Should you’re choosing the 2019 Lincoln MKX over the practically identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2019 Lincoln MKX. You get a significantly better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny worth bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2019 Lincoln MKX happens to be one among them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Lincoln MKX offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction when you need it most.
The 2019 Lincoln MKX, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Lincoln MKX’s experience and driving experience start to fall in line with extra modern automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d recommend trying out the 2019 Lincoln MKX’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package deal adds a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at additional value. Optionally available for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Lincoln MKX are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Lincoln MKX additionally presents power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Lincoln MKX recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Lincoln MKX, which pushes the 2019 Lincoln MKX into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and will be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as properly, usually at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.