Lincoln Company is ready to come out with its luxury crossover which is called as 2016 Lincoln MKC. It is designed to continue its predecessor which was introduced in 2014. This new generation will go with some small technologies for the fans including the updates around the engine and the cabin. It is quite possible to see 2016 Lincoln MKC with the new turbocharged 2.0 liter engine that is paired to direct injection system and it goes with new auto transmission that is borrowed from Ford, the popular American automaker.
2016 Lincoln MKC Redesign
At this moment, the car is claimed as a luxury crossover that is coming with great design last year and we think that it would be hard to expect major changes around the bodywork. There will be three variants to offer including Premiere, Select and also Reserve. For Premiere variant, it goes with Xenon headlights, LED taillights, power-folding side mirrors and also alloy wheels 18 inches. For the higher trims, there will be Power liftgate and panoramic sunroof for 2016 Lincoln MKC.
When you check the interior, 2016 Lincoln MKC is quite luxurious as you could expect. It is featured with the leather upholstery, wooden accents, heated seats for 5 passengers and eight-way powered front seats. The interior technologies are offered including the eight inches of touchscreen integrated to MyLincoln infotainment, Bluetooth connectivity, audio system 9 speakers, satellite navigation, keyless entry with push-start engine support and the last is dual-zone auto climate control. To give best protection, you could enjoy the collision warning with brake system, lane-keeing system, blind spot warning system and park-out assist.
2016 Lincoln MKC Specs
You could only get two engines that are Ecoboost in this new version. It could be 2.0 or 2.3 liter engine. For 2.0 liter Ecoboost engine, it goes with direct injection and turbocharger system to deliver about 240 horses and 270 lb-ft of torque while the second engine is Ecoboost 2.3 liter which is featured with three advanced technology features for 2016 Lincoln MKC including direct injection, twin independent variable cam timing system and turbocharger. With the second engine, it offers more output that is about 285 horses and 305 lb-ft of torque. As we know that the current model has six-speed auto transmission but for this newest version, the company will replace it with new nine-speed auto transmission developed by GM and Ford. It is available for both all-wheel and front-wheel drive system.
2016 Lincoln MKC Release Date and Price
2016 Lincoln MKC is possible to be released at the beginning of 2016 and there will be some small changes so that the cost will not be too far from the previous model. The starting price tag could be about $34k and the top model could be more than $48k.