The 2015 Lincoln MKC is luxury crossover that is for the first time on the market. It will be a respectable competitor to other crossovers from its class like Audi Q5, Cadillac SRX or Acura RDX. The Lincoln can count on that because new Lincoln MKC 2015 offers athletic design and luxurious interior equipped with advanced technology. It is powered with two reliable EcoBoost engines and all-wheel-drive option.
2015 Lincoln MKC review
The new 2015 Lincoln MKC has recognizable luxurious and athletic body. On the front fascia there is split-wing grille with integrated xenon headlights. There are also LED taillights, rear privacy glass, heated mirrors, rear parking sensors, dual-zone climate control, keyless entry and start/stop system. It is available in nine exterior colors: White Platinum, Ingot Silver, Karat Gold, Midnight Sapphire, Ruby Red, Silver Sand, Smoked Quartz, Tahitian Pearl and Tuxedo Black.
Inside we can recognize MKC DNA. Beside leather upholstery with wood details there are plenty of technology upgrades. My Lincoln Touch system with 8-inch touchscreen is standard which has integrated Bluetooth, satellite navigation and a nine-speaker audio system with USB ports. In order to improve comfort Lincoln MKC 2015 is equipped with an 8-way passenger seat and increased legroom.
Lincoln MKC 2015 specs
This Lincoln luxury crossover comes powered by 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine as standard. This 4-cylinder turbocharged powerplant delivers 240 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 270 lb-ft of torque at 3,000 rpm. Optional engine is new EcoBoost 2.3-liter engine that produce 285 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 305 lb-ft of torque at 3,000 rpm. If you chose this engine than your Lincoln MKC 2015 will be equipped with Active Grille Shutters which improve fuel efficiency at highway speeds. Both engines come paired with 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission with paddle shifters on steering wheel.
Fuel consumption – mpg
The Lincoln MKC 2015 comes with front-wheel-drive as standard while all-wheel-drive is optional for smaller engine and only choice with 2.3-liter powerplant. The EPA estimated fuel efficiency with 2.0-liter engine is rated at 23 mpg combined (20/29 city/hwy) with FWD and 21 mpg combined (19/26 city/hwy) with AWD. Fuel consumption for the 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine and AWD is slightly lower and it is rated at 21 mpg combined (18/26 city/hwy).
There is Lincoln Drive Control that controls damping and steering in order to improve handling and comfort. Drivers can chose three drive modes: Sport, Comfort and Normal. MKC offers a Blind Spot Information System that continuously monitors blind spots of the vehicle. 2015 Lincoln MKC towing capacity is 3,000 pounds when it is equipped with optional Trailer Tow Package and 2.0-liter EcoBooster.
2015 Lincoln MKC price
The 2015 Lincoln MKC price starts at $33,995 for the base model with 2.0-liter engine and goes up to $48,525 for the fully loaded Lincoln luxury crossover.
|Trim level||Drive||Engine||MSRP||EPA mpg (city/hwy/combined)|
|Premiere 100A||FWD||2.0-liter 240 HP||$33.995||20/29/23|
|Premiere 100A||AWD||2.0-liter 240 HP||$36.490||19/26/22|
|Select 101A||FWD||2.0-liter 240 HP||$37.225||20/29/23|
|Select 101A||AWD||2.0-liter 240 HP||$39.720||19/26/22|
|Select 101A||AWD||2.3-liter 285 HP||$40.860||18/26/21|
|Reserve 102A||FWD||2.0-liter 240 HP||$40.930||20/29/23|
|Reserve 102A||AWD||2.0-liter 240 HP||$43.425||19/26/22|
|Reserve 102A||AWD||2.3-liter 285 HP||$44.565||18/26/21|