2011 Lincoln MKX Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$39,415-$41,265
$37,076-$38,796
18 /CITY / 24 /HWY
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Now in its fifth year of production, the Lincoln MKX is a midsize, 5-seat, luxury crossover SUV, a more upscale cousin of the Ford Edge. It employs Ford's CD3 platform, with unibody construction and front- or all-wheel drive (FWD or AWD). Its main competitors include the Lexus RX 350, Acura MDX, Audi Q5, and BMW X3. The 2011 model has undergone a complete refresh, and offers increased power and more luxury features.

The 2011 Lincoln MKX is available in one trim level that offers a large complement of standard features and several option packages. Standard on the MKX are 18-inch wheels, power liftgate, leather upholstery, heated and cooled front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, 6-speaker sound system, and Sync electronics, which includes Bluetooth capability and an iPod interface. Several option packages are offered, each one building on the last. The Premium package upgrades the seats and wheels, and adds adaptive headlights and interior mood lighting. The Elite package includes 20-inch chrome wheels, panoramic sunroof, upgraded leather seats, upgraded sound system, and a hard-drive-based navigation system. The Limited Edition package adds polished 20-inch alloy wheels and stylish colors and trim features. Many options are available as stand-alones. With the rear seats down, cargo space totals 69 cubic feet, according to Lincoln. Properly equipped, the MKX can tow 3500 pounds.

A 305-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 engine is standard in the 2011 Lincoln MKX, with a 6-speed automatic transmission. With FWD, the MKX delivers 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA.

Standard safety features on the 2011 Lincoln MKX include anti-lock brakes with brake assist, electronic stability control, traction control, rear parking sensors, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. In government crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the MKX received 5 (out of 5) stars for driver and front passenger protection in frontal impacts. The MKX received highest-possible \"Good\" ratings in front-, side-, and rear-impact tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

Starting MSRP for the 2011 Lincoln MKX was $39,415.

Now in its fifth year of production, the Lincoln MKX is a midsize, 5-seat, luxury crossover SUV, a more upscale cousin of the Ford Edge. It employs Ford's CD3 platform, with unibody construction and front- or all-wheel drive (FWD or AWD). Its main competitors include the Lexus RX 350, Acura MDX, Audi Q5, and BMW X3. The 2011 model has undergone a complete refresh, and offers increased power and more luxury features.

The 2011 Lincoln MKX is available in one trim level that offers a large complement of standard features and several option packages. Standard on the MKX are 18-inch wheels, power liftgate, leather upholstery, heated and cooled front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, 6-speaker sound system, and Sync electronics, which includes Bluetooth capability and an iPod interface. Several option packages are offered, each one building on the last. The Premium package upgrades the seats and wheels, and adds adaptive headlights and interior mood lighting. The Elite package includes 20-inch chrome wheels, panoramic sunroof, upgraded leather seats, upgraded sound system, and a hard-drive-based navigation system. The Limited Edition package adds polished 20-inch alloy wheels and stylish colors and trim features. Many options are available as stand-alones. With the rear seats down, cargo space totals 69 cubic feet, according to Lincoln. Properly equipped, the MKX can tow 3500 pounds.

A 305-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 engine is standard in the 2011 Lincoln MKX, with a 6-speed automatic transmission. With FWD, the MKX delivers 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, according to the EPA.

Standard safety features on the 2011 Lincoln MKX include anti-lock brakes with brake assist, electronic stability control, traction control, rear parking sensors, front side air bags, and side curtain air bags. In government crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the MKX received 5 (out of 5) stars for driver and front passenger protection in frontal impacts. The MKX received highest-possible \"Good\" ratings in front-, side-, and rear-impact tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

Starting MSRP for the 2011 Lincoln MKX was $39,415.

Available Trims for the 2011 Lincoln MKX
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name FWD 4dr Transmission Automatic MSRP 39415.00 Engine 3.7L/213 City/Hwy MPG 19/26
Name AWD 4dr Transmission Automatic MSRP 41265.00 Engine 3.7L/213 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
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INTERIOR
  • Perforated leather trimmed 10-way pwr heated/cooled front bucket seats -inc: tuxedo stripe, pwr lumbar support, driver memory, easy-entry feature
  • Perforated leather trimmed 60/40 split reclining rear bench -inc: 2-way outboard head restraints, fold-forward center armrest w/headrest, (2) cupholders in center console, (2) bottle holders in door
  • EasyFold second row remote seat release
  • 1st row floor console -inc: dual sliding armrest, floor shifter, (2) cupholders, tray
  • Front & rear color-keyed carpet floor mats w/driver-side retainer hook
  • Leather wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel -inc: speed control, audio controls, 5-way controls
  • Warning lamps -inc: system check, fuel level warnings, odometer, trip odometer, fuel economy, tachometer
  • Delayed accessory pwr shut-off
  • Pwr windows -inc: driver/front passenger one-touch up/down, global open *Global open includes vista roof if equipped*
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote start
  • Intelligent access w/push button start
  • Remote keyless entry w/integrated key fob, illuminated entry driver-side keypad
  • Speed control
  • Universal garage door opener
  • Perimeter anti-theft alarm
  • SecuriLock Encryption Passive Anti-Theft System (EPATS)
  • Dual zone electronic automatic temp control (DEATC)
  • Rear window defroster
  • (4) pwr points
  • Light damped glove box
  • Carbon fiber/aluminum woven interior appliques
  • Burnished bronze metallic center stack applique
  • Chrome door handles
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror
  • Map pockets on all (4) door panels -inc: bottle holders doors
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • (3) assist handles
  • Overhead console w/sunglass holder, front dome lamp w/maplights
  • Theater lighting w/auto lamp delay
  • Leather wrapped shift knob
  • Driver & passenger front seat back map pockets
  • Rear cargo management system below load floor
  • Rear cargo lamp
  • Cargo net -inc: cargo hooks
  • Reversible cargo mat
  • (2) coat hooks
EXTERIOR
  • 18" premium painted aluminum wheels
  • P245/60R18 all-season BSW tires
  • 17" spare tire
  • Black rear spoiler
  • Bright beltline molding
  • Black lower door cladding w/chrome accent strip
  • Lincoln split-wing grille
  • Bi-functional projector beam halogen headlamps -inc: autolamp, wiper activation
  • Front fog lamps
  • Bi-color tail lamps w/redundant LED lamp
  • Aero body color pwr heated mirrors -inc: memory, driver-side electrochromic, integrated blind spot mirrors, puddle lamps *Blind spot mirrors not included when equipped w/BLIS*
  • 1st row solar tinted glass
  • 2nd row rearward privacy glass
  • Speed-sensitive intermittent windshield wipers
  • 2-speed rear wiper w/washer
  • Pwr liftgate
  • Chrome door handles
MECHANICAL
  • 3.7L Ti-VCT V6 engine
  • 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission
  • Engine cover
  • Particulate air filter
  • 3.16 axle ratio
  • Front wheel drive
  • Maintenance-free 72-amp/hr battery w/battery saver
  • 175-amp alternator w/Smart Charge
  • 4-wheel independent suspension
  • Pwr rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes
  • EasyFuel capless refueling
  • Dual exhaust system w/oval chrome tips
  • 3.39 axle ratio
  • All wheel drive
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    • Hill start assist
    • Advance Trac w/roll stability control (RSC)
    • Dual stage driver & front passenger airbags w/occupant classification system
    • Driver & front passenger-side impact air bags
    • 1st & 2nd row side impact air curtains
    • Reverse Sensing System
    • SOS post crash alert system
    • Driver & front passenger Belt-Minder
    • Height-adjustable safety belts
    • Personal Safety System -inc: seat belt pretensioners, load-limiting retractors, driver seat positioning system, crash severity sensing
    • 2nd row lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
    • MyKey system -inc: top speed limiter, audio volume limiter, early low fuel warning, programmable sound chimes, Beltminder w/audio mute
    • Rear child safety locks
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD/MP3 player -inc: (10) speakers, SIRIUS satellite radio w/6 month subscription *SIRIUS satellite radio N/A in AK & HI*
    • Media hub -inc: (2) USB ports, RCA video input jack, SD card reader
    • MyLincoln touch -inc: (2) driver configurable 4.2" LCD displays in instrument cluster, 8" color LCD touch screen in center stack
    • SYNC voice-activated communications & entertainment system -inc: Bluetooth capability, steering wheel audio controls, USB port, audio input jack, 911 assist, vehicle health report, turn-by-turn navigation, real-time traffic *When paired w/voice-activated navigation system, SYNC traffic directions & info services are replaced by the vehicle's navigation system & SIRIUS Travel Link functionality* *Traffic directions & info services are subject to late availability*

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