"The upscale MKZ is the most appealing and well executed Lincoln in memory..." states Consumer Reports. It is noted for being a smooth riding fleet and has made a positive impression amongst consumers with its 6-speed, SelectShift automatic transmission complete with push-button shift controls. Additional "wow" features include a retractable panoramic roof that can be set to reveal a window for more light, viewing the starlit night-time sky, or savoring the fresh air. These sedans are great chariots for longer road trips. The 2014 MKZ Hybrid garners an impressive 45 miles per gallon in the city and highway driving. The 2014 MKZ FWD and the 2014 MKZ AWD are available with front-wheel or all-wheel drive. It has a fuel efficiency of 22 MPG in the city.
There are many attractive luxury features that come standard with the 2014 fleet. You will be sitting on leather-trim upholstered seats, with a leather steeting wheel, soft touch dashboard, with genuine wood inserts and door panel inserts. Your leather steering wheel will have embedded controls for cruise control, and your audio system, including AM/FM radio, SiriusXM, radio data system, MP3 decoder, Bluetooth, and wireless phone connectivity. You will also have navigation SYNC service, and two eight-inch monitors in the first row.
Safety Rating and Safety Features:
Safety features for the 2014 Lincoln MKZ include a security system, airbags for dual front-side and knees, perimeter approach alarm, fully automatic adaptive LED headlights with automatic high beams and the delay-off function, a rear-window defroster, adaptive suspension, intelligent all-wheel drive, traction control, four-wheel ABS disc brakes with brake assist, and more.
Motor Trend listed the 2014 Lincoln MKZ as one of the contenders for their "Car of the Year" Award, with appreciation for a smooth ride and comfort for the driver and front passenger. The interior styling also drew their attention. Consumer Reports described the 2014 MKZ as "the most appealing and well-executed Lincoln in memory." Both agencies hoped for more room in the rear seats.