330 E. Roosevelt Rd. West Chicago, IL 60185

2015 Lincoln MKS AWD 101A

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Internet Price:
$27,889
Stock #:
31717
VIN #:
1LNHL9EKXFG604689
Mileage:
13,836
Engine:
3.7L V6 Cylinder Engine
Exterior Color:
Tuxedo Black
Interior Color:
Hazelnut
Body Style
Sedan
Transmission:
Automatic
City MPG:
18
Highway MPG:
26
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*KEY FACTORY FEATURES: BALANCE OF FACTORY WARRANTY! 101A ELITE PACKAGE! COLD WEATHER PACKAGE! MKS ALL WHEEL DRIVE WITH BLIND SPOT INFORMATION SYSTEM WITH CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT, TOUCH SCREEN NAVIGATION SYSTEM, MULTI CONTOUR MASSAGE SEATS, THX II PREMIUM AUDIO SYSTEM, PREMIUM WOOD TRIM PACKAGE, DUAL PANEL MOONROOF, HAZLENUT PREMIUM LEATHER INTERIOR WITH POWER HEATED AND COOLED 12 WAY FRONT SEATS, POWER REAR WINDOW SUNSHADE, HEATED SECOND ROW SEATS, DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL, ADAPTIVE HID HEADLIGHTS, AMBIENT LIGHTING, SYNC/MYLINCOLNTOUCH VOICE ACTIVATED SYSTEMS WITH BLUETOOTH WIRELESS PHONE CONNECTIVITY, HEATED LEATHER/WOOD WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL WITH AUDIO AND CRUISE CONTROLS, REAR VIEW CAMERA WITH FRONT AND REVERSE SENSING, INTELLIGENT START, REMOTE START, 3.7 LITER 300 HORSEPOWER V6 ENGINE, 6 SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, POWER ADJUSTABLE PEDALS WITH MEMORY, LOADED, LUXURIOUS, AND READY TO BE DRIVEN HOME TODAY! CARFAX GUARANTEED 1 OWNER OFF LEASE VEHICLE!* * *OUR PRICING STRATEGY:* We shop EVERY vehicle we take in out OVER 100 square miles against vehicles with comparable equipment and miles to ensure you the most value for your hard earned money! This one is priced to sell fast for $2,062 BELOW the Kelley Blue Book Retail Value of $29,951! * *AFFORDABLE TO OWN: COMES WITH BALANCE OF FACTORY WARRANTY THROUGH MAY 2021 OR 70,000 MILES! *Every vehicle goes through a 120 point inspection to ensure you are purchasing a safe vehicle! We will even show you our report as well as what we did to the vehicle to make it right for you! How many other dealers will show you that?! We enroll you in our owner's advantage program that gives you a free oil change plus a flexible spending account for your vehicles! We put money into your account every time you service with us! 5% of your service bill gets put into this account for your use on ANY car in your household! * *WHY SHOULD YOU HURRY:* We aggressively price and market all our vehicles on 20 different websites to sell FAST and we sell 90% of our inventory EVERY month. We do NOT hold cars so if something interests you that we have, then the sooner you can make it in the better chance you have of getting it! Please note that any subscriptions in ad refer to what the vehicle came with when it was brand new! If there is a reference to Kelley Blue Book Price in this ad it is based on Kelley Blue Book Value at time of listing. The value of used vehicles varies with mileage, usage, and condition. Book values should be considered estimates only.

Edmunds.com Ratings & Reviews

2015 lincoln mks

Consumer Reviews from Edmunds.com

Overall Consumer Ratings
5
1 Total Consumer Reviews
5 Star - (100%)
4 Star - (25%)
3 Star - (100%)
2 Star - (9%)
1 Star - (6%)

Edmunds.com Consumer Rating (out of 5)

PERFORMANCE
5
COMFORT
5
INTERIOR
5
RELIABILITY
5
VALUE
5

Edmunds.com Expert Review

Edmunds Says

The 2015 Lincoln MKS covers all the luxury-sedan basics and costs less than many competitors, but there are better choices out there for a large, premium-brand sedan.

What's New

If you option the 2015 Lincoln MKS with the Elite package, you get a six-year subscription to Sirius/XM traffic data and Travel Link services versus a mere six-month subscription last year. All MKS sedans also have a slightly restyled trunk lid to facilitate easier operation of its release button. Otherwise, the MKS is unchanged.

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PROS

Spacious interior; plentiful standard features; good power and fuel economy from the turbocharged V6.

Introduction

Plenty of luxury-brand models share major components with the mainstream cars their parent company also produce. The art comes in making sure the more expensive car looks, feels and performs better than its workaday corporate counterpart. Lincoln has tried to distance the 2015 Lincoln MKS from the mechanically similar Ford Taurus. And in many ways, the MKS does feel like a more premium product. Ultimately, though, Lincoln's large sedan has a tough time standing out in a field that's crowded with some truly excellent cars.

Make no mistake, the 2015 MKS has its competitive aspects. It's available with a strong optional V6 engine, and it features a very slick-looking touchscreen electronics interface (although it can be frustrating to use at times). And if space is what you need, this Lincoln has a satisfyingly large backseat. On the other hand, there's no disguising the MKS's dated styling, or the fact that most of its competitors now outpace its once cutting-edge list of tech features.

Few could quibble with the serene manner in which the 2015 Lincoln MKS undertakes a long interstate cruise, but detail-oriented shoppers will notice that its ride quality isn't as plush or refined as that of most other sedans in this price range. Similarly, its handling around turns isn't especially sure-footed, and although that might not be a deal breaker for you, there's no denying that most competitors have better balance in everyday driving situations. Like many premium-brand sedans, the MKS offers all-wheel drive as an option, potentially making it more desirable for buyers in northern states and giving it an advantage over a rival such as the Lexus ES 350.

Competitors to the 2015 Lincoln MKS run the gamut. Lincoln's big sedan is, of course, substantially less expensive than European imports like the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, although a heavily optioned MKS with the 365-horsepower EcoBoost V6 can run into the neighborhood of these sedans, all of which are more refined though not necessarily more luxurious unless fitted with pricey options. The 2015 MKS compares more directly with entry-level luxury sedans such as the Acura TLX and RLX, Cadillac XTS, Chrysler 300, Hyundai Genesis and the aforementioned ES 350. Within this group, the 2015 Lincoln MKS could be a good value, but you'll find most of these competitors better to drive, better equipped and more daringly styled.

Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options

The 2015 Lincoln MKS sedan comes in three trim levels: FWD (front-wheel drive), AWD (all-wheel drive) and EcoBoost.

The FWD and AWD models come with standard 19-inch alloy wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, rear parking sensors, adaptive xenon headlamps, automatic high beams, foglights, remote start, keyless ignition/entry, exterior keypad entry and heated mirrors with driver-side auto-dimming.

Inside, you'll find leather upholstery, heated and ventilated eight-way power front seats (with driver memory settings and four-way lumbar adjustment), a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, a rearview camera, Lincoln's Sync voice control, the MyLincoln Touch touchscreen electronics interface, a mobile WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, and a 10-speaker sound system with a CD player, satellite radio and a USB/iPod interface.

The MKS EcoBoost is similarly equipped but comes with a more powerful turbocharged V6 engine, standard all-wheel drive (optional on other versions) and 20-inch wheels.

There are several optional packages. The Elite package (Equipment Group 101A/201A) includes blind-spot and rear cross-traffic warning systems, front multicontour seats with a massage feature, power-adjustable pedals, a power rear sunshade, a premium 16-speaker surround-sound audio system (with HD radio), a navigation system, Sirius/XM Travel Link services and a premium wood accent package. With the Elite package equipped, you can then add the Cold Weather package (heated steering wheel and heated rear seats) and the Technology package, which features adaptive cruise control, a frontal collision warning system, lane-keeping assist and an automated parallel-parking system.

The only major stand-alone options are 20-inch wheels (for FWD and AWD) and a dual-panel sunroof.

Powertrains and Performance

The FWD and AWD models use the same engine and transmission combo: a 3.7-liter V6 matched to a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine generates 305 hp and 280 pound-feet of torque. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 22 mpg combined (19 city/28 highway). The MKS AWD drops to 21 mpg combined (18 city /26 highway).

The EcoBoost model also is all-wheel drive but is powered by a different, more powerful V6: a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter that develops 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. In Edmunds testing, a Lincoln MKS EcoBoost dashed from zero to 60 mph in just 5.8 seconds. Fuel economy is rated at 20 mpg combined (17 city/25 highway).

Safety

The 2015 Lincoln MKS comes standard with stability and traction control, front-seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, antilock brakes, a rearview camera and rear parking sensors. Also standard is a MyKey feature that allows owners to set certain driving parameters for teen drivers. Sync also offers an emergency crash notification service that automatically dials 911 in the event of an airbag deployment.

Options include adaptive cruise control combined with a frontal collision warning with brake support (it primes the brake system to reduce braking distances in a potential panic stop) along with blind-spot and rear cross-traffic warning systems and lane-keeping assist.

In government crash tests, the MKS earned a top five-star rating for overall performance, with five out of five stars for overall frontal-impact protection and five stars for side-impact protection. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety testing, the MKS earned a top rating of "Good" for its safety in moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact and roof strength testing, but a "Poor" rating in the IIHS small-overlap frontal crash test.

Interior Design and Special Features

There's an inviting and agreeable ambience to the 2015 Lincoln MKS's interior, thanks to a wealth of generally high-quality materials and a simple and restrained design that takes pains not to overload the eyes with excessive lines, shapes, buttons and switches. The dashboard ahead of the front passenger is an uncluttered expanse of soft, padded material intersected with a single strip of wood-and-metal trim, setting a calm, minimalist tone for the entire cabin.

All that minimalism doesn't necessarily contribute to an improved driver experience, though. The primary reason the dashboard's center stack is so pleasingly uncluttered is due to the MyLincoln Touch touchscreen interface and touch-sensitive, "field-effect" slider controls that displace the typical knobs and switches for the entertainment and climate control systems. The new-age controls might reduce button count, but as in other Ford and Lincoln vehicles that use variations of this setup, the touchscreen-based controls can be slow to respond, the graphics can be difficult to see while on the move and the entire system can be frustrating to learn and ultimately enjoy. The field-effect touch controls certainly look starship-grade, but they're hard to use with any precision and do little to improve overall functionality.

Otherwise, the strength of the 2015 MKS cabin is its abundance of headroom and legroom. Yet even with the sedan's generous passenger volume of almost 106 cubic feet, front seat occupants can get a strangely pinched feeling, as the thickness of the roof pillars, width of the center console and high glass level conspire to make the space seem smaller than it is. There are no such issues in the rear seat, where the comfortably high-mounted seat imparts a more natural seating position, yet still leaves an abundance of headroom. The large rear doors make it easy to enter and exit the rear seat. The trunk of the 2015 Lincoln MKS is massive, its maximum cargo space of 19.2 cubic feet able to swallow multiple full-size suitcases or golf clubs for four.

Driving Impressions

Although 305 hp sounds like a lot, the 2015 Lincoln MKS's standard 3.7-liter V6 needs most of its reserves to accelerate this large sedan, mainly because the MKS is a heavy car: Even the front-wheel-drive MKS weighs more than 2 tons. The engine is plenty smooth, though, and its performance should please most. The move to the MKS EcoBoost's 365-hp V6 engine (and more importantly, its substantial boost to 350 lb-ft of torque) is an empowering upgrade but comes with a commensurate hike in price. Those who want the foul-weather security of all-wheel drive without the significant extra cost of the EcoBoost model can choose the MKS AWD.

The substantial weight of the MKS gives a distinct impression of solidity and imperviousness to crosswinds during highway travel. There's also a noticeable lack of wind and road noise, making the 2015 MKS a hushed and cozy place to while away interstate trips. On the other hand, ride quality isn't polished as in similarly priced large sedans, nor does the MKS feel especially adept on roads with tight turns.

Factory Installed Options

  • ENGINE: 3.7L TI-VCT V6

    • V6 Cylinder Engine
    • Gasoline Fuel
  • HAZELNUT, PREMIUM PERFORATED LEATHER-TRIMMED BUCKET SEATS

    • Power Driver Seat
    • Leather Seats
    • Bucket Seats
    • Heated Front Seat(s)
    • Driver Adjustable Lumbar
    • Seat Memory
    • Cooled Front Seat(s)

Standard Equipment at time of original manufacture release.

Convenience & Comfort

  • A/C
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Automatic Headlights
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Climate Control
  • Cruise Control
  • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
  • Driver Vanity Mirror
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Floor Mats
  • Fog Lamps
  • Heated Mirrors
  • HID headlights
  • Intermittent Wipers
  • Keyless Entry
  • Keyless Start
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Mirror Memory
  • Multi-Zone A/C
  • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
  • Passenger Vanity Mirror
  • Power Door Locks
  • Power Mirror(s)
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Rear Defrost
  • Rear Parking Aid
  • Remote Engine Start
  • Security System
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
  • Trip Computer
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
  • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers

Drivetrain & Engine

  • All Wheel Drive
  • Gasoline Fuel
  • Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Entertainment

  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • MP3 Player
  • Satellite Radio

Safety

  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
  • ABS
  • Brake Assist
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Rear Side Air Bag
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control

Seat & Trim

  • Bucket Seats
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
  • Driver Adjustable Lumbar
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
  • Leather Seats
  • Pass-Through Rear Seat
  • Passenger Adjustable Lumbar
  • Power Driver Seat
  • Power Passenger Seat
  • Rear Bench Seat
  • Seat Memory
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim

Suspension

  • Active Suspension

Tires & Wheels

  • Aluminum Wheels
  • Temporary Spare Tire
  • Tire Pressure Monitor

Value Added Features

  • Bluetooth Connection

Featured Equipment below have been confirmed on vehicle today. Additional equipment not listed may still be available.

Installed Features

  • 10 Speakers
  • 175 Amp Alternator
  • 19 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • 210w Regular Amplifier
  • 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • 3 LCD Monitors In The Front
  • 3.39 Axle Ratio
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs and Brake Assist
  • 5400# Gvwr
  • 72-Amp/Hr 650CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Analog Display
  • Automatic w/Driver Control Ride Control Adaptive Suspension
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Driver Auto Dimming, Convex Spotter and Manual Folding
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper
  • Brake Actuated Limited Slip Differential
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Carpet Floor Trim and Carpet Trunk Lid/Rear Cargo Door Trim
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Chrome Grille
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Compass
  • Composite/Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Delayed Accessory Power

 

  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • Engine: 3.7L Ti-VCT V6
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Defroster
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Front Cupholder
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage and 3 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Full-Time All-Wheel Drive
  • Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low/High Beam Daytime Running Directionally Adaptive Auto High-Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Garage Door Transmitter
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Console Ducts
  • Illuminated Glove Box
  • Instrument Panel Covered Bin, Driver And Passenger Door Bins
  • Keypad
  • Laminated Glass
  • Leather/Chrome Gear Shift Knob
  • Leather/Genuine Wood Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • LED Brakelights
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning

 

  • Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints and Fixed Rear Head Restraints
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Mykey System -inc: Top Speed Limiter, Audio Volume Limiter, Early Low Fuel Warning, Programmable Sound Chimes and Beltminder w/Audio Mute
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights
  • Permanent Locking Hubs
  • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Radio Data System
  • Rain Detecting Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Power Cargo Access
  • Safety Canopy System Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Securilock Anti-Theft Ignition (pats) Engine Immobilizer
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Stainless Steel Bodyside Insert
  • Stainless Steel Side Windows Trim, Stainless Steel Front Windshield Trim and Stainless Steel Rear Window Trim
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Systems Monitor
  • Transmission w/Oil Cooler
  • Trunk Rear Cargo Access
  • Valet Function
  • Voice Activated Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Window Grid Antenna
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