Lincoln will be bringing to market its MKX in 2018 with designer sheet metal body and ample standard features to make the SUV stand out from the crowd. 2018 Lincoln MKX will be a four-door Sports Utility Vehicle with a comfortable seating for 5 passengers.
2018 Lincoln MKX Engine
The body – on – frame Lincoln MKX 2018 will be powered by a regular unleaded 3.7-liter V6 engine that would generate an outcome of 303 hp and 278 pound-feet of torque. This would be coupled with 6-speed Automatic Transmission and Front and All Wheel Drive system. The expected fuel efficiency is going to be approximately 16 or 17 mpg in the city and 23 or 25 mpg on highways, depending upon the drive train.
The combined fuel efficiency will be 19 – 20 mpg. The 2018 Lincoln MKX will be available in eight trim levels. These would be base MKX Premier FWD / AWD, upscale MKX Select FWD / AWD, luxury MKX Reserve FWD / AWD, and range-topping MKX Black Label FWD / AWD.
2018 Lincoln MKX Exteriors
2018 MKX Lincoln boasts a broad and lengthy dimension which eventually lends extra – commodious cabin space to the SUV. It showcases approximately 190 inches in length, 76.1 inches in width and 66.2 inches of height. The overall weight will be around 4150 pounds, which is surprisingly less as per the strong and bulky body it showcases.
The front has been made impressive with metal look grille with chrome surround but divided in the center which lends it a unique front amongst its rivals. There will be 18 to 20 inches aluminum wheels, Front Fog Lamps, LED Brake Lights, Daytime Running Lights, and Power Lift Gate Rear Cargo Access. The MKX Reserve will offer 1 st and 2 nd row exterior express open/close sliding and be tilting glass sunroof.
2018 Lincoln MKX Interiors
The interiors of the 2018 Lincoln MKX is luxurious in its true sense and very spacious to seat 5 adult passengers. There will be leatherette seat trim, driver and passenger heated-cushion and heated seat back with driver and passenger lumbar support. The first row will get 3 LCD monitors. The cargo space is optimum with 37.2 cubic feet of space behind the rear row of seats and 68.8 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded. There will be front air
conditioning, dual-zone automatic climate control, remote keyless entry, front fog/driving lights, and heated mirrors.
The MKX Reserve trim gets additional Navigation facility. However, the MKX Black Label will offer rain-sensing windshield wipers along with the other features. The Infotainment system on the center console comprises 8 inches LCD capacitive touchscreen, 19 speakers surround audio system, MP3 Player, Speed sensitive volume
control, HD Radio, Wireless Streaming, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay compatibility, Android Auto compatibility and 2 USB ports.
2018 Lincoln MKX Safety Features
The safety has been taken as the priority by the automaker by inducing Advanced Airbags System and all contemporary Safety and Driver assistive technologies. The Advanced Airbags System comprise of Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags, Dual Stage Driver and Passenger Front Airbags, Curtain 1 st and 2 nd Row Airbags and Driver and Passenger Knee Airbags.
The other safety ensuing features would include ABS and Driveline Traction Control, Parking Assist, Electric Parking Brake, Brake Assist, Hill Hold Control, Electronic Stability Control, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Forward Collision Mitigation System and Rear Collision Warning System, Low Tire Pressure Warning System,
Rear Child Safety Locks, Safety belt Pretensioners and Back – up Camera. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has awarded an overall 5-star rating to the 2018 MKX Lincoln with a 5-star rating in Frontal Crash Tests, Side Crash Tests but a 4 star in Rollover Test results.
2018 Lincoln MKX Release Date and Pricing
The upcoming MKX from Lincoln would be available with the merchants at the end of 2018. The 2018 MKX’s base price with Front Wheel Drive would be $39,960. However, the range-topping MKX Black Label would price around $69,900.