2010 Lincoln MKS

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What Changed for the 2010 Lincoln MKS:
  • New 3.5-liter, direct-injection, twin-turbocharged, EcoBoost V-6 engine available on the 2010 Lincoln MKS with all-wheel drive
  • EcoBoost V-6 engine makes 355 horsepower, with 350 lb.-ft. of torque between 1500 and 5250 rpm
  • Lincoln says the EcoBoost V-6 engine will deliver 17 mpg city and 24 mpg highway fuel economy
  • Models with the EcoBoost engine have standard 19-inch wheels, paddle shifters on the steering wheel, push-button starting, ambient interior lighting, adaptive HID headlights with automatic high-beam function, rain-sensing wipers, and a power rear sunshade for the back window
  • An Appearance package can be added to models with the EcoBoost engine, including 20-inch wheels, subtle body kit, different grille treatment, unique Sienna leather with Charcoal Black tuxedo seams, headrests embroidered with the Lincoln star logo, illuminated sill plates, and upgraded floor mats
  • The 2010 Lincoln MKS AWD with EcoBoost engine starts at around
    The Lincoln MKS is Ford Motor Company's flagship premium sedan. It debuted for the 2009 model year, featuring more modern styling than Lincolns of previous years. For 2010, the MKS adds an optional EcoBoost engine-a twin-turbo V-6 model that comes with an electric power steering system. The suspension has been revised to result in quieter, easier handling, Ford says.

    The 2010 Lincoln MKS is available in three trim levels: FWD and AWD (for front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive), and EcoBoost. Standard on the first two trims are 18-inch wheels, keyless ignition, keyless entry, a full menu of power accessories (including 12-way heated and ventilated front seats), leather upholstery, sound system with touchpad entry, adaptive Xenon headlights, and other features. A sunroof is optional, and so are 19-inch or 20-inch wheels, a hard-drive-based navigation system, adaptive cruise control, premium sound system, and more.

    The MKS EcoBoost trim has 19-inch wheels as standard, and offers an Appearance package of options that includes upgraded seats, 20-inch wheels, and styling touches inside and out. All 2010 Lincoln MKS models offer 18.4 cubic feet of trunk space.

    The standard powertrain for the 2010 Lincoln MKS FWD and AWD trims is a 273-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift control. It delivers 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway with front-wheel drive, and 16/23 with all-wheel drive, according to the EPA. The EcoBoost trim comes with a 355-horsepower, 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engine and all-wheel drive. It delivers 16 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

    Standard safety features on the 2010 Lincoln MKS include anti-lock brakes with brake assist, traction and stability control, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. The MKS received \"Good\" ratings in front-, side-, and rear-impact tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and five stars (out of five) for driver and front passenger frontal-impact protection from the NHTSA.

    Starting MSRP for the 2010 Lincoln MKS was $41,270.

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HistoryFounded in 1917, Lincoln is an American automobile manufacturer that is a brand of Ford Motor Company. Lincoln was started by Henry Leland, one of the original founders of Cadillac. The company's initial plans were to build aircraft engines, but it hit financial troubles and was bought by Ford in 1922 for $8 million.In the early days, Lincoln built a bare chassis with a powertrain and suspension. It was then sent to a coachbuilder, like Fleetwood, to be completed according to customer specifications. In 1924, Lincoln touring sedans, which were known as "Police Flyers," began to become popular with police departments around the country. It wasn't for another two decades that some of Lincoln's most identifiable product names, such as Continental and Town Car, first debuted in the 1950s as the company's flagship models (both have only recently been discontinued).
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