With an ongoing revamp the Lincoln is trying to re-imagine itself and desperately needing better sales numbers. One vehicle that is trying to really help that is all new crossover the MKC. The Lincoln is now in different mind set than before and they now trying to scale down the SUV mindset. This mindset is bringing something new because they kinda lot they way with big vehicles without any serious innovation. But the Lincoln MKC for 2018 model year something different and you will se why.
Essentially the MKC is based off of the Ford Escape which isn’t a bad thing. The MKC looks much different in therms of it’s design and it’s not just a re-badger vehicle this time. At the front end of this crossover it have xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights and the front is very bold looking with that split wing grill. At the back it have wraparound LED tail lamps and power lift gate. You can get wheels in three dimensions 18, 19 and 20 inch alloys. Exterior mirrors are power folding and heated with blind spot detection.
The cabin design of the MKC is very interesting very different very distinctive. At the center console it have a MyLincoln touch infotainment system which is more responsive than the previous system. The panoramic sun roof is really nice and large. Build quality and materials are both excellent without any gaps. Soft touch materials are all over the place. The cabin is overall very spacious and the seats are wrapped in leather on the frond as well as on the back.
2018 Lincoln MKC Engine
The new 2018 Lincoln MKC’s base engine is a 2.0-Liter turbo 4-cylinder EcoBoost it is capable of making 240 horsepower, this engine you will find in the Escape too. There is a second optional engine in offer a 2.3-Liter turbo 4-cylinder EcoBoost. Both engines are mated with six-speed automatic transmission, on front-wheel drive models adaptive suspension is optional and then you have also the all-wheel drive as well. EPA fuel consumption estimates are 18 mpg city/ 26 mpg highway while from 0 to 60 is speed up in 6.6 seconds and the top speed is 130 miles per hour.
2018 Lincoln MKC Price
The new 2018 Lincoln MKC is ranked in small luxury crossovers and SUVs segment as fifth. Major competition vehicles are: BMW X1, Mercedes-Benz GLA-class, Audi Q3, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque and Lexus NX. Price: $33,995 – $49,595.