Scott Makowski, Ford Chief program engineer, 4 cylinder power trains and John Barnes, Lincoln, Engineering supervisor talked to Driving the Nation about the all new 2015 Lincoln MKC, the second of four of Lincoln’s products to hit the market, following the MKZ.

Barnes talks about the exterior design, including it’s signature split-wing grille and Makowski talks about the 2.3-liter all-wheel drive ecoboost engines The MKC will introduce the all-new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 285 horsepower and 305 lb.-ft. of torque.

Two engines:
Engine: 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4
Horsepower: 240 @ 5,500 rpm
Torque: 270 lb.-ft. @ 3,000 rpm
EPA-estimated rating of: FWD: 20 city/29 hwy/23 combined mpg AWD: 19 city/26 hwy/22 combined mpg

Engine: 2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4
Horsepower: 285 @ 5,500 rpm
Torque: 305 lb.-ft. @ 2,750 rpm
EPA-estimated rating of: AWD: 18 city/26 hwy/21 combined mpg


2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4, Six-speed SelectShift® automatic (FWD)
Premiere: $33,995
Select: $37,225
Reserve: $40,930

2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4, Six-speed SelectShift automatic (AWD)
Premiere: $36,490
Select: $39,720
Reserve: $43,425

2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4, Six-speed SelectShift automatic (AWD)
Premiere: N/A
Select: $40,860
Reserve: $44,565