2017 Lincoln MKC

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Lincoln MKC highlights

Customer rating


  • Lots of standard features
  • Quiet cabin
  • Supple adaptive suspension available


  • Not as roomy in the backseat and cargo area compared to rivals
  • Acceleration is slower than average
  • Interior materials don't feel as luxurious as you'd expect

Mileage (EPA estimate)

19 city, 25 highway, 21 combined

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What is new for the 2017 Lincoln MKC?

  • MKC trims have been upgraded with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as standard equipment this year.
  • Leather & Suede Seats, Automated Parking, Full Roof Rack, and Running Boards features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The Premiere trim now comes with Power Hatch/Deck Lid as standard equipment.

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5 reasons to buy the 2017 Lincoln MKC

1. Quiet, upscale cabin

Queue up your favorite music or podcast without distraction because the 2017 Lincoln MKC is exceptionally quiet. Equipped with noise-cancellation technology and acoustic insulation, the 2017 Lincoln MKC is known to minimize road and wind noise and shield you from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. The inside cabin also includes polished wood trim or brushed metal finishes, leather upholstery, and dual-zone climate control, which add to its overall comfort. So whether navigating through city traffic, cruising on the highway, or enjoying a leisurely drive, this SUV offers a favorable balance of luxury and style.

2. Convenience features

The 2017 Lincoln MKC comes with a host of standard features to create a convenient, enjoyable ride. No matter the trim, you can expect heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, push-button start, and keyless entry. An auto-dimming rearview mirror reduces glare for improved night driving, while the hands-free liftgate opens with a simple kick under the rear bumper. Another bonus is the standard MyKey system, which allows for customizable settings for families with multiple drivers.

3. Adjustable suspension

You may benefit from a 2017 Lincoln MKC with the available upgraded adaptive suspension system if you often drive over rough terrain like dirt or gravel roads. This feature automatically adjusts damping to match road conditions and driving dynamics, resulting in a smooth ride on several different types of road surfaces. This feature is standard in all-wheel drive models and is otherwise available as an add-on.

4. Upgraded infotainment system

If you're looking to stay connected while driving, this Lincoln MKC includes the advanced SYNC® 3 system. It includes an intuitive interface, voice recognition, and smartphone compatibility, allowing you to effortlessly access navigation, music, calls, and messages while keeping your focus on the road. With a tablet-style touchscreen, iPhone users can connect to Apple CarPlay® and Siri Eyes-Free while Android users can utilize Android Auto integration. If you're using navigation, the touchscreen also allows for easy pinch-to-zoom and swiping motions.

5. Strong engine

From cruising city streets to venturing off the beaten path, the 2017 Lincoln MKC is ready to power you through your journey. The standard 240-horsepower, 2.0L EcoBoost® inline-four engine delivers thrilling acceleration for a luxury compact SUV. And for those seeking even more power, the optional 2.3L turbocharged inline-four engine stands ready.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2017 Lincoln MKC is a luxury SUV that customers love. They like the ride, the value, and the style of this vehicle. The car is comfortable and has many features. Customers also like that it is easy to drive and handle. The car rides smooth on highways or city streets with its AWD system activated. It handles well in all types of weather conditions thanks to its Terrain Response System (TSS).

RepairPal gave the Lincoln MKC an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Lincoln MKC 3rd out of 18 among Luxury Compact SUVs.

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Lincoln MKC features and specs

Reserve 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • A/C Seat(s)
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sync System
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automated Parking
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Running Boards
  • THX Certified Audio
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size




Torque (ft-lbs)


Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity




Overall length






Leg room

F 42.8"/R 36.8"

Head room

F 39.6"/R 38.7"

Front tires


Rear tires


Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

200/2000 lbs.



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