The 2016 Lincoln MKZ is the second generation luxury sedan that that promises significant value as a family vehicle with its roomy interiors, some of the best technology, and well designed exteriors to turn a head or two. Although this car is not without its drawbacks, but it still manages to captivate us in new ways possible. This five seater vehicle will compete with other top cars in the same segment such as Acura RDX, BMW X5 and Lexus RX. News is that it will be available in 2 trim levels, with its standard version having both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, while the hybrid version is giving only front-wheel drive.
2016 Lincoln MKZ Exterior and Interior
At the first glance, the 2016 Lincoln MKZ might look quite similar to the MKC, but a closer look will reveal that there is a lot more than what just meets the eye. Compared to its previous model, this car will have much more refined exterior design that brings out its intended aggressive traits. It will have a bolder grille characterized by Lincoln’s split wide signature along with LED lights for both its front and tail lamps. It will ride on 19 inch premium alloy wheels that look fantastic once the car gets into motion.
Similar to the exterior, its interior too bears resemblance to the MKC. It has a spacious cabin, smeared with high-quality materials and leather seats for premium trim models. Lincoln has unsurprisingly made use of knobs and buttons to control interior features, as seen in other Lincoln models. Overall, its interior has got more plush and comfortable than before. Redesigned seats have made way for added room for head and legs there is also a Dark-coloured stitching details available that boost the car’s luxury quotient.
We expect Lincoln’s MyLincoln based infotainment system to be featured, which will allow a host useful controls for its entertainment system and security features. Primarily, this car’s entertainment is a great quality stereo system that supports MP3, AM/FM radio.
2016 Lincoln MKZ Engine Specs
Making a comeback into the 2016 Lincoln MKZ is the base 2.0 litre inline 4-cylinder engines with turbocharger. This engine is capable of generating horsepower of up to 240 and torque of 270 lb-ft. Standard drive options will be FWD and AWD managed by 6-speed shiftable auto transmission. Mileage has clocked at 22 mpg in city drive and 33 in highways respectively for front wheel drive while being 22/31 for all-wheel drive system.
Those who want a beefier engine for their FWD and AWD may go for the 3.7 litre V6 unit that produces 300 hp and 277 lb-ft. This engine is yet again combined with a 6-speed shift able automatic transmission and has an economy rate of 18 mpg for city drive and 28 mpg for highways.
2016 Lincoln MKZ Release Date and Price
While we wait for information regarding the release of 2016 Lincoln MKZ, we can speculate this car to become available in the early part of 2016. Expect the price to go up slightly higher than its previous version and cost around $37,000 and go higher up according to trim level.