IIHS Names the Lincoln MKX Crossover a Top Safety Pick

The Lincoln MKX Crossover earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick for 2011 and is available at Sanderson Lincoln in Phoenix Arizona.

Online PR News – 27-May-2011 – – The Lincoln MKX earned the 2011 IIHS Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In order to qualify for this award, a vehicle must offer electronic stability control, earn a rating of “good” in offset frontal-, side-, and rear-impact crash tests and roof test evaluations. The Lincoln MKX met all of these requirements and has many other safety features. The Lincoln MKX also has a solid unibody construction that provides an energy-absorbing structure, bumper-to-bumper flow-through side rails, and structural design and A-pillars that help to manage crash energy. Other safety features include dual stage airbags, front safety belt pretensioners and energy-management retractors, front safety belt usage sensors, crash severity sensor, and driver seat position sensor. The Lincoln MKX also has height adjustable front safety belts with Beltminder System, Safety Canopy System with rollover sensor and side curtain airbags for outboard passenger protection, front seat-mounted side-impact airbag, tire pressure monitoring system, SOS Post Crash Alert System, and SecuriCode Keyless Entry.

In addition to all these safety features the Lincoln MKX also has many convenience and luxury features. On the outside you’ll find a split wing grille, fog lamps, dual exhaust with oval rolled-edge chrome tips, Easy capless fuel-filler system, chrome door handles, intermittent speed-sensitive windshield wipers, and a power liftgate. On the inside Lincoln included solar tinted front side and windshield glass, dual-zone electronic automatic temperature controls, intelligent access with push button start, and an instrument cluster with speedometer and two driver configurable color LCD displays. Also included in the interior is a leather wrapped steering wheel with genuine wood accents with secondary audio and cruise controls, a leather-wrapped shifter knob, manual tilt/telescopic steering column, a center floor console with armrest, tray and divider, deep storage bin, and two cup holders and powerpoint, and a lockable glove box. For entertainment features, Lincoln also included MyLincoln Touch, SYNC, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, a premium sound system with AM/FM/MP3 format with single CD player and ten speakers. For luxury seating Lincoln included heated and cooled front seats, leather trimmed seating, perforated leather-trimmed and front bucket seats.

With all the safety features included in Lincoln MKX, it’s easy to see why the Lincoln MKX earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick. If all these safety, convenience, and entertainment features interest you, then come to Sanderson Lincoln in Phoenix Arizona. The Lincoln MKX is now available at Sanderson Lincoln along with many other new and used Lincolns.