2015 Lincoln MKC, the premium compact SUV is a brand new addition to Ford’s Lincoln lineup. The Ford Global C platform based vehicle comes with either a 2.0 or 2.3 Ecoboost gasoline engine and carries a good equipment load and an MPG of 20/29. The car is quite a treat, read on…
2015 Lincoln MKC exterior redesign
2015 Lincoln MKC is a new born compact crossover with a brand new body and a host of features. Based on the Ford global C platform and built alongside the Ford escape, the new 2015 Lincoln MKC has several premium features to set it apart. The outer body looks fab and is well built. The grille and lower bumper air dam match well with DRLs and LED headlamp inserts are well designed and look good. the sides look muscular with lines running at the right places. Large wheel arches and lower black matte finish give it a sporty look. The rear is adorned by a full length tail lamp cluster and is LED powered. Alloy wheel designs are modern and match the body very well. Dual exhausts can also be seen on the 2015 Lincoln MKC rear. There is a panoramic moon roof and the rear screen has a tipped spoiler up at the top. The body is strong built and meant to last years of use. Overall a very attractive and modern design sets the 2015 Lincoln MKC apart from competition. Notable premium features include an automatic hands free tail gate, approach detection lighting and welcome mat, active park and park out assist, more than half a dozen wheel size and design options, HID headlamps, Auto fold power mirrors, active lane keeping, adaptive cruise control with collision warning, active noise control and a blind spot with cross traffic alert.
2015 Lincoln MKC interiors
2015 Lincoln MKC is very modern in terms of interior looks, comforts and features. The elegant looking curves and lines give the interior, an interesting look. Beautifully crafted shapes with wood finish used as highlight make the interior space look luxurious and upmarket. High quality fabric and plastics greet the occupants everywhere. The leather wrapped steering with embedded controls give you a premium feel and passing commands to the central touchscreen based system is easy and the clicks give you a feel of the well built unit. The central console has electronic shifter buttons leaving the center clean and uncluttered. The adjustable seats are heated and provide good overall support. The infotainment system handles Bluetooth, audio, navigation and other standard features. The climate control is located just below the touchscreen and there is enough space to place your mugs and bottles. Optional features include rear heated seats, heated steering, auto high beams and rain sensing wipers with the climate package. The trailer package includes a sway control system.
2015 Lincoln MKC Engine specs
2015 Lincoln MKC is powered by 2 engine options. A 2.0L L4 ecoboost engine mated to 6 speed select shift auto transmission delivers 240 hp @ 550 rpm along with 270 lb-ft torque produced at 3000 rpm. Another option is a more powerful 2.3L L4 engine mated to a 6 speed auto, delivering 285 hp@ 5500 rpm and 305 lb-ft torque 2750 rpm. There is enough power and the car feels spirited in both engines, with the 2.3L best on performance but a little low on MPG at 18/26 with the AWD. the 2.0L returns a decent 20/29 in FWD and 19/26 in AWD model.
2015 Vehicle release date & Price
2015 Lincoln MKC is available for order, pricing starts at US $33,100
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- 2015 Lincoln MKC is a modern and well built
- Excellent up-market crossover
- very likeable interiors
- efficient Ecoboost engine options