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2015 Lincoln MKX Preview

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Pros: It’s still the same-old, same-old we’ve come to know from the American luxury brand offering off space, style and amenities. 

Cons: It’s still the same-old, same-old. The Lincoln MKX will be revamped on the heels of the new Ford Edge. 

2015 Lincoln MKX Price and Fuel Economy: There is one model available for the 2015 Lincoln MKX and it is AWD and starts at $47,640. Fuel economy for the ’15 MKX is rated at 13.7L/100km in the city and 10.3L/100km on the highway. 

Improvements and Changes: The new 2015 Lincoln MKX is unchanged from the previous generation. 

Powertrain: As there have been no changes, the 2015 Lincoln MKX is powered by the same engine as the previous generation: a 3.7L V6 powerplant that’s good for 305 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. The MKX is only available with all-wheel drive and a 6-speed automatic transmission. 

Cargo capacity: What the 2015 Lincoln MKX has in spades is space with 914 litres of cargo space in the trunk with the rear seats up, and 1,942 litres with the seats folded. The MKX can also tow up to 908kg, and has 201mm of ground clearance for any off-roading adventures you may want to participate in. 

Safety: The 2015 Lincoln MKX comes equipped with all the standard safety equipment we’re accustomed to, including driver and passenger airbags, traction control, stability control, as well as features like rearview camera, rain-sensing wipers, BLIS with cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning. 

Comparing the 2015 Lincoln MKX: Acura MDX, BMW X5, Cadillac SRX, Infiniti QX60, Lexus RX, Range Rover Evoque, Volkswagen Touareg.