The 2017 Lincoln MKC is perhaps the best model ever to be built by the Lincoln Company. Granted, the model shares just negligible common architecture with its competitors, the difference in all other arrears is clearly visible. This includes not only it’s own distinct styling but also interior design and enhanced amenities.
Indeed the 2017 Lincoln MKC exudes cool vibe and youthful appeal. If the comfort and performance that the model offers is something to go by. Then it will no doubt cause ripples with the other models in the same league. Notable changes in this latest model include an addition of a power lift gate. Auto Hold braking as well as Automatic Stop / Start on front wheel drive models.
2017 Lincoln MKC – Exterior and Interior Design
Though the Lincoln MKC 2017 is designed for the young and the young at heart. It retains the traditional face of Lincoln models. These include Full-width LED taillights gracing a sophisticated rear hatch and the split-wing grille that’s framed by high-efficient HID headlights. The model is further enhanced by a flowing sleek roofline, smartly sculpted body panels and bold shoulder creases.
Another outstanding external feature includes a Detection System designed to automatically illuminate the vehicle as its owner comes within eight feet. It also has color-keyed mini-lamps situated in every door pull. The compact luxury SUV has a wider track that enhances its centre of gravity. A feature that greatly improves its ability manoeuvre relatively sharp read bends with lots of ease.
The 2017 MKC has a well-finished cabin fit for a king. This includes a dashboard-mounted push-button transmission controls as well as a new Sync 3 system that features user-friendly buttons and knobs. The model is fitted with advanced electronics to eliminate unwanted noise from within the cabin. This makes it easier to converse with other passengers and use Bluetooth. These replace the traditional annoying slider controls that most models are fitted with.
The 2017 Lincoln MKC has an active noise control, a bounty of power assists, dual-zone climate control as we as 9-speaker audio system Sirius XM radio. The traditional Lincoln aluminium and leather cabin appointments have been replaced with premium wood and Bridge of Weir leather and ambient lighting. The 2017 Lincoln MKC is fitted with the ability to heat or cool the front seats. And a blind-spot monitoring in addition to a power-adjustable tilt or telescoping steering column. Up front, the 2017 Lincoln MKC is fitted with a stylish bucket shaped seats that offer laudable comfort. However, the same is missing in its rear seat which offers less comfort to adults.
2017 Lincoln MKC – Engine and Performance
The 2017 Lincoln MKC offers an option of two turbocharged Eco Boost Four-cylinder engines. The base 2.0-liter that produces 240 hp/270 lb-ft of torque as well as 2.3-liter capable of producing 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. The two engines are each backed by a 6-speed Select Shift automatic transmission offering manual-style control through the paddles fixed on the steering wheel. The two distinct engines are extremely fuel-economy. The fuel consumption is gauged to be between 20 and 21 miles per gallon in the city or 27 and 30 miles per gallon on the highway.
2017 Lincoln MKC – Price and Release Date
The Lincoln MKC front-drive 2.0-liter compact-luxury-crossover SUV will have a retail price tag of about $33,600 with the Black Label priced at about $46,500. The MKC Select All Wheel Drive with the 2.3-liter engine will be priced at roughly around $40,000 but can get to $56,000 on the fully equipped Black one. Both the models will most likely hit the market around the third quarter of 2016.