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Rating 72/100 Background When the Lincoln MKX first debuted in 2007, we recommended that shoppers consider pretty much any of its competitors first. While competent overall, the original MKX was lacking in areas that others excelled in, like cabin materials quality and overall driving character. It was obvious that the MKX shared more with its …

Rating 70/100 Background There’s never been a better time to be a auto shopper. Unrelenting and abundant competition has raised the bar in all segments and the end result is an automotive landscape in which excellence is the new normal. While this is great news for consumers, it’s bad news for the 2015 Lincoln MKX. …

Rating 53/100 Background At first glance, the 2014 Lincoln MKX looks like a competitive luxury crossover SUV. It’s stylish, for starters, with shiny chrome outside and plenty of wood, aluminum and leather inside. Its big V6 engine pumps out a burly 305 horsepower. Lincoln packs in the features, too, including a slick-looking touchscreen infotainment system …

Rating 58/100 Background Finding the best small-to-midsize luxury crossover SUV can be a difficult task. Just about every model is very good, so it typically comes down to what you want from your crossover. The 2013 Lincoln MKX could work out well for shoppers prioritizing interior room and features. But it also has its fair …

Rating 55/100 Background Although it got off to a shaky start when it first debuted, the Lincoln MKX is now a pretty respectable choice in the luxury crossover SUV segment. Thanks to last year’s revamped recipe that brought significant improvements in performance, driving dynamics and cabin quality, there’s plenty of substance beneath the MKX’s eye-catching …

Rating 80/100 Background Sometimes, things make a visual promise that isn’t realized in the end. Maybe it was that fancy chocolate cake your aunt made that didn’t taste quite like you anticipated. Or it could’ve been a dream date that turned into a nightmare — who knew such a looker could have such poor manners? …

Rating 63/100 Background Indulge us for a moment and picture a chocolate cake made with cocoa and bittersweet chocolate chips and drizzled with a butter-cream icing. It would look delicious, right? As for taste, though, we wouldn’t really know whether it was homemade or a preservative-laden store-bought cake. Indeed, an appealing mix of ingredients doesn’t …

Rating 72/100 Background There are many successful examples of well-executed luxury vehicles that are based on non-luxury counterparts. The formula usually goes something like this: Take a popular model’s platform, give it more sophisticated styling cues, improve its handling and ride, give it more power, add higher-quality interior materials and equip it with an array …

Rating 73/100 Background When trying to make a grand entrance into a party, it’s best to show up a little late and be magnificent. Just think of Scarlett O’Hara, descending a curved staircase in a miraculously elegant dress made of green curtains. The Lincoln MKX also showed up late to a party: one filled with …

Rating 58/100 Background No doubt encouraged by the sales success of such vehicles as the Nissan Murano, Lincoln is bringing its first crossover, the MKX, to market for the 2007 model year. Those familiar with Lincolns past will most likely “get” that the MKX designation actually stands for Mark X. But this time around the …

If you can afford it, luxury SUVs are well worth the investment. Most come equipped with distinctive touches of luxury styling, top-of-the-line entertainment choices, and performance that captivate drivers. In some regards, the 2017 Acura MDX is a good representation of what you will find with luxury models, starting with its styling. Its aerodynamic stance …

82 vehicles earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s praise for 2017. The IIHS is a non-profit organization that’s supported by auto insurers. It works to reduce the number of motor vehicle crashes each year as well as the rate of injuries and amount of property damage. Of the 82 vehicles that earned the non-profit’s …