Entry-level luxury hybrids are rare birds: only the Lexus HS 250h matches the MKZ's hybrid spec sheet directly, and the Lexus feels oddly cramped and poorly finished for its brand, and fuel economy is lower than the Lincoln's.
The Buick LaCrosse has better dynamics and a sweetly tuned drivetrain, though interior space is somewhat pinched.
The new Chrysler 300 is Sinatra-cool, with big chairs for big people and big HEMI power if you want it.
Volvo's S60 is a sober take on this luxury class, with a muted, upscale interior and turbo power if you so order it.
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|2011 Lincoln MKZBrowse Used Listings||2011 Chrysler 300Browse Used Listings||2011 Lexus HS 250hBrowse Used Listings||2011 Volvo S60Browse Used Listings|
|17 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||35 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy|
|Gas/Electric I4||Gas V6||Gas/Electric I4||Twin-Scroll Turbocharged Gas I6|
|4-Door Sedan Hybrid FWD||4-Door Sedan RWD *Ltd Avail*||4-Door Sedan Hybrid||4-Door Sedan w/Moonroof|
|Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive|
|4 Door Sedan||Sedan||4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan|
|Continuously variable ratio||Automatic w/Manual Shift||ECVT||Automatic,|
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|2011 Lincoln MKZ vs. 2011 Chrysler 300||2011 Lincoln MKZ vs. 2011 Lexus HS 250h||2011 Lincoln MKZ vs. 2011 Volvo S60|