2008 Lincoln MKZ  -  $31,720


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $31,720
Base Invoice: $29,302
Destination Charge: $740
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr Sdn FWD
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 18 | Hwy: 28
Body Style: 4dr Sdn FWD
Transmission: 6-speed automatic transmission w/OD
Engine: 3.5L DOHC 24-valve V6 Duratec engine

Model News

The Lincoln MKZ, which was new for 2007 and previously called the Zephyr, enters 2008 with increased standard features. Sirius satellite radio and perforated leather-trimmed seats--heated and cooled in front--are now standard.

Later in the model year, the new Sync communications and entertainment interface, which provides hands-free, voice-activated access to cell phones and portable multimedia devices such as iPods was made standard. The available navigation system now includes voice activation as well.

Four new clear coat exteriors--Dark Blue Ink Metallic, Moss Green Metallic, Vapor Silver Metallic, and White Suede--join the palette of colors.


Model Highlights

The 2008 Lincoln MKZ comes with a 3.5L V6 engine making 263 horsepower and 249 lb-ft of torque, paired with a six-speed automatic transmission that's tuned to make especially smooth gear changes. There are two different models--one with front-wheel drive, and another with an intelligent all-wheel-drive system that's oriented for slippery road conditions and can seamlessly send more torque to the back wheels even before the front ones slip. The system adjusts power from side-to-side as well as front-to-back.

As is expected in a Lincoln, the Lincoln MKZ has a smooth and quiet ride; a front perimeter subframe helps reduce noise and vibration, yet a stiff body structure and special attention to suspension tuning allow sharp handling response, too.

The sedan offers an especially roomy back-seat area, with best-in-class legroom according to the automaker, and a 60/40-split back seat that is spring-assisted and folds forward to expand the trunk space when needed. At 15.8 cubic feet with the back seat up and in place, the trunk is said to be the largest in its class also. The Lincoln MKZ comes with anti-lock brakes, plus front side air bags and side curtain bags that protect outboard occupants in both rows.

The top-rated premium sound system uses THX surround sound technology and has a total of 12 channels, 14 speakers, two subwoofers, and 600 watts of power, plus separate modes to get the best sound depending on how many people are aboard. The available navigation system, also top-rated, now includes voice-activation features.

The standard-equipment list for the Lincoln MKZ is extensive, including heated and cooled ten-way-adjustable front seats, a reverse-sensing system, dual-zone climate control, painted aluminum wheels, and LED taillamps. Standout options include the THX II-certified audio system, voice-activated navigation, high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps, and a power moonroof.


Value Writeup

The 2008 Lincoln MKZ is closely related mechanically to the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan, but it offers more interior comfort, luxury, and available high-tech features, without sacrificing the fun-to-drive qualities. The interior stands out for being spacious for people and cargo compared to other sedans; it's claimed to have best-in-class interior space and trunk space. And compared with other cars in this price range, the Lincoln MKZ comes very well equipped; for example, heated-and-cooled climate-controlled seats are standard.

The Lincoln MKZ's premium sound system has been top-rated by both CNET and PC Magazine, while the available touch-screen navigation has been ranked the highest in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates.


Pros

Satisfying ride; interior comfort and luxury; seating and cargo space; audio and navigation systems.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG

Cruising Range - City
315.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
490.00 mi

Engine Order Code
99T

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
3.5L/213

Fuel System
SEFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
263 @ 6250

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
249 @ 4500

Trans Order Code
44B

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.14

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150

EPA Classification
Midsize

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
98.7 ft³

Front Head Room
38.7 in

Front Leg Room
42.3 in

Front Shoulder Room
57.0 in

Front Hip Room
54.0 in

Second Head Room
37.8 in

Second Leg Room
36.7 in

Second Shoulder Room
55.6 in

Second Hip Room
53.6 in

Wheelbase
107.4 in

Length, Overall
190.5 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.2 in

Height, Overall
57.1 in

Track Width, Front
61.6 in

Track Width, Rear
61.3 in

Trunk Volume
15.8 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3469 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multilink

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.94 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.67 in

Front Tire Order Code
T7C

Rear Tire Order Code
T7C

Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17

Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17

Spare Tire Size
T145/70D17

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.0 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.0

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.0 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
Four Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.5 gal

Warranty Note
<<< PRELIMINARY 2008 WARRANTY >>>

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
6

Drivetrain Miles/km
70,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
6

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
70,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V384000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 31, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
1,896,443

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Ford Ranger vehicles, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles, and 2005-2011 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles and 2005-2008 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, O...

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 11, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S26.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
17V024000

Mfg's Report Date
January 10, 2017

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
654,695

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2012 Ford Fusion and Mustang and Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain 2009 Ford Ranger, Edge, Fusion and Mustang, Lincoln MKX, MKZ and Zephyr and Mercury Milan vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" or "Zone B" above, Ford is recalling certain 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, L...

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Interim letters informing owners of the recall and that parts are not yet available are expected to begin February 27, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S01.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

3.5L DOHC 24-valve V6 Duratec engine

6-speed automatic transmission w/OD

Traction control

Front wheel drive

Low maintenance 60-amp/hr battery w/battery saver

150-amp alternator

4-wheel independent suspension

Front/rear stabilizer bars

P225/50VR17 all-season BSW tires

17" x 7" 8-spoke machined aluminum & painted wheels

T145/70R17 mini spare tire w/steel wheel

Pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes

4-wheel anti-lock brakes

Dual exhaust system w/chrome tips

Body color bumpers

Chrome grille

Quad headlamps w/Autolamp on/off delay control

Front fog lamps

LED tail lamps

Pwr heated mirrors-inc: chrome accent caps, security approach lamps, memory, driver-side electrochromic

Solar tinted glass

Intermittent speed-sensitive wipers

Body colored door handles

Perforated leather trimmed 10-way pwr heated/cooled front seats-inc: pwr lumbar, driver seat memory, seatback pockets

Perforated leather spring-assisted 60/40 split rear seat-inc: integrated head restraints, center armrest

Center console-inc: armrest, storage, (2) pwr points

Front/rear floor mats

Leather wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel-inc: wood accents, speed control, redundant audio controls

Instrument cluster-inc: message center, tachometer, turn signal outage, low oil pressure, fuel cap, door/decklid/hood ajar, trip computer

Tire pressure monitor system (TPMS)

Delayed accessory pwr shut-off

Pwr windows-inc: driver/front passenger one-touch up/down, global open with key

Pwr door locks

Remote keyless entry w/(2) integrated key fobs, illuminated entry, driver-side keypad

Reverse Sensing System

Universal garage door opener

Remote decklid release

SecuriLock Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS)

Alarm system

AM/FM stereo w/6-disc CD changer-inc: MP3 capability, (6) speakers, hidden in glass antenna, Sirius satellite radio *Satellite radio N/A in AK/HI*

SYNC voice activated communications & entertainment system-inc: Bluetooth capability, steering wheel controls, USB port, audio input jack

Dual zone Electronic Automatic Temp Control (EATC) -inc: rear seat ducts

Rear window defroster

Wood interior appliques

Ashtray w/cigarette lighter

Analog clock

Electrochromic rearview mirror w/compass

Overhead console w/sunglass holder, front dome lamp w/maplights

Leather wrapped shift knob

Illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Front/rear dome lamp & maplights

4-wheel anti-lock brakes

Dual stage driver & front passenger airbags w/occupant classification system

Driver & front passenger-side impact air bags

1st/2nd row side impact air curtains

Personal Safety System-inc: seat belt pretensioners, load-limiting retractors, driver seat positioning system, crash severity sensing

Lower Anchors & Tethers for Children (LATCH) system for child safety seats

Rear door child safety locks

Emergency trunk release

 
STANDARD EMISSIONS
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS SYSTEM
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS NOT REQUIRED
$0

 
CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS STATES PUBLIC SERVICE/ EMERGENCY VEHICLE EXEMPTION
$0

 
NON-CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS/NON-CROSS-BORDER STATES DEALER ORDER FOR CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS STATES REGISTRATION
$0

 
3.5L DOHC 24-VALVE V6 DURATEC ENGINE
$0

 
6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION W/OD
$0

 
MKZ FWD SERIES ORDER CODE
$0

 
MKZ FWD SERIES ORDER CODE
$0

 
PERFORATED LEATHER TRIMMED HEATED/COOLED BUCKETS
$0

 
CLEARCOAT PAINT
$0

 
SATIN NICKEL ALUMINUM PKG
$195

 
17" X 7" CHROMED ALUMINUM 8-SPOKE WHEELS
$895

 
THX-II CERTIFIED PREMIUM SOUND SYSTEM
$995

 
VOICE ACTIVATED DVD-BASED NAVIGATION SYSTEM
$1,895

 
FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET
$0

 
HIGH INTENSITY DISCHARGE HEADLAMPS
$495

 
PWR MOONROOF
$1,200

 
SIRIUS DELETE CREDIT
$-100

 
POWER CODE REMOTE START SYSTEM
$295

 
FRONT/REAR ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS
$75

 
PRICED DORA
$0

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