Lincoln MKZ hybrid is, without question, one of the best green cars in its segment. Apart from the Lexus ES 300h, there is no other hybrid car that can match its outstanding performance, interiors, fuel economy, as well as comfort level. The 4-door hybrid car has been blessed with generous cabin space, 40-mpg mileage, and a pocket friendly under -$50, 000 price-tag. The lieu of features offered by this car raises a special question are other competitors worth the extra money. more hybrid cars.
Lexus ES 300h is prime competitor of Lincoln MKZ hybrid. It propels on a 4-pot engine that supports AWD system and is slightly quicker than Lincoln’s new hybrid car. Its hybrid power mill delivers a combined output of 200hp and sprints from 0-60mph speed in just 7.6 seconds. It effortlessly covers quarter mile in just 15.9 seconds at a speed of 88.9mph. The Lincoln hybrid, on the contrary, uses a 2.0-litre power mill that couples with a 118-hp electric motor to yield a combined output of 188hp. It leaps from 0-60mph in 8.8 seconds and covers quarter of a mile in 16.7 seconds at a speed of 85.2mph. It might stand a step back from Lexus in terms of speed, but it is a well-executed vehicle with its own beauty. A difference of 1.2-seconds can be easily overlooked in wake of that.
Other parameter where Lincoln car stands a step ahead from Lexus car is in terms of fuel efficiency and driving range. MKZ hybrid proudly embraces a driving range of 45/45 mpg which is way ahead of Lexus’s 40/39mpg. In case you wish to tune-up MKZ’s fuel-efficiency you may easily choose between Lincoln Drive Control settings that offer 3 different driving modes to choose from. You can easily diagnose the difference between steering’s weight as you move from Comfort to Sport mode. All you need to hit is multiple buttons over the steering wheel.
The interior cabin is slick and looks more stylish with its cavernous storage capacity and sensitive buttons. Other appraise-worthy features are touch-sensitive HVAC, MyLincoln Touch Infotainment System, 2 separate cluster screen, and a few others. The best feature, however, is its design and styling on both inner and out ends. It’s a design that wouldn’t get outdated easily.