It seems Ford has taken to heart the concerns over the difference in its new hybrids between EPA gas-mileage ratings and real-world results. In a media presentation yesterday on the new 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, Ford's luxury brand devoted considerable time to explaining how it helps drivers understand the factors that affect their real-world fuel efficiency. In fact, out of 43 slides covering every aspect of the new hybrid, fully nine addressed the information provided by the MKZ Hybrid to drivers on efficiency. Several of the information displays that appear on the screens either side of the...
2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Sales Finally Tick Up On Availability
There's a new hybrid in the mix these days--or at least a new version of one that's been on the market for a couple of years. The 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid has now, finally, rolled out nationwide. It follows a troubled launch for the latest generation MKZ mid-size luxury sedan that even Lincoln...John Voelcker
2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid: Quick Drive
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...John Voelcker
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...John Voelcker