Lincoln has been producing luxury crossover vehicles for a long time now, and there are very few brands in currently in market that can compete up to their standard. Lincoln motor company is the luxury division of ford motor company. The MKX from Lincoln falls under the luxury crossover category and it has been in market since 2007. Production of this vehicle takes place in Oakville, Ontario, Canada and currently it is under its first generation of production. 2016 edition will mark a significant step in the second generation of this vehicle.
2016 Lincoln MKX Exterior and Interior
According to latest reports 2016 Lincoln MKX would be built on a new platform and it will have quite a bold and muscular body structure which will go well with the new corporate look, the company has been trying to introduce. It will lose its boxy appearance which was not too well appreciated in previous version; instead it would be more proportionate this time around. Corporate look would include a split wing grille and narrow powerful LED headlights. Roof will be a little sloping towards the rear end. There would also be other significant modifications such as large alloy wheels, wraparound taillights and larger exhaust channels. Whether length would be increased this time around has not been confirmed.
Interior of 2016 Lincoln MKX looks very much classy and has a corporate feel to it. There would be no compromise made in terms of luxury and comfort. Comfortable seats with soft material and top class leather upholstery will make even difficult journeys quite comfortable. Higher trim levels will have seats with internal heating and power adjustment. On the dash board one may see a wide range of control, an LCD display screen and a touch control. Infotainment system also looks to be top class with surround speaker system.
Both the Cadillac SRX series and Lexus RX series will give some serious competition to Lincoln MKX. Lexus RX traditionally is a bit more spacious and large but it falls short compared to Lincoln MKX in terms of design.
2016 Lincoln MKX Engine Specs
Under the hood 2016 Lincoln MKX is pretty good which will come with two major engine options. First one would be a 3.7 L V-6 engine which is capable of generating 300 HP of power and 280 lb-ft of torque. There would also be a 2.7 L Eco-Boost V-6 engine which would give an output of 330 Hp and 370 lb-ft of torque. As of now it is likely that both would be mated to a six-speed automatic transmission engine.
2016 Lincoln MKX Release Date and Price
Starting price would be near about $40,000. A concept of 2016 Lincoln MKX has already been displayed in North American International Auto Show held in Detroit, Michigan. From the concept only one may observe significant changes in styling as well as engineering section, which is being made in order to increase consumer base. It is pretty popular in North America but Lincoln is also trying to make it popular in European markets.