Lincoln MKT is one of those expensive cars which have a remarkable position in market, inspite of the fact that their sales over the years have not been very impressive. The reason why this luxury SUV still retains its glamour is because, even though their sales are not of a wide range, they have important patrons among elites of the society. To put it simply, this car’s high price range puts it exclusively within the reach of the rich segment, and most of these cars are owned by the very wealthy population of a given society. Lincoln MKT was last updated in 2013, and 2016 Lincoln MKT is not going to see any drastic changes, but only minor and cosmetic ones.
2016 Lincoln MKT: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Skeleton of 2016 Lincoln MKT comprises of large proportion of magnesium and aluminum. Its base model could be said to have drawn its inspiration from its sibling models MKR and MKS. It has got a slender, alluring body design and according to rumors, this 2016 Lincoln MKT will be much more fuel efficient and economic, owing to engine upgradations. Some of the changes introduced in its design include a new grille which looks very unique and completely unlike anything that is conventionally used. Formerly this car used a double-pieced grille which did not do justice to its appearance, but this new one suits its body design with perfection. Accompanying the grill, there will be smaller headlights and this crossover is going to come with better ground clearance this time.
The least that buyers can expect from 2016 Lincoln MKT interior is application of upscale upholstery, a modern high tech instrument panel and all kinds of safety features which are sported by present day luxury SUVs. If this crossover SUV has to retain the chosen section of society it has got a grip on, it cannot really compromise on these grounds. Apart from these, 2016 Lincoln MKT will provide two choices for seating arrangements. Firstly, there will be arrangement for 7 passengers, with two in front and two in the back, and three in the middle. Either this, or there would be a second choice for seating 6 passengers where the second seat would comprise of a central console in the middle.
2016 Lincoln MKT: Engine Specs
There could possibly be two engines to select from. One could be a Ti-VCT V6 engine of 3.7 lt. It will be creating a maximum force of 303 HP at 6500 rpm and a twist of 278 lb-ft at 4000 rpm. This engine will come with Front Wheel Drive configurations. Another engine would be a dual-turbocharged V6 engine of 3.5 lt. This has a capability of producing a maximum power of 365 horses at 5500 rpm and a torque of 350 lb-ft at 5250 rpm. Both of these engines are coupled with 6-speed auto transmission. Former provides a fuel economy of 17 mpg in city and 25 mpg on highway. Later one provides 16mpg and 23 mpg respectively.
2016 Lincoln MKT: Release Date and Price
Price of 2016 Lincoln MKT is going to remain unchanged and this should mean that its price will start with something like $ 43 000.