The Lincoln MKT luxury crossover is built a full-size SUV and marketed by the Lincoln Motor Company Ford Motor Company, Division since model year 2010. The MKT as the second pass of Lincoln marked presented in the Lincoln MKX midsize crossover and below the base Ford Expedition Lincoln Navigator full-size large sport utility vehicle. A common platform with the Ford Explorer and Ford Flex, the 2014 Lincoln MKT has no direct predecessor. In contrast, the small MKX and MKT serve both as a replacement for Lincoln Aviator, the division moved to the luxury SUV market.
The 2014 Lincoln MKT, which has unveiled a concept vehicle at the American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI in 2008. Largely an overview of the next generation of vehicles, the glass roof and a full-length had 2 2 seating. Announced the MKT concept car, the 415 HP 3.5 L V-6 Cyclone 35 version of the new Ford EcoBoost engine family, which uses turbocharging and direct injection to the power of a larger engine with the fuel economy provide a smaller motor.
The 2014 Lincoln MKT entered production in Oakville Assembly plant in July 2009 for model year 2010. It shares the same unibody platform as the Ford Flex Volvo and the fifth generation of the Ford Explorer D4 designed. The MKT, however, completely different design and uses completely different body parts, with a design of Lincoln MKR Concept Car and the Lincoln MKS luxury sedan, the last at the end of the month was built smaller version of the ontological platform MKT. The MKT offers the choice between two rows of three seating arrangements: either a number of seats for seven passengers, with two people in front, three in the middle and two in the back, or a variation of six passengers, where Consul a center instead of a middle seat in the second row.
The production version of the 2014 Lincoln MKT comes standard with air-injection 268 HP 3.7 L V-6 cyclone 37 as in the Lincoln MKS sedan used. The turbo-charged 3.5-liter EcoBoost twin cyclone rated 355 HP, which is also available in the MKS both engines are mated with a 6-speed 6F automatic transmission. The MKT has an electric power steering from the more traditional hydraulic power steering. The electric steering system with ultrasonic sensors are combined to form a speaker phone “Active Park Assist” the vehicle into parallel parking spaces.
The fuel consumption of the 2014 Lincoln MKT is improved by many cutting weight gain. The tailgate of the MKT is intra group magnesium die casting and stamping outside made of aluminum panel. Used MKT and magnesium radiator support to the back of the rear seat cushion and the frame. Competitors that belong to the actual size of the niche luxury compact SUV, the Acura MDX, Audi Q7, JX Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz R-Class. The Lincoln MKT is very competitive with all-wheel drive, 355 HP V-6 EcoBoost model has the power line via MKT acceleration and better fuel economy than the V-8 powered Audi Q7 4.2 FSI quattro.
The 2014 Lincoln MKT has refreshed its world premiere at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show made with a new exterior and interior. Horsepower 3.7-liter V-6 base Cyclone 37 has increased from 12% to 300 HP. Although sales have been “less than stellar” in less than 715 units in January 2010, more than 10 percent of Lincoln has done for the month, the turnover in 2010 was about one-third of the lower MKX.