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Stylish new MKC small SUV refreshes Lincoln brand (pictures)

Lincoln adds a new model to its range with the MKC, a compelling small SUV with upscale styling and tech.

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The all-new MKC from Lincoln is a small, luxury SUV.

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The platform uses front-wheel-drive architecture, but all-wheel drive is available as an option.

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The big, signature Lincoln grille adorns the front of the new MKC.

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Lincoln offers the MKC with either a 2-liter or a 2.3-liter engine, a difference between 240 versus 285 horsepower.

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The MKC is designed for five occupants and cargo.

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An adaptive suspension includes modes labeled Sport, Normal, and Comfort.

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The front seats provide comfortable support.

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The rear bench seat folds down to expand cargo area.

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Wood trim with a satin finish is a very nice touch in the MKC's interior.

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The center stack is dominated by the MyLincoln touchscreen infotainment interface.

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Buttons for the transmission mode line the side of the touchscreen.

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The homescreen shows quadrants for stereo, navigation, climate control, and phone.

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Maps, stored on SD card, show traffic and building outlines.

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Sirius Travel Link brings in a variety of useful information, such as gas prices and weather.

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The hands-free phone system includes a dial pad, but voice command works very well.

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HD Radio is one of the many available audio sources.

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The music library detects any device plugged into one of the car's USB ports.

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The playback screen shows album art, when it is available.

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The MKC includes many driver assistance features, including this rearview camera.

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