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2009 Lincoln MKS - Review

 

American sedans were once the yardstick of the industry. Capacious, stylish and powerful, they set the benchmark for what could be done on four wheels and a budget. But fifty years have passed since that was the case, and now German and Japanese cars are the standard against which all others are measured, or at least that was true until General Motors unveiled the all-new Cadillac CTS. That car’s build quality, balance and style have come to be widely regarded as on par with most cars in its class, despite significantly undercutting its rivals on price. Now Ford has stepped up with the all-new 2009 MKS sedan, and it’s clear that they’re swinging for the fences. Is the Lincoln MKS Ford’s CTS?

Put simply, yes. It’s a good car in just about every measurable way, and falls short mostly in ways that are easily forgiven. Due to a minor scheduling snafu at Ford we got to spend nearly three weeks in the MKS, ensuring that foibles that might have seemed minor in...
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Specs: Select a Trim

4-Door Sedan (2) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
AWD Specs $40,380 $37,162 16 23
FWD Specs $38,490 $35,461 17 24
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