2016 Lincoln MKX Revealed at 2015 Detroit Auto Show

February, 2015

With the introduction of some fresh products such as the latest MKZ sedan and new MKC crossover, the Lincoln lineup is finally causing some excitement again, after a lull over recent years.  Another new design in Lincoln’s style-guided rebirth is the MKX crossover, which produced its first appearance at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, here in Michigan. Expected to be available for purchase this fall, being a 2016 model, the all-new MKX was made to attract a broader target audience compared to the earlier editions. Globally, the 2016 Lincoln MKX will ultimately be available in China, Mexico, the Middle East, and South Korea, with more markets soon to be included in that listing.

There have been two powertrains affirmed for the 2016 MKX: a regular 3.7-liter V-6 having an approximated 300 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, plus an accessible 2.7-liter EcoBoost system having a predicted 330 HP and 370 lb-ft of torque. Ultimate efficiency numbers will likely be released nearer to industry release. Each of the engines is mated to a 6 speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, and front wheel drive is standard. Most customers are anticipated to choose the accessible all-wheel drive option nevertheless.

Within the 2016 MKX, electric power steering and also the Ford’s adaptive steering system are standard. Adaptive steering makes it much simpler to move the automobile at reduced rates of speed as well as in restricted spots, because the car owner will not have to transform the controls significantly to change the position of the tires.  At greater rates of speed the idea operates in reverse allowing the automobile to feel steadier. Also supporting the handling within the new MKX is the optional Lincoln Drive Control chassis system. From the use of a button, it is possible to change several components to improve ride.  You will find 3 settings to select from: Normal, Sport and Comfort.

From inside the 2016 MKX’s, the style is comparable to what we have observed in the smaller MKC.  There are numerous luxuries, for standard or optional like 22-way adaptable front seats that assist to minimize muscle tiredness on extended trips through 11 changeable air flow bladders that assist shift an occupant’s legs and lower back. Inside the technical division the 2016 MKX may be chosen with an all new Revel audio sound system, a built-in modem, automobile control application, a 360-degree camera, and a number of useful motorist tools including adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, lane-keep assist, and cross-traffic alert.