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Luxurious and sophisticated, Lincoln is making its mark on the 2017 auto market with three outstanding options -- the MKX, the MKC and the Continental. The 2017 Lincoln MKZ has been refreshed with a revised front end, an optional 400-horsepower engine and a reconfigured interior. The MKC received less of an update, but it does now have useful features such as a power liftgate and smartphone compatibility. Meanwhile, the 2017 Lincoln Continental is an all-new entrant in the full-size sedan market. Lincoln has been a major player on the luxury vehicle market for years, and this year promises to be no different. Read on for important information about the 2017 models of the MKC, MKZ and Continental.10 Active Questions | Add a Question
The 2017 Lincoln Continental gets adaptive xenon headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry and ignition, dual-zone automatic climate control, an 8-inch touchscreen, a 10-speaker audio system, paddle shifters, a rearview camera, parking senors, a 10-way power-adjustable driver seat with memory settings and more.
The new Lincoln Continental has several engine options. The Premier trim gets a 3.7-liter V6 engine that makes 305 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. The Select trim gets a 2.7-liter V6 that pumps out 335 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. The Reserve and Black Label trims can be upgraded with a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 that pumps out 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The base engine gets combined EPA fuel ratings of 20 mpg combined.
The 2017 Lincoln MKZ Premier gets 18-inch wheels, LED taillights, dual-zone automatic climate control, split-folding rear seats, a leatherette interior, heated and adjustable front seats, adaptive xenon headlights, rear parking sensors, an 8-inch touchscreen with Sync 3, an 11-speaker sound system and more.
The MKC Black Label gets 19-inch wheels, upgraded leather upholstery, an enhanced suspension, special exterior styling elements and exclusive color choices. It also gets everything offered on the other trim levels.
The 2017 Lincoln MKZ gets three engine options. The standard engine is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit that pumps out 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. The Select and Reserve models can be upgraded with a 3.0-liter V6 that pumps out 350 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. There is also an MKZ Hybrid that gets a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor. The base MKZ engine gets EPA fuel ratings of 24 mpg combined.
The 2017 Lincoln MKC gets two possible engine options. The first is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that gets 240 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque; the second is a 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine that gets 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque. The base engine gets EPA fuel ratings of 25.8 mpg.
The 2017 Lincoln MKZ's Black Label trim builds on the previous three trims and adds an upgraded leather interior, unique styling themes, exclusive colors and more.
Each of these three Lincoln vehicles is offered in four trim levels Premier, Select, Reserve and Black Label. The Black Label trim is the most luxurious of the four.
The new Lincoln MKC comes with a generous standard equipment list. Features include 18-inch wheels, LED running lights, automatic xenon headlights, keyless ignition and entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, tinted rear windows, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, the Sync 3 touchscreen interface, app and Bluetooth compatibility, a nine-speaker sound system and more.
In addition to getting all the features from the previous three trims, the Continental Black Label gets 20-inch wheels, upgraded leather, a 19-speaker premium sound system, a heated steering wheel, exclusive color options and more.