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More Standard Luxury
The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid comes standard with
features and technologies that are either not offered on the Lexus HS 250h or
are available only at an extra cost. They include:
- SmartGauge with EcoGuide - Ford's highly successful interactive
technology provides real-time information to help drivers maximize fuel
efficiency, and coaches drivers on how to optimize hybrid performance.
Lincoln takes SmartGauge to the next level of engagement by giving drivers
enhanced positive feedback on long-term fuel efficiency and driving
performance through the "growth" of virtual small flowers on the system's
right-most screen. Lincoln's white flowers, inspired by apple blossoms,
remain permanently unless long-term fuel economy is reset.
- Lincoln SYNC - The Lincoln-exclusive voice-activated
communications and entertainment system provides an omnipresent link to
contacts and information. In addition to Bluetooth phone, audible text and
MP3 player capabilities, Lincoln customers also can access Vehicle Health
Report and 911 Assist.
- 10-Way Power Passenger Seat - This seat is designed to accommodate
a diverse group of passengers. Memory functions enable passengers to
fine-tune and recall their positions.
- Power Driver Memory Seat Settings - The driver seat memory feature
helps ensure personal seating preferences anytime, with the touch of a
- Heated and Cooled Front Seats - This uniquely engineered system
delivers exceptional heating and cooling comfort.
- Genuine Wood Trim - In addition to their exquisite appearance, the
Swirl Walnut and Olive Ash wood trims offered in the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid are
eco-friendly as well. The veneers come from well-managed forests, as defined
by strict environmental, social and economic standards, and from other
rigorously controlled sources.
- Reverse Sensing System - This system senses what drivers might not
see behind them and relays an audible alert if objects are near, which
increases in frequency the closer a driver gets.
- Keyless Entry Keypad - This Lincoln-exclusive feature provides
secure entry at a driver's fingertips. A personal combination holds a memory
for driver preferences. So if an owner is out for a run and doesn't want to
take the keys along, the vehicle can be opened with the touch of a few
- Easy Fuel Capless Fuel-Filler - This Lincoln-exclusive feature
uses an integrated spring-loaded flapper door to eliminate the need for a
fuel tank screw cap. That means no more fumbling to remove and tighten the
cap and less fuel odor on a driver's hands at the pump.
- Personal Safety System - A Lincoln-exclusive suite of seven
protection technologies works together as a system to help protect vehicle
occupants. The system includes dual-stage front air bags and an occupant
classification system to sense whether the passenger seat is occupied. It
tailors - or suppresses - air bag deployment to help provide an appropriate
level of protection. It also features the Ford Belt-Minder system to remind
front-seat occupants to buckle up.
- MyKey - This Lincoln-exclusive feature allows parents to program a
key to limit speed and audio volume to encourage teens to drive safer and
improve fuel efficiency. It also encourages seat belt usage, provides
earlier low-fuel warnings, and can be programmed to sound chimes at 45, 55
and 65 mph.
- Integrated Spotter Mirrors - The traditional side-view mirrors are
designed with a secondary convex spotter mirror in the top outer corner,
which provides a view of the driver's blind spot. When traffic enters the
driver's blind spot on either side of the vehicle, it is visible in the
secondary convex mirror, alerting the driver of obstacles.
- Acoustic Laminated Windshield - This windshield features a layer
of sound-absorbent vinyl sandwiched between two sheets of glass, which
enhances interior quietness.
The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid also includes standard Bridge of Weir leather seats.
The world-renowned luxury leather from Scotland is unembossed, allowing the
natural beauty and character of the grain to shine through. The leather is
milled for up to 12 hours to ensure a soft hand, and Bridge of Weir uses a
chromium-free tanning process, which makes it easier to recycle.
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