2012 works wonders for Lincoln as they line up their Lincoln MKT for release. The 2012 Lincoln MKT is sturdy and makes a solid impression. Clean, green, luxurious and powerful describes this masterpiece. At $44300 the Lincoln MKT is for you! Introducing in 2 basic variants aka the standard and EcoBoost, the Lincoln MKT is all set to redefine luxury and class all over again.
Design and Style
The 2012 Lincoln MKT is designed beautifully in a signature style that is Lincoln through and through. Right from the split grill to the bold hi-intensity discharge headlamps to the wide body, everything about it is uncannily Lincoln. The 2012 MKT features a fixed sunroof and lavish interiors including cooled seats, ambient lighting and state of the art multimedia systems.
Its exterior dimensions stand at 207.6″ x 85.7″ (with mirrors) x 67.4″. The wheelbase is 117.9″ and a track of 65.4″ in the front and 65.3″ in the rear, which is good enough to provide great stability. The interiors are spacious as is every other Lincoln and you can stretch yourself even in the third row.
Lincoln MKT Performance
The Lincoln MKT comes in 2 variants- the standard 3.7 liter and the 3.5 liter twin turbo charged, direct fuel injected ecoboost version. It comes with front wheel drive and four wheel drive, respectively. It comes with a six-speed automatic paddle-shift. On the downside though, the MKT is quite the gas guzzler at just 24 miles per gallon (highway).
The standard 3.7 liter v6 engine delivers 268 SAE net hp at 6250 rpm and produces 267 pound feet of torque at 4250 rpm. The 3.5 liter EcoBoost%u2122 Engine on the other hand generates 355 SAE net hp at 5700 and 350 feet pound of torque at just 1500- 2500 rpm, which is a mightily impressive improvement over the standard variant. The compression ratio is 10.3:1 and 10.1:1 respectively and the engine is dominantly aluminum cast making it light weight and heat resistant.
The 2012 Lincoln MKT is heavy on the electronics too and is equipped electric power assisted steering and comes with crash warnings, parking assistance, blind spot notifications and cruise control; making driving in the MKT a BLISsful experience.
Key features on the Lincoln
The 2012 Lincoln MKT is a beautiful used car and is loaded with features. It comes with key personalization, keyless entrance, parking assistance, traffic alerts and blind spot notifications to begin with.
You’ll never need to plug in your key to start your car ever again. With proximity enabled push start, the Lincoln MKT starts at the push of a button when the car keys are nearby. It even comes with voice navigation, hi-def radio and a 5.1 surround sound system.
It also comes with MyKey® that ensures that you drive responsibly by setting limitations to volume levels and by imposing speed limitations and doing stuff of the sort.
The Lincoln MKT is safe and sturdy. It comes with the standard 6-airbag configuration. In case of a crash, MKT’s post-collision alert system automatically send out an SOS signal requesting immediate backup. The 2012 Lincoln MKT has a rear view camera mounted on the rear end of the vehicle to provide a clear picture of the back eliminating blind spots if any to avoid any incidents during backing up.
The MKT is smart and senses any dangerous movement within a radius of 45 yards and informs the driver via an aural warning cum visual aid. The rear view mirror even notifies the driver about vehicles that may be hidden in, otherwise, blind spots making sure that your ride in the 2012 Lincoln MKT is as safe as safe could be.
Despite the price and low fuel economy, the Lincoln makes a solid impression and is truly one of a kind in its class. Looking bright and loaded with features like the keyless access and post collision backup request options that truly make riding in a 2012 Lincoln MKT classy at the end of the day!