Lincoln MKC Reliability

Lincoln has a large fleet of good luxury crossover SUVs and MKC is one of its good compact luxury crossover SUVs which started production in 2014. The 5-door SUV is available in both front-wheel and all-wheel-drive layouts.


The compact luxury crossover SUV is enriched with quality features which make it one of the good vehicles to own. A 2.0-lite EcoBoost turbo I4 engine powers the MKC producing 245 horsepower. The engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The engine can accelerate from 0 to 60 in around 7.3 seconds and has a top speed of 155mph.


The Lincoln MKC is now discontinued. However, the compact luxury crossover was a good addition to the SUV fleet of Lincoln. It ranked 7th out of 11 luxury compact SUVs across all brands. The reliability rating of MKC is 3.5 out of 5.0, which is more than just average.


According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the MKC scores a 4-star overall score and 5-star in side-impact crashing. The IIHS also marked the MKC as good for collisions and a good overall score, thanks to its wide range of safety features including automatic emergency braking.

Depreciation Rate

The Lincoln usually doesn’t hold their value that well. The depreciation rate of MKC is estimated to be around 44.3% after just 3-years of usage, which is pretty high considering the resale value being quite low as compared to an ordinary compact SUV.

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Maintenance and Repair

The maintenance and repair costs help to determine the total ownership cost of any vehicle. This cost is usually high in the case of luxury vehicles. However, the average total annual cost for repair and maintenance of a Lincoln MKC is $853.


Is Lincoln MKC a Front-Wheel-Drive, Rear-Wheel-Drive or All-Wheel-Drive car?    

The Lincoln MKC is a All Wheel Drive car.    

How many seats are in the Lincoln MKC?    

The Lincoln MKC is a car with 5 seats. The EPA Classification for this car is: Small SUV 4WD    

What is the horsepower in a Lincoln MKC and does it have a turbo?    

The Lincoln MKC has 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. The engine is a Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 with a displacement of 2.0 L The fuel system is: Gasoline Direct Injection.    

What type of wheels does it have?    

Lincoln MKC has 19 X 8.5 inch Aluminum Front Wheels and 19 X 8.5 inch Aluminum Rear Wheels.

What problems does the Lincoln MKC have?

  • 2015 MKC battery not keeping charge 7 (100%)
  • 2015 MKC sirius radio drops, does not work all the time 5 (71%)
  • 2015 MKC on-board computer, electronics stopped working 3 (43%)
  • 2015 MKC service advance trac warning light on 3 (43%)
  • 2016 MKC battery dead 2 (29%)
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Do Lincoln MKC have transmission problems?

This is a common problem in cars and easy to spot. 2018 Lincoln MKC transmission issues could include shifting delays or jumping or grinding while acceleration, feeling of shakiness or whistling noises coming from underneath the hood.

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