2008 Lincoln MKZ

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2008 Lincoln MKZ Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
J.D. Power
Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

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Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Compact Premium Car of 2008

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Compact Premium Car
#3 Lincoln MKZ

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2008 Lincoln MKZ after 90-days of ownership.
  • Amount of trunk/hatch space
  • Comfort of the 2nd row seats
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2008 Lincoln MKZ during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Sound of the engine/exhaust
  • Vehicle's handling on curves
  • Forward visibility

Performance Specs

MPG City

17 - 18


24 - 28




6 speed, Automatic


Gas V6


All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

2008 Lincoln MKZ Review

Unleash your potential with the new 2008 Lincoln MKZ. Lean and muscular the MKZ’s sleek body design boasts an assertive confident stance creating a perception of constant motion. Complimenting the outside is a clean polished interior featuring Sync powered by Microsoft the latest in electronic technology as standard equipment. And the MKZ doesn’t hold anything back on performance either. Powered by an ambitious 263 Horse Duratec V-6 engine the MKZ is ready to move on demand. Rest assured the MKZ takes safety to the next level too. It’s high tech safety cage advanced airbags antilock brakes and available all-wheel drive provide unparallel protection. The drive to succeed never stops. Neither does the 2008 Lincoln MKZ… Reach Higher.

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Dependability Award Winner

Awarded to the brands/models with the fewest problems reported per 100 owners during the past 12 months with their 3-year old vehicles
2008 Lincoln MKZ JD Power Award Winner
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