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MKZ Hybrid – Overview on the 2011 Lincoln model

Posted on May 06, 2011 in Green Cars | Write a review

Over the past few years, Ford officially quoted that there is need of hybrid cars in the market. By 2020, Ford claims that all conventional cars are going to be converting in the hybrid cars. The maker is expecting a lot when it comes to plug in hybrids or pure electric cars to cover the car industries. The 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is the best example of how Ford is going to scale up the hybrid car industries. There is no doubt about the healthy sales that are always appreciated. Though MKZ is not the finest ambassador but still it has lots to offer for their customers.

MKZ Hybrid is the Lincoln’s first Hybrid car, essentially featured with all luxury appointments and well organized exterior styles. The 2011 Lincoln Hybrid is capable of running under the electric power of 47mph and receives magical economy fuel ratings of 41mpg in the city. The Lincoln Hybrid is targeted for spreading best electric drive technology. Ford is employing its Fusion hybrid technology to the MKZ cars, in order to achieve good reputation for the cars in the competitive world.

The 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid introduces Ford’s second generation technology that includes 2.5L Atkinson cycle I-4 hybrid engine, a perfect combination of electric battery motors and gasoline engine that pumps out 191hp. In the pure electric mode, the MKZ Hybrid reach the top speed of 47mph, which is impressive than the competitor model “Lexus HS 250h”. Even the fuel efficiency of the MKX is excellent that allows the driver for enjoyable riding. Also, the cargo space allotted to the MKZ is huge that adds one passenger more than the Lexus HS 250hs, more standard luxury and exclusive safety features.

The Lincoln Luxury Hybrid sedan receives Lincoln SYNC, Smart Gauge with EcoGuide, 10 way power passengers, reverse sensing system, genuine wood trim, personal safety system, keyless entry keypad, standard bridge with Weir leather seats and Acoustic Laminated Windshield. If you opt for these you have to pay extra for the additional features. Lincoln benchmark is comfort, technology and design and now they are ready to deliver the excellent fuel efficiency luxury sedan that too in Hybrid cars.

The 2012 MKZ Hybrid Sedan is endowed with the latest luxury touches such as cooled and heated seats, reverse sensing system, polished trims and Lincoln’s Safety System. With the help of Continuously Variable automatic transmission it delivers fuel economy up to 41mpg in the city and 36mpg on the highway. The base price for the MKZ is $35,455.

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