2016 Lincoln MKX Redesign, news and price

2016 Lincoln MKX will be based on Concept vehicle which was introduced at Beijing auto show. All-new direction of Lincoln design will start with fully redesigned MKX crossover. Ford’s already known plan to triple the sales of Lincoln vehicles by the end of 2020 will begin its implementation with this redesign. Its exterior is unique and futuristic. Body lines are sharper, while Lincoln designers decided to incorporate more molded body shape than before.

2016 Lincoln MKX Front

2016 Lincoln MKX changes

2016 model year will bring the new generation and complete redesign of the MKX. Considering that Lincoln is a luxury brand, we can be sure that its features will be numerous and that it will include all latest variants. Led lighting, split-grill, roof spoiler are all part of the upcoming design of the 2016 Lincoln MKX. Wheels will be available in 18“, 20” and 21” diameter, and will come with special design, which will further enhance the appearance of the Lincoln.

When it comes to trims, Lincoln will not change its one-trim policy for newest MKX. The leveling of the models will be made with additional packages. Beside great standard and optional features, great equipment packages, Lincoln will also offer special edition of its SUV – Black Label. Technology which will incorporated into this luxury SUV will include all latest upgrades of the existing ones, as well as some additional. Ford’s sophisticated self-parking system will be available, as well as new infotainment system, which will further enhance and simplify the usage of interior features.

2016 Lincoln MKX Rear

2016 Lincoln MKX performance

Performance of the upcoming MKX will be a combination of old and new. Current engine – 3.7-liter V6 will probably stay available, while we expect Lincoln to further enhance it, in order to reduce fuel consumption. V6 is now capable to deliver up to 305 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque.

However V6 could easily be accompanied with a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine which is capable to deliver 325 hp and 375 pound-feet of torque. 6-speed automatic transmission stays, as well as front and all wheel drive. According to some rumors 2016 Lincoln MKX could also gain a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which would provide much better fuel economy rated. Hybrid variant of this modern 5-seat SUV is also possible option.

2016 Lincoln MKX Side

2016 Lincoln MKX rivals

When it comes to rivals of the MKX, there is no doubt about top three. Those are Acura RDX, Cadillac SRX and Lexus RX 350. This premium mid-size SUVs also offer great performances and features, while they differentiate in some other segment.

2016 Lincoln MKX price and release

2016 Lincoln MKX should be launched during the mi-2015, with price tag not much different from the current one. Although the price increase will not be major, Lincoln MKX will definitely be somewhat pricier, and its base model is expected to cost around $40,000, or slighter more than that.

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