NEW FOR 2011:
– Optional adaptive cruise control and collision warning with brake support can be added to Elite Package
– One-touch power-folding third-row seat added to Elite Package
– Exterior colours: Bordeaux Reserve Red Metallic, Earth Metallic and Kona Blue Metallic added; Cinnamon Metallic, Sterling Grey Metallic and Steel Blue Metallic discontinued
An all-new model for 2010, the Lincoln MKT is unchanged for 2011, except for trim. The Elite Package now includes a one-touch power-folding third-row seat, and when the package is ordered, adaptive cruise control and collision warning with brake support can be further optioned.
Sharing its platform with the Ford Flex, the three-row MKT comes with a choice of two engines: a naturally-aspirated 3.7-litre V6, or 3.5-litre EcoBoost V6, which uses twin turbochargers and direct injection to provide the power of a V8 with the fuel efficiency of a V6. Both use a six-speed automatic transmission with manual mode and paddle shifters, and both are all-wheel drive.
The MKT comes in a single trim line, with available options.
Features include 20-inch alloy wheels, tri-zone automatic climate control, rear auxiliary climate controls, wood and leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, power tilt and telescopic column, reversing sensing system, rear-view camera, MyKey owner controls, auto up/down windows, fog lamps, privacy glass, illuminated entry, fixed glass sunroof with power sunshades, automatic xenon headlamps with load-limiting high beams, heated blind spot mirrors with driver’s side auto-dimming and integrated turn signals, power liftgate, LED taillamps, genuine wood interior trim, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, 12-way power heated and cooled leather seats, second-row fold-flat bench seat with heated outboard seats, second-row foot rest, third-row 50/50 split fold-flat bench seat, driver’s side memory, tire pressure monitoring system, 110-volt power outlet, CD/DVD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input, USB port and 10-GB Music Jukebox hard drive, Sirius satellite radio, SYNC, pushbutton start, garage door opener, power-adjustable pedals, cargo cover and net, SecuriCode keyless entry keypad, rain-sensing wipers, and two-speed rear wiper.
An available Elite Package adds a voice-activated navigation system, surround sound audio system, Blind Spot Information System, Cross Traffic Alert, power-folding third-row seat and power panoramic Vista Roof. Other options include adaptive cruise control with collision warning and brake support, Active Park Assist, a second-row refrigerated console, DVD headrests, trailer tow package, and power second-row bucket seats.