Used 2011 Lincoln MKZ Sedan

2011 Lincoln MKZ
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2011 Lincoln MKZ

Pros

  • Excellent infotainment features
  • comfortable seats and driving position
  • responsive steering.

Cons

  • Non-premium feel
  • not enough differentiation from Ford Fusion
  • rough ride with sport suspension.

Used 2011 Lincoln MKZ Sedan for Sale

Lincoln MKZ 2011 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
98,764 miles
Used 2011
Lincoln MKZ
Base
(2)
Best Auto of Manassas
19 mi away
List$7,999
Est.Loan: $150/mo
Great Deal!Great Deal!
$220 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
This Lincoln MKZ is one that you really need to take out for a test drive to appreciate. If you are a non-smoker then you don't have to worry, this one was owned by a non-smoker too. The maintenance of a vehicle is essential, and you can purchase with confidence knowing that we provide a comprehensive SERVICE HISTORY with this vehicle. We here at Best Auto of Manassas INC want to make sure our customers are satisfied, so before we sell a vehicle it must complete our MULTI-POINT INSPECTION. This vehicle can hold its own with its powerful 3.5L 6 cyl engine. The 3.5L 6 cyl will help keep your hard earned money in your pocket with its great fuel efficiency. Grip the road like never before with this sports tuned suspension. You will feel completely pampered by all the luxurious amenities that this baby has to offer. You will not find another Lincoln MKZ fully equipped with all the convenience, safety, and power options at this price. We have gone over this vehicle with a fine tooth comb and can assure you that everything under the hood is in perfect working order. Completely free of any door dings or scratches, you will have a hard time telling this one from new. The interior is in perfect condition without a spot on it anywhere. We have checked and double checked all of the major mechanical systems and know they are in great shape and waiting for you to drive it. Want a CARFAX? Not an issue! We supply a free report with all of our vehicles. CARFAX is the #1 trusted provider of vehicle history information in North America and we are proud to be a CARFAX CERTIFIED dealer. Each vehicle that we sell comes with not only our assurance of satisfaction but is also guaranteed to have a clean title history by CARFAX. Be sure to ask us about our optional extended warranty packages that are available and at very affordable prices. We provide the best GUARANTEED FINANCING of any used car dealership around and back this up by actually getting you approved. Upon credit approval call or drop by to see just how low we can get your monthly payments. You better hurry and grab this deal quick because, with a price well below BLUE BOOK, this one is not going to last long. Best Auto of Manassas INC is conveniently located near Herndon. Not a single dent or scratch! Runs great and drives like new. Fully loaded interior. Hard-to-find model! A/C is ice cold! Perfect family vehicle. Perfect first car!
Lincoln MKZ 2011 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
92,034 miles
Used 2011
Lincoln MKZ
Base
East West Lincoln
32.9 mi away
List$9,995
Est.Loan: $187/mo
Fair Deal!Fair Deal!
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We only stock the Highest Quality Preowned Cars & Light Trucks in the DC Area. East West Lincoln is the only free-standing Lincoln dealership in the area and we love what we do!
Lincoln MKZ 2011 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
88,885 miles
Used 2011
Lincoln MKZ
Base
(1)
Prize Auto
42.2 mi away
List$9,399
Est.Loan: $176/mo
Good Deal!Good Deal!
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<span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';> <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>&gt;&gt;&gt;7 DAYS &lsquo;NO QUESTIONS ASKED&rsquo; EXCHANGE POLICY&lt;&lt;&lt; <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';> <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>***12 MONTHS/7,500 MILES ENGINE, TRANSMISSION, DIFFERENTIALS WARRANTY AVAILABLE*** <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>&nbsp; <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* GUARANTEED FINANCING * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* MARYLAND STATE INSPECTION * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* CLEAN IN AND OUT * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* V6, 3.5 Liter * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* WELL MAINTAINED * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* GREAT CONDITION* <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* AUTOMATIC HEADLIGHTS * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* SUNROOF/MOONROOF * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* ICE COLD A/C * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* AM/FM RADIO * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* NO ACCIDENT * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* NAVIGATION * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* LEATHER SEATS * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* HEATED SEATS * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* PASSENGER AIRBAG * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* BACKUP CAMERA * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* POWER WINDOWS * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* POWER
Lincoln MKZ 2011 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
59,071 miles
Used 2011
Lincoln MKZ
Base
(1)
Lucky Line Motors
52.5 mi away
List$11,490
Est.Loan: $215/mo
Fair Deal!Fair Deal!
$300 Below Market
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Dealer Notes
After business hours please contact Tamim at (540) 287-5112Brand new on our lot, we have a GORGEOUS 2011 Lincoln MKZ! This MKZ is sitting on Alloy wheels with GREAT tread on the tires, followed by a BEAUTIFUL pair of HID headlights, with a STUNNING black leather seats. Powered by a 3.5l DOHC V6 motor, followed by a SMOOTH automatic transmission, also this Lincoln is capable of getting 27 MPG! This MKZ has tons of features such as, Multi-Zone A/C, A/C Front, Heat A/C, Heated Front Seats, Cruise Control, Dual Climate Controls, Leather interior, Leather seats, Memory Seats, Power Mirrors, Power seats, Power Steering, Power windows, Power Locks, and thats only the beginning! This Lincoln has AM/FM Stereo, CD player, MP3 Player, Navigation, Premium Audio System, Bluetooth connection, Steering Wheel Controls, Auxiliary Audio Input, Rear view camera, and much more! With so many great features, such as a free 3 month power train warranty, or 4500 miles. Many more to see, you DO NOT want to miss out on a deal this fantastic! Stop by TODAY to schedule a test drive on your future vehicle.
Lincoln MKZ 2011 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
60,522 miles
Used 2011
Lincoln MKZ
Base
(1)
Forrester Lincoln
62.7 mi away
List$11,000
Est.Loan: $206/mo
Fair Deal!Fair Deal!
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2011 Lincoln MKZ Ingot Silver, AWD 4WD, Navigation Package, BLIS Blind Spot Information System, Sunroof Moonroof, 17 Chrome Wheels, Local Trade, Accident Free AutoCheck History Report, Bluetooth, Heated and Cooled Leather Front Seats with Drivers Memory, Reverse Sensing System, ABS brakes, Adaptive HID Headlamps, AMFM radio: SIRIUS, Ambient Lighting, Automatic temperature control, Electronic Stability Control, Front dual zone AC, Fully automatic headlights, Heated door mirrors, Low tire pressure warning, Radio: Single DVDCDMP3HD, Rain Sensing Wipers, Rear window defroster, Rear-View Camera, Remote keyless entry, Speed control, Technology Package, THX II Certified Audio System, Traction control, Ultimate Package, Duratec 3.5L V6 DOHC 24V, 6-Speed Automatic with Select-Shift. Odometer is 27693 miles below market average!We are the #1 rated Lincoln dealer in PA based on customer reviews and an 18-time recipient of Lincoln Motor Company's President's Award.If you are looking for the best value in used car prices, Forrester Lincoln is the place. Family owned and operated since 1965, we are committed to getting you the best deal on a pre-owned vehicle. We do extensive market research to determine what similar vehicles are selling for and price our vehicles to be the best value. This enables us to provide the most competitive prices on our entire inventory. We survey thousands of used car websites to maintain our competitive edge. www.ForresterLincoln.com.
Lincoln MKZ 2011 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
67,204 miles
Used 2011
Lincoln MKZ
Base
Joe & Paul Crouse Auto Sales
86.7 mi away
List$10,995
Est.Loan: $205/mo
Fair Deal!Fair Deal!
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2011 Lincoln MKZ is a perfectly competent midsize premium sedan, but it does not represent enough of an improvement over the similar Ford Fusion in order to warrant its Mercedes-like price.

vehicle overview

The 2011 Lincoln MKZ offers loads of available features, smart electronics integration, sufficient power, a spacious cabin, comfortable seats and surprisingly nimble handling. The MKZ's problem, though, is that it just doesn't feel as solidly engineered, sophisticated and luxurious to drive as a proper luxury sedan should be.

Maybe it's too much to expect, as this car has its origins in the stretched platform from the previous-generation Mazda 6 that it shares with the Ford Fusion. While other brands take the platforms of regular family cars and significantly augment them for luxury duty to the point of being unrecognizable, the MKZ's roots are readily apparent. So the MKZ shares the 263-horsepower V6 from the Ford Fusion Sport and drives in a very similar fashion.

Yes, there are some improved materials within the interior like real aluminum trim and Bridge of Weir leather upholstery, yet otherwise most everything is much like the Ford Fusion. This level of polish is impressive when you're paying $28,000 for it. But at $40,000, it's another story.

At this price point there are many other cars we'd suggest, like the 2011 Audi A4, 2011 BMW 3 Series, 2011 Cadillac CTS, 2011 Hyundai Genesis, Infiniti G37, 2011 Lexus ES 350 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, all of which exhibit a greater level of engineering excellence and attention to detail that cannot be quantified by feature lists or specification sheets. The 2011 Lincoln MKZ is a good car; it's just not good enough.

2011 Lincoln MKZ configurations

The 2011 Lincoln MKZ is a midsize entry-level luxury sedan available in a single trim level. Standard equipment includes 17-inch wheels, foglamps, full power accessories, a keyless entry pad, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated and ventilated eight-way power front seats with driver memory functions, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, leather upholstery, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Sync (voice controls, Bluetooth, navigation assistance, 911 assist and iPod interface) and a nine-speaker audio system with six-CD changer, auxiliary audio jack and satellite radio.

The Navigation package includes a rearview camera, a blind spot warning system and a navigation system that includes a touchscreen, single-CD/DVD audio player, 10GB of digital music storage, HD radio and Sirius Travel Link. A THX-certified premium surround-sound system can be added to the navigation package or obtained within the Ultimate package, which further adds 17-inch chrome-clad wheels, a sunroof (also a stand-alone item), adaptive xenon headlights, rain-sensing wipers, ambient lighting and all Navigation package items.

The Sport Appearance package adds 18-inch polished alloy wheels, a sport-turned suspension, contrasting seat piping, aluminum interior trim and a unique darkened exterior trim. The Executive package adds upgraded leather upholstery and interior trim.

2011 Highlights

The optional navigation system gains HD radio for 2011.

Performance & mpg

The 2011 Lincoln MKZ is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 that produces 263 hp and 249 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic is the only available transmission, but it includes a manual shift control. Front-wheel drive is standard, while the optional AWD system is notable because it can transfer power from side to side as well as front to rear.

In performance testing, an all-wheel-drive MKZ went from zero to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds, which is competitive in this premium class. Fuel economy is also fairly impressive with an EPA-estimated 18 mpg city/27 mpg highway and 21 mpg combined for the front-drive model and 17/24/19 with all-wheel drive.

Safety

Standard safety features include stability and traction control, blind spot mirrors, front-seat side airbags and side curtain airbags. The 2011 Lincoln MKZ also comes standard with Ford's programmable MyKey system, which allows parents to specify limits for vehicle speed and stereo volume for their teenage drivers.

In government crash testing, the MKZ's mechanical twin, the Ford Fusion, achieved a perfect five stars for front protection and driver side protection. It earned four stars for rear side protection.

Driving

The base 2011 Lincoln MKZ feels like a Fusion Sport minus the "Sport," which should be fine for most buyers seeking a quiet and comfortable luxury vehicle. Yet once you add the sport-tuned suspension and 18-inch wheels of the optional Sport Appearance package, the MKZ is suddenly transformed into an agile, fun-to-drive car that you wouldn't necessarily associate with the Lincoln brand. The steering in particular is communicative and well-weighted. There is a downside, though, because it comes with a rough ride that you also wouldn't associate with Lincoln. There are no complaints about the power from the MKZ's V6, but its soundtrack is less pleasing than other six-cylinders at this price point.

Interior

The MKZ is spacious compared to most of its similarly priced luxury sedan competitors, and it benefits from comfortable seats, a widely adjustable driving position and a big trunk (16.9 cubic feet). In order to get the most out of the MKZ, we recommend loading up with the Navigation package and its wealth of handy, user-friendly technologies like navigation and Sirius Travel Link. The optional THX-certified sound system is also quite strong.

Nevertheless, the MKZ is let down by its interior. Although the materials are a bit nicer than those in the Ford Fusion Sport, the MKZ still feels more like a premium family sedan than something that should be competing with Audi or Mercedes-Benz. Though it boasts things like ventilated seat upholstery and fancy-sounding Bridge of Weir leather, the MKZ falls short of being considered a true luxury car.


Consumer reviews

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Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

What more do you really need
penpat2020,08/18/2014
I bought this 2011 Lincoln MKZ used with just over 23,000 miles for under $20k! Car has everything you could want in a luxury car, leather, 10 speaker surround sound, rear-back up, navigation with Sync and bluetooth, chrome, etc. For a car of similar size and quality in it's class you would easily be paying $7-12k more. Value is unbeatable. As for drive quality, I have test-drove an A4, TL, C300, and 328i as well as previously owned a Cadillac CTS. They all had their quirks and pros and cons. This car stands up to all of them. It may not be the best of the best, but the value in the package is unbeatable.
Very solid. Nice ride.
Wayde,08/05/2016
A high quality automobile that continues to look and perform great after 5 years.
Lincoln MKZ FWD
jbradsh1,12/08/2010
I've had the Lincoln for about a month now and made one 2K mile trip into snow country. FWD handles light to medium snow without issue ... no slipping. All day seats, very comfortable. Very nice riding, ultra smooth transmission, upscale interior which I wouldn't call luxury, just upscale, very nice stereo system, very pleasant to drive, I find myself looking forward to driving this car and I would recommend it. I got it on the Lincoln sign & drive. $0 down, $399/month plus sales tax made the payment $428. You also get 4 years of free maintenance. Great deal and a very quiet riding car, it's as quiet as my mother's lexus ES 330.
3-20-2014 Still a happy customer.
justinefrie,05/27/2014
My sister bought a 2010 Lincoln MKZ and took me to lunch the next day. I liked the car so much, I went to Lincoln the next day to trade in my Infiniti. I got a great deal on a 2011 Lincoln MKZ AWD and during those snow-filled roads in NY, that AWD was great! In fact, it was impressive and I didn't really think that much about it when I got the AWD vehicle. It drove through deep snow like an all terrain vehicle. The car is really solid. Comfortable on long drives. Clean interior design. DVD player. Navigation. Too much to mention. I just want to thank Lincoln for making a car for my taste: young.
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Features & Specs

MPG
18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
263 hp @ 6250 rpm
MPG
17 city / 24 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
263 hp @ 6250 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall3 / 5
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger3 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall4 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall4 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger3 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat3 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover10.5%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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Used 2011 Lincoln MKZ Sedan Overview

The Used 2011 Lincoln MKZ Sedan is offered in the following styles: 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 6A), and 4dr Sedan AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A).

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