2017 Lincoln MKT Changes

Lincoln MKT, will not meet its new generation. By the end of this decade, Lincoln MKT and its twin brother Ford Flex, will be withdrawn from the market. This will be the end of these two interesting full-size SUVs. However, until that happens, interested buyers will be available refreshed version of the 2017 Lincoln MKT. Refreshment 2017 model will not bring anything sensational. Lincoln is expected to prepare the same circumference of improvement, as well as last time, when the refreshed 2013 model.

Refreshed 2017 Lincoln MKT will be available in the second half of 2016. As such, it will be sold until the company decides to replace it with a new model. In fact, it’s already known that the MKT will replace the Lincoln Aviator SUV. Lincoln has already used this name for your vehicle. When Lincoln MKT will retire, on offer this brand will be located MKC, MKX, Aviator and Navigator SUV models.

2017 Lincoln MKT changes

2017 MKT Exterior and Interior

Outer appearance of the vehicle will suffer the biggest changes. 2017 Lincoln MKT will continue to be a characteristic and different from other SUV models of the brand. The vehicle is based on the Volvo-designed D4 platform, as well as the Ford Flex. MKT has a number of components that are made of stamped aluminum and magnesium. Compared to competitive models, Lincoln MKT has a lower mass, and therefore better fuel efficiency.

The interior of the vehicle can boast a solid dose of luxury and advanced technologies and systems. As before, 2017 Lincoln MKT will offer a choice between two three rows seating arrangements. The vehicle offers a configuration with space for seven passengers and with space for six passengers. In the first case, two persons in the front, three in the middle, and two in the back. Version with six passenger, where there is a center console in place of a middle seat in the second row.

Engine Specs

Changes in the offer power units will not be compared to the 2016 model. 2017 Lincoln MKT will be available with the improved powertrain, which offered even 2014. Engines for MKT are more efficient and economical than the engines that are found in competitive models.

Under the hood will find a 3.7-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine, combined with a 6-speed SelectShift Automatic transmission with paddle activation and Front-Wheel Drive (FWD). This engine delivers 303 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 278 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm, a fuel consumption of 17 city/25 hwy mpg.

Another remarkable engine will be available with the 2017 Lincoln MKT. It is a 3.5-liter V6 twin-turbocharged, direct-injection engine with 365 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 350 lb.-ft. at 1.500 to 5.250 rpm. This engine is mated to a 6-speed SelectShift Automatic with paddle activation and Intelligent All-Wheel Drive (AWD).

2017 Lincoln MKT Price

Competition in the category of luxury full-size three-row SUV is very severe. Excellent economy and affordable price are the main advantages 2017 Lincoln MKT SUV. In relation to the current version, the price of 2017 model should remain unchanged. The price will start from $ 43,000 for the base version and the version with the highest trim level will have a price of about $ 49,000.

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