Lincoln has just announced that the 2015 MKC will carry a price tag of $33,995 including destination and delivery. Set to go on sale next year, the 2015 Lincoln MKC will be available with three trim levels: Premiere, Select and Reserve. The 2015 Lincoln MKC Premiere is the entry-level version and is powered by a 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine rated at 240 hp and 366 Nm (270 lb-ft) of torque.
The 2014 MKC Select costs $37,225 and is available with the 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine or with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost. The new 2.3-liter engine delivers 275 hp and 406 Nm (300 lb-ft) of torque.
Comparing it with the Premiere trim level, the Select ads 18-inch Luster Nickel wheels, 10-way power passenger seat, Ambient lightning, universal garage door opener, turn-signal lamps embedded in mirrors, configurable daytime running lamps, power folding mirrors and new Lincoln steering wheel featuring Wollsdorf leather.
2015 MKC Reserve is priced at $40,930 and is available with the 2.0-liter EcoBoost or with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine. Both engine are offered with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Reserve trim level ads Vista Roof with power shades, voice-activated navigation, hands-free liftgate, BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert, 18-inch polished, two-tone wheels, power tilt/telescoping steering wheel, cooled front seats and embedded modem.
If you want even more, Lincoln offers the Select Plus package, available only with Reserve trim level, for $1,100. This package adds Voice Activated Navigation and BLIS. The Technology Package is available only with Reserve trim level, costs $2,235 and adds adaptive cruise control and collision warning with brake support, active park assist, lane-keeping system and front sensing system.
The Climate Package is available for Select and Reserve trim levels, costs $580 and ads heated rear seat, heated steering wheel, auto high-beam headlamps and rain-sensing wipers.
The Lincoln design group took on the dual task of manufacturing a champion car in a competitive division, while additionally enhancing the Lincoln design DNA that began with the 2013 MKZ. From its iconic split-wing grille to its exclusively made, hands-free wraparound liftgate, the Lincoln DNA is obvious.
Lincoln Design director Max Wolff said that Lincoln’s design group worked vigorously to produce a car that draws in new clients to the brand while satisfying the demands of longtime Lincoln drivers. The execution of the new liftgate is a perfect case of how a superior design component can make a better client experience, he added.
Lincoln MKC presents a smooth, chiseled physique that causes it to emerge among peers. Its high beltline and low shoulders make a durable, energetic presence, while components such as soft exterior lighting, pedestal side-view mirrors and an available panoramic, all-glass Vista Roof allows the car to have an extravagant, stylish personality.
The exclusive design likewise carries through to the interior, where craftsmanship and high-tech mix to provide a warm, lavish atmosphere. An architecturally distinct instrument board highlights Lincoln's iconic push-button gear shifter, which gives an open, inviting interior space. Plush leathers with French stitching, and available Bridge of Weir leather and genuine wood trim showcase MKC's style and elegance.