2016 Lincoln MKX News, Specs, Features & Release

By | 06/04/2014

The 2016 Lincoln MKX concept was presented at this year’s Beijing Motor Show. Even though not all the details about the 2016 model have been revealed, the new compact SUV will certainly make its competition worry. The vehicle will inherit the comfort, luxury and elegance from its predecessor, which are all the well known fact about this model, but it will also combine many other features, some of which will be borrowed from other Lincolns, while some will be exclusively reserved for it. Judging by what we saw at the premiere, the new model will be one of the most beautiful vehicles designed these days, but it is not only its looks that set it apart from the competition. The new 2016 Lincoln MKX will also feature a very luxurious and spacious cabin, with only the highest-quality materials incorporated, and with a fantastic list of gadgets and equipment. All this will be offered alongside with the amazing powertrain. The 2016 MKX will surely rule the market when it gets released in the mid 2015.

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Exterior And Interior Of 2016 Lincoln MKX

The 2016 Lincoln MKX will have an amazing exterior. Its looks will keep some of the basic lines seen on the current model, and it will also borrow certain elements from other Lincoln vehicle, but despite all this, we must say that the new model looks unique and distinguished. The vehicle has sleek, fluid lines, with many subtle curves and edges, so the car seems steady, elegant and stable. In addition, the 2016 MKX kept the predecessor’s sunroof, which is always a plus to each model. Looking at it from a side the SUV is dominant, powerful and agile, with its short rear overhang that makes it look powerful. The rear side is only slightly moderated in order to fit the overall design, while the front side received a very special treatment. The 2016 Lincoln MKX will beautifully-shaped front fascia with new split-wing grille followed by dominant fog lights and bigger air intakes. The new model also features a state of the art side mirrors and LED headlights with special LED daytime running lights located just below them. The overall impression of the vehicle is that it is a powerful, aggressive and dominant model in search of such drivers. This is not a kid’s toy, but a true choice for passionate and enthusiastic buyers. The SUV’s exterior is finished with shiny 21-inch alloy wheels. As for the interior, expect the new model not to disappoint with its cabin appearance of features it will offer. After all, after all this effort invested in the exterior, it would be foolish to expect anything less inside the MKX. Also, this manufacturer and this model are well known for their level of standard equipment, space, comfort and luxury.

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2016 Lincoln MKX Powertrain

The 2016 Lincoln MKX powertrain is still kept in the dark, which is logical given that the only the concept were revealed a few weeks ago. With this in mind, we can’t say anything for sure about the engine it might use, since there is no valid information about it and it is too early for the manufacturer to make the final choice about that. However, there are some speculations about the possible powertrains. These rumors are based on the fact that the MKX and 2015 Ford Edge are quite similar, so they claim that the first might have similar options offered as the latter. With this being said, the 2016 Lincoln MKX might get a 2.3-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost engine that generates 275 horsepower and 550lb-ft of torque as a standard unit, while the more powerful option could be a 3.7-liter V-6 engine currently in use by Ford Mustang. In addition, another possible option is a 2.7-liter V-6 engine that is installed in the new Ford F-150.

2016 Lincoln MKX Release Date

The 2016 Lincoln MKX had its premiere at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show as a concept, so all the information about it is not available at the moment. The SUV is scheduled to be released in the mid 2015, so expect the full report to be announced at the beginning of the next year. The model will be sold in USA first, but the price remains unknown at the moment. 

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