The 2014 Lincoln MKX is a five passengers crossover SUV offered in one trim level. Standard equipment for 2014 Lincoln MKX includes 18-inch alloy wheels, keyless ignition / entry, rear parking sensors, a power liftgate, auto-dimming mirrors (driver side and the inside), dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, heated and air power front seats ( power lumbar support), driver memory functions, wheel tilt-and-telescoping steering and hand sitting on the second row seats. Features Electronic include voice commands (Sync), Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, the 2014 Lincoln MKX MyLincoln Touch infotainment system (including iron cluster and central-configurable 8-inch screen) and a 10-speaker audio system with CD player, satellite radio and USB / iPod interface.
The 2014 Lincoln MKX Premium Equipment Group (Equipment Group 101A) adds a polished 18-inch wheels, adaptive Xenon headlights, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alerts, automatic wipers, camera rearview, interior mood lighting, power-adjustable wheel its burning, upgraded leather upholstery and heated second-row seats.
The 2014 Lincoln MKX Elite Equipment Group (Equipment Group 102A) includes all of the above plus a panoramic sunroof, navigation system and a 14-speaker sound system audio. The navigation and sound systems are available as a bundle of different without sunroof. You can also get your MKX Limited Edition package, which features the commemorative badges, -20 inch polished alloy wheels, exclusive leather upholstery and the variety of special interior and exterior trim details. 2014 Lincoln MKX stand-alone options include a adaptive cruise control, 22-inch wheels, extended wood trim, panoramic sunroof and the rear-seat entertainment system with dual displays.
2014 Lincoln MKX Interior
The 2014 Lincoln MKX cabin well established, and handsome stitching, real aluminum accents and materials mostly satisfactory. Here and there you will find some of the pieces of cheap-feeling, but, in general, the MKX is a good place to be.
The most important of MyLincoln Touch interface that comes standard in all MKX. It is a technological tour de force, consisting of two driver-configurable information screens, one of the central screen advanced and comprehensive voice control. If it works, it’s awesome. However, many drivers will find steep learning curve frustratingly, and sometimes respond to your inputs. The lookalike buttons and screen icons can also be difficult to operate on the street. You may end up loving MyLincoln Touch, but be sure to spend some time with it during your test drive to see if a fit is good.
Both rows of seats in the 2014 Lincoln MKX offer spacious accommodations. The 2014 Lincoln MKX back seat remarkable for being able to three adults reasonable comfort, thanks in part to standard reclining rear seatbacks. The cargo area measures upto 32.3 cubic feet, which is barely above that of the compact Audi Q5. Flip down the rear seatbacks, however, and the amount the firm expands to a maximum 68.6 cubic feet.
2014 Lincoln MKX Engine
The 2014 Lincoln MKX is powered by a 3.7 liter V6 engine that generates 305 hp and 280 pound-feet of torque. A automatic transmission six-speed handling tasks. Front-wheel drive standard, with all-wheel drive offered as an option. Properly equipped, the 2014 Lincoln MKX can be said up to 3,500 pounds.
In performance testing, 2014 Lincoln MKX all-wheel-drive go from zero to 60 mph in 7.3 seconds – an unimpressive for a car in this class, especially one without an available engine. Fuel economy ratings The EPA’s no 21 mpg combined (18 mpg city / 26 mpg highway) with front-wheel drive and 19 mpg combined (17 mpg city / 23 mpg highway) and all-wheel drive. Ratings mpg on the 2014 Lincoln MKX AWD are below average for a midsize crossover, -passenger five with six-cylinder engine.
2014 Lincoln MKX Safety
Standard safety equipment for the 2014 Lincoln MKX includes antilock disc brakes, stability and traction control, side curtain airbags, front side airbags and rear parking sensors. Also standard is programmable MyKey system, which allows parents to limit the speed of the car stereo volume for teen drivers. A 2014 Lincoln MKX camera rearview and blind spot monitoring system (with rear cross-traffic alert) is optional, as the forward collision warning and automatic brake to prepare for the impact of the frontal (both packaged with adaptive cruise control).
In brake testing, the 2014 Lincoln MKX 20-inch wheels stopped from 60 mph in 133 feet, a longer than average. In government crash tests, the MKX received overall rating four stars out of a possible five. Within that, the 2014 Lincoln MKX earned an unusually low three stars for frontal impact protection and five stars for side impact protection. It fared better in tests conducted by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, receiving highest possible rating of “Good” in the moderate-printing directly overlap, side-impact and roof-tests. 2014 Lincoln MKX design seat / head block was not doing the “Good” for Whiplash protection in rear impacts.