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2012 Lincoln MKS Review, Specs, Price

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2012 Lincoln MKS Review, Specs, Price, what car reviews, The MKS is Lincoln’s flagship sedan, which debuted as a 2009 model with a modern design that incorporates the best elements of Lincoln design over time such as the double-wing grille that sweeps up into the jewel-like headlights and the subtle kick-up over the rear wheel that recalls cues from classic Lincolns. For 2010 the MKS received the first application of Ford’s new 3.5-liter direct-injection twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine. The sleek interior features a symmetrical instrument panel with fewer break lines than other luxury cars and a flow-through center stack that is clean and uncluttered with an integrated information screen at the top. The large center console has a split two-piece padded upper section and each piece slides forward separately to form an armrest.

Since its introduction the MKS has already seen an important update that added Ford’s highly-touted 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine to the option sheet, among other changes. The new EcoBoost engine gives the MKS 355 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque, a sizable bump from the stock and naturally aspirated 3.7-liter V6 that provides 82 fewer horsepower.

The EcoBoost drivetrain includes all-wheel drive, and obtains 17 city, 25 highway miles per gallon.

Also new for 2012 is HD Radio when the navigation system is ticked off the option list, along with an expansion of Sync features to include Traffic, Directions and information.
The MKS is built on the same basic D3 architecture as the new Ford Taurus, which was in turn derived from a Volvo platform. The overall look is meant to draw on design elements from vehicles as old as the 1941 Lincoln Zephyr, without looking retro.

Ford’s management reportedly decided to make changes to the design of the MKS based on positive feedback following the debut of the MKR. Compared to the MKS concept, the taillights appear to have become slightly taller and narrower. The headlights end at a less sharp point than on the concept, but remain true to the design language set out by the show car. Faced with aggressive styling from the likes of Cadillac, this was probably a wise decision.

Base power comes from a 3.7-liter engine V6 that delivers 273 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. Both engines come with a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine can be had in either front-wheel drive, or AWD, with mileage ranging from 17 city, 24 highway, to 16 city, 23 highway with AWD.

2012 Lincoln MKS

2012 Lincoln MKS Specs :
General
• Body Style : Sedan
• Size : Fullsize
• Market Segment : Luxury
• Weight : 4127 lbs
Exterior
• Length : 204.1 in.
• Width : 75.9 in.
• Height : 61.6 in.
• Wheelbase : 112.9 in.
• Ground Clearance : TBD
• Front Track : 64.9 in.
• Rear Track : 65.1 in.
• Weight Distribution : TBD
• Drag Coefficient : TBD
Interior – General
• Seats : 5
• Passenger Volume : 105.8 cu. ft.
• Cargo Volume : 18.7 cu. ft.
• Cargo Volume (Seats Folded) : TBD
Interior – Front Row
• Volume : TBD
• Leg Room : 41.9 in.
• Head Room : 39.7 in.
• Shoulder Room : 58.6 in.
• Hip Room : 55.3 in.
Interior – Second Row
• Volume : TBD
• Leg Room : 38.6 in.
• Head Room : 38.5 in.
• Shoulder Room : 57.4 in.
• Hip Room : 55.3 in.
Propulsion
• Fuel Type : Gas
• Engine Type : 3.7L V6
• Power : 274 hp @ 6250 rpm
• Torque : 270 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
• Transmission : 6-Speed Automatic
• Highway Fuel Economy : 25 mpg
• City Fuel Economy : 17 mpg
• Forced Induction : None
• Direct Injection :No
Chassis
• Layout : Front Wheel Drive
• Front Suspension : Strut-Type
• Rear Suspension : Multi-Link
Wheels
• Front : 18″ Aluminum
• Front Tires : P235/55HR18
• Rear : 18″ Aluminum
• Rear Tires : P235/55HR18
Trailering & Hauling
• Trailer Weight : 1000 lbs
• Payload
• Tongue Weight : TBD

2012 Lincoln MKS Price :
MSRP range : $41,500 – $48,390
Invoice price range : $39,035 – $45,443

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