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|First Test: 2011 Lincoln MKX|
|For most manufacturers, a midlife update consists of a slight styling change or a new trim level, but like its Edge sibling, Lincoln's second-generation MKX got a major makeover for 2011.|
The most significant change to the 2011 Lincoln MKX is the addition of Ford's 3.7-liter Duratec V-6 engine and new manually shiftable six-speed automatic transmission. Engine output is rated at 305 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. Even with the bump in power, the MKX still gets a claimed class-leading 26 mpg highway.
Â Performance, naturally, is improved. An extra 40 horsepower and 30 pound-feet of torque are nothing to scoff at, and the MKX makes good use of them. The Lincoln ute's 0-to-60 time has...