The new 2018 Lincoln MKX is basically the Ford Edge platform but with a luxury spin. Ford is trying to make the most comfortable car in the market with this modem. But Lincoln is still struggling a bit in the US as other luxury brands like Lexus and Mercedes continue to beat it out year after year. However Lincoln’ main problem comes from it’s parent company Ford as many of it’s vehicles offers the same amount of features and luxury for the lower price. Still with the redesigned 2018 Lincoln MKX, Lincoln is trying to differentiate from it’s mechanical twin Ford Edge.
The new 2018 MKX certainly does look very different than the 2019 Ford Edge it’s mechanical twin. The previous generation was much easier to tell that it was based off of the Ford Edge. At the front of the vehicle have it have very aggressive looking adaptive LED headlights, LED daytime running lights, LED turn signals and front parking sensors. The grill is as expected spread wings looking. Exterior mirrors are heated with LED turn signal indicators and blind spot detection. The rear end is really stylish looking with a spoiler, LED rear-lights and dual exhaust tips.
The build quality and materials are pretty good, it’s certainly not the best in class in terms of build quality but is certainly a step up from the previous generation. The interior is equipped with memory seat setting for three people and the seats are wrapped in genuine soft touch leather. Steering wheel design is very stylish looking. It also have a panoramic sunroof with a power sliding shade.
Now for the MKX Lincoln will offer a choice of two engines and if you want more power you need to chose a smaller optional engine. This smaller engine is a 2.7-Liter V6 EcoBoost engine it puts out 335 horsepower at 5.500 rpm and about 380 at 3.000 rpm pound feet of torque when used premium fuel. The MPG is 17 for city drive and 24 for highway which is 19 combined. The other engine is a 3.7-Liter V6. Both engines are paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and with a option of all wheel drive or front wheel drive.
2018 Lincoln MKX Price
The base model price for the 2018 Lincoln MKX is 42.595 dollars. The top of the line fully equipped MKX’s price is 60.815 dollars. The destination charge is 995 dollars for almost any option in the list.