Lincoln MKZ is a luxury sedan with 5-passenger seats. It offers a number of variations and new powerful engine. Moreover, the new model comes as 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. It means Lincoln’s executives confirmed the hybrid version and added that MKZ Hybrid will carry the same price as some non-hybrid competitors.
On top of that, fuel efficiency will become better than before. If you are looking for a luxury sedan that comes with a silent cabin and smooth ride, Lincoln MKZ Hybrid will not disappoint you.
2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Redesign
The model 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid comes with somewhat bolder new face and the new front grille. This grille is made from a single piece, with more chrome accents around the fog lights and air vents. The hood will remain the same, but some outside body lines make this hood looks taller than it actually is. The lines around the wheels will stay the same, same is for side markers and mirrors.
The customers can also add fully retractable panoramic glass roof, as this feature is optional. Lincoln’s new hybrid is equipped with adaptive LED headlights and the fog lights are replaced with slimmer LED lights. To the rear, MKZ has a LED bar that runs along the deck between the lights. We can say that the Lincoln did a good job with the styling of their new model. It is an upscale exterior that now looks more aggressive. Also, there is a new capless-fuel filler system, so you can forget about unscrewing a fuel cap.
2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Interior
It is obvious that the Lincoln paid more attention to the interior than ever before. There are a lot of simple improvements that will make your life inside the cabin much easier. The way switches operate is much smoother now, and even ventilation and audio system is much improved. Some buttons and USB ports are now better placed and easier to access.
The newly 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid comes with a common floating center console and the infotainment system is available with a larger touchscreen display. Furthermore, this display is compatible with smartphone and navigation systems. The instrument cluster is simplified and it looks great. The cabin looks more open but legroom and headroom are saying a different story.
The interior comes with Drivers Package, it also offers an Ebony interior with carbon fiber materials, and the seats are in multi-color. The seats are more elegant and comfy, also, the pedals are aluminum. Furthermore, a Black Label interior package is available. This package offers some specially designed door panels and optimal speaker location. All the speakers are moved toward the center, and we are talking about an audio system with 20 speakers in total.
2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Engine
The base model of Lincoln MKZ is using a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 245 HP and 275 lb-ft of torque. However, a 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid powertrain is also available. This engine is combined with a permanent magnet AC synchronous motor with the net of 191 HP and 130 lb-ft of torque. Combined, it can produce up to 400 HP and 400 lb-ft of torque. Everything is connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission, with FWD as standard and AWD as an option.
2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Price and Release Date
The 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid will cost a little over $36,000. The highest trim will cost around $60,000 with all options loaded. The release date is not provided yet, so we can expect this sedan anytime next year.