For those who’re choosing the 2019 Lincoln MKZ over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as nicely skip right to the 2019 Lincoln MKZ. You get a much better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, but the 2019 Lincoln MKZ happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Lincoln MKZ affords ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that only this type of car can ship. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction whenever you want it most.
The 2019 Lincoln MKZ, nonetheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this type of car. Cargo house is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gas. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Lincoln MKZ’s journey and driving expertise begin to fall in line with more trendy vehicles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend testing the 2019 Lincoln MKZ’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better most towing capability and superior cargo area and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at additional price. Elective for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Lincoln MKZ are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Lincoln MKZ also presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Lincoln MKZ fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Worth Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Efficiency Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Lincoln MKZ, which pushes the 2019 Lincoln MKZ into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and might be had in long wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colours out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.