2nd Gen (2016 – 2018) Lincoln MKX Problems

The 2nd generation of the MKX has a cumulative PainRank™ of 5.28. That can be compared against other Lincoln generations. Shopping for a Lincoln? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2016–2018 MKX model years have sent in 41 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (36%) followed by the interior (21%) and the fuel system (9%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Lincoln model years.

Watch out for the 2016 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2018 0
2017 1
2016 40

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