2016 Lincoln MKS: A Transition to the Continental

06.14.16 - 2016 Lincoln MKS

As a brand that has been around for several decades Lincoln has been a leader in the market for many years as a premium brand that can easily compete with many of the other automakers. The MKS is the model that has acted as the flagship model for many years and is in its final year of production before we have the Continental on the market. The MKS can easily stand up to the likes of the Chrysler 300, Cadillac XTS and Hyundai Genesis and offers us a great menu of wonderful features we can admire and enjoy.

When it comes to the features the MKS offers you plenty as the standard fare. This list includes the Sync connectivity in the infotainment system, adaptive HID headlights, twelve-way power front seats, leather seating, heated and cooled front seats, automatic high beam headlights, automatic climate controls, a SecuriCode keyless keypad, push button starting, nineteen-inch cast aluminum wheels, blind spot monitoring, a rearview camera and the Lincoln Forward and Reverse Sensing system. With this list of great features you will have a car that is great to drive while giving you the premium feeling you want to enjoy.

When it comes to the options, you can upgrade your MKS to be what you want it to be. These options bring in an Active Park Assistance, a navigation system, heated rear seats, twenty-inch wheels, HD Radio, a remote start system, a power rear sunshade, a heated steering wheel, power adjustable pedals, massaging front seats, a THX II Certified Audio system with sixteen speakers and a ten-inch subwoofer, a dual pane moonroof, adaptive cruise control and Lane Keeping Assistance. Adding these amazing features to the MKS you will be able to know you have a car that is rivaling the luxury brands on the market to give you the best driving experience possible.

When it comes to the price of the MKS the base models starts at an enjoyable $40,000 while the Elite trim level shows up around $43,000. If you want to add AWD to the MKS you will have an added cost of $2,000. Moving up to the EcoBoost Premiere model the price starts out around $46,700 while a loaded model will show up at a little over the $50,000 price tag. Even this top price is lower than some of the other luxury models on the market.

As for the powertrain for the MKS Lincoln has a pair of engines that are used which give this car all the power it needs to be a fantastic model on the market. The base engine is a 3.7-liter V6 which offers 304 horsepower and 279 lb.-ft. of torque. Both engines of this car get to use a SelectShift six-speed automatic transmission and can run on regular unleaded gasoline. For the base engine this gives us the fuel mileage of 19 city/28 hwy mpg in the FWD model and 18 city/26 hwy mpg for the AWD version of the base engine.

The second engine offered is a 3.5-liter EcoBoost twin turbocharged V6 engine that increases the power to 365 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque. With the transmission offered this powertrain will give you 17 city/25 hwy mpg and is only set up in AWD format for you to enjoy.

On the inside of the MKS you will enjoy the smooth features and excellent trim that make this a Lincoln you can love and admire. There is plenty of space for all passengers and as the flagship model the MKS is a car that treats you to some of the best items you can have on the car. On the outside the MKS is a car that offers a smooth look and easily gives you one of the most attractive Lincoln models you have ever seen.

When you have the MKS you will enjoy the great drive of a fantastic premium model and the ride in a car that offers you exceptional handing and capabilities. Drive the MKS and you will know you are in a car that gives you the right equipment and the quiet cabin to make the whole family happy inside the Lincoln MKS.

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