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Selected Style 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
4-Door Sedan Base FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD Base 25 36 $32,193 $33,535
4-Door Sedan FWD Leather 25 36 $34,185 $35,610
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium II 18 28 $38,164 $39,755
4-Door Sedan AWD Leather 17 26 $37,070 $38,615
4-Door Sedan AWD Premium I 17 26 $38,673 $40,285
4-Door Sedan FWD Premium I 18 28 $37,641 $39,210
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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. Great on gas or long on comfort and refinement--the Buick LaCrosse can be either, though we'd steer you toward the premium editions.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 38.0
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.5 100.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 56.0
Front Leg Room (in) 44.3 41.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 37 40.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.3 61.7
Length, Overall (in) 194.1 196.9
Height, Overall (in) 58.2 59.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 111.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.4 73.1
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 10.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 12.6 x 1.2
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) 12.4 12.4 x 0.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake Type - Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.5 15.8
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38 36.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 15.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18 P235/50R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA RAF
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18 P235/50R17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA RAF
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3719 3756
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5500 182 @ 6700
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 270 @ 3000 172 @ 4900
Engine Order Code 999 LUK
Displacement 2.0 L/122 2.4/145
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 36
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94 2.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 2.96
Trans Order Code 44W MHH
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.45
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58 4.58
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.21 2.64
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91 1.91
Trans Type 6 6
Clutch Size (in) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln MKZ Buick LaCrosse
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link NA
Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.0 (Est) 7.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 9.6
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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