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2013 Lincoln MKT Overview

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2013 Lincoln MKT Overview

2013 Lincoln MKT

What’s New for the 2013 Lincoln MKT?

The 2013 Lincoln MKT gets a new front end, instrument panel, and improved handling.

2013 Lincoln MKT Exterior

The 2013 Lincoln MKT looks like it may have been pulled straight out of a concept show. In the front, the split-wing grille is clean, sharp, and more prominent than ever. Muscular bulges pop out on the sides of the vehicle’s high beltline, and a full-width taillamp with the brand’s logo closes out the rear.

2013 Lincoln MKT Performance

The 2013 Lincoln MKT offers a naturally-aspirated 3.7-liter V6 and a smaller but more powerful twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6. The former has FWD and makes 303 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque, while the latter has AWD and makes 365 and 350, respectively. Both are mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with manual-shift mode. When equipped with the EcoBoost engine, the MKT can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in only 6.3 seconds, a quick time for the segment.

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2013 Lincoln MKT Efficiency

The naturally-aspirated engine is rated at 17 mpg city/25 mpg highway and 20 mpg combined. The EcoBoost is rated at 16 mpg city/23 mpg highway and 18 mpg combined.

2013 Lincoln MKT Interior

The 2013 Lincoln MKT is most memorable for its interior, which blends space, luxury, and versatility with ease. It’s available in six- or seven-passenger configurations, both of which offer handsome styling and upscale materials, rich color schemes, high-quality stitching and seams, and a host of nifty features—including an available refrigerator!

2013 Lincoln MKT Safety

The 2013 Lincoln MKT comes standard with antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, front seat side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags covering all three rows, a rearview camera, and rear parking sensors. It received four stars out of five for overall safety by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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