2006 Lincoln Zephyr Customer Reviews

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The best car I've owned so far.. honestly !!

When I moved to US, most people told me that foreign (mainly japanese) cars are the best buys, so my first 3 cars were japanese. But, whenever I would rent an american car, I really couldnt find anything seriously wrong with them. Anyways, I finally decided to give it a try to not limit myself to foreign cars for once. I was looking for an entry level luxury car and then I found about Zephyr (now MKZ) being relaunched. Initially I thought its just a ford fusion with a chrome grill but I was so wrong. The only common thing amongst fusion, milan (mercury - another ford brand) and zephyr was the chassis and thats about it. I test drove all of 3 them and some other foreign cars (Acura, Lexus, VW/Audi) and trust me, I was most impressed by Lincoln Zephyr ! It was better in ALL the categories - power, performance, handling, style, comfort, fuel economy (in its segment of course. I'm not comparing this car to those tiny car look-alikes or hybrids) you name it ! Not just the car itself but overall buying experience was awesome. Of course it helped that I did my homework in terms of price negotiation but it was so different and painless compared to any 3 of my previous buying experiences. Anyhow, it has now been almost 2 yrs since I've had it and I absolutely love it ! One more thing, maintenance is not a problem at all either. I'm so glad that I bought this baby. Generally speaking, I think it might be right that japanese cars are better buy in economy/compact segment and in terms of value for money. But when it comes to luxury, i think it doesnt really matter what brand you buy because you pay much more for luxury cars which turn allows car manufacturers to maintain a higher standard all across and focus on overall quality. If you are thinking about buying an entry level luxury, I will strongly recommend Zephyr/MKZ.

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great car

Great car, I love it. Is a little sluggish of the line but otherwise great. Also great gas mileage. Have had it almost 2 months and only filled up 3 times

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FANTASTIC CAR!!!

I just got this car and I love it! I wanted a comfortable car to drive but was not ready for a "Grandma" car. The Zephyr is sporty looking but maintains the Lincoln reputation for luxurious quality! It handles like a dream! I got it up to 95 on the highway and would have gone faster but I didn't want a ticket! The heated and cooled seats are wonderful! The memory presets are great since I am 5'7 and my husband is 6'1. Now I don't feel like I am in the back seat when I get in after he drives, I push a button and I am positioned exactly where I need to be. The sound system is out of this world! I am just waiting for a teenager blasting his music so I can blast him right back with my kind of music! The navigation system is great! Now I won't get lost in Charlotte! The back seats fold down which is a great feature. Very unexpected on a luxury car! There is plenty of room for the back seat passengers also. I can't say enough great things about this car! Go get one for yourself and see for yourself! Happy Driving!

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Sheer Luxury!

I have owned my Zephyr for a little over a month now. The ride of the car far exceeds my expectations. The body of the Lincoln Zephyr turns heads on the streets! My only beef is that it uses more gas than my last car but hey, my last car couldn't come near my Zephyr when it comes to power and performance!

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Zephyr

Very happy with the Zephyr. Has most features you'd expect with a luxury car. Handles nimbly except for the wide turning radius. Steady on the interstate and isolates the passengers from road bumps on side streets. Adequate power, but not hot. Glad I picked this one.

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A Little Lincoln with a Big Car Ride

The 2006 Zephyr is a stylish, comfortable, and good handling car. It's six-cylinder, 200 hp engine is plenty for a car this size. It's roomy and has great trunk space. I've owned a Town Car, a Continental, and now, a Zephyr. The "Zeph" is as much a Lincoln as the others!

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AWESOME

I BOUGHT THIS CAR FOR MY WIFE AND EVERYTIME I GET INTO IT I WANT TO TRADE HER. FOR THE PRICE YOU CAN'T BEAT IT. ALL THE STANDARD EQUIPMENT AND THE THX SOUND SYSTEM ARE ABOVE ANY FACTORY SOUND SYSTEM YOU CAN GET. thE HEATED SEATS ARE GREAT. I CAN'T WAIT TO USE THE COOLED SEATS. RIDES SMOOTH! I NOT JUST SAYING THIS BECAUSE I BOUGHT IT. THE CAR TRULY IS ONE OF A KIND.

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Underrated Gem.

High value car. Has a 5 star crash test result. If you are researching this car because you think it would be a good match for you, just buy it. It's not your father's Lincoln.

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Great car

a noise from the center console but other than that great car. Going to get it into the dealer to get that fixed.

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Lincoln Fan

Great car!! I bought the Zephyr about 3 months ago and have no regrets. Considered a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu and a 2008 Honda Accord, but felt overall the Zephyr offered more amenities for a lower price. Styling is not outdated....I've had plenty of people come up to me wanting to know how could I afford a brand new Lincoln.....you should see the looks on their face when I tell them it is 4 years old. Sound system, comfortable leather seats, huge trunk and dual temp are all awesome features. Very satisfied owner.

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