The nimble chassis employs a fully independent suspension with a multi-link rear and double wishbones up front. Four-wheel disc brakes provide the stopping power. For cars so equipped, in the event of a loss of grip, the Lincoln MKZ's intelligent all-wheel drive system quickly and seamlessly delivers the right amount of power to the wheels with the most traction to enhance grip.
The Lincoln MKZ comes loaded with standard features including power heated and cooled leather front seats with memory, a rear parking aid, steering wheel audio and cruise controls, heated mirrors, SYNC voice-activated communications and entertainment system and dual-zone climate control. Popular options include adaptive HID headlights, THX audio system, rain sensing wipers, a back-up camera, a moonroof, a Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) and remote start.
A Sport Appearance Package adds a sport-tuned suspension, aluminum interior trim, special floor mats and 18-inch alloy wheels. An optional Navigation Package includes voice-activated navigation, while an in-dash DVD/CD/MP3 player, an internal hard disk, a 10GB music jukebox, a rear view camera and BLIS.
Available safety features include 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, traction control, anti-skid system, curtain side airbags and front side airbags.