The all new 2016 Lincoln MKX is not your typical SUV. It speaks the language of luxury effortlessly like it is the most natural thing in the world. This SUV has the looks and features that make it one of the best made SUV in its class.
There is a lot of negative talk about the predecessors of this car but this time Lincoln got it right in so many ways. To support all these great claims, read on and discover why this 2016 MKX is worth your money.
The 2016 Lincoln MKX has the 2.7 L V6 EcoBoost engine that is capable of pushing 335 horsepower and 380 ib-ft of torque. This should make passing easy and quick. But even if this engine is quite small compared to the huge engine bay of the MKX, it is one efficient engine that runs powerfully but quietly. The fuel efficiency of this V6 engine is impressive. It can drive 17-19 mpg in the city and around 24 mpg in the highway. It has a twin turbocharged mill that allows it to provide impressive torque even with its deceptively small size. The engine comes with a six speed automatic transmission that can assign power to the front or rear wheels with Lincoln’s all wheel drive configuration for the MKX.
The SUV can detect its load and appropriate power to wheels accordingly for increased efficiency. The MKX also has a push button shifter which is complimented with paddle shifters behind the steering wheel. The result is a more pleasurable driving experience and a more spacious front cabin that compliments the clean look of the car’s interior.
The Ride of the 2016 Lincoln MKX
The 2016 Lincoln MKX has one of the smoothest rides in its class. The first thing that can be observed is the quiet ride in the MKX. The quite engine plus the generous insulation in the cabin allows for the vehicle to run with less noise compared to other SUVs. The MKX is also equipped with passive sound dampening technology that makes use of its audio system to cancel out the noise from the wind and the road outside.
A pleasurable drive is guaranteed with the MKX. The vehicle is not only quiet it is also runs very smooth even in poor road conditions. The secret lies in the MKX drive adaptive suspension which is also linked to the transmission of the car. The suspension settings can be set to sport, comfort, and normal settings. Accessing these suspension and transmission settings is made easy with the push button transmission easily accessible in the center console of the car.
The Interior of the All New 2016 Lincoln MKX
The interior of 2016 Lincoln MKX is a mix of well appointed leather and wood surfaces. The cabin is very spacious and connotes luxury everywhere you look. Since there is no shift stick between the front passenger and the driver, elbow space is dramatically improved. The front seats of the MKX are 22-way adjustable chairs that come with the active motion feature.
There are a total of 11 adjustable air bladders in the seat cushion and the seatback that allows for a very comfortable drive even if you are stuck in traffic. The MKX has a 13-speaker audio system from Revel that perfectly delivers quality sound out from the MyLincoln Touch system. This audio system provides for three sound modes namely the stereo, on stage, and audience. This can deliver your audio preferences with no difficulty.
The 2016 MKX is also equipped with a panoramic vista roof that allows passengers to breath in the outside world. Abundant sunshine can be had with no problem. It comes equipped with a power sunshade to keep you cool and comfortable inside during the warmth of summer.
Safety Features in the 2016 MKX
The all new Lincoln MKX has a lot of safety features that make it one of the safest SUV in the market today. It has pre-collision assistance that warns the driver and even automatically steps on the brake when the driver does not respond to the warnings.
The LED headlights automatically broaden its beam to high when accelerating from 0-35 mph. the MKX also comes equipped with an auto hold brake that allows the driver to release the brake pedal during stops. This comes with the lane keeping system that ensures the alignment of the car in the road. Aside from these the MKX also has a 360 degree camera for easier maneuvering in very tight parking spaces. This is complimented with Lincoln’s enhanced active park assist system. The integrated parking cam can also provide the driver a 180 degree front split view to peek out into traffic.
The all new 2016 Lincoln MKX is a sure winner in the luxury SUV segment. It is able to deliver a luxurious driving experience through smart design, efficient and quiet engine, and impressive safety features.
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