The Lincoln Motor Company decided to push the boundaries in making vehicles. Now it’s bringing us a beautiful, stunning and luxurious 2016 Lincoln MKX.
Changes and improvements
2016 Lincoln MKX is a mid size crossover made by Lincoln Motor company. It has been made mostly for the market of China and North America. Because of that, its concept has been, for the first time, presented at the Motor Show in Beijing in 2014. New model will suffer many changes, and those will be visible in every segment. New model is coming with more aggressive and luxurious look. If we compare the actual chubby MKX with the new one, we can see that new model will have lighter and more muscular body, with a well tapered roofline and sophisticated, long fender arches. It will be underpinned with Ford’s CD3 platform, the same one as we can see on the Mazda CX-9. The major changes will be made on the front fascia of the vehicle. The first thing we will be able to notice will be redesigned, powerful and aggressive front grille. Lincoln’s trademark spitted grille is perfectly designed and it will gives to this vehicle unique and stunning look. There will also be new headlights powered with latest LED technology as well as biXenon technology. The wheel size will be in range from 18 to 22 inches. Interior of 2016 Lincoln MKX will be luxurious and equipped with the latest technological features. New model will offer up to five seats, but it will be still very comfortable, with a lot leg space. Cabin of the vehicle will be also equipped with high quality materials such as leather, aluminum and some soft plastics.
2016 Lincoln MKX engine
Two engine options will probably be offered under the hood of the new model. First one is 2.3 liter four cylinder turbocharged EcoBoost engine. This engine is capable to produce 285 horsepower. The second power option of 2016 Lincoln MKX is 3.7 liter V6 engine. This engine delivers 300 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. New MKX will come with front wheel drive as standard, while the all wheel drive is optional. The both engines will be mated with six speed automatic transmission.
Release date and price
When it comes to the release date of 2016 Lincoln MKX, it is expected that it will hit US market sometime in the end of 2015. The expected price for the base model will be around $32,000.