2017 Lincoln MKT or New Aviator SUV
If every brand met all the requirements and wishes of the owner of their vehicle on the market to give a real mess. There are always those who complain of the models that have ceased to produce. The same, their grief often turn into almost convincing publication to reproduce the same. The latest news about the return of the Lincoln Aviator SUV model lineup, may, and does not have to be gossip. All interested in the 2017 Lincoln MKT, as well as second generation, the news of the return Aviator SUV were not greeted nicely. The reason is clear. By the end of this decade Lincoln Aviator could replace MKT SUV in the offer. Model who in 2005 stopped being produced at once gets a chance for his return. The current Lincoln MKT from 2013 did not change the outer appearance, nor is upgraded interior. Some might wonder, is not it easier to modernize MKT SUV, but rather to raise from the ashes Aviator model?
2017 Lincoln MKT Redesign
Before you completely stop production MKT models, and Ford Flex SUV, the company will once again offer goods changed MKT model. 2017 Lincoln MKT will not bring anything revolutionary. Unlike the announced Aviator SUV, which will work with the new Explorer model should debut on the new platform also. The new modular platform that supports the drive for two and four-wheel and aluminum construction already fits the way of success.
MKT SUV has so far been very specific model. Among other SUV Lincoln brand differed in many ways. Specific design has not changed. The vehicle is set to D4 Volvo platform. It is assumed that the same will be the case with the 2017 Lincoln MKT. This is a model that has not yet been refreshed with new Lincoln grille design. This change would be a very nice gesture on the model where the days are almost over.
Lincoln MKT SUV is definitely a luxury three-row model, which creates a large number of trump cards hidden in the interior. The model is offered with two seating configurations. It can transport six or seven passengers, depending on how it is conceived in the second row of seats, with or without center console in place of seats in the middle. Number of modern systems that are missing this vehicle is increasing every day. Of course this does not mean that the company will equip the 2017 Lincoln MKT with some new gadgets.
Specs and Price of 2017 Lincoln MKT
2013, when the Lincoln MKT passed through facelift stage, the company has invested a lot in the drive units that are offered with this model. Like the 2016 model, the 2017 MKT SUV will be offered with a 3.7 L Ti-VCT V6 engine, and the 3.5 L V6 twin-turbocharged. The first engine is combined with a 6-speed SelectShift Automatic transmission. It disposes of 303 hp and 278 lb.-ft. of torque. EPA rating of MKT with this engine is 17 city/25 hwy mpg, smaller displacement engine delivers 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. It is also combined with a 6-speed automatic transmission, but also with Intelligent All Wheel Drive system.
What will be the price of the new Lincoln Aviator SUV when it appears it is not known. But as for the more modern 2017 Lincoln MKT, its price tag will be unchanged compared to the 2016 model. The starting price for the base model should be about $ 43,000. Version with top trim level will have a price of about $ 49,000.