The newest model 2019 Lincoln MKC is the luxury compact SUV with a great design and powerful turbocharged engines. However, the Hybrid one engine that is rumored a few months back is still not in the offer. The new model provides a very spacious cabin that features unique and latest technology.
Also, there is some changes and buyers will get the push-button shifter and best in-cabin connectivity. Furthermore, we must add that the 2019 Lincoln MXC SUV is one of the safest vehicles in the Lincoln company.
2019 Lincoln MKC exterior design and changes
The 2019 Lincoln MKC exterior looks more stylish than ever. The sleek profile of this SUV comes with a flowing roofline that gives a very attractive look. Also, the newest model will get a split-wing grille with the new on the market installed high-efficiency HID headlights.
Furthermore, across the all MKC lineup the popular Approach Detection System is a standard one. This system comes with color-keyed mini-lamps placed on all doors and it automatically illuminates the SUV when its owner comes near.
The Black Label trim gives this SUV more stylish look with a 19″ ultra bright machined aluminum wheels with ebony painted pockets or optional 20″ ultra bright machined aluminum wheels with ebony painted pockets.
2019 Lincoln MKC colors
The buyers will get one new exterior color Iced Moca Metallic. Furthermore, other colors include Black Velvet, Blue Diamond Metallic, Chroma Cabernet Red Premium Metallic (Chromoflare), Ingot Silver Metallic and Rhapsody Blue.
2019 Lincoln MKC interior and safety
The interior of the 2019 Lincoln MKC will also see some changes. There is no more boring old school interior design because the manufacturer is working hard to make unique combinations that will give a very modern and stylish design with the latest tech.
The newest SUV also comes with beautifully crafted seats that offer laudable support, and the rear bench folded gives extra expand cargo space. However, the cargo space compared to the predecessor is increased and now gives plenty of rooms.
As of the technology inside, the 2019 Lincoln MKC features a sizable touchscreen and it offers a great experience. There will be a few trims available in this SUV with unique specs. Furthermore, the entry-level Premiere trim comes with features like dual-zone climate control, 4G Wi-Fi, active noise control and there is a mighty 9-speaker audio system paired with the SiriusXM radio.
The next one is the MKC Select trim. This trim will get attractive ambient lighting and Bridge of Weir leather with the 10-way functions passenger seat, heated steering wheel/rear seats, rain-sensing wipers and automatic high-beam headlights. The Lincoln MKC Reserve and Black Label adds glass panoramic Vista Roof, blind-spot monitoring, power-adjustable tilt/telescoping steering column and 14-speaker THX II system.
2019 Lincoln MKC engine specifications and fuel economy
The newest crossover SUV 2019 Lincoln MKC offers to buyers front wheel drive system as standard and also there is an option to upgrade to the all-wheel-drive system. It is available with two engines. The first one is 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 that is also used in the model Ford Escape. However, under the hood of the Lincoln MKC this engine gives almost the same power of 245 horses and 275 lb-ft of torque.
The second one engine is the strongest one and it comes with 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4. It is able to make 285 HP and 305 lb-ft of torque at 2,750 rpm. Both engines will be available with 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission that comes with a manual-style control via paddles mounted on the steering wheel.
2019 Lincoln MKC Hybrid version
There is some speculation that there will be a Hybrid model in the offer. However, from info that we got, the company will not offer in this year model hybrid engine. But if one looks for a hybrid SUVs that is similar with this one, he can choose model Lexus NX hybrid that gives better fuel mileage.
Fuel economy and towing capacity
The first one engine 2.0 liter gives great EPA city/highway fuel economy with the FWD system 21/28 mpg. However, with the AWD system installed it gives 19/25 mpg. The strongest 2.3 liter that is only available with AWD system gives almost the same fuel economy as 2.0 liter AWD 18/25 mpg. As for the towing capacity, the newest Lincoln MKC will be able maximum tow 3000 pounds. This number is under the Q5 model that is a leader in its class with 4400 pounds.
2019 Lincoln MKC price, release date and rivals
At the beginning of this section, we must say that the newest 2019 Lincoln MKC is not cheap SUV. The model with the front wheel drive system and 2.0-liter engine comes with Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) over the $34.000. The destination charge of $950 is included in the price. Furthermore, this price is around $3000 less than the Acura RDX.
The Lincoln black label trim starts at $46,500. Also, the model with a stronger engine 2.3 liter starts at $40,000 and can reach $56,000 with a fully equipped Black Label.
The release date of this vehicle is set for the first quartal of 2019. Furthermore, the new 2019 Lincoln MKC will challenge models Lexus NX, Audi Q3, Acura RDX and Mercedes-Benz GLA.