What's Wrong with the Lincoln MKZ?

MKZ owners have made 172 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the interior (29%), followed by the wheels (15%) and the engine (9%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the MKZ.

Comparing MKZ Generations

Watch out for the 1st generation's (2007–2012) 10.14 PainRank™, which is the worst of 2 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen MKZ 2013–2018
32 2.56
1st Gen MKZ 2007–2012
140 10.14

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    The Worst MKZ Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2015 (6), 2017 (4), 2014 (3), 2016 (1), and 2018 (0).