The 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid uses the second generation of hybrid technology – the 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle I-4 hybrid engine, the system combines a gasoline engine and electric motors with batteries and has a total of 191 horses force. In pure electric mode, the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid can drive at a speed of up to 47 mph. Compared to its main competitor, the 2010 Lexus HS 250h, the hybrid Lincoln vertex 6mpg Its fuel consumption 41mpg in the city.
MKZ Hybrid so that the average passer would be difficult to say which shares more than a few bones with the Ford Fusion electrified. As a non-Atkinson cycle brother, MKZ Hybrid takes a completely different plates of the pillar ahead. Fenders thinner cap in combination with less detail, and, of course, is Lincoln’s baleen grille front fascia are added that are not well distinguish the MKZ more common cousin. Similarly, splashes of chrome along the lower band, mirrors and window sills help to differentiate between the two.
The MKZ Hybrid retains its share of the agreement Pls it’s going to be different from Fusion. Broad, horizontal taillights replace the trapezoidal pieces of the Blue Oval and lend the car a more elegant appearance. The great Lincoln cross emblem seems a bit cluttered by the vehicle’s rear camera lens, but it only comes to light, if like us, you spent more than a minute or two with your eyes locked on MKZ in front you in DC traffic.
The 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid certification of final fuel economy was completed this week, and the vehicle will be labeled with EPA 41 mpg city and 36 mpg on the highway the LP will be released this fall. This leads its closest competitor – the 2010 Lexus HS 250h – to 6 miles per gallon. It also exceeds the Lexus HS 250h, with room for one passenger and more standard luxury and segment-exclusive safety.
2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid uses the company the second-generation hybrid technology – 2.5-liter I-4 Atkinson Cycle Hybrid Engine – named one of Ward’s 2010 “10 Best Engines”. The system combines the best aspects of the gasoline engine and electric battery-powered engines for optimum performance and fuel consumption.
Industry-leading fuel economy comes without sacrificing power. The gasoline engine and electric motor combined provide 191 net horsepower. In addition, the pure electric mode on the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid extends to 47 km / h – from the mode Lexus HS 250h battery, one where only 25 mph.
MKZ hybrid for fuel economy, and will not be disappointed as an honest 35-mpg is easier to achieve. But there are times you need Pls power for safety reasons, such as to accelerate the fast-moving traffic. Not to worry here. Yes, the engine gets a bit ‘noisy at full throttle acceleration, but the hybrid gets up and moves, a 8.5 seconds 0-60 times.