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2012 Lincoln MKZ

2012 Lexus ES 350

  2012 Lincoln MKZ 4-door Sedan Hybrid FWD Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Lexus ES 350 Touring Edition
MSRP
$34,755
$36,725
Invoice $32,677 $34,400
MPG
City/Highway
17/36 19/28
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
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Bottom Line The 2012 Lincoln MKZ has supple leather and wood trim for luxury-car street cred, and hybrid flower power to appeal to greens. Read Full Review The 2012 Lexus ES 350 is a great pick for those who want a lavish interior and the latest in-car tech, but place a priority on comfort over cornering performance. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • V-6 or Hybrid--same price
  • Very cozy front seats
  • The Hybrid's 41-mpg city EPA rating
  • Bold, brave front-styling
  • Calm, quick road manners

Dislikes:

  • Controversial front-end styling
  • Rear seat isn't all that large
  • Close kin to Ford Fusion, from the side
  • Base suspension is fairly soft

Likes:

  • Comfortable ride and seating
  • Soft yet controlled ride
  • Classy interior trims
  • Strong powertrain
  • The Lexus dealership experience

Dislikes:

  • Bland exterior
  • Lack of driving feedback
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