The Ford is in its final stages of updating the famous Lincoln MKC car model. The car has been among the company’s best-selling SUV model worldwide. It shares its design platform with Ford Escape which adopts a youthful and cool architecture. The Lincoln MKC has been lined up for the 2017 model year upgrade where it will be feature fresh exterior and interior updates. The car is known for its high performance which is as a result of stronger powertrain options that features under its hood. You should expect better engine for the upcoming 2017 Lincoln MKC. The vehicle’s distinct styling is actually going to attract the attention of both car enthusiasts and local motorists.
2017 Lincoln MKC – Design Review:
There is a major upgrade which will appear on the vehicles exterior. The main focus of the automaker has been maintaining the high aerodynamic performance of all MKC productions. This time round, the speed is even better with the inclusion of lightweight aluminum in the body chassis. This helps in reducing the car’s overall weight and improves the fuel efficiency also. Although it has been designed mainly for the younger individuals, the 2017 Lincoln MKC still retains its old face exterior design platform.
The front fascia comes with a split-wing grille that is framed by elegant HID LED headlights. The LED technology has also been used for the fog lights to enhance visibility at night. Other front end updates include a revised bumper and wider air intakes for better engine cooling. The rear end boasts of a more sophisticated rear styling featuring LED taillights and premium exhaust tips design. You should also expect an impressive flowing roofline, sculpted body panels, and bold shoulder creases. The exterior styling is further enhanced by 19-inch aluminum wheels.
The 2017 Lincoln MKC is going to be offered in a more luxurious and comfortable interior design language. It features high-end technological features and infotainment equipment such as the smartphone integration and a new Sync 3 system with user-friendly knobs and buttons which replace the previous annoying slider controls. The spacious interior comes with leather upholstered seats which provide high-level of comfort and support. Other standard interior features include automatic climate control, the navigation system, premium air conditioning system and also a widescreen infotainment display touchscreen on the center of the dashboard.
The widescreen display provides user-friendly operations enabling users to easily access and operate some of the car’s control features. Consumers should also expect a premium sound system with CD/MP3/MP4 player, HD satellite radio, USB ports interface, and Bluetooth audio connectivity. Among the driver assistance and safety features are rear view camera, numerous airbags and safety belts, rear parking sensors, cruise control, line-departure warning system, traction control and others.
2017 Lincoln MKC – Power Changes:
There are two engine options lined up for the upcoming 2017 Lincoln MKC. The base powertrain unit is a 2.0-liter turbocharged Ecoboost 4-cylinder engine. This engine is capable of producing up to 240 hp at 170 lb-ft of torque. The optional drivetrain is a 2.3-liter turbocharged Ecoboost engine which is the same unit powering the current Ford Mustang. It is rated to deliver 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. Both the two engines are mated to 6-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Lincoln MKC – Reveal and MSRP:
There higher chances that the vehicle will make its entry in the auto market at the end of this year or at the beginning of 2017. The 2017 Lincoln MKC will have manufacturer’s suggested retail price of about $34,000.