The Lincoln is a luxury division of automobiles of the world-renowned Ford motors based in the USA. It is a subsidiary of Ford and was founded in the year 1922. Lincoln motors have been delivering world-class luxury vehicles and gained market confidence in all almost major sectors like a sedan, crossovers, sports utility vehicles as well as hatchbacks. With its superior cars, it has flooded the global market with all time favorite luxury cars and kept its customers always more than satisfied. The 2017 Lincoln MKC will continue the trend followed by this company updating all its vehicles in order to maintain its market position as well as share.
Major Facets of MKC and description of changes to be seen in upcoming model
The MKC is a crossover model of Lincoln motors, which delivers a good deal of power with the high degree of luxury along with stability. 2017 Lincoln MKC will have all necessary as well as essential changes required for keeping pace with upcoming competitive market with so many new crossovers coming in. Even in luxury segment entry of new players in the market is taking place and that is why Lincoln motors have decided to bring in an updated version of its popular model MKC.
External changes of MKC:
Lincoln MKC will have a lot of external changes in regards to design and it’s built. However, what’s going to remain same is the platform on which it has been built upon. One will notice enough changes to differentiate old model from new. Some major changes will take place in front grille design in which use of chrome will be more.
Other than that headlights and shape of fog lamps will be different. Along with that front bumper is also going to have a bulky appearance. The rear part of this crossover will have a new set of headlamps. Rear bumpers will also receive some redesigning.
Interior changes of MKC:
New interior setup in this vehicle will be an element of surprise for many fans and they will be overwhelmed with this change. Leather and classy material use are going to make this vehicle more luxurious inside. Some other major changes that one can easily note inside 2017 Lincoln MKC is a new multimedia system, front console, speedometer, broader sites and use of leather upholstery. Cabin space will be increased a bit and more comfortable sitting alignment will be made.
2017 Lincoln MKC – Engine, Fuel Economy, and Top Speed
The 2017 Lincoln MKC will continue to have older variants of an engine. Currently, it is powered by a 2.0-liter engine in displacement and delivers a power of approximately 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. It has a six-speed automatic transmission which can be also switched to manual mode. It is expected that upcoming MKC will also have a turbocharged 2.3-liter engine which will be able to deliver a power of around 285 hp.
However, the current engine will also remain under the hood of 2017 Lincoln MKC. Lincoln MKC delivers a pretty good fuel economy of 26 mpg on highways and 18 mpg in cities under test conditions. The company claimed mileage is though 29 mpg on highways and 20 mpg on cities. Fuel economy is decent enough for a vehicle of this segment. Top speed that can record in new MKC under test conditions is around 130 mph.
2017 Lincoln MKC – Price, Competitors, and Release Date
The current model of Lincoln MKC has a starting price tag of $33,260. 2017 Lincoln MKC will be priced certainly above the old model’s price and as per market expectations and reviews; it will carry a basic price tag of around $35,000. Prices will be higher for second engine option which will be more powerful and may go up to $40,000.
Nothing has been mentioned about the launch date of 2017 Lincoln MKC. However, market experts and reviewers are expecting this update to be launched in mid of 2017. As per expert news launch of the other engine has not been confirmed yet and no news is available whether 2017 MKC will be available with both engine options or just the basic 2.0-liter engine initially.