2011 Lincoln MKS

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$41,500-$48,390
$39,035-$45,443
16 CITY / 24 HWY
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Overview

The Lincoln MKS is a full-size 4-door luxury sedan that first went into production for the 2009 model year. Sharing platforms and mechanical components with the sixth-generation Ford Taurus, the Lincoln MKS is fitted with more luxury equipment and a larger engine than its Ford sibling, to be expected from the premium Lincoln brand. The 2011 Lincoln MKS is mostly a carryover from the 2010 model year, but some of the electronic systems, including remote starting, HD radio and turn-by-turn navigation directions, are new to the platform.

The 2011 Lincoln MKS is sold in just one trim level, but with several different powertrains. All models share the same leather upholstery, air conditioning with automatic dual-zone climate control, heated and cooled 8-way power front seats, heated rear seats, lumbar support, power rear sunshade, cruise control, auto-dimming rearview mirror, automatic adaptive Xenon headlamps, automatic high-beam control, keyless entry and ignition, 18-inch alloy wheels, and more. Major options on the 2011 Lincoln MKS include adaptive cruise control, automatic parking system, navigation, reverse camera, upgraded 14-speaker surround-sound audio package with 10 GB of digital music storage, 19- or 20-inch alloy wheels, and other amenities. An Ultimate package adds premium leather upholstery and a dual-pane moonroof, while the EcoBoost Appearance package adds 20-inch chrome alloy wheels, unique seat designs, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and illuminated sill plates.

The 2011 Lincoln MKS is offered with two different engines. The standard powerplant is a 3.7-liter V-6 engine that is rated at 274 horsepower. The standard engine, which burns regular unleaded fuel, is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission sending power to the front wheels (FWD), or optionally to all wheels (AWD). The optional EcoBoost engine is a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 rated at 355 horsepower. It requires premium unleaded fuel. A 6-speed automatic transmission and AWD is standard with the EcoBoost engine. The EPA rates the fuel economy of the 2011 Lincoln MKS between 16 mpg city and 25 mpg highway, depending on engine and driveline.

The 2011 Lincoln MKS starts at a base price of around $42,000.

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  • Name 4dr Sdn 3.7L FWD Transmission Automatic MSRP 41500.00 Engine 3.7L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 17/24
  • Name 4dr Sdn 3.7L AWD Transmission Automatic MSRP 43390.00 Engine 3.7L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 16/23
  • Name w/EcoBoost (4dr Sdn 3.5L AWD) Transmission Automatic MSRP 48390.00 Engine 3.5L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 17/25
INTERIOR
  • Leather seating surfaces w/color-keyed tuxedo stripe seat backs
  • 12-way pwr heated/cooled front bucket seats -inc: pwr lumbar, driver-side memory
  • Fixed heated rear bench seat -inc: headrest, armrest pass-through, (2) cupholders
  • Center console -inc: armrest, storage, (2) cupholders, (3) 12V pwr outlets
  • Front/rear floor mats
  • Wood steering wheel
  • Illuminated steering wheel speed & multimedia controls
  • Pwr tilt/telescopic steering column w/memory
  • Instrument cluster -inc: message center, tachometer, turn signal outage, low oil pressure, door/decklid/hood ajar, key-in-ignition, safety belt reminder, headlamp on
  • Delayed accessory pwr shut-off
  • Pwr windows w/front one-touch up/down
  • Pwr rear window sunshade
  • Pwr locks w/autolock
  • Remote keyless entry -inc: Securicode keypad, remote trunk release, global window open
  • Cruise control
  • Universal garage door opener
  • SecuriLock passive anti-theft system (PATS)
  • Perimeter alarm
  • Dual zone Electronic Automatic Temp Control (EATC)
  • Rear window defroster
  • Alloy metallic accents
  • Genuine wood appliques
  • Instrument panel storage bin
  • Glove box
  • Front door storage pockets & bottle holders
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror w/compass
  • Overhead console w/sunglass storage
  • Dual visors w/illuminated mirrors
  • (2) front & (2) rear assist handles
  • Ambient lighting -inc: illuminated door & steering wheel switches, front dome lamp, front/rear reading lamps, illuminated entry
  • Leather wrapped shift knob w/chrome surround
  • Front seat back map pockets
  • Rollover protection
EXTERIOR
  • P235/55R18 all-season BSW tires
  • 18" x 7.5" 10-spoke bright machined painted aluminum wheels
  • Mini spare tire w/steel wheel
  • Body color bumpers
  • Molding -inc: color rocker, lower door w/stainless steel inserts, stainless steel roof trim, stainless steel side window surround
  • Split wing grille
  • Adaptive HID projector beam headlamps -inc: autolamp on/off delay, auto high beams
  • Fog lamps w/chrome bezel
  • LED tail lamps
  • Laminated security solar tinted glass
  • Body color pwr heated mirrors -inc: manual folding, security approach lamps, memory, driver-side electrochromic, integrated blind spot mirror
  • Fixed interval windshield wipers w/rain sensor
  • Body color door handles w/chrome insert
  • Mini spare tire w/aluminum wheel
  • P255/45VR19 all-season BSW tires
  • 19" x 8.0" premium painted 10-spoke cast aluminum wheels
MECHANICAL
  • 3.7L 24-valve V6 Duratec engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission w/Select-Shift -inc: paddle activation
  • Variable cam timing (VCT)
  • Intelligent access push button start
  • 3.16 axle ratio
  • Front wheel drive
  • 72-amp low maintenance battery w/battery saver
  • 190-amp alternator
  • Hydraulic pwr steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes
  • Easy Fuel capless fuel filler system
  • Chrome exhaust tips
  • 3.39 axle ratio
  • All wheel drive
  • 3.5L 24-valve twin turbo V6 EcoBoost engine
  • 2.77 axle ratio
  • Electric pwr assist steering
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
    • Brake & engine actuated traction control
    • AdvanceTrac electronic stability control
    • Driver & front passenger dual stage airbags -inc: driver seat position sensor, passenger seat sensing system (FPSS)
    • Driver & front passenger-side impact air bags
    • 1st/2nd row side impact air curtains
    • Forward & reverse sensing system
    • S.O.S. Post-Crash Alert System
    • Seat belt pretensioners w/load-limiting retractors
    • MyKey -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable sound chimes, Beltminder w/audio mute
    • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system for child safety seats
    • Rear door child safety locks
    • Tire pressure monitor system
    • Emergency trunk release
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • THX II certified AM/FM/MP3 stereo w/6-disc CD player -inc: (12) speakers, clock, SIRIUS satellite radio w/6 month subscription *Satellite radio N/A in AK/HI*
    • SYNC voice-activated communications & entertainment system -inc: Bluetooth capability, steering wheel audio controls, USB port, audio input jack, 911 Assist, vehicle health report, turn-by-turn navigation, real-time traffic
    • Antenna integrated in glass

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