2014 Lincoln MKC
The 2014 Lincoln MKC is a luxury SUV five passenger compact cross. There are packages available / equipment groups called Premiere, Select and Reserve. Standard equipment for the base 2014 Lincoln MKC (Premiere) 18-inch wheels are alloy, xenon lights, LED taillights, heated mirrors, rear parking sensors, rear privacy glass, keyless ignition and entry, automatic dual-zone climate control, 8-way power driver seat, driver memory settings, 4-way power front passenger seat, heated front seats and the leatherette upholstery. At the forefront of technology you will find 8-inch touchscreen interface with MyLincoln Touch, rearview camera, voice controlsand nine-speaker audio system with two USB ports, SD card reader and the satellite radio.
The 2014 Lincoln MKC Select package (2.3-liter engine with minimum) power-folding mirrors adds side, leather upholstery, eight-way power passenger seat (with power lumbar), ambient interior lighting and cargo cover. The panoramic sunroof is Reserve, a power liftgate with hands-free foot sensor, steering wheel tilt-telescoping and-power, heated and ventilated front seats, navigation system, blind-spot warning system where with rear cross-traffic alert you and internal modem, which enables remote communication with the vehicle via a smartphone app MyLincoln Mobile.
Depending on configuration, additional 2014 Lincoln MKC features are also available. The package comes with climate control automatic high-beam, automatic wipers, heated rear seats and heated steering wheel. The adaptive cruise control contributed Technology package, lane-departure warning system, forward collision warning system and parallel-parking system automated. Stand-alone options include adaptive dampers prevent, 19- or 20-inch wheels and surround sound system 14-speaker audio-.
2014 Lincoln MKC Interior
When you slide behind the wheel the first time the 2014 Lincoln MKC, you may find yourself wondering what they did with the shifter. As it is all run by computers anyway, Lincoln has chosen to introduce the transfer 2014 Lincoln MKC as vertical stack of buttons on the left side of the touchscreen, open storage area at the bottom of the pile useful center where the shift lever is usually residence. The shift buttons themselves feel of quality as high as we would like, but we can not argue with the increased flexibility that leads.
There is general quality materials in the 2014 Lincoln MKC run home, but we will call it a solid double off the wall. Tastefully finished wood inlays and upholstery leather that are available are impressive, although the buttons climate-spec Ford generic and dull silver-painted trim the dashboard plastics are doing. The system standard MyLincoln Touch (aka MyFord Touch) covers other vehicle functions Bluetooth, audio, navigation and through its 8-inch touchscreen crisps. In practice, however, the speed of processing MyLincoln Touch still seems sluggish during specific tasks. However, it is improved over past iterations and tech-savvy owners are likely to appreciate the capabilities of the system.
2014 Lincoln MKC offers the backseat legroom adequate unless tall in front of folks, and if so it is quite cramped back there. You can make it work, but as Acura RDX and competitors BMW X3 is more flexible. 2014 Lincoln MKC Cargo capacity is also disappointing. The 2014 Lincoln MKC offers 25.2 cubic feet behind second row and 53.1 cubes with rear seatbacks folded down. Rivals such as the Acura RDX and Volvo XC60 notably roomier.
2014 Lincoln MKC Engine
The 2014 Lincoln MKC equipped with turbocharged 2.0 is a four-cylinder 240 hp and is rated 270 pounds-feet of torque. 2014 Lincoln MKC has linked to six-speed automatic transmission. For this engine, the front-wheel drive is standard, all-wheel drive and optional. EPA fuel economy is 23 mpg combined graduation (20 city / 29 highway) and 22 mpg combined with FWD (19 city / 26 highway) with 2014 Lincoln MKC AWD. During the performance tests, went in front-wheel drive with MKC and the 2.0-liter engine from zero to 60 mph 8.0 seconds, a slow period for this class of vehicle.
The 2014 Lincoln MKC, optional 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder churns out 285 hp and 305 pounds-feet of torque. It comes only with AWD. Fuel economy will be affected barely 21 mpg combined (18 city / 26 highway). In our tests, in-wheel-drive all MKC engine 2.3-liter accelerated from zero to 60 mph 7.2 seconds. It is an improvement, but most SUVs cross competition will still be faster.
2014 Lincoln MKC Safety
The 2014 Lincoln MKC comes standard with stability control, antilock disc brakes, rearview camera, the front-seat side airbags, driver knee airbag and full length side curtain airbags. Also the standard is MyKey, which allows parents to set parameters electronically (such as top speed and radio volume) for when teens are behind the wheel. The blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and collision warning with primer before emergency brake is optional.
In government crash tests, the 2014 Lincoln MKC received four out of a possible five stars, with four stars for frontal crash protection and five stars for side crash protection. However, the Ministry of National Highway Transportation Safety indicates concern for the safety of 2014 Lincoln MKC: “During the side impact test, the back passenger door unlatched and opened the left door opening side-impact crash during increases the likelihood of occupant ejection .. ”
During the performance tests, 2014 Lincoln MKC came with 2.0-liter engine and front-wheel drive to stop from 60 mph in 128 feet, which is several feet longer than the average for the segment. 2014 Lincoln MKC came with all-wheel drive 2.3-liter engine and to stop in a much more respectable 121 feet.