Test Drive Review: 2016 Lincoln MKC

Test Drive Review: 2016 Lincoln MKC - The 2016 Lincoln MKC could be a spic-and-span model within the Lincoln family, that went on sale this might. currently half-dozen months have passed, however as of these days it's still terribly exhausting to identify a Lincoln MKC on the road. The sales volume of the Lincoln MKC simply matched the BMW X3, however lacking behind the Lexus RX and also the Audi Q5 by an element of as high as five
(sales figure of the MKC is just around 1/5 of the Lexus RX).

On paper the 2016 Lincoln MKC has stunning specifications, and its shapes and styling appearance OK in ads. In our take a look at drive review, i will be able to try and justify why the MKC does not receive higher recognition from the patron.

The exterior form of the Lincoln MKC is incredibly near the Ford Escape - as a result of they share a similar platform, and a few of the trims even share a similar engine and transmission.

How concerning the 2016 Lincoln MKC Wheelbase?

The MKC encompasses a slightly longer distance of 106.9in (compared to a hundred and five.9in for the Ford Escape). Similar optioned MKC is concerning one hundred seventy avoirdupois unit heavier than the Escape, owing to the longer distance and bigger automobile body in the majority dimensions. Besides this, there area unit additional noise damping materials all round the cabin, that additionally contributes to the additional one hundred seventy avoirdupois unit of weight.

Our take a look at automobile is that the top-of-the-line trim equipped with the firm's latest two.3L EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine, which may even be found within the 2015 Ford pony EcoBoost (but with the next output). When the 2.3L engine is chosen, Lincoln will provide the AWD system as customary.

Test Drive Review: 2016 Lincoln MKC

Test Drive Review: 2016 Lincoln MKC

There is one major build quality issue on the outside. The rear spoiler on the liftgate has 2 tips extended down on every sides. And guess what? they're solely affixed to the glass by one thing like two-sided tape or another reasonably adhesive. clearly that cannot face up to the robust outside environmental conditions, and additionally the wind forces generated throughout high-speed driving. so our almost-brand-new take a look at automobile already has those 2 tips detached from its location.

Even though the Lincoln MKC relies on a front-wheel-drive platform, it's a comparatively short overhang within the front. owing to the short length of the 4-cylinder engine in traverse mounted configuration.

Our MKC take a look at automobile has the quality 235/50R18 tire on all four corners. Compared to alternative accessible choices (P235/45R19; P245/45R19; P255/40R20), the quality tire size offers soft ride comfort and sensible linear acceleration.

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