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.