Sometime back, Ford came up with a plan to increase the production of its luxury vehicles. The plan included both short and long-term goals. The major long-term goal was to dominate the world of SUVs by the year 2020. One of the short-term goals was to intensify the production of Lincoln MKX. A number of amazing MKX models have been produced in the past years. And the American automobile manufacturer is gearing up for a new model, which is supposed to be 2017 Lincoln MKX. The new car will come with a stellar design and will suit people who love comfort and luxury.
2017 Lincoln MKX – Proud Design in Interior:
The automaker is expected to make use of the predecessor’s design in this new SUV. However, the boxy appearance will be dropped, so that the new MKX gets a sleeker and leaner look. A split-wing grille and blade-like headlamps will be available in the front side. These two features will give the car an edgy appearance. The rear fascia will feature muscular fenders, wrap-around tail lights, a rectangular exhaust pipe tip and a newly designed apron. The exterior will also feature a slopping roof.
With advanced innovations and contemporary features, the interior will be more relaxing, comfortable and safe compared with the outgoing models. Most of the cabin parts will be covered with high quality leather. The cabin lacks wood or metal accents, but it will strong enough to support passengers and their luggage. There will be new types of seats, expected to be adjustable and detachable. Passengers will enjoy 22 different seat adjustment settings. An important feature in the 2017 Lincoln MKX interior will be a powerful Revel audio system that will keep the passengers entertained and informed. Another highlight will be a crown jewel, added to make the interior as pleasing as possible.
There will been a notable technological upgrade in the interior. The dashboard will feature a state-of-the-art infotainment system. Other expected tech features include: large screen display, satellite navigation, Bluetooth connectivity and air conditioning system. There will also be a whole lot of safety features in the 2017 Lincoln MKX. The following safety features will be available: pre-collision assist, 360-degree camera system, cross traffic alert and automatic perpendicular and parallel parking.
2017 Lincoln MKX – Modifications in the Engine:
There seem to be no new engine for the next Lincoln SUV. It will use a 3.7-L V6 engine, which is capable of generating 300 HP and 280 lb-ft of torque. Another engine option will be a 2.7-L Ecoboost V6, capable of producing 330 HP and 370 lb-ft. The two engines have proven to be steady and high performing and provide attractive fuel efficiency. This is the reason for their use in the new model. Both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive will be available in the 2017 Lincoln MKX. The MPG will be up to 17 city and 26 highway.
2017 Lincoln MKX – Date of Arrival and Price:
The release date is expected in the second half of 2017. The price of base model will be around $38,000. The trims will be expected to fetch as high as $58,000.