Lincoln vehicles are known for their preservation of luxury and performance combined to offer an irresistible package. The 2018 Lincoln MKC is no exception as is evident from the amount of pleasure that car enthusiasts have been driving from. This Ford based company intends to make the new MKC even more appealing and offer it a tremendous value for money.
Mimicking its cousin the Ford Escape, the new vehicle intends to feature all new 4-cylinder engine meant to provide better fuel efficiency. It will also offer distinctive styling combined with the stylish interior and more standard features than you would find in its rivals.
2018 Lincoln MKC: Powertrains, MPG
This new vehicle is expected to get a 1.5 liters turbocharged 4 cylinders EcoBoost engine from Ford. This engine should produce around 170 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. If it comes as an option in the new 2018 Lincoln MKC it will be the most fuel-efficient version but we will know that for sure after the official announcement.
On the other hand, we also expect that two EcoBoost engines from the current version would stay. A 2.0-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost will move the new MKC quickly with available 240 horsepower and torque of 270 pound-feet. Combined with a six-speed automatic transmission it will return around 23 mpg of the combined fuel economy.
Another slightly larger 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine will provide more power around 285 hp and torque of 305 lb-ft. It will likely come in the combination with the all-wheel drive only. Expect the fuel economy with this engine of around 21 mpg combined.
2018 Lincoln MKC: Outer appearance
Lincoln MKC has not yet made the exact sets of changes in its exterior. According to the latest reports, slowly going away split-wing grille design will likely stay on the model for the 2018 model year. However, Lincoln wishes to give its customers a flavor of a revamped exterior. In that context, the new 2018 Lincoln MKC will be available in numerous new ranges of colors to choose from. The model will also come with the standard 18-inch wheels and 19- and 20-inch alloy options.
The 2018 MKC crossover makes use of high-quality materials to guarantee maximum comfort to its passengers. Although it’s going to be available in the same trims as the current model, passenger safety is not compromised.
The inside of this vehicle comes with extravagant features set to impress the audience. Without any doubt, Lincoln wins the rat race of interior designing among its competitors. High-quality materials and comfortable seats will be installed. The automakers will also sell Lincoln MKC 2018 infotainment packages for entertainment hungry individuals. In order to achieve that, Sync3 all round entertainment is fitted with the latest features.
Apart from this, buyers will be able to equip this model with high-luxury features and also to get additional control and safety with the latest driver aids. The model will be available with the blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning and intervention, rear cross-traffic, forward collision warning with emergency braking, etc.
2018 Lincoln MKC: Pricing and expected release date
2018 Lincoln MKC is one of the best luxury crossover SUVs money can get. But the release date of this mighty beast has not yet been confirmed. Car lovers might expect their MKCs by the end of 2017. The base model should cost around $33,000 which might go up to $50,000 with high-end features.