2018 Lincoln MKT Update

Lincoln is a luxury division of Ford Motors Company which has a couple modern vehicles. In the whole lineup will single out MKT full-size crossover. Namely, this family vehicle will get the final update before starting with a new generation. Also, you know that current generation is produced since 2010. In the meantime, MKT sales have been unstable but with some good potential. Nevertheless, you cannot expect radical changes from 2018 Lincoln MKT. Probably it will be the situation with the next iteration which comes as the second generation of the luxury crossover. What is new? List of pros and cons is not much long. If you are interested in changes, you must follow next paragraphs.

2018 Lincoln MKT-front view

2018 Lincoln MKT Rear side looks a little bit strange

To return to the subject, you can see new things on the rear end of the 2018 Lincoln MKT. Designers will say that rear side looks a little bit strange compared to the previous iterations. The new shape of rear fender and special taillights will leave a special impression on you. On the sides, there is sculptural pattern with the high quality sheet metal. Finally, the front fascia offers corporate grille with headlights which very well integrates into a whole. The last detail which falls into eyes are stylish wheels which shine like chrome inserts. All in all, you should very fast recognize typical Lincoln crossover with minor improvements.

2018 Lincoln MKT Three rows of seat

Interior of the cab might accommodate six or seven adults depending on the type of configuration. So, thanks to the number of passengers, it is not difficult to conclude that cabin disposes of three rows of seats. The 2018 Lincoln enables high comfort in order that passengers enjoy the journey more. You don’t have a problem with selecting the trim package because the manufacturer offered only one. It includes SYNC 3 infotainment with 8.0-inch screen, telescopic steering wheel, tri-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery and more. The intention of Lincoln is that you feel just like in your apartment.

2018 Lincoln MKT-rear view

2018 Lincoln MKT Safety

During development, the original intention was that Lincoln MKT becomes a safe family vehicle. To a certain extent, it succeeds at it, but still not gets the best rate. For example, the 2018 Lincoln MKT from IIHS got GOOD and NHTSA just four stars. Standard options such as rear cross-traffic alert, lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and active parking assistance are not enough. In the next time, it’s necessary to improve this area.

2018 Lincoln MKT Two engines

The specification is more powerful than earlier. In the offer stand two different engines. The standard engine is 3.7-liter V6 which produces 303 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. According to reports, it comes with six-speed automatic transmission and FWD. If you need more efficiency 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 is the right solution. This optional engine can deliver 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. The main difference is in AWD and an upgraded suspension. Also, the second engine belongs to Eco Boost family of engines.

2018 Lincoln MKT-interior

2018 Lincoln MKT Conclusion

The release date is planned for end of this year. Price is still not available. We expect the rise of sales in the future.

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