The 2016 Lincoln MKC has been announced for the U.S. market. The refreshed model gets four new exterior color options, including Black Velvet, Luxe Metallic and Burgundy Velvet Metallic Tinted Clearcoat. The MY2016 model features a new SYNC 3 infotainment system.
In addition to that, customers will get the options for White Sands or Espresso interior trims, a power lift gate and an upgraded Climate Package with windshield wiper de-icer on select models. The updated model will have a towing capacity of 3,000 lbs (1360 kg) when equipped with the Trailer Tow Package.
That said, the engine specifications of the car remain the same. This means that consumers will be able to choose between two engine options: a 2.0-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost capable of producing 240 bhp and 366 Nm of torque and a 2.3-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost that generates 285 bhp and 414 Nm of torque. A 6-speed paddle shift automatic transmission is standard . In the smaller engine, both FWD and AWD layout are available but the 2.3-litre motor comes exclusively with an AWD system.
The 2016 Lincoln MKC will be offered in three levels: Premiere, Select and Reserve. The base-price of starts at US$ 34,185, which includes $925 destination charges but excludes taxes and other fees. Deliveries will commence from H2 2015.
More information is available in the press release embedded below.