There are also some nonluxury worth considering. All gas-powered models come with a standard turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Shoppers seeking a greater thrill from their vehicle might want to consider rivals such as the. It has above average trunk space and a smooth, quiet ride. To ensure our impartiality, a third party handles our advertising, and we don't accept expensive gifts from automakers. Lincoln also simplified its trim levels, also shuffling a few features around. The C-Class is available as a sedan, coupe, wagon, or cabriolet convertible.
However, many competitors are livelier on the road and have higher quality interiors. However, its interior quality rivals that of luxury vehicles, especially in higher trims. Cars finally started to reach dealerships in sufficient quantities by mid-March 2013. It produces 350 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque in front-wheel drive models, or 400 horsepower and the same torque with all-wheel drive. A split-folding rear seat increases overall space, while an available power trunk lid increases convenience. There were no major changes for 2018. The available twin-turbo V6 is much more robust.
Each body type has an elegant cabin adorned with real wood trim. In the rear, the taillights have been revised to be longer and thinner, similar to the original Zephyr concept. This powertrain was identical to the V6 powertrain available in the Fusion and Milan from 2006-2009. It followed the general concept idea released in the model displayed at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. The tether anchors are easy to find and use, though the lower anchors are buried too deeply in the seats. Archived from on February 12, 2009.
I would definitely go back to Mike Burkhart Ford for another vehicle. Engine options include a 240 hp 2. Had to do a little back and forth to get the amount that I wanted on my trade, but they made me feel good about it and finished the deal. I never expected to be driving our new vehicle home the same day. At that time, the only Lincoln manufactured was the which was a full-size sedan, and Lincoln, under the direction of , Henry Ford's only son, hoped to introduce a smaller product to compete with the , and the , a smaller sibling offered at Cadillac dealerships. This luxury midsize car ranks near the bottom of its highly competitive class.
For even more upgrades, look to the Reserve and Black Label trims. However the young gentleman whom helped us was thorough and professional. Who leaves ratings and reviews? The interior is largely unique to the Lincoln, along with different equipment packaging. If you decide an older model is right for you, check out our to learn about savings and discounts on used vehicles. The design featured shapes with real or wood inserts depending on desired trim in metallic frames.
News Best Cars has been ranking and reviewing vehicles since 2007, and our team has decades of experience in the auto industry. Of course, the 2017 model also boasts updated and very attractive sheetmetal. She was very helpful and courteous in every way. Spring rates, bushings, and dampers have been specially tuned for the Zephyr to provide excellent ride comfort without compromising handling. Leather seating surfaces were standard in all models.
We look forward to providing you with the ultra-premium experience that is a hallmark of Lincoln Black Label. However, all-wheel drive is not available, as it is with the Lincoln. A six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive are also standard. We would shop with them again. Safety features include standard dual front-side airbags, front seat-deployed side airbags, and curtain airbags that extend from the front to rear seats. All Zephyrs feature standard four-wheel disc brakes with. Before buying this , it might be worth considering other options.
The engine was tuned to produce 265 hp 196 kW at 6250 rpm and 249 lb·ft 337 N·m of torque at 4500 rpm. The base four-cylinder engine's performance is also underwhelming. Like the and Mercury Milan of the time, the car was built on a Mazda6-based platform. Rivals like the and offer even more potent engines, including V8s. If you can live without the newer infotainment system and aren't interested in the twin-turbo V6 engine, consider saving money by shopping for a 2014 or 2015 model. The 2013 model year 2. Shortly, you will receive a phone call from a dedicated Black Label representative from In addition to providing you with the specific vehicle information you requested, this person will help ensure a seamless buying experience.
Both sedans are available with the same hybrid powertrain, infotainment system, and safety features. Its release date was again pushed back after Ford looked to iron out any possible quality issues. Front interior area of a 2006 Lincoln Zephyr Mechanically the Zephyr was closely related to the Fusion and Milan. Did wait for a really long time to finalize with the finance guy, but there were a little busy that day and as we got them to give a little on the used car, I think they made us wait a little longer. Trim levels include the standard model, plus Premiere, Select, Reserve and top level Black Label, which is three special appearance packages, a tradition started with the in 1976. To further research used models in this generation, read our reviews of the , , and. If you would like to contact your Concierge directly, please call 800 301-5729.
Price is the big difference between the two. Lincoln had previously used the Zephyr name in the late 30's for the smaller line of mid-size vehicles. Both luxury sedans offer capable V6 engines, though neither is particularly athletic. An available twin-turbocharged V6 engine produces 350 horsepower in front-wheel-drive models, or 400 horsepower in all-wheel-drive models. Unless otherwise noted, information relating to these featured vehicles comes from third-party sources, including manufacturer information. The second recall addresses a torque converter connection that may fail, which can increase the risk of a crash. This engine was mated to an 6-speed and had a final drive ratio of 3.