those who want to play it safe; the new S60 is a stylish and well-designed sport sedan that's very enjoyable to drive - even if it trades off a bit of edginess for comfort and refinement. Read Full Review
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  • Same price, Hybrid or V-6
  • Supple, supportive front seats
  • Hybrid's super 41-mpg street cred
  • Brave new signature grille
  • Quick and calm road feel


  • To some, needs a nose job
  • Small rear seat, by American standards
  • Plenty of Fusion in the side view
  • Sport tuning should be base suspension


  • Smooth, sweet powertrain
  • Adjustable steering feel
  • Nicely damped ride
  • World-first pedestrian detection
  • Stylish interior doesn't look like every other sport sedan


  • Lacks the sharp response of class-leading sport sedans
  • No paddle-shifters or true manual control
  • Seats aren't as dreamy as in other Volvos
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