LINCOLN MKC 2017 is the best premium compact crossover in the category of vehicles that dominate imported brands.
Lincoln’s entry-level crossover is made by the US-based manufacturer. Lincoln MKC made its depute two years ago, it is something more than Ford Escape and shares its platform with it. If you are looking for a compact SUV car that offers comfort with performance, then you need to consider the LINCOLN MKC. The car features a well-insulated cabin and has high-tech but easy-to-use features. Its standard features distinguish it from many of its competitors. It is clearly based on modern design and technology and is considered as a luxury crossover which pleases us with its overall refinement and sophisticated interior.
It was launched at LA Auto Show in 2013. The model is all-new with large changes like different headlights, bumpers, new wheel options, new exterior paint colors, and a standard power lift-gate. It offers similar features like its rival cars with a lesser price. Design-wise it is more attractive than Audi Q5 and Acura RDX. It is a solution to a lot of styling issues and focuses on design and convenience both. The LINCOLN MKC consists of Premier, Select, and Reserve trim levels. Lincoln also offers Black-Label sub-brand and themes like Oasis, Modern Heritage, Indulgence, and Center Stage. Black Label vehicles have their own styling elements and shopping experience.
Moreover, it offers controlled handling. However, it has less rear seat space. It looks sophisticated but fits into its class, luxurious cabin and plenty of technology at a lesser price than its competitive luxurious brands, but sometimes less space kills out its demand. Its rival cars are facing a serious competition with it. These competitive cars include Acura RDX, Audi Q5, BMW X3 and X4, Buick Envision Infiniti QX50, Range Rover Evoque, Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, Volvo XC60 and Porsche Macan.
LINCOLN MKC 2017 EXTERIOR
From outside, it is almost like is 2015 version and has a crispy look that makes it look unique. The front side is slim and has a split-wing look, carefully framed with glass to avoid any similarity to Ford on which it is based, and give it a different look. The car features a more than traditional grille, with drilled metal at a distance from it, which is actually Lincoln star pattern. LED lights cover the front and rear end, along with a new creased hood. The look is quite up-to-date and distinctive yet known. The wheels are new, the color is new and there are a few changes at the back end. Rest of car looks the same, which is not a bad thing.
LINCOLN MKC 2017 INTERIOR
The interior of 2017 Lincoln MKC gives feelings of confidence and strength. The touch-sensing control panel is replaced with buttons and knobs which can be used to control the primary functions without interference in driving. In addition, the touch infotainment system is now replaced by the next generation Sync-3 technology that looks like a smartphone or tablet. According to Lincoln’s plans, MKZ will offer four different interior colors i.e. Ebony, Cappuccino, Jade Gray and Terra Cotta. Moreover, the vehicle will also feature a panoramic sunroof. Voice control system is also better with significant improvement.
Seats are available with hearing option, push-button and remote start, noise control, reverse sensors and heated mirrors which make it distinctive from other cars. The Select package adds navigation and cooled front seats. However, MKC lacks cabin space, the roof may look nice from outside, but inside it lessens the headspace and cargo space at back side of the vehicle. The vehicle also has safety features like lane keep assistance, adaptive cruise control, collision warning, electronic brake system, blind-spot monitoring and blind spot detection. The back camera is standard. Volume is controlled by large knobs. Real wood trim is also available. Climate-control is also available along with push buttons.
LINCOLN MKC 2017 ENGINE
New LINCOLN MKC 2017 models have a turbocharged four-cylinder and six-speed automatic transmission. Four-drive configuration is enabled. The base engine uses 2.0 Liter and produces 240 horsepower and 270-pound feet of torque. Also, there is an option to upgrade to 2.3 Liter with 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. The price starts with $33645 for premium and $49945 for Black Label with 2.3 L engine. With 2.0 L the price of premium starts with $33645 and $36055 for Black Label.
The LINCOLN MKC went on sale in spring 2016