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LINCOLN MKZ Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 4
First production year: 2006
Engines: Gasoline, Hybrid
 

2016 - Present

The second generation Lincoln MKZ received a refresh in 2016, being unveiled at the LA Auto Show wearing an updated design and more features. The front end of the car now looks totally different, larger headlights and grille, new integrated daylight running lights, and redone lower air vents. From the placement of technology features such as the push-button gear shift to reimagined interior spac...

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gasoline engines:

  LINCOLN MKZ 2.0L 6AT (245 HP)

  LINCOLN MKZ 2.0L 6AT AWD (245 HP)

  LINCOLN MKZ 3.0L V6 6AT (350 HP)

  LINCOLN MKZ 3.0L V6 6AT AWD (350 HP)

hybrid engines:

  LINCOLN MKZ 2.0L eCVT (188 HP)

2013 - 2016

Ford was committed to making Lincoln relevant again in the premium segment when it launched the MKZ in 2013. Even if it is based on the Ford Fusion platform CD4, which was also used on the European Mondeo, the Lincoln MKZ gave all that it takes to impress on all of its bits and pieces. For starters, there was a new interpretation of Lincoln's double-wing grille, which includes the headl...

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gasoline engines:

  LINCOLN MKZ 2.0L AWD 6AT (240 HP)

  LINCOLN MKZ 2.0L FWD 6AT (240 HP)

  LINCOLN MKZ 3.7L V6 AWD 6AT (300 HP)

  LINCOLN MKZ 3.7L V6 FWD 6AT (300 HP)

2010 - 2013

An upscale version of the Ford Fusion, the Lincoln MKZ was a refined and stylish 4-door sedan. In 2010, the MKZ was refreshed and the updates included a redesigned front end with a wing-split grille, as well as a revised rear styling with larger LED taillights. The interior was also updated. Compared to the Cadillac CTS, the Lincoln MKZ was more focused on offering a supple ride quality, r...

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2006 - 2010

Introduced in 2006 at the Chicago Auto Show, the Lincoln Zephyr was a medium-sized vehicle based on the same platform as Mazda6/Atenza or the Ford Edge. It had only a 3.0-liter V6 engine available from the beginning, offering 221 hp and 278 Nm (205 lb-ft) of torque. A year later, a 3.5-liter V6 joined the engine range. It was fitted as standard with a 6-speed Aisin automatic gearbox. Also in 200...

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