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The Luxurious 2016 Lincoln Lineup

The Lincoln Motor Company has long been known as an automaker that makes truly luxurious vehicles. This premium brand offers six unique models that are built for car buyers who crave refined luxury at competitive prices. The Lincoln MKZ, MKX and Navigator are three of the automaker’s most popular 2016 models.

Lincoln MKZ

The stunning design of the new Lincoln MKZ makes it stand out from the other entry-level luxury sedans in its class. Its advanced driving dynamics give the MKZ a smooth and responsive driving experience. Furthermore, this car is loaded with high-tech features that are easily accessible with voice commands or the simple push of a button.

Performance

The Lincoln MKZ offers three unique engine types. The efficient 2.0-liter turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder engine makes 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque, the more powerful 3.7-liter V6 makes 300 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque and the 2.0-liter four-cylinder hybrid MKZ makes 188 and achieves an impressive 40 miles per gallon. These models are available with a smooth-shifting six-speed automatic and a choice of front- or all-wheel drive. Luxury driving is taken to a new level with the MKZ’s continuously controlled damping, which uses sensors to monitor and adjust the suspension system.

Styling

The Lincoln MKZ designers incorporated a unique combination of exterior lines and curves to make this sedan unmistakably attractive. The jewel-like elegance is apparent by its stunning split-wing chrome grille, the full LED headlamps and taillights, impeccable craftsmanship and class-exclusive retractable panoramic roof. On the interior, the MKZ is open and inviting. Designers made a daring design choice by including a feeling of fluid motion throughout the cabin. The push-button start, pass-through center console and seamlessly integrated instrument panel make the MKZ an attractive choice for luxury car buyers.

Safety

The MKZ is loaded with numerous technologies to keep passengers safe. Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning, its Lane-Keeping System and BLIS with Cross-Traffic Alert are just a few of the advanced technologies that this sedan has to offer.

Lincoln MKX

The new Lincoln MKX is a luxury crossover that has been fully redesigned for 2016. Some of the highlights consist of a refined exterior metal frame, a more spacious interior, higher-quality fabrics and materials, an improved turbocharged engine and adaptive suspension dampers on the all-wheel-drive MKX models. Overall, this second-generation MKX provides significant enhancements to allure luxury crossover buyers.

Performance

The MKX sports a 3.7-liter V6 base engine that makes 303 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, a 2.7-liter turbocharged V6 is also optional, and makes 335 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. When properly equipped, this luxury crossover can tow up to 3,500 pounds. To improve handling, the MKX has been outfitted with adaptive steering technology, which automatically adjusts the firmness of the steering wheel based on driving conditions.

Styling

The exterior styling of the MKX was inspired by aircraft design. Sweeping horizontal lines and elegant curves make this one of the most aerodynamic and stunning luxury crossovers on the road. The streamlined interior boasts best-in-class space, a panoramic sunroof, elegant wood trim and an impressive 19-speaker Revel Audio System. A bird’s-eye view camera and rain-sensing wipers are examples of the MKX’s unique technology.

Safety

Standard equipment includes stability and traction control, antilock disc brakes, side curtain airbags, front side airbags, blind spot detectors and numerous parking sensors. Furthermore, the MKX received the highest possible overall government crash test rating.

Lincoln Navigator

The Navigator is Lincoln’s biggest and most luxurious model. This full-size luxury SUV is geared toward people who crave lots of space, plenty of extravagant amenities and the ability to tow just about anything. Overall, the Navigator’s inspiring performance is accompanied by remarkable design.

Performance

The powerful Navigator comes with a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine that makes 380 horsepower and a robust 460 pound-feet of torque. Rear-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic transmission and are standard while an optional four-wheel-drive powertrain is also available. When you compare luxury SUV towing capacities, the Navigator outperforms the competition with its ability to tow up to 9,000 pounds. Additionally, the Lincoln Drive Control system and electric power-assisted steering make for a more relaxing driving experience.

Styling

The new Navigator has been outfitted with remarkable luxury highlights. The commanding front grille and chrome exterior accents give the Navigator a truly distinctive appearance. On the interior, this SUV is loaded with premium Geneva leather seating, real walnut wood inlays and a luxury entertainment system.

Safety

The Navigator comes equipped with advanced Lincoln technologies to keep occupants safe. Additionally, the Navigator scored a top overall rating in government crash tests.

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