2016 Lincoln MKC is expected in the summer or fall of 2015. Considering that this premium compact crossover is present on the market less than a year, we should not expect revolutionary change from the current model. Smaller or almost no tweaking is all that can be expected from the forthcoming model.
Lincoln MKC is made on Ford Global C platform. This platform is shared with the Ford Escape SUV, whose luxurious version represents. MKC SUV ennobled ‘DNA’ design of Lincoln vehicles. Otherwise, the new design language the company has started with the second generation MKZ models.
For the first time, the company MKC crossover unveiled at the 2013 NAIAS in Detroit, and then the 2013 LA Auto Show. Then the vehicle is presented in the form of concept. Standard version appeared in 2014, when it began selling. Although sales started in 2014, MKC is sold as a 2015 model. From June 2014 until December of the same year, Lincoln has sold over 13,000 units MKC model. The company expects 2016 Lincoln MKC doubled these figures during 2015.
2016 Lincoln MKC – Specs
The new MKC will continue to be offered with the same drive units as well as the 2015 model. The standard engine is a 2.0 liter four cylinder EcoBoost gasoline engine. It develops 240 hp at 5,500 rpm and 270 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,000 rpm, and in combination with 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle activation. Customers can choose the version with FWD or AWD. A version with FWD has an EPA rating of 20 city/29 hwy/23 combined mpg, while the AWD model has an EPA rating of 19 city/26 hwy/22 combined mpg. The second engine in the range is the 2.3-liter four cylinder EcoBoost gasoline engine generating 285 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 305 lb-ft at 2,750 rpm. A version with this engine is only offered with AWD, while the transmission is the same as in versions with a 2.0 liter engine. Average consumption models with this engine is 18 city/26 hwy/21 combined mpg.
2016 Lincoln MKC is designed for five passengers. The vehicle is offered with standard alloy wheels 18”, which are available in several variants. Additionally, the wheels are available in 19”, but version AWD with 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine offers a set of wheels from 20”. The vehicle’s dimensions are 179.2/73.4/65.2 inches (l/w/h), while the wheelbase is 105.9 inches. 2016 MKC offers the most modern systems manufactured by the latest technology. Among other allocated Approach with Detection Welcome Mat, MyLincoln Mobile App with Embedded Modem, Class-Exclusive Hands-Free Liftgate and Active Park Assist with Park Assist Out.
Price of 2016 Lincoln MKC
2016 Lincoln MKC will be offered in three Equipment Group, just like the current model. The price of the model with Premiere 100A equipment package is $ 33.100, with Select 101A equipment package $ 36.510, while the top version has a Reserve 102A equipment package and costs $ 40.210.