The MKT is a luxury level wagon that has truly redefined the idea of the modern day station wagon. Due to the launch of the MKT, the station wagon is no longer thought of as a children and grocery transportation device. This is a vehicle that is constructed of high quality and is brimming with a number of luxurious options due to an impeccable marriage of style and design. With that being said, the 2017 Lincoln MKT is certain to uphold the reputation of the vehicle line. This latest addition to the luxury brand’s portfolio is looking to fully enhance the idea of a full sized station wagon while still retaining the high end appeal of the Lincoln brand.
2017 Lincoln MKT – Engine Specs
In regards to performance features of the forthcoming vehicle will include the following: a paddle shifting gearbox, all-wheel drive, AdvanceTrac with Curve Control, electric power assisted steering as well as the brand’s own Drive Control. As far as the power residing under the hood, consumers will find an EcoBoost engine that will garner the power of a V-8 and the efficiency of a V-6. There are said to be two variants of the EcoBoost made available to consumers in the form of a 303 brake horsepower garnering 3.7 liter unit and a 3.5 liter unit that can deliver 365 brake horsepower. The standard for the base model has been rumored to provide automotive consumers with a fuel economy that is estimated to be 18 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway.
2017 Lincoln MKT – Exterior and Interior
The new offering of the luxury level station wagon will undeniably be improved and new. Even though the 2016 model year variant afforded automotive consumers with a number of improvements, the 2017 offering does not disappoint. The vehicle will continue to deliver fans of the brand and the line with best in class features as well as an endless offering of interior luxury and entertainment options. This is a vehicle that is said to be retaining the high quality exterior of the current model with the addition of a handful of tweaking that is delivered exclusively to the front end. Consumers should expect to see a slimmer design for the exterior of the 2017 Lincoln MKT around its front grille while a higher quality of lighting for an improved level of visibility.
The interior of the 2017 Lincoln MKT is said to be brimming with luxurious features that are inclusive of a heated steering wheel, a power lift gate, premium leather, power folding third row seating, cooled and heated second back seats as well as a back seat refrigerated console and more. The latest within the arena of safety and security features as well as automotive technologies will be found within the impressive cabin as well.
2017 Lincoln MKT – Release Date and Price
Per unsubstantiated reports, the 2017 Lincoln MKT will find itself released to dealerships towards the end of September or the beginning of October of next year. The base pricing of the vehicle is reported to be in the neighborhood of $44,000. As we move closer to the beginning of the new year, it is certain that the iconic automaker will begin to release more specified information regarding the vehicle.