ABS and ESC standard. Side and head protection air bags standard.
This three-row SUV is based on the Ford Flex, with a more stylized shape and similarly roomy interior. Base models get a lackluster 3.7-liter V6. The uplevel 3.5-liter turbo V6 version we tested was quick, and returned 18 mpg overall. The ride is comfortable but stiffer than that of the Flex. Handling lacks agility and the MKT is cumbersome at its cornering limits. The interior is very roomy, plush, and quiet. But visibility and the driving position are compromised, the MyLincoln Touch system is frustrating to use, and the third-row seats are best suited for kids. A wide turning circle and overall length hamper maneuverability.