Ford Beats Competitors for Top Mileage


Detroit Free Press - October 16, 2012

Ford says its upcom­ing hybrid model will beat the com­pe­ti­tion, pri­mar­ily from Lexus, in fuel effi­ciency as automak­ers press to meet 2017 EPA standards.

Find out which model Ford pits against the competition.

Ford is boast­ing that the 2013 Lin­coln MKZ hybrid is more afford­able and more fuel effi­cient than its competitors.

…the automaker announced the all-new MKZ hybrid has been cer­ti­fied as get­ting 45 m.p.g. in com­bined city and high­way dri­ving, accord­ing to the U.S. Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency.

That puts the MKZ hybrid ahead of the Lexus ES 300h by 5 m.p.g. in city dri­ving and 6 m.p.g. on the high­way. The MKZ’s 45 m.p.g. is bet­ter than the Infiniti M35h and BMW Active­Hy­brid 3.