There are two Lincoln MKZ trims, the Standard MKZ, and the Reserve MKZ. As standard, both are equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that’s paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox, both trims are equipped with front-wheel drive systems with all-wheel-drive systems available. A more powerful 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 is available for the Reserve MKZ only. Features are plentiful in even the Standard MKZ, though, to the extent expected from a luxury vehicle, there’s a leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel, 12-way power-adjustable heated front seats with driver-side memory settings, and dual-zone automatic climate control.
Upgrading to the Reserve MKZ sees features such as a power tilt-and-telescoping steering column, 14-way power-adjustable heated front seats, and a power moonroof with rear-window power sunshade. Both trims also come standard with Lincoln’s Co-Pilot360 suite of driver assists, which includes auto high-beam headlights, blind-spot detection with cross-traffic alert, a lane keep system, rearview camera, and pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, forward collision warning, and dynamic brake support.
Available for the Standard MKZ is a $2,000 Convenience Package, which comprises steering wheel memory settings, a power tilt/telescope steering column with memory settings, voice-activated touchscreen navigation system, two rear-seat USB ports, 110v/150w power outlet, ambient cabin lighting, power-open trunk with soft-close trunk lid, and dynamic signature lighting and smart power mirrors.
An $800 Elements Package is available for the MKZ Reserve that equips the MKZ with a heated steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats, and with heated rear seats. There's also a Luxury Package available for the MKZ Reserve, which for $3,000 throws in full premium LED headlights, multi-contour front seats with Active Motion, and a 20-speaker Revel Ultima surround-sound audio system.
The available Monochromatic Package cosmetically alters the MKZ Reserve for a more bespoke aesthetic, this is available only with the Infinite Black and White Platinum exterior colors. With the Infinite Black exterior, the package includes an Infinite Black Metallic grille and additional body-color exterior trim, as well as 19-inch, fully polished black alloy wheels, with the White Platinum exterior, it adds a unique body-color White Platinum upper grille and other body-color exterior trim, along with 19-inch fully polished alloy wheels, for $1,595.