Lincoln MKX Model Overview
As of 2014, only one generation of the vehicle has been produced. 2011 is when the vehicle received numerous upgrades, including the addition of the touch-screen MyLincoln Touch infotainment system. Other changes included an upgraded and more powerful engine and a newly improved grille. Some features found in the 2011 model include voice controls, push-button ignition, leather upholstery, 10-way power adjustable seats, 10-speaker stereo system, and heated seats. The heated second-row seats, HID headlights, and rear-view camera are also additions to the 2011 model.
The 2012 features offer a little less power than the previous models and future editions, although it boasts an exceptionally large interior with high-tech luxurious features. In 2013, the models include new safety features, blind spot monitoring, and cross-traffic alert.
In all of the models, the professional looking interior is what many drivers rave so much about. Both the front seats and back seats provide adequate room for five adults without making anyone feel too cramped. There is also ample cargo storage room, more than most vehicles of this side and class. Not only does it boast a gorgeously designed interior, but it also offers an array of high-tech features that are made to assist, provide entertainment, and allow for a safe drive to your destination.
2014 Lincoln MKX Safety Ratings
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rated the 2014 Lincoln MKX on four categories: Moderate Overlap Front, Side, Roof Strength, Head Restraints and Seats. All of the categories received a "G" rating for Good. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2014 Lincoln MKX a four out of five stars for Overall Rating, three stars for Frontal Crash, five stars for side crash, and four stars for Rollover. There is a wide array of safety features on the 2014 Lincoln MKS. They include:
- Side air bag
- Driver air bag
- Side head air bag
- Passenger air bag
- Brake assist
- Traction Control
- Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
- Blind Spot Monitor
- Rear head air bag
- Child safety locks
Noteworthy About the 2014 Lincoln MKX
- Intelligent all-wheel drive, impressive horsepower, and independent suspension.
- Six-speed SelectShift Automatic Transmission with Paddle Activation
- Adaptive cruise control with collision warning.
- The THX II Certified Audio System features a 13 channel amp, a single in dash CD player with mp3 capability, 14 speakers, and 700 watts of power.
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