2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

  • 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid on test in upstate New York, July 2011

    Ford has been building hybrid-electric vehicles for seven years now, and the company has constantly refined and improved its hybrid system over that time. But it was only this year that Lincoln acquired its own hybrid sedan, the 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. That vehicle effectively replaced the Milan Hybrid from the Mercury brand, which Ford killed off last year. We recently spent a weekend with a 2011 MKZ Hybrid, which we liked more than we expected despite a few dated aspects to the design. The MKZ was born in 2006 as the Zephyr, and renamed the following year. After a refresh for 2010, it's...

  • 2011 Lexus CT 200h compact hybrid hatchback, road test, June 2011
    Which Hybrids Improve Gas Mileage The Most? Lexus, Lincoln Win

    The Union of Concerned Scientists thinks hybrid-electric vehicles are a good thing, because they use less gasoline. But the savings in gas cost from that improved gas mileage varies enormously, and now the group has quantified the results. In their annual Hybrid Scorecard this year, the UCS ranks...

  • 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
    2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Sells Better Than Expected, Ford Says

    When Lincoln launched its 2011 MKZ Hybrid model at the New York Auto Show last spring, the car was less remarkable than its price of $35,180. The number was a surprise because it was the same price as the only other engine option for the MKZ, a 3.5-liter V-6. So what do we know about the two...

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    Leaf, Volt, Fiesta & More Named Green Car of the Year Finalists

    Five finalists were announced today for the 2011 Green Car of the Year Award, which will be presented next month at the 2010 Los Angeles Aut o Show. The five contenders span two plug-in cars, two hybrid-electric vehicles, and one high-efficiency subcompact gasoline car: 2011 Chevrolet Volt 2011...

  • 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
    2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Priced From $35,180--Same As Gas Only Model

    With a fuel economy of 36 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway, the new 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid already lays claim to the title of being the world’s most fuel efficient luxury sedan, and now it’s making the headlines once again. Lincoln will sell its new hybrid at the same base price as...

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