Lincoln MKT Reliability 


The vehicles from Lincoln are usually good in terms of reliability and safety ratings, making them one of the fine choices to make while buying from any class. The “MK” sector of Lincoln included different types of luxury vehicles. Lincoln MKT is a mid-size 3-row luxury crossover SUV which was manufactured by Lincoln under the ‘MK’ nomenclature’ from 2010 to 2019.

Overview

The 5-door SUV is available in an all-wheel-drive layout. It was discontinued in 2019 and Lincoln Aviator replaced it. The Lincoln MKT is powered by a powerful 3.5-liter Ecoboost/Twinturbo GTDI V6 engine. The V6 engine puts out 365 hp which helps the MKT to accelerate from 0 to 60 in 7 seconds. The MKT is a decent SUV option to own and it was discontinued just because of a strategic plan to revamp the vehicles by Ford.

Reliability

The Lincoln is an unpredictable brand with some of its luxury vehicles are at the top of rating in their classes while some are just average ranked. According to RepairPal, the Lincoln MKT Reliability rating is 2.5 out of 5.0, which ranks the MKT 7th out of 19 full-size luxury SUVs. The MKT is still a good vehicle to own as it didn’t have any major faults.

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Safety

The factor of safety is of crucial importance in both reliability and customer satisfaction. According to IIHS, the Lincoln MKT has a good overall evaluation of crash and safety testing. It performed well in both frontal and side-impact testing securing well in both.

Depreciation Rate

Lincoln vehicles don’t hold their value well and MKT is worst in this scenario. The average depreciation rate of Lincoln MKT is quite high as compared to even the sibling vehicles from the “MK” range. It has a depreciation value of 66.1% after 5 years.

Maintenance and Repair

The Lincoln MKT is even expensive to maintain as well. The total estimated maintenance and repair cost of the Lincoln MKT is around $996 annually which is more than the average luxury SUV.

FAQ

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

The Lincoln MKT is a All Wheel Drive car.    

How many seats are in the Lincoln MKT?    

The Lincoln MKT is a car with 7 seats. The EPA Classification for this car is: Standard SUV 4WD    

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

The Lincoln MKT has 365 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. The engine is a Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 with a displacement of 3.5 L The fuel system is: Gasoline Direct Injection.    

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How much ground clearance does the Lincoln MKT have?    

5.9 inches ( 14,99 cm )    

What type of wheels does it have?    

Lincoln MKT has 20 X 8 inch Aluminum Front Wheels and 20 X 8 inch Aluminum Rear Wheels.

How long does a Lincoln MKT last?

On average, a Lincoln MKZ lasts between 180.000 – 200.000 miles. It will last you for about 16 years if you take care of your vehicle properly.

Why did Lincoln stop making the MKT?

Ford is discontinuing the Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT as part of its larger strategic plan to overhaul or replace 75 percent (or more) of its vehicles by 2020. This is notable locally as crossover-style vehicles survived Ford’s Louisville Assembly Plant.

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