4. 2014 Lincoln MKZ
Another luxury sedan on the top 10 list is from American automaker Lincoln. The 2014 Lincoln MKZ comes standard with a 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine that gets 22 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway in front-wheel drive form. Available in all-wheel drive, that model is slightly less efficient on the highway at 31 mpg. The four-cylinder EcoBoost is good for 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque while a more powerful V6 is available with 300 hp and 277 lb-ft of torque (19 mpg city, 28 mpg highway FWD; 18 mpg city, 26 mpg highway AWD).
There is of course also the Lincoln MKZ hybrid with a 2.0-liter Atkinson Cycle four-cylinder powertrain with 141 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque. Both models have the same starting price of $36,085.