by GreatTruck on Oct 7, 2009 Vehicle: 2006 Lincoln Mark LT 4dr SuperCrew 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 4A)
This has been one of the best trucks i've owned! I had a Ford F-150 Lariat previously and this truck blows it away. The exterior looks great along with the interior, the interior could be better quality in spots but overall it's pretty good. I put a lot of miles on it each year and only had one problem with one of the back up sensors, but Ford's great warrenty (50,000 bumper to bumper warrenty) backed me up and I didn't pay a penny. The gas mileage isn't bad for such a large truck I avg. about 14-15 in the city and 18-20 on the highway. This is a great truck and would recommend it to anybody. I'd by another one any day! Lincoln should have never stopped making this car,maybe they will again
by tracy on Sep 10, 2009 Vehicle: 2006 Lincoln Mark LT 4dr SuperCrew 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 4A)
I am absolutely thrilled with my "new to me" TRUCK. I wanted to get rid of my MOM mobile safari van. I wanted a "TOY that was functional" NO van and Not gray. Was leaning toward a HUMMER and decided it would not be functional for our family. We need to HAUL our toys in the back of a truck; 4-wheeler, kayak, motorcycle plus tow a trailer at times. I get alot of compliments on my truck and people think it is brand new it is a 2006. No buyers remorse here and so far it gets 17.3-18.2 MPG not to bad!! FUN to drive. LOVE IT!!! PS. My Husband and son had to modify the muffler to add "rumble" it was to quiet for them. I have to admit I enjoy the rumble also. Thanks Honey and my son!!
by BadLT on Aug 27, 2009 Vehicle: 2006 Lincoln Mark LT 4dr SuperCrew 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 4A)
Bought the truck with 36K miles on it from the dealer. Ran great for a month and then went to hell. 1 year and a settlement from ford later...yes I said settlement on a used truck, the tranny is shot, rear end is shot tie- rods are shot, it leaks water and the roof rattles. Dealer told me 7K to fix everything...by the way the truck only has 54K miles!. Great looking truck..and easy to look at cause it was never running.
by skiboy90 on Mar 7, 2009 Vehicle: 2006 Lincoln Mark LT 4dr SuperCrew 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 4A)
Just bought this truck not to long ago, and it has to be the best vehicle i've ever owned and i've owned a lot of vehicles in my 58 years. The ride is smooth for a pick up, the interior is good, with the exception of some plastics, the stereo is excellent, and it hauls my 7000lb camper with no problem. As good as this truck is, it could have better MPG's, 16 on the highway going 80 is ok but i'd prefer 20 at least. Other than the fuel econ i have no complaints at all. Very good buy
by ghost-flame on Jun 26, 2008 Vehicle: 2006 Lincoln Mark LT 4dr SuperCrew 4WD SB (5.4L 8cyl 4A)
True Lincoln. I have had many Fords and Chevy trucks. This is my 1st Lincoln. An accidental purchase. I was in the market for an F-150 Lariat. By the time I added the options I wanted this truck was $3,000 cheaper and it was on the dealer's floor. I have about 33,000 miles on it now and it is still like brand new. Comfort is as good as my bros 75k Mercedes. The fit and finish- cut above the F-150. I have had no problems. My only beef, but a big vehicle, is the gas mileage. I get 12mpg ave. What can I expect? With gas at $4.20 a gallon it's no fun. Perfoms great, love on long trips. Step on the gas and let the horses loose! I would buy again. I will keep this truck till it dies!
The Mark LT is a new luxury truck from Lincoln. It's based on the F-150 but adds small, mostly cosmetic, upgrades like a chrome Lincoln grille, rear taillight reflectors and Lincoln badging.
The Lincoln Mark LT is actually Lincoln's second attempt at building a luxury pickup. Despite a few unique and interesting features, the 2002 Lincoln Blackwood was panned for being a strange combination of overpriced and impractical. Moreover, many of us felt the Blackwood's cabin did not live up to its luxurious nameplate. For the 2006 model year, Lincoln is trying again with the more practical and stylish Mark LT. The Mark LT is essentially an F-150 but with some unique exterior styling cues. The Mark LT's interior is clean and contemporary-looking thanks mostly the redesigned F-150 that gives it such a great starting point. Power comes from the same 300-hp, 5.4-liter V8 that's available in the F-150, and that means the Lincoln truck is just as capable in terms of hauling and towing.
The Lincoln Mark LT offers a smooth ride and can be ordered with such options as a rear-seat DVD-based entertainment system, a premium audio system, power-adjustable pedals, rear parking sensors and a power moonroof. Unfortunately, features such as power-folding side mirrors, satellite radio, a navigation system and an emergency communications system are not available. We feel that as a competitor to luxury trucks like Cadillac's Escalade EXT, the Lincoln truck falls short in terms of features, comfort and options. However, Lincoln's new luxury model does deliver in one crucial area: price. The base 2006 Lincoln Mark LT is significantly less expensive than the cheapest Escalade. Those shoppers wanting something a bit different from a commonplace F-150 should come away from the Lincoln dealership satisfied.
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Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options
The Lincoln Mark LT is available only as a crew-cab pickup with a 5.5-foot bed. Based on the F-150, it differs mainly in its cosmetic upgrades. There is only one trim level available. Standard features include leather seating, wood trim, heated front seats, keyless entry and a premium audio system with an in-dash, MP3-compatible CD changer. Options include a rear-seat DVD entertainment system, a power-operated rear window, power-adjustable pedals, rear parking sensors, chromed 18-inch wheels, chromed bed-rail caps and running boards. The Mark LT also benefits from Lincoln's longer basic warranty, 4 years and 50,000 miles, compared to the F-150's basic 3-year/36,000-mile program.
Powertrains and Performance
All Mark LTs come with a 5.4-liter, 300-hp V8. That engine has 24 valves and features variable valve timing. It makes 365 lb-ft of torque at 3,750 rpm. Two- and four-wheel-drive variants are available, and all Lincoln Mark LT pickups have a four speed automatic transmission. The Mark LT gets from zero to 60 mph in 10.3 seconds and through the quarter-mile in 17.3 seconds. Properly equipped, a two-wheel-drive Mark LT can tow 8,900 pounds.
Standard safety equipment includes four-wheel ventilated disc brakes with ABS and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution. There are also turn indicators housed in the exterior mirrors and three-point seatbelts for all seating positions. Unfortunately, you can't get side airbags or stability control. Crash tests have not been performed on the Lincoln Mark LT, but its F-150 sibling earned perfect marks in government tests and "Best Pick" status from the IIHS.
Interior Design and Special Features
The Mark LT's roomy interior seats five. Although luxurious, it is not substantially different than an F-150 King Ranch. The seats are comfortable and come with contrasting colored piping similar to the style of the Range Rover. The gauges are chrome-trimmed and incorporate the Lincoln logo. To lend an upscale look to the cabin, Lincoln designers dressed up the dash with faux wood trim and leather. The leather trim on the dash, steering wheel and shifter is especially nice as the exposed stitching adds an extra element of luxury.
On the road, Lincoln's pickup feels almost exactly like an F-150, which is a good thing. The 5.4-liter V8 lacks the low-end grunt of competitors' V8s but almost makes up for that deficiency with its smooth, quiet power delivery. Suspension tuning is softer than the F-150's, resulting in a smooth and comfortable highway ride. Handling is not as nimble as the Ford's, however. Brake pedal feel is only so-so, but the 2006 Lincoln Mark LT stops short for a 5,600-pound vehicle.
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