The 2014 Lincoln MKS sedan comes in three trim levels: Browse, awd and EcoBoost. The 2014 Lincoln MKS AWD models come with standard 19-inch alloy wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, rear parking sensors, adaptive Xenon headlamps, automatic high beams, fog-lamps, remote start, keyless ignition / entry, external keypad entry and heated mirrors with driver-side auto-dimming.
Inside 2014 Lincoln MKS, you’ll find leather upholstery, heated and air-eight way power front seats and driver memory settings for four-way lumbar adjustment, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, camera rearview, Sync voice control, the MyLincoln Touch electronics interface, WiFi, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and a 10-speaker system audio CD player, satellite radio and USB / iPod interface. The 2014 Lincoln MKS EcoBoost equipped with the same but comes with a turbocharged engine, standard all-wheel drive and 20-inch wheels.
There are a number of optional packages. 2014 Lincoln MKS Cold Weather package includes a heated steering wheel and heated rear seats. Technology package features adaptive cruise control, the collision mitigation system, lane-keeping assist the automation of parallel-parking assist. Elite package includes blind-spot and rear cross-traffic alert, front multicontour seats feature massage, and pedals power-adjustable, a rear power sunshade, 16-speaker premium audio system sound (HD radio), a navigation system and premium wood accent package. The only major options stand-alone 20-inch wheels (for Transfer and awd) and a dual sunroof panel.
2014 Lincoln MKS Interior
The 2014 Lincoln MKS cabin features an attractive sweeping lines and subtle ambient lighting system adds to the luxury vibe. There Materials and fit and finish are usually very good, although a number of things such as signals turn appropriated by small Fords. It’s the small details, but made the cars Cadillac and Mercedes-Benz feel more special.
The standard MyLincoln Touch interface consists of three display screens and the ability to input commands for audio, phone and navigation functions via voice, the touch controls or buttons on steering wheel. The smart idea in theory, and provides some nice customization opportunities. Unfortunately, there is a learning curve involved and the system is slow to react to touch inputs, and prone to glitches that cause it to freeze up and reboot unexpectedly. In addition, the furniture touch-sensitive that instead of the traditional volume and speed fan handles may look futuristic, but you’re fussy to use.
A large sedan, the 2014 Lincoln MKS offers plenty of interior cargo space, generous and stubborn and legroom. However, the front seat area feels wonderful open despite the voluminous scale due to the car’s beltline, thick roof pillars and tall center console. Rear passenger comfort is commendable, however, as the seat of the high-mounted provides excellent thigh support. The trunk is one of the largest you will find, and the capacity of 19.2 cubic.
2014 Lincoln MKS Engine
The 2014 Lincoln MKS Transfer (front-wheel drive-) and 2014 Lincoln MKS awd (all-wheel drive-) models use the same powertrain: a 3.7-liter V6 matched to a six automatic transmission speed. This engine generates 305 hp and 280 pound-feet of torque. EPA-estimated fuel economy of 19 mpg city / 28 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined. With awd, those numbers drop to 18/26/21.
The 2014 Lincoln MKS all-wheel drive EcoBoost model is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 that makes 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. In Edmunds testing, the MKS EcoBoost sprinted 60 mph just 5.8 seconds. Fuel economy is estimated at 17 mpg city / 25 mpg highway and 20 mpg combined.
2014 Lincoln MKS Safety
The 2014 Lincoln MKS comes with stability and traction control, front-seat side airbags, antilock brakes, side curtain airbags, camera rearview and rear parking sensors. And standard MyKey feature that allows owners to set the driving parameters for teen drivers. Sync provides emergency crash notification service that automatically dials 911 in the event of airbag deployment. Adaptive cruise control and collision warning and brake support (it primes the brake to reduce braking distances for an panic the next stop) is available as an option, as are blind-spot / cross-traffic alert and lane-keeping assist.
In government crash testing, 2014 Lincoln MKS received top star for overall performance, five out of five stars given for the overall protection of the overall front-impact and side-impact protection. In Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests, 2014 Lincoln MKS received top of “Good” its safety in moderate-printing directly overlap, side-impact and energy on the roof of testing.