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Lincoln MKT

Lincoln MKT

About Lincoln MKT

If you can get past the bulbous shape, huge grille and asymmetrical window of the 2016 Lincoln MKT and sit inside, you might find yourself enjoying it. This big luxury-crossover SUV offers a comfortable, quiet and luxurious interior. The MKT can seat up to seven passengers in its three rows, all in surprising comfort. You can choose between two V6 engines, including a powerful twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6, and available all-wheel drive. There are plenty of high-tech safety and technology features, and on that front it holds its own against the likes of the Acura MDX, Infiniti QX60 and Buick Enclave. Except in looks, but if you're okay with that exterior styling, the MKT deserves a look.

2016 Lincoln MKT
What's new for 2016?
2016 Lincoln MKT

The 2016 Lincoln MKT is virtually unchanged from last year.

2015 Lincoln MKT
What's new for 2015?
2015 Lincoln MKT

With the exception of three new colors – Luxe Metallic, Bronze Fire Metallic and Guard Metallic – the 2015 Lincoln MKT is essentially the same as last year's SUV.

2014 Lincoln MKT
What's new for 2014?
2014 Lincoln MKT

After tweaks to the 2013 model that included a redesigned grille and fascia, the only changes in store for 2014 Lincoln MKT models are new exterior colors and some rearranging of package options.

2013 Lincoln MKT
What's new for 2013?
2013 Lincoln MKT

For 2013, the Lincoln MKT gets a redesigned grille and fascia to freshen the exterior, a new instrument panel spruces up the cabin, the MyLincoln Touch control system is improved and the EcoBoost model includes a new Lincoln Drive Control suspension, with Drive and Sport settings and continuous damping adjustment.

2012 Lincoln MKT
What's new for 2012?
2012 Lincoln MKT

For 2012 the all-wheel-drive version of the MKT with the naturally-aspirated V6 engine has been dropped, with front-wheel drive now the sole choice for models with the base engine. All-wheel drive is available only with the optional twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine. Fuel economy for both versions of the 2012 MKT has improved marginally.

2011 Lincoln MKT
What's new for 2011?
2011 Lincoln MKT

The Lincoln MKT sees no major changes for 2011.

2010 Lincoln MKT
What's new for 2010?
2010 Lincoln MKT

The 2010 Lincoln MKT offers seating for up to seven, all-wheel drive and Ford's new EcoBoost V6 engine. The MKT also offers a second-row refrigerated console and Active Park Assist to help drivers fit it into parking spaces of the parallel kind.

Consumer Reviews

Lincoln Quality and Value - recommend to buy

By on Sunday, October 14, 2012

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 5,500

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "comfortable on trips, fun to drive"

Cons: "bit more noise reduction, 7 gear tranny"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"2013 bought new - AWD 3.5L twin turbo very responsive. 6th gear comes in a little late at about 62mph. Fit and quality interior/exterior good except mine had a bad right rear door weatherstrip (mostly cosmetic and very easily fixed.) All electrical from Sirius to power doors, locks, windows, 3rd row seat, lift gate, moon roof. Put on 5000 miles in first three weeks - drove from Houston to Cleveland, via Virginia, down to Biloxi, back to Houston. Averaged 23 mpg. Tested all functions including parallel park. On curvy, mountain rods where 18-wheelers are going slow, the adaptive cruise control radar tends to pick up the slower moving trucks on the curves and to brake accordingly - this is described in the manual - would recommend dialing gap down to one bar or turning off."

14 people out of 14 found this review helpful

Incredible Vehicle

By on Wednesday, August 24, 2011

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 3,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Cons: "rear headroom, 3rd row"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Amazing technology and Ecoboost power with good quality make this car better than the Lexus GX I had before."

13 people out of 13 found this review helpful

Comfortable long distance and the EcoBoost is fab.

By on Friday, November 30, 2012

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 25,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "A great sporty ride and lots of room for others."

Cons: "Niggly fit and trim issues."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"It does not look like every other crossover out there. The styling is definitely distinctive. This vehicle is great for short or long distance driving and the fuel mileage is not bad for its configuration. I have towed my Mustang and that works well. A load leveling feature would be good to have. The safety and security of AWD is really reassuring. If you live in snow country be sure to invest in a good set of snow tires as all season tires are not meant for cold weather driving. We are retired and plan to do a lot of long distance traveling. That was one of the main reasons for buying the MKT. It''s a joy to drive."

8 people out of 8 found this review helpful

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