2011 hybrid cars go mainstream
Automakers are introducing more hybrids — including some that are mid-size. We are also witnessing a tiny break with one tradition: Charging more for a hybrid. Read the complete story.
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2011 Lincoln MKZ hybrid
The 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid costs $34,330 — the same as the standard MKZ. That is important because "there is somebody in the marketplace saying you don't have to pay more for a hybrid," said James Bell, executive market analyst with Kelley Blue Book.
The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is rated at 41 mpg city and 36 mpg highway. Opt for the standard, front-wheel-drive MKZ, and the mileage estimate is 18 mpg city and 27 mpg highway.