Monday, December 16, 2013

2015 Lincoln MKC Luxury Compact SUV Starts At $33,995 Next Year

The 2015 Lincoln MKC, Lincoln’s first entry in the small premium utility segment introduced a week before the Los Angeles Auto Show, comes standard with a 240 horsepower 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine along with a push-button gear shift that controls the automatic transmission for a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $33,995 (including destination and delivery charges).

The 2015 Lincoln MKC will have three trim levels, Premiere, Select and Reserve when it goes on sale next summer. The Reserve package has the 275-horsepower twin-turbo EcoBoost® engine 2.3-liter EcoBoost Engine ($1,140) and optional all-wheel drive and continuously controlled damping (CCD) suspension ($2,495 MSRP).

Available features include park out assist, Deepsoft Bridge of Weir leather, Vista Roof®, 19-inch wheels, voice-activated navigation, hands-free liftgate and driver-assist technologies and Approach Detection, which senses when an owner is near and responds by illuminating “welcome mats” on the ground next to both front doors. Simultaneously, headlamps, taillamps and door handles glow with soft lighting tuned to complement the vehicle’s exterior color.