2016 Lincoln MKS

From the standard 100A to the 201A Elite option, the 2016 Lincoln MKS Chicago, IL is an affordable, high class luxury model with plenty to offer.

This article will serve as a breakdown of each of the features, specs and packaging options. One of the things that Lincoln offers the people of Chicago Illinois is a variety of qualities, however you'll come up with a clear and distinct answer.

Performance and Economy Options

Each of the packages and options for the 2016 Lincoln MKS Chicago feature a battery management system. This is an intelligent communication scheme between each of the electrical components that ensures economic power usage.

They also have a V6 engine, however the 100A and 101A Elite models use a 3.7L twin independent variable camshaft timing for mixed performance and an average fuel economy of 17 city, 26 highway and 20 combined estimated MPG rating from the EPA.

The 200A and 201A Elite use a 3.5L version with Ecoboost technology. In terms of handling, Intelligent AWD is optional for the first two models, and comes standard with the second two. All models of the 2016 Lincoln MKS Chicago, IL come standard with the following:

  • 6-Speed Automatic Transmission with Paddle Activation
  • Electric Power-Assisted Steering
  • Curve and Torque Vectoring Control
  • AdvanceTrac with 4-Wheel ABS

Comfort and Design Features

Every package comes standard with a ton of useful convenience features, including a capless fuel filler, a rear-seat center armrest with heated seats all around, dual-zone auto climate control, and 12-way power, heated and cooled leather-trimmed seats in the front.

The 2016 Lincoln MKS Chicago, IL is packed with quality in this area. An autodimming rearview mirror with power sunshade for the advanced packages, leather-wrapped steering wheel, ambient lighting and 3 12V powerpoints are just the beginning.

Remote and intelligent access with push button start commands come standard across the board. A heated leather steering wheel is optional, with power-adjustable pedals with memory available as well.

The steering wheel features cruise control as well as secondary audio controls for the entertainment system.

THX II certified audio and HD radio are standard with the 101A Elite and 201A Elite, however SYNC 3, Sirius XM and audio input jacks are always included. Combine this with the fog lamps, LED taillights, active grille shutters and BLIS with cross-traffic alerts, and you're really driving in luxury accommodations.

Its smallest wheel size is 19 inches with premium painted aluminum, for the 100A and 101A Elite models, with the option of 20 inch wheels that have chrome inserts. 20 inch wheels come standard with the other models as well.

Safety and Security Considerations

The 2016 Lincoln MKS Chicago utilizes a plethora of smart technology to match its handling and performance capabilities, in order to keep you safe on the roads.

First, rain-sensing wipers, forward and reverse sensing systems, a rearview camera, electronic stability control from Advancetrac and a personal safety system come standard. This is complemented by a canopy system, side airbags for the front seats, and an SOS post-crash alert system, among many other features.

Some of the advanced, optional features include active park assist and a lane-keeping system, however that's not even mentioning the tire pressure monitoring system, traction control and a personalized MyKey system.

The 2016 Lincoln MKS Chicago, IL also features a Securicode invisible keyless entry pad in case you lose your keys, which is both convenient and secure.


This luxury car has a lot to offer, especially considering its straightforward feature list and simple packaging options. You get a tremendous amount of value for the price, considering that it's well within the price range of other models below its class.