2013 Lincoln MKT

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The 2013 Lincoln MKT is so much more than a family sedan. It has all the luxuries of a luxury car. Lauren Fix, the Car Coach, takes a closer look.

Model – 2013 Lincoln MKT

MPG – 16/23 mpg
Engine – 3.5L V6 engine turbo charged with 365 horsepower riding on 20-inch aluminum wheels
Transmissions: automatic
Price – starts at $45,285
Warranty: 4 year / 50,000 miles

The 2013 Lincoln MKT offers this impressive array of luxury standard features:

•Adaptive HID headlights
•Power liftgate
•LED taillights
•SiriusXM satellite radio
•Heated and ventilated front seats
•Adaptive suspension
•Keyless entry and ignition
•Rearview camera and parking sensors
•110V inverter w/4 power outlets

The option on our test vehicle included the Elite package; power-folding third row; blind spot monitoring system; THX audio system and technology package with Park Assist; adaptive cruise control with Lane-Keeping system; power panoramic vista roof; and a very cool second-row refrigerated center console.

Our drive across NY state was as comfortable as any high-end luxury vehicle enough technology to entertain the whole family. Plenty of storage and power made this vehicle a joy to drive.

Competes with:

•Acura MDX
•Audi Q7
•Buick Enclave
•Infiniti JX35
•Lexus GX460
•Mercedes-Benz R-class
•Volvo XC90

Likes:

•Generous standard features
•High-tech options
•Powerful turbocharged V6 engine
•Balanced ride and handling
•Quiet interior

Dislikes:

•Styling of rear door is unappealing
•Tight third-row headroom
•Tailgating feature is useful but unusual

The 2013 Lincoln MKT sedan is a family vehicle that is great for any road trip or daily drive, all wrapped in a classy SUV that has all the technology you could want.

Courtesy of Time Warner Cable/ YNN
Aired: 9/25/2012